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U.S. Sanctions Those Suspected Of Aiding Iran

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Friday sanctioned more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclea...

Big Island Scores Big in Nonprofit Business Plan Competition

Dawn Morais | Posted 07.11.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

Hawaii Island produced several winners in the recent American Savings/Hogan Nonprofit Business Plan Competition. Among the finalists were the Big Isla...

Timothy Stenovec

Comcast Complaints Detail Nightmarish Customer Experience

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business

Andrew Stone is fed up with Comcast. For months, the 27-year-old web designer has begged the cable and Internet company to fix the slow and spotty bro...

In Between: Various Artists at Various Galleries on the Lower East Side

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler

Though orthodoxies exist, and while pluralism in art is not anything like a new idea, it seems that this is one of those periods of art when, outside some passing fashions, it would be difficult to identify any dominant movement.

Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Interim Iran Nuclear Deal

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Robert Naiman

I expect that Senator Warren's clear stand on the deal will increase pressure on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to take a clear stand on the deal.

Obama Speaks On Economic, Energy Agendas

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dogged by the botched enrollment launch of his health care law, President Barack Obama is taking an economic message to Ohio, usin...

Ashley Alman

Obama Fundraiser In Philadelphia Sets Million-Dollar Goal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

President Obama's fundraiser in Philadelphia Thursday night, hosted by a pair of business executives, is aiming to raise a million dollars for the the...

Gerry Smith

What Verizon And Comcast Don't Want You To Know About U.S. Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

Recent editorials authored by top Internet executives paint a rosy picture of America's broadband services, but experts say they distort reality and d...

Major Obama Backer Raises Money For GOP Governor

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

A major Pennsylvania Democratic donor has announced that he will back Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's bid for reelection in 2014, according to multiple ...

The NYPD'S Far-Flung Empire

Len Levitt | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The NYPD is opening a branch in Kfar Sava. In Israel. Are you kidding me? It's not enough that the NYPD's Demographics Unit was virtually thrown out of New Jersey for spying on Muslims across the state.

Cliffhanger in Surprising Travers Stakes

Liz O'Connell | Posted 11.04.2012 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Jumping out of the gate, Speightscity took and maintained the lead to the far turn, when jockey David Cohen and Golden Ticket took advantage and snuck up on the inside. Farther off the rail, Alpha was making a move at the same time, but Golden Ticket took the lead by a length.

Top US Official: Iran Sanctions 'Biting'

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- A senior U.S. official says sanctions on Iran are biting, but more will be done to pressure the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program...

The NYPD's Najibullah Shuffle

Len Levitt | Posted 07.14.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Let's get this straight, readers. The NYPD did not -- repeat, did not -- undermine the FBI's investigation of Najibullah Zazi's 2009 plot to blow up the New York subways. At least, that's what Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says.

Intelligence Division: Yet Again, Bending the Rules

Len Levitt | Posted 07.07.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

According to WNYC, Intel detectives arrested half a dozen Occupy Wall Street protestors on old warrants for minor violations to question them about their May Day demonstrations, which were expected to shut down key areas of the city.

Dermot Shea's "Payback" Transfer

Len Levitt | Posted 01.14.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The NYPD seems to have taken payback to a new level. The department appears to have retaliated against the brother of a deputy chief who earlier this year embarrassed a high-profile civilian deputy commissioner.

Julian Barnes Wins David Cohen Prize For Literature

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Author Julian Barnes, whose novels include Flaubert's Parrot and England, England, has been presented with the David Cohen Prize for Literature....

Troubling Questions on Police Foundation Freebies

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly now acknowledges he spent $30,000 at the Harvard Club between 2006 and 2009.

Ray Kelly: Runnin' Scared?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Is NYPD chief Ray Kelly's appointment of three outsiders to investigate alleged police downgrading of crime statistics "the real deal," as he himself might say?

Wounded Hopkins Doctor Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BALTIMORE — A Johns Hopkins Hospital doctor who was shot by a patient's son has been released from the hospital. Hospital spokeswoman Stephanie...

Thoughts on the Various Types of Entrepreneurial Mentorship

Dave Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Lerner

This is part of my ongoing Series on Mentorship. I've been doing a lot of thinking about mentorship and mentorship programs of late. In that I pro...

A Failure to Communicate

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

There is more cause for concern about the NYPD's Lone Cowboy behavior the more we learn about its dealings with the Queens imam who jeopardized the investigation into the subway bombing plot.

Kelly and Cohen: The End of the Line

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

For yet a third time, a federal judge has ordered the NYPD to release 2,000 pages of secret documents, showing how it spied on legal protesters at the 2004 Republican National Convention.

Mayor Mike and the Imam

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Perhaps we should be relieved the feds are trying Khalid Sheikh Mohamed. If left to the locals, we might have a lapse like City Hall's invitation to a Brooklyn imam linked to the first World Trade Center attack.

Comcast Had "Fair Notice" Not To Block Speech and Innovation Online

Marvin Ammori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marvin Ammori

A recent decision was a major victory for consumers, signifying that the FCC would act to preserve an open Internet when phone and cable companies tried to interfere.

The NYPD's Divisive Intelligence Division

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Under the guise of protecting the city, Intel appeared to have disrupted an FBI investigation into perhaps the most serious terrorism threat to New York City since 9/11.