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Climate Change This Week: Losing Noah's Ark, Surging Solar Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Giant Elephant Shrew (cousi...

I'm A Non-Voter, And I'm Not Sorry

Maria Rodriguez-Morales | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Maria Rodriguez-Morales

I didn’t vote. I have voted Democrat in every election since Al Gore’s loss to George Bush in 2000. I was 21. I was one of the millions who voted ...

Never Have I Ever: Navigating Politics On Social Media

Pamela Tom | Posted 11.11.2016 | Women
Pamela Tom

Great Scott! When I woke up on November 9, 2016, it felt like someone had altered the "spacetime continuum," that delicate pivot point that can cause ...

A Real 'Suffragette City' Is Taking Over Los Angeles This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2016 | Arts

Calling all women, girls, butches, femmes, witches, mothers, daughters, grandmothers, lesbians, queers, and feminists of every age and gender. It’s ...

How Do I Explain This To My Children?

Shinjini Das | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Shinjini Das

Explain to your children that you should seek to win on a high ground, not low ground, that it is more important to win with class than to win without any trace of class.

For All Our Sakes, I Wish You Well

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

I want you to know that America expects better of you as president than what it saw in the campaign you ran. You are now to be our president, and that brings new responsibilities. I hope you feel the call of history to live up to them.

Election Day Hangover: What Do We Tell the Children?

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Galina Nemirovsky

This morning's Election Day Hangover rhetoric included the omnipresent, "What do we tell the children?" My daughter woke up 6 AM, walked into my room...

Two Things That Christians Are Good At On Social Media, And One Thing They Aren't

Beau Coffron | Posted 11.09.2016 | Religion
Beau Coffron

It doesn't matter whether Christians are part of the conversation or not, social media brings out the best and the worst of the online community. Soci...

Help Surviving The Election Results

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

Right now, many of the people in America who were Hillary supporters are feeling the effects of PTS. They are justifiably in shock. I can go through t...

Stars Post Messages Of Love And Resilience After Heartbreaking Election

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.09.2016 | Entertainment

“Now what?” That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds following election night on Nov. 8. Despite the poll predictions and hateful candid...

Looks Like Donald Trump's Claims Of Widespread Vote-Rigging Were Lies

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ―Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump repeatedly warned of widespread election fraud in the weeks ahead of Election Day. He claim...

91-Year-Old Immigrant Becomes U.S. Citizen Just In Time To Vote

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.10.2016 | Latino Voices

Fabio Alvarado had one very important thing to do before voting Tuesday: be sworn in as a U.S. citizen. The 91-year-old Salvadoran immigrant register...

Why Casting My Vote Moved Me To Tears

K.C. Wilder | Posted 11.08.2016 | Women
K.C. Wilder

She is unflappable, pausing before acting in a way that is the soul of diplomacy. She is far and away the most qualified candidate we've ever had on the ticket.

Election Eve Resolution

Dr. Carlos Campo | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Dr. Carlos Campo

On Election Eve 2016, I join many Americans who share not hopeful anticipation of our new leader, but a leaden dread of who's next to prop their feet ...

My Presidential Election Anxiety As A Canadian Woman

Marisa Bruch | Posted 11.08.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

I woke up this morning with some major anxiety.

Can Astronauts Vote in Space?

Quora | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Quora

Can astronauts cast their vote from the International Space Station (ISS)? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compellin...

My Millennial (Non)Vote

Christopher Witte | Posted 11.08.2016 | Impact
Christopher Witte

Something like half of millennials did not vote in the last presidential election. This is, of course, in the grand-standing tradition of youth eschew...

Immigrant Grandmother Votes For First Time In 43 Years

Anasie Tayyen | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Anasie Tayyen

Mariam has lived in America for 43 years, and yesterday, was the first time she ever cast a ballot. A better life, a good education, and the American...

Need yet another reason to vote? Watch this video

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 11.08.2016 | Black Voices
Center for Community Change Action

Photo credit: David Goehring via Flickr Creative Commons By Wendi C. Thomas You can vote because black folks died so you could do so. Or vote bec...

Why I Cried When I Voted Today

Maimah Karmo | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Maimah Karmo

I am not voting for a perfect candidate; I am voting for every woman who was ever humiliated, every girl who was ever knocked down, emotionally or physically abused. I'm voting for human beings who, despite trying to do their best, are flawed. I'm voting for democracy. I am voting for America.

How Voting Today Can Save You More Than $100 Billion

Jamie Court | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Jamie Court

They say pictures are worth one thousand words, but voting literally can be worth hundreds of billions of dollars to you. When California voters like me voted on a highly-contested insurance reform ballot measure in 1988, we could not have foreseen how much it would have saved us 28 years later.

Apathy Is Unacceptable On Election Day

Jessie Petrow-Cohen | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Jessie Petrow-Cohen

Voting is a privilege. It is an unbelievable, empowering privilege to be allowed the right to impact progress. Never before has this right to vote been more imperative.

This Is A Call To Arms (Bring A Pen)

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

This is a call to arms -- and the ordnance is a pen. We need your vote. Truly - your vote is critical. It's much more essential than most of us could ever have imagined. In fact, your vote in this election could potentially be one of the most meaningful signatures you'll ever put to paper.

Should You Vote For Candidate A Or Candidate B On Election Day?

John A. Tures | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Let me tell you about a hypothetical election between two candidates (A and B), who both happen to be very real. See if you can decide who would do the best job of the two of them.

Not The Wall He Was Hoping For

Philip David Morton | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Philip David Morton

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump / Photo Credit ABC News A last minute wave of early voters have come to the polls against Donald Trump in sudden ...