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The Power Behind a Gesture

Todd Felderstein | Posted 07.29.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

Alberto was a remarkable human being who will be missed by all who embraced his commitment to change the world.

This Buff Amputee Who Does Crossfit And 5Ks Inspires Us To Get Off Our Butts

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News

Some of us go great lengths, inventing a host of excuses, to avoid exercise at all costs. Not Krystal Cantu. Despite losing an arm in a car ac...

Deer Falls From Sky, Smashes Mom's Car

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 05.27.2014 | Weird News

Oh my goodness! The deers are falling! A deer seemingly fell from the sky onto a Chicago highway, nearly crushing a mother and her four children, p...

Mother Finds Out Years Later That GM May Be Responsible For Daughter's Death

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

In 2009, Renee Trautwein received the phone call that every mother fears. Her daughter, Sarah, had been killed. When the Trautwein family initiall...

I Lost a Limb But Gained a Purpose

Marina Ivie | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Marina Ivie

Although my body was weak and I had tubes on my body as far as my eyes could see, my mind was still very clear. I just kept telling myself to hold on.

This Guy Was Thrilled To Meet The Person Who Hit His Car, But Not For The Reason You'd Think

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.05.2014 | Good News

Accidentally hitting a stranger's parked car can be the worst. You have to worry about how the car owner will react, if they'll ask for more money tha...

Driver Sues Teen She Killed In Accident

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 05.01.2014 | Crime

Who's the real victim: the teen cyclist who was struck and killed in a crash or the motorist who accidentally took his life? That's a question the cou...

Four Common Situations Where Mindfulness Saves the Day

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Being mindful is like being a very calm sports announcer -- being aware of the play-by-plays of life yet not getting too wrapped up.

To the Person in a Hurry

Rachael Clarke | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Clarke

I'm sure you were in a hurry. I'm sure you thought you could make it across the busy street. The street covered in morning traffic, in unplowed, powdery snow.

Debra Carpenter: Nearly Having a Car Accident While Pregnant Was My Wake-Up Call

Debra Carpenter | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Debra Carpenter

I realized I had to let the perfectionist in me die a little so I could thrive.

Dad Watches As Wife, 4 Kids Die In Car Crash

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California man helplessly watched his wife and four young children perish in a fiery crash after trying unsuccessful...

Shocking New Detail About Driver Arrested In Crash That Killed 6

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Crime

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) — A 21-year-old woman arrested for investigation of drunk driving and manslaughter after a crash that killed six people had...

'I'm Afraid I'm Going To Lose Everything'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

Alicia Payton is a 31-year-old mother of two from Gaylord, Mich. Last Wednesday she told HuffPost she'd recently earned a promotion at her retail job ...

LOOK: Powerful Ad Will Make You Second-Guess Your Driving

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

It is time to slow down. If you're one of the many people who drives too fast on the road, this commercial sponsored by the New Zealand Transport A...

The Man Who Made Me Feel Grateful to See 2014

Suzanne Clores | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News
Suzanne Clores

I felt strangely fortunate to bear witness to Paul's story of escape from certain death. Everyone, yes everyone, has odd, hard-to-explain, extraordinary experiences they can't quite explain but that change their perspective, and around 1/3 of the population notices them.

Have You Been the News? When Private Pain Is a Public Spectacle.

Megan Devine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Megan Devine

We see too much suffering. We see too much suffering, forgetting that it is, in fact, suffering. It's not entertainment. It's not "news." It's pain.

I'm the Daughter of a Quadriplegic

SPINALpedia.com | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
SPINALpedia.com

My only concern when my dad was first injured in a car accident was whether or not he would live. I was told pretty early that he had broken his neck,...

My Daughter Casey's Last Words Were 'I Want My Mom.'

Joel Feldman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Impact
Joel Feldman

My daughter Casey was 21 when she was struck and killed by a distracted driver. It was daytime and she was walking in a crosswalk with 4-way stop signs. A 58 year old driver was distracted, never saw her and went through a stop sign.

Welcome to Driving Without Thinking

Ted Minall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ted Minall

Come on, who really gets into their car, truck or yes, even bus, and actually devotes 100% of their focus on driving? I know, I know, you're a good driver! You can multi-task! You've been driving for 40 years and never been in a car crash! And, you're much too busy to waste time just driving.

Fatalities of Distraction

Angie Ward | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Angie Ward

It also seems safe to say most of us agree fidgeting with devices while we're behind the wheel is a pretty stupid thing to do. But many of us are still doing it; the knowledge of the danger doesn't seem to be overriding the desire to stay connected and entertained.

Is Distracted Driving Undoing The Seat Belt?

Bill Bell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Bill Bell

Seat belt usage is approaching 90 percent nationally, highway safety engineers are building safer roads and police officers are being more prescriptive in their enforcement. However, one behavior is getting worse -- distracted driving.

Driving Blind

Alison Kirk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Alison Kirk

There are just too many vehicles on the roads and so many more vehicle miles traveled today than ever before that if we just take our attention off the task of driving for a second, it's like driving blind across a football field, but that field is covered with other cars and people.

WATCH: Bikers Assault Driver After High-Speed Chase

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

An annual New York City motorcycle ride and rally, called the "Hollywood Block Party," turned violent Sunday after a motorcyclist was involved in a mi...

Someone Had Too Much Time On Their Hands

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

Hamster wheel accident or car accident? They are one in the same. Via FunkayAnimals ...

Two Stories, Two Car Crashes, Two Different Results

Kate Carr | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Kate Carr

Monika's smile fades when I tell her about Ed. "That easily could have been me," she says. "I think about that day all the time. I can't even imagine."