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'It's Complicated'

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Newark that Cory Booker is leaving behind as the state's newly elected U.S. senator is far more nuanced and ...

Oprah Helps Out Senate Candidate

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Oprah Winfrey helped the front-runner in the Democratic primary for New Jersey Senate raise cash while his opponents partici...

Booker Looks Strong In Primary

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has a strong lead over his Democratic primary challengers in the race to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), a Q...

Senator Lautenberg's Legacy and His Successor

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

America lost a champion of public health and environmental protection when Senator Frank Lautenberg passed away on Monday. All of us benefited from hi...

Luke Johnson

Booker Makes Big Step Towards Senate Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker has filed papers to create a campaign committee to the Federal Election Commission, further signaling that the mayor is...

New York Interiors and Urban Exploring

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Urban Exploring" is sometimes thought of as some kind of elite super ninja activity; tinged with adventure, a sense of danger, and definitely some fl...

Hard-Working Names for Labor Day

nameberry | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry.com In honor of Labor Day, Nameberry made a list of hard-working occupation names -- which are apparentl...

Dems Announce Big New Convention Speakers

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

HOPKINS, Minn. -- The Democratic Party is giving two prominent business leaders speaking roles at the party convention: CarMax co-founder Austin Ligon...

Booker Sounds Off On Obama Relationship

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) said Tuesday that he and President Barack Obama are still friends after a May 20 "Meet The Press" interview where the may...

WATCH: Booker, Christie Channel Seinfeld

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the mayor of New Jersey's largest city are channeling the Seinfeld-Newman rivalry in a video parod...

Brooklyn Street Art Presents: Best Images Of 2011

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's been an excellent year for street art all over the world and we've had the pleasure of seeing a lot of great stuff from both big names and anonym...

Skattered Skulls: Day of the Dead Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Skulls are everywhere on the street today. Here are a collection of Street Art pieces to mark The Day of the Dead, the commemoration of people who hav...

Why Are Book Titles So Boring?

The Guardian | Darragh McManus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Apparently book titles can't be copyrighted - I was going to call my first tome Confessions of an English Opium Eater, before my advisers counselled a...

1970 Booker Prize: Lost Prize For Top Novel To Be Awarded At Last

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — More than three decades after Iris Murdoch won her Booker prize, she has a chance to win the Lost Man Booker Prize. The late author, w...

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER: Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — A tale of political intrigue set during the reign of King Henry VIII won the prestigious Man Booker prize for fiction Tuesday. Hilary ...

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER: Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

The Man Booker Prize | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Set in England in the 1520s, Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the...

Hilary Mantel Wins Booker Prize

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's official: Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall (John Macrae Books, Henry Holt & Co.) is the winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2009. Yes, this is a time fo...