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Goodbye Columbus? Celebrating Old Christopher Falling Out of Favor

Howard Barbanel | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

There needs to be a middle ground. While a lot of bad happened in the creation of the Americas, a lot of really good good has come of it.

This Columbus Day... Time to Break the Silence

Bill Bigelow | Posted 12.04.2012 | Education
Bill Bigelow

Corporate textbooks and children's biographies of Columbus are filled with misinformation. After all, Columbus did not merely "discover," he took over.

Italian-Americans Angered By Columbus Statue Art Project

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Japanese artist is inviting the public to have an intimate view of Christopher Columbus high above a hectic intersection in midtown Manh...

The Most Unequal Cities In America

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.02.2012 | Business

Segregation in America may be more common than you think. Increased income inequality has spurred the growth of economic segregation -- or segregat...

Jon Ward

Election 2012: The War Over Women Voters Heats Up In Ohio

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -– The war over women is on. The Obama and Romney campaigns both reached out Tuesday to women voters, the key voter demographic th...

Don't Frack Ohio

Dave Cooper | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Dave Cooper

30-year old Jaime Frederick started to get sick shortly after moving into her home near Youngstown, Ohio. She lay on the bathroom floor, vomiting with such intensity that blood vessels in her cheeks and eyes burst.

Too Close? Mizzou Basketball Fan On Team Plane Arrested On Coke Ring Charges

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 08.11.2012 | College

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A Missouri men's basketball fan who regularly traveled with the team to NCAA tournament games the past four seasons is among mor...

92-Year-Old Man Stabbed Wife Dead With Mail Opener: Cops

Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

A 92-year-old Georgia man was charged Friday in the mysterious murder of his wife, which first responders initially thought was a death from cardiac a...

Saki Knafo

Should Homeless People Be Sheltered Or Diverted? Obama Budget Renews Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Every night, homeless shelters across the country turn away thousands of people seeking beds -- and not just because they're full, though they often a...

Pawn Shop Buys Purple Heart, Seeks Out Owner

Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact

When a seller offered an Ohio pawn shop a Purple Heart, the store bought it with one intention -- to return the medal to its rightful owner, NBC4 repo...

Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.08.2012 | Science

When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent resear...

Water Parks In Columbus: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

Water parks in Columbus, Ohio offer a great way to beat the scorching summer heat and to escape the snowy, Midwest winters. Columbus water parks have ...

Pediatrician Busted In Child Porn Sting

Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

A Georgia pediatrician faces federal child pornography charges after getting rounded up in an multi-state sting. Yancy Craft, also known as Travis ...

Pediatrician Busted In Child Porn Sting

Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

A Georgia pediatrician faces federal child pornography charges after getting rounded up in an multi-state sting. Yancy Craft, also known as Travis ...

Ohio's Collective Bargaining Key to Becoming America's Heartland Again

Michael Shank | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank

Thanks to the U.S. tax, trade and labor policies of the last 30 years, the American heartland has suffered tremendously. Only now is Washington realizing how those policies have made it very difficult for most of America to simply "get by".

Paul Needham

Miller House: A House Museum That's Still A Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- When the Indianapolis Museum of Art announced a deal in 2008 to acquire the Eero Saarinen-designed Miller House and open it to the p...

Before and After 1492

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact
Alyson Renaldo

This passed Monday I breathed an uncomfortable sigh seeing my neighborhood banking institutions 'closed in observance of Columbus day.'

David Lohr

Alleged Prostitute Used Police Car For Getaway

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

An undercover Ohio police officer began his shift Monday morning in a gray 2005 Ford Taurus. He ended it on foot in an isolated parking lot after he w...

Rethinking Christian History: Understanding Christopher Columbus And Martin Luther

Lee Palmer Wandel | Posted 11.14.2011 | Religion
Lee Palmer Wandel

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. In 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses. So began two stories that have shaped the West since the 16th century. But what happens if we link the two?

College Students Find Body Of Suspected Burglar In Their Apartment

AP | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Police say some Ohio State University seniors found the body of a suspected burglar and a lot of blood when they returned to their o...

Ohio Shop's Classical Music Seems To Cut Loitering (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Shoppers and employees say an Ohio convenience store has fewer people hanging around and hassling customers since the business start...

Woman Fined For Squirting Breast Milk On Police

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio woman accused of spraying sheriff's deputies with breast milk has been sentenced to two years of probation. Thirty-yea...

Abortion-at-Gunpoint Case End, Ohio Man Sentenced To 13 Years

AP | By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 08.09.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A man charged under a fetal homicide law was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for taking his pregnant girlfriend to an abort...

FBI: Ohio Bank Robber Follows Directions, Lowers Hood When Told

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The FBI says an Ohio bank robbery suspect left authorities with good surveillance photos because he lowered his hood when an em...

Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

Greg Selkoe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City ...