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PHOTOS: 5,000 Re-Enactors Bring The Battle Of Waterloo Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.18.2015 | World

Thousands of re-enactors descended on the Belgian town of Waterloo on Thursday to relive the historic battle that took place there 200 years ago and b...

Why the French Army Collapsed at Waterloo

Boria Sax | Posted 06.12.2015 | World
Boria Sax

Not since the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) had a Continental army battled continuously for so long a time, and soldiers of the early seventeenth century were notorious for flouting the wishes of their officers.

Soldier's Skeleton Identified 200 Years After Battle

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.08.2015 | Science

An amateur military historian claims to have identified a 200-year-old skeleton that was found three years ago under a parking lot at the site of the ...

International Travel: It's the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo -- Time For You To Pay a Visit

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Many Americans travel to historic battlefields, most typically sites in which we have a direct emotional stake: places where U.S. soldiers fought at home or abroad and where a piece of our history was made.

Mad Men To the Moon: Classic Series Returned To Form in 2014

William Bradley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Why is an episode about victory named after one of the most famous defeats in world history? Is it because the crushing blow to Napoleon proved to be a smashing victory for the British Empire and its allies?

ABBA Reunion Coming Soon?

Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Mamma mia, here they go again. According to singer Agnetha Faltskog, ABBA is considering a reunion in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Swedish pop...

WATCH: These Two Guys Prove That Romance Is Still Alive.. Even In College

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Good News

It looks like these two guys decided to get a head start on Valentine's Day. In this video by NelkFilmz, watch as Kyle Forgeard and Niko Martinovic...

Cindy Karlsen's Fear Leads To New Look At Husband In Deaths

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 09.16.2013 | Crime

WATERLOO, N.Y. -- The more Cindy Karlsen learned about her husband, Karl, the more suspicious she became. There was the $700,000 life insurance payou...

Napoleon's Role in Shaping Penang as Key Player in World Trade

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.07.2013 | Books
Carolyn O'Donnell

If the British East India Company existed today, it would be a billion-dollar mega-corporation. In 1786 the company wanted a suitable port of "refreshment and repair" along the valuable trade route to China, and the tropical island of Penang.

David Lohr

Missing Iowa Cousins' Bodies Positively Identified

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.11.2012 | Crime

Two bodies found in a cluster of trees in Iowa were positively identified Monday as two young Iowa cousins missing for nearly five months. Accordin...

David Lohr

Missing Iowa Cousins' Parents To Kidnapper: 'We Are Praying ... Do The Right Thing'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.14.2012 | Crime

The parents of Lyric Cook-Morrissey and Elizabeth Collins, two young Iowa cousins missing for four months, have issued an open letter to whomever is r...

Cops 'Had Proof' Dad Was Involved In Iowa Girls' Disappearance: Family

Posted 07.27.2012 | Crime

The father of one of two missing Iowa cousins is being eyed as a suspect in their disappearance, a family member told reporters today. Tammy Brouss...

David Lohr

Police Drain Lake In Search For Missing Iowa Cousins

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime

Iowa police continued draining a lake Tuesday searching for any trace of two girls who went on a bike ride Friday and have been missing ever since. ...

Bachmann's Silence and the Waterloo Murder of a Gay Teen

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

People like Marcellus Richard Andrews deserve to know how a Michele Bachmann presidency would impact their lives. They deserve to know why a leading candidate for president would say hateful things about them.

Tyler Kingkade

What Bachmann's Iowa Roots Mean For 2012 Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced her candidacy for president in her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa, she played up her connec...

Michele Bachmann Defends Her Speech at Waterloo (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

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Bachmann Announces Candidacy -- Explains Gaffes

Mark Steinberg | Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"I know that millions of reporters in this country and in Hawaii have claimed that I make a lot of factual mistakes. Well, here and now I want to look the American people right in the eye and give them the facts."

Michele Bachmann: I Made A Mistake

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is acknowledging "misspeaking" occasionally, including wrongly claiming that act...

Michele Bachmann Mistakenly Says She Has The 'Spirit' Of A Serial Killer

Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

In Waterloo, Iowa on the eve of her official presidential campaign announcement, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) told Fox News that she has "the spiri...

Why I Have the Greatest Job in the World

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Sixteen hours of traveling, endless delays, torrential rains -- to most travelers, this sounds like the Trip from Hell. For me, it was a trip I'll never forget, and it will always be the best Friday the 13th of my life.

Top Five Travel Apps for BlackBerry® Smartphones (PHOTOS)

Alex Kinsella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alex Kinsella

Know the best part about winter? Escaping it! And come January and February, I am not alone in my "over it" feeling toward the season of dread. So how do I get away from it all? I use some pretty cool, efficient BlackBerry smartphone apps to help me plan and guide my way.

HuffPost Haiku Potluck @ Marine Art Salon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over the Holidays, on one stormy night while rain and wind were howling and many people had left the city, some HuffPost Arts Bloggers' got together f...

LA Times: 2.5 Stars For New Gastropub Waterloo & City

latimes.com | S. Irene Virbila, Los Angeles Times Restaurant Critic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When a former L'Orangerie chef breaks ranks with his fellow French chefs, runs a renegade pop-up restaurant and fantasizes about landing the first foo...

Rubbernecking: Project Runway Episode 8, "A Rough Day on the Runway"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This week the show begins with everyone (OK, Ivy and Michael D) tweezing their eyebrows in their pocket hand mirrors. Michael C dishes on Ivy to Andy and honestly, I can no longer feel sorry for him

Jim DeMint Says Obama's "Waterloo" May Come in November

David Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Brody

We all remember how DeMint said he wanted to make health care reform President Obama's 'waterloo'. Well, many may think that since it passed that DeMint lost. He says not so fast.