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Diane Tucker

Woman's Alleged Truck-Buying Trickery Uncovers Her Secret LIfe With Two Husbands

Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

A little car trouble revealed that there were problems at home too for a Georgia woman. Cobb County sheriff's deputies investigating a woman who su...

Did Mark Sanford And Maria Belen Chapur Fall Victim To The Dance?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Diane Tucker

"It was innocent," insisted Mark Sanford, while recollecting his first encounter with Maria Belen Chapur on an Uruguayan dance floor. Oh, really?

What's an Underemployed Gal to Do? Run For Office.

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Tucker

The experience of running convinced me that women have a tremendous natural ability for politics. We just have to get over our fear of it and go for the brass ring.

Can't Get A Job? Better Get Used To It

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

WASHINGTON D.C. -- "Joblessness is here to stay. One current assessment rates the chances a laid-off worker will ever regain his or her income level a...

Judith Sandalow: Politicians Are Failing An Entire Generation Of Children

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Tucker

In the shadow of the White House, nearly 45,000 American children live in poverty, a number that has been soaring since 2007. The District of Columbia...

Will 12 Holes Of Golf Become The New 18?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Diane Tucker

Unless you're retired (or work on Wall Street), who's got time for a five-hour round of golf? On a 12-hole course, some of you duffers out there might finally break 100.

Lead SEC-Goldman Counsel Richard Simpson Is 'Relentless'

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

"Richard Simpson is a relentless litigator who brought the Antar clan to its knees," Sam E. Antar told me on the phone today. Sam is the cousin of Cr...

Wall Street Journal Taking Moral Low Ground on SEC vs. Goldman

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

The WSJ's editors, hellbent on proving they are visiting from Alpha Centauri, defend the actions of Goldman as "more a case of hindsight bias than financial villainy."

In Iraq, Women Entrepreneurs Starting a New Kind of Insurgency

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

After spending $50 billion, now the U.S. wants Iraq to take the lead in rebuilding itself. Several experts told me recently they want Iraq's women to play a prominent role in rebuilding the nation's crippled economy. Why women?

Writer William K. Wolfrum Slams HuffPo For Becoming HuffPorn

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

This morning I got a wake-up call from satirist William K. Wolfrum. "You write for a porn site," he said, referring to The Huffington Post. "Do not!"...

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Havana Marking On The Dangers Of Being An 'Afghan Star' (VIDEO)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

"Watching young girls with only one mobile phone in the house debate about who to cast that one vote for -- it was pretty powerful. It wasn't a presidential election, but it was the idea that these girls had a role to play..."

Mr. and Ms. Gates Go To Washington, Host Roundtable On Global Health Funding

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diane Tucker

The Gateses are visiting our nation's capital to reframe the conversation about global health aid. They said we should spend more time talking about what works and how to measure it.

Women-Made Films Mostly Ignored by the National Film Registry. Why?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Tucker

The situation for women who want to make movies is grim. Despite the fact that film schools graduate as many women as men, just 4% of Hollywood directors are women.

Artist Tim Burke Recycles Detroit History, And Rescues Himself (PHOTOS)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Tucker

Detroiter Tim Burke calls himself an artist, a scavenger, and a non-practicing alcoholic. Devoted to the reuse of refuse, the 40-something sculptor us...

Terrorist Or Activist? A Young Colombian, Gabriel Gonzalez, Fights For His Country, His Reputation (VIDEO)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Last week Tom Brokaw presented a human rights award to Gabriel Gonzalez. The thoughtful young man then flew home to Colombia, where he is charged with being a terrorist and faces seven years in prison.

Who Duped Rolling Stone Gonzo Reporter Matt Taibbi?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

Taibbi, Rolling Stone magazine's teen heartthrob, became a sensation last month after calling Goldman Sachs "a giant vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity."

Generation-Y Bloggers: How To Improve Your Writing Overnight

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

The Elements of Style is a masterpiece on the art of writing well, and it's a surprisingly quick read. Seriously, this rhetoric rulebook is so slim, it'll fit in the pocket of your hoodie.

EXCLUSIVE: Russian Human Rights Activists Face Spike In Death Threats (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

More than 50 percent of the Russian people believe that "ethnic minorities should be limited or expelled from the country," Alexander Verkhovsky told the HuffPost.

Alert The TV News Media: Obamanomics Isn't Working

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

Ronald Reagan governed over high unemployment numbers, and he was covered by a hyper-critical media. Yet today, most TV news outlets are giving President Obama a free pass on equally bleak statistics.

Brutal Destruction Of Iraq's Archaeological Sites Continues (SLIDESHOW)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

A brutal plundering of this rich cultural heritage has been taking place in broad daylight ever since the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Joshua Cooper Ramo: Surprise! Global Financial Crisis Could Turn China Into A Superpower

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

The Chinese banking system has been through so much stress during the last few decades, they are in a much better position than the U.S. to deal with the global financial crisis, says Joshua Cooper Ramo.

You Won't Believe What Martin Eisenstadt Said At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

TIME.com followed several members of the "elite Twitterati" as they attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner in the ballroom of the Washington ...

Freed Academic Haleh Esfandiari: 'Iranians Want Evolution, Not Revolution'

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Every two or three years, there has been a wave of protests like this in Iran. But this time I think there has been a fundamental change.

Hey, Sarah Palin, Quit Stealing My HuffPost Blogs

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

Heads up, Ms. Palin, because a Web site with your name on it is stealing my blog content: so it's gloves off, "Maverick."

Iranian Women: We Feel Cheated, Frustrated, And Betrayed (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Look closely at the images of mass demonstrations taking place in Iran this week and you will see them: thousands of brave Iranian women taking to the streets to protest an election they feel was stolen.