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Another Big Mistake in North Carolina

Tom Morris | Posted 06.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

In Wilmington, North Carolina, a local man with two children in a public elementary school recently noticed that there seemed to be some racial discri...

A Talk With Tom Steyer About "Spotlight California"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It's hard to get the message out about the enormous challenges that are facing the country when it comes to the environment. Tom Steyer, founder of...

More Racist Incidents Reported in North Carolina Ahead of the March 15th Primary

Yuna Shin | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Yuna Shin

As the racist rhetoric crosses over to physical violence at Trump's rallies in Fayetteville, St. Louis, and Chicago, and beyond the blame falls squarely on Trump. He may deny responsibility until the cows come home, but the rally videos show otherwise.

5-Star Hotel Reverses Decision To Bar Homeless Guests After Backlash

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact

A Delaware hotel has apologized and changed its course of action after canceling a reservation for guests on Christmas. Matthew Senge and Deb Benne...

Downton Abbey's U.S. Visit

Andrea Poe | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

America has gone mad for Downton Abbey. And now the country's appetite for all things Downton can be sated. For the first time, a major exhibition of the costumes from the BBC program can be seen in the United States at Winterthur Museum.

From Christmas Seals to Kevlar

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.

David Lohr

Who Killed Beverly Jaye Potter Mintz? Nearly Three Decades Later, Murder Remains Unsolved

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.01.2014 | Crime

Lorene Potter ran from her daughter's blood-spattered bedroom in Leland, N.C. on Feb. 23, 1987, her grandson held tightly in her arms. "Mean man hu...

Power Grab in North Carolina by the Republican Legislature "to Carry Out the Philosophy of the New Administration"

Yuna Shin | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Yuna Shin

Is this fast track power grab going to spell success or doom for the North Carolina Republicans?

Stockings For Soldiers (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.23.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Christmas time is a joyful time for families to come together, no matter their religious affiliations, and for the service women and men who are deplo...

Hurricane Irene -- One Year Later a Town Remembers

Rachel Olstein Kaplan | Posted 08.29.2012 | Impact
Rachel Olstein Kaplan

While the storm passed by New York City with a barely a sprinkle of rain, the storm that finally battered southern Vermont was a slow, relentless rain that soaked the area, breaking dams, flooding homes, and destroying businesses.

RUFF TIMES: Man Allegdly Bit Police Dog Pursuing Him

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2012 | Weird News

Sometimes when police are trying to take you to the dog pound, you just want to bite back. That's allegedly what one North Carolina man did when t...

Resolution Urges 'Personhood' Rights For Sperm

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Wilmington City Council has a message for men -- sperm are people, too. The council for Delaware's largest city passed a resolution by an 8-4 v...

HuffPost Guides: Whiteface Lake Placid

The Huffington Post | Eliza Martinez | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Whiteface Lake Placid in New York is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel off...

Delaware Man Unknowingly Offers To Help Alleged Burglar Steal His Own TV

Posted 01.11.2012 | Crime

A Delaware man nearly became an unknowing accomplice in a crime against himself on Wednesday when he offered to assist a stranger lugging a TV down th...

It's Not Always Sunny in Philadelphia

John Gascot | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
John Gascot

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What the New York Times Missed About "20-Somethings"

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David D. Burstein

The New York Times article, "What Is It About 20-Somethings" has missed the amazing success stories of so many in this generation, and the unprecedented levels of accomplishment and achievement of so many of its members.

Biden Deserves George Clooney Award & Train Station

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I think it's probably fair to say that Biden deserves a Guinness Book of World Records distinction for the Member of Congress who has traveled more on AMTRAK (or rails of any kind) than any other Member in American history.

Fisker's Luxo-Hybrids will be built at ex-GM plant

AllAboutElectric | AllCarsElectric | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With all the pomp and circumstance that surrounds any big economic news, Fisker Automotive of Irvine, CA announced an agreement yesterday to purchas...

Why America Needs Trains

Joe Biden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Biden

Over the course of my career, my 7,000 round trips on Amtrak have provided me with an understanding of -- and a respect for -- the role of rail travel in our society and our economy.

After 40-Day Search, Authorities Finally Replace Missing Boy

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Wilmington, Home News

WILMINGTON, NC—Following an exhaustive six-week search, federal and local authorities announced Monday that they have finally located a......

Pack Of Harpies Ordered Their Crostini Literally 20 Minutes Ago

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Wilmington, Home News

WILMINGTON, DE—According to sources at local restaurant Deep Blue, a table of four harpies perched near the window emitted shrill, ungodly......

GM Grows Towns, Then Leaves

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Motors was once viewed as Miracle-Gro for small towns, taking places like Ontario, Ohio from a village of 700 people in 1956 to what is now a ...

Taxes and Bail-Outs: Hypocrisy Revealed

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

As the drama of "tea parties" unfolds, some things remain certain. Some Americans just don't like to pay taxes. No matter how the taxes are used, even the word "taxes" is an anathema to some.

Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann Minner Announces Biden's Senate Replacement

Erin Medlicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Medlicott

Gov. Ruth Ann Minner has named longtime aide to Sen. Joe Biden, Edward E. "Ted" Kaufman, to fill the U.S. Senate seat Biden will be vacating for the vice presidency.

So Far, Light Traffic at Polling Places in New Hanover County, N.C.

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yuna Shin

Wilmington, N.C. -- My colleague's first words to me this morning were, "Boy, this was the best election experience ever thanks to early voting! It t...