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New Yorkers Flood Ground Zero With Emotion Following Bin Laden Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 07.01.2011 | New York

A sudden outpouring of New Yorkers made their way from around the city late Sunday night, celebrating jubilantly after President Obama announced that ...

Mourners Bid Farewell To Hindu 'Living God'

AP | By AIJAZ RAHI | Posted 06.25.2011 | World

PUTTAPARTI, India (AP) -- Thousands of mourners paid last respects Monday to Sathya Sai Baba, an Indian religious leader revered by millions for spiri...

Judge Goldstone Shouldn't Be the Only One to Reconsider

David Harris | Posted 06.17.2011 | World
David Harris

Goldstone shouldn't be the only one looking at himself in the mirror and asking how he managed to get it so wrong and at such cost.

Miral Defies Racial Stereotypes of Arabs in the Media

David A. Love | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
David A. Love

This film presents Palestinians as everyday human beings in all their complexities. Miral provided a public service to viewers who are unexposed to the Israel occupation.

Just Had a 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake in Japan

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 06.07.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

At 11:34PM, the whole room began to shake for a couple of minutes. An hour later I still feel tremors.

Gandhi: The Truth

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 06.05.2011 | Books
Vamsee Juluri

Great Soul has not uncovered any hidden truths about Gandhi beyond showing us that a man's greatness does not diminish even when we see his failures, though they were many.

Keeping Cities Simple: Shelter and the Wheel

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

What if a zoning code is no longer cohesive, or impedes rather than accomplishes societal goals? Let's remember to reassess -- with simplicity in mind -- and recall the first principles of shelter and the wheel.

Greece: Never on a Sunday But Bail Us Out on Monday? Defeat or Development

Vanessa Andris | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Vanessa Andris

Are you a tourist with tons of money you would like to spend while on vacation in Greece -- happy to help the struggling economy and come home with something special? Well, if it's Sunday, you can forget it.

Envisioning the Blend: Tradition, Tourism and Sustainability

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

At the interface of tradition, tourism and sustainability, dramatic photographs can tell a story that is hardly apparent at first glance. A stone's...

Why Syria's Assad Regime Will Fall

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

This has been beyond the wildest of dreams, but the regime of Syria's Bashar Assad will probably fall. Compared to other Arab autocrats, the Assad re...

'Gaddafi Is Killing Civilians'

AP/The Huffington Post | By RYAN LUCAS and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BU MARIEM, Libya -- An American fighter jet crashed in Libya's rebel held east, both crew ejecting safely as the aircraft spun from the sky during the...

U.S. Military Plane Crashes In Libya

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON -- A U.S. military jet crashed in Libya after an equipment malfunction but its two crewmembers ejected and are safe, the U.S. military said Tue...

'Arm All The Masses'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TUNIS (Reuters) - A defiant Muammar Gaddafi said on Saturday he will arm civilians to defend Libya from what he called "colonial, crusader" aggressi...

Is This the End of the "Establishment Media" in Egypt?

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

What happens to the likes of Al-Ahram now that the Mubarak Regime has collapsed?

The President in His Labyrinth

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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Americans Would Doom an American Reconstruction Effort to Failure

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

There is no question that the devastation caused by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accidents in Japan, already estimated at $180 billion, will ge...

Aiding Children Accused of Witchcraft

Chi Mgbako | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Chi Mgbako

When I think of Emma, I remember her moonbeam smile and her radiant innocence. But I also think of the thousands of children accused of witchcraft whose futures will not be as bright.

Hill Towns as Icons of Placemaking

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Hilltop centers can serve as the partially self-contained models for the compact and dense urban neighborhoods which are increasingly the vanguard of new century urbanism.

Libya Official Flies To Egypt With Gaddafi Message

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- A high-ranking member of the Libyan military landed in Cairo on Wednesday and embassy staff told Egyptian officials that he was carrying a me...

AIDS Activism: Confusing Accountability With Personal Attacks

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anand Reddi

By not providing "new" money towards maternal and child health, President Obama had in de facto pitted HIV/AIDS against other global health objectives.

March 8, 2011: International Women's Day

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Today is the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day (IWD) with events taking place all over the world. This global celebration honors women...

An Urgent Call To Action For Women's Rights In Afghanistan

Zainab Salbi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zainab Salbi

The women of Afghanistan are not silent -- they are ignored. By standing together globally, we stand to ensure that it is unacceptable to exclude women from peace talks and for government to ignore the rights of the governed.

Turkey's Grand Miscalculation on Libya

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joshua W. Walker

In an unexpected move, the Turkish government has expressed opposition to proposals for economic sanctions and any type of military intervention by the international community against Moammar Khadafy and his supporters.

Reagan-Era Defense Official Proposes Failed Vietnam Strategy for Afghanistan

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Bing West's archaic solutions are highly unlikely to show anyone how to get out of Afghanistan; however, they do have quite the potential to pave a road to perpetual war.

Cornered

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells