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Inside The Mind Of My Son Who May Have Autism. Sort Of.

Kristi Rieger Campbell | Posted 09.03.2014 | Parents
Kristi Rieger Campbell

When under stress, it's much more difficult for him to express himself. The following is how I imagine it to be, inside my little boy's head, during the moments when he loses his language completely.

Wall Street Pleads With GOP To Put The Debt Ceiling Gun Down

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

A former GOP governor and major voice for Wall Street minced no words on Friday about the repercussions the United States would face for defying the d...

7 Myths About Autism It's Time to Put to Rest

Hannah Brown | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Let's move on and put these myths to rest so we'll have more to celebrate next year on Autism Awareness Day.

When a Prosecutor Learns He Has Likely Convicted an Innocent

Joel Cohen | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York
Joel Cohen

It is hard to imagine anything more Kafkaesque than a true innocent sitting in jail day after day, while a cynical prosecutor hides the knowledge of his innocence and the keys to the man's freedom in a lockbox in her office.

American Bar Association Imposes $250,000 Fine On Illinois Law School For Fudging Figures

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.25.2012 | College

The pressure is on for competitive law schools, and University of Illinois College of Law appears to have caved, allegedly tipping Lady Justice's scal...

Group Secretly Rating Obama Nominees Shrinks Number Of Women, Minorities For Judgeships

New York Times | Charlie Savage | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Bar Association has secretly declared a significant number of President Obama's potential judicial nominees "not qualified,...

Dan Froomkin

American Bar Association Takes Aim At Lobbying Law Loopholes

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

Under current law, lobbyists seeking consideration for their clients can sweeten the pot by throwing massive fundraisers for the members of Congress t...

The August 2011 Indie Next List Preview

Bookselling This Week | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

Here's a preview of the titles on the August Indie Next List flier, on its way to ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement....

The July 2011 Indie Next List Preview

Bookselling This Week | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

Here’s a preview of the titles on the July Indie Next List flier, on its way to ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement....

Tibetan Monk Reportedly Sets Himself On Fire In China

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING -- A Tibetan monk in western China set himself on fire in an anti-government protest, then was beaten and kicked by police, prompting hundreds...

Zach Carter

Bank Lobby Splinters On CFPB Ahead Of Director Confirmation Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A rift is emerging among bank lobbyists over the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the deadline approaches for President Barac...

'Stealth Bankers Bomb As Anti-Reform Crusaders'

washpost.bloomberg.com | Jonathan Weil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week Bloomberg News reported that the American Bankers Association had started a campaign to mobilize investors against an accounting-rule propos...

eBooks: Google As Independent Bookstores' Ally?

The New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by superefficient Web retailers like Amazon.com. Now the ele...

Autism Awareness -- Spring: Tis the Season for Autism Awareness

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chantal Sicile-Kira

Spring is here and with Spring comes April, and with April comes Autism Awareness month, a mixed blessing as far as I'm concerned.

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Bank Regulator Changes Tune, Now Calls For Independent Consumer Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story has been updated After months of criticizing the Obama administration's proposal to create a consumer-focused agency dedicated to protecti...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bank Lobbyists Fought For Very Thing They're Now Trying To Kill, Says Elizabeth Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank lobbyists are fighting to derail a key element of consumer protection which they fought to preserve just four years ago, threatening to kill fina...

Independent Bookstores Get A Boost: American Booksellers Association Membership Up Since Last Year

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — On the eve of BookExpo America, the publishing industry's annual convention, independent booksellers are enjoying a pleasant surprise...

State Dept Promises To Produce Legal Justification for Drone Attacks

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daphne Eviatar

State Department Legal Adviser Harold Koh has promised to produce the Obama administration's legal justification for its increased use of drone strike...

Indies Choice Book Award Finalists Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The ABA (American Booksellers Association) announced the finalists for the Indies Choice Book Awards on Monday, which are chosen by any and all indepe...

American Bar Association Calls for Shorter Detention Terms for Immigrants

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene M. Roberts

When a system is ineffective and no longer functions in the manner initially intended, there are two possible avenues to pursue - either piecemeal, pa...

New League Proposes White-Only Pro Basketball

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Ross

Finally, Klansmen and Nazis have a league of their own. At least, this may be the only major fan-base for a new league, the "All-American Basketball...

Ryan Grim

Moneyed Interests Lining Up For Battle Over Accounting Standards

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of what was supposed to be a Congressional push for increased financial regulation and accountability, a powerful coalition of moneyed in...

Shahien Nasiripour

Ed Yingling: Banking Industry's Top Defender Got It Wrong Over and Over Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the American Bankers Association gathers for its annual convention in Chicago amid hundreds of protesters, and sets off to kill or at least defang ...

Ryan Grim

Shock: American Bankers Association Comes Out Against Bank Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The American Bankers Association is glad that the House Financial Services Committee made a number of changes to a financial reform package that it re...

Showdown In Chicago: Sheila Bair Speaks To Protesters, Backs Consumer Protection Agency (VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ORIGINAL POST (Scroll down for a slideshow of today's protests): Before she appeared at the American Bankers Association annual convention today, Fe...