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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 ...

Gagging Workers Is Un-American

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

At the same time the world watches the people of Egypt take to the streets, plans are being put into place to silence workers in the USA. And it is happening at a breakneck pace.

Columbus, Ohio: Food Lovers' Country

Jane Black in the Washington Post | Jane Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The once-conservative Ohio capital has blossomed into a certified food lovers' town, with serious cocktails and microbrews, pastries worthy of Paris, ...

The 13 Cities Where Home Prices Will Rise In 2011

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Foreclosure sales and tax incentives are boosting real estate parts in parts of the country. House prices nationally fell 4 percent last year, acco...

Edible Radio Episode 67 Smart Food: Brady Konya

Edible | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Edible

Smart Food is the Edible Radio podcast hosted by Jane Black. Jane's guest today is Brady Konya, co-founder of Middle West Spirits. The technical d...

Michael Feinstein: Top-of-the-Heap Singer, Equally Important Music Archivist-Historian

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

If Michael Feinstein's American Songbook accomplishes anything -- it indisputably does -- it's that his commitment to the task of perpetuating the music is at least equal to his devotion to performing.

Trick or Vote: Young People Canvas in Costume to Bolster Turnout

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

If Halloween has taught us anything, it's that face-to-face interaction is the best way to ask strangers for candy. This also happens to be true for g...

The Letter That Announced a New World: Revisiting the Roots of Columbus Day

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Christopher Columbus may not have been able to Tweet news of his first voyage to the New World, but his reports on the 1492-93 expedition reached readers in Europe fairly quickly.