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PHOTOS: Moscow Sweats As Second Heat Record Set

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MOSCOW -- Moscow has broken its all-time temperature record for the second time in a week as the Russian capital sizzles in a stubborn heatwave. ...

PHOTOS: Worst Floods In A Decade in China Leave 30,000 Trapped

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BEIJING - Floods caused by heavy rains in northeastern China stranded tens of thousands of residents without power Wednesday, as the worst floodi...

Meatopia: Meat-Up on Governors Island (PHOTOS)

Stefan Beck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stefan Beck

We ought to eat as much meat as possible, without the self-conscious pride of defying the nanny-statist health nuts or sanctimonious cow-huggers. It should be our daily bread.

Carla Bruni's 'Midnight In Paris': French First Lady Films Cameo With Woody Allen, Owen Wilson (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

French First Lady Carla Bruni filmed with Owen Wilson on Tuesday and Wednesday for Woody Allen's new film "Midnight in Paris." So far, we've found pho...

'War Is Boring': The Lingering Images Of War In Comics? (PICTURES)

David Axe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Axe

War correspondence -- that makes sense, people tell me. By why comics? they ask. Because words seem to want to connect like plumbing: one piece at a time in a perfect line, no gap between them. But images are like dreams. They're wispy. They linger.

PHOTOS: Angelina, Maddox, Pax, Zahara & Shiloh In Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina and her oldest four kids landed at Japan's Narita airport near Tokyo on Monday, after arriving from Russia, as Jolie promotes 'Salt' around t...

PHOTOS: This Week's Best In Animals -- Baby Monkeys And Penguins, Dogs In Sunglasses, Birds Stealing Food And More!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We at HuffPost Green find that there is no better way to relax and enjoy your weekend than kicking back with some totally awesome animal pics. We've ...

PHOTOS: Lively Puffins During Breeding Season

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Puffins are a group of four different species in the Auk family of seabirds, often recognized for their large, colorful beaks. They dive in the water...

PHOTOS: Ann Curry's 'Hidden America,' The Impoverished

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This Sunday on NBC, Ann Curry will anchor a special report on impoverished Americans in Southeast Ohio. "America Now: Friends & Neighbors" was produc...

PHOTOS: Baby Leopards Born In Paris Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) PARIS -- A Paris zoo has announced the birth of two rare Southeast Asian clouded leopards. The two female cubs, named Pati and Jaya, have made t...

China Floods: 701 Killed, Worst Death Toll In Over A decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BEIJING — More than 1,000 people have died or disappeared in severe flooding in China so far this year, and the heaviest rains are still to...

Largest Ever China Oil Spill Grows, Official Warns Of 'Severe Threat'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATED 07/22 -- Scroll down for photos of the China oil spill (AP)BEIJING - China and environmental observers said cleanup efforts on the country...

Lindsay Lohan Surrenders Herself For Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

AP: BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Lindsay Lohan was taken into custody Tuesday -- a bit late, but without incident -- to begin serving her jail sentence for...

'Salt' Premiere PICS: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Naomi Watts & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Salt' had its big LA premiere Monday night, and Angelina Jolie was supported not only by partner Brad Pitt but by brother James Haven and previously ...

The 12 Most Beautiful Islands In The World: A Vacation For Every Month (PHOTOS)

Farryn Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Farryn Weiner

2010-07-20-Picture22.jpgOn any given day, somewhere in the world there's an island where summer is alive and well. We've pinpointed the best Islands per month.

Rare Primate Feared Extinct Caught On Camera For First Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) GALLE, Sri Lanka — A nocturnal, forest-dwelling primate with orb-like eyes and short limbs was photographed in central Sri Lanka late last ...

Autobahn Shut Down For Massive Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BERLIN — Germany's autobahns are renowned for average speeds well in excess of 80 miles (130 kilometers) an hour. But the average dropped n...

Obamas Arrive In Bar Harbor, Visit Acadia National Park (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Obamas arrived in Bar Harbor, Maine on Friday afternoon and immediately headed to Acadia National Park, right off the Atlantic coast of the state....

PHOTOS: Gorgeous Blossoms! UK's Largest Flower Show

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is now the UK's largest gardening exhibition, run by the Royal Horticultural Society every July in West London. ...

PHOTOS: Violence Hits Belfast For Third Night, Police Dodge Gunfire

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) -- Scroll down for photos. DUBLIN -- Northern Ireland police came under live fire during a third straight night of Belfast unrest in scenes that...

Michelle Obama Visits Gulf In Beachwear (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama changed out of her dotted dress and put on some beachwear to travel down to Florida on Monday afternoon. In white pants and a white and...

World Cup Fans Celebrate Spain's Victory Around The Globe (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

From sheer ecstasy in Spain to disappointment in Holland -- and everything in between around the globe -- it was a long night filled with tension and ...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the mesmerizing mollusk whose supernatural skill at predicting World Cup outcomes earned him a global following, is set to retire fr...

WATCH: Spain Wins World Cup With Dramatic Goal In Extra Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCROLL DOWN FOR SPAIN-NETHERLANDS HIGHLIGHTS, VIDEO, PHOTOS & MORE. PLUS: Paul the Octopus finishes World Cup with two more perfect picks! (AP) JOH...

PHOTOS: Rowdy Fan LUNGES For World Cup Trophy

AP/Huffington Post | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — A spectator ran onto the field and tried to grab the World Cup trophy Sunday, moments before the Spain and Netherlands players we...