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Colo. Firefighters Lash Out At Romney

Posted 07.12.2012 | Denver

Though Republican candidate for president Mitt Romney spent some time Tuesday boxing up food for firefighters and displaced residents in Colorado Spri...

Erin Mershon

Scranton Wants To Pay Every City Worker Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Pennsylvania mayor has an extreme plan to address his city's budget shortfalls: pay every public employee, including himself, minimum ...

Why Does Mitt Romney Hate Teachers but Love Crime?

Debbie Hines | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Debbie Hines

Should another terrorist attack or other catastrophe occur, I hope that Mitt Romney is not president. We will need all the police and firefighters we can find. Where would we have been if we had less firefighters and police on 9/11 when terrorists attacked us?

GOP Wages War Against Jobs

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When I was a younger man I marched in support of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers. I am a union man. Proud and strong. No apologies. No surren...

Why Exactly Does Romney Want Fewer Firefighters, Police and Teachers?

Bob Cesca | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Mitt Romney operates under the false assumption that government is like a business. This drives his distaste for spending federal money on our most crucial public servants. He said so, and he needs to be asked why. A lot.

Romney Relapse: Mitt Responds To Obama Gaffe With One Of His Own

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- He's baaack. Mitt Romney, seeking to capitalize on a damaging mistake Friday by President Barack Obama -- the president's careless comm...

Matt Sledge

After Wisconsin Recall Defeat, Labor Movement Finds Consolation In Ohio

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Before there was a crucial recall election about labor rights in Wisconsin, there was a crucial referendum on labor rights in Ohio...

Standing Up for All the Fallen

Christopher Holshek | Posted 07.25.2012 | Impact
Christopher Holshek

We should respect each other's commitment to community and country. There is no reason why we cannot stand up for all the fallen, so that Memorial Day will honor all those who gave their lives in the service of their neighbors as well as their nation.

Wildfire Near Historic Mining Town Nearly Triples In Size

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green

CROWN KING, Ariz. (AP) — Strong wind gusts will likely keep spreading a wildfire that has grown to nearly 10 square miles and prompted the evacuatio...

Beer for a Cause Aids Family of Fallen Firefighter

Joe Waters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Joe Waters

For Watch City Brewing Company's owner Jocelyn Hughes and brewers Aaron Mateychuk and Kelly McKnight, it all started with a desire to help a family that had lost its husband, father and provider in a terrible fire.

The Rush of Leadership

Brian Tolle | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Brian Tolle

Leaders rush into burning buildings to take care of things while the rest of us are running out of them. That's what makes them heroes in our eyes because we know they are doing something we're too afraid to do ourselves.

WATCH: Explosion Blows Firefighter 10 Feet In The Air

Posted 04.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Who knew a manhole could be so dangerous? In the shocking KCAL video above, an explosion from a manhole blows a Los Angeles fire caption and a fellow ...

Firelight Is Another Inspiring Movie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.20.2012 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

Once again we get a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation that has a wonderful true story, a cast that is stronger than most, and an impact that leaves the audience feeling uplifted.

WATCH: Versatile 'Vortex Gun' Blows 90-MPH Rings of Gas

Posted 03.04.2012 | Science

By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 03/02/2012 01:22 PM EST on InnovationNewsDaily Vortex guns capable of firing doughn...

2-Year-Old Ken. Girl Rescued After Getting Stuck In Arcade Game

Posted 02.17.2012 | Good News

Kaytlyn Campbell, a 2-year-old from Lexington, Ky., wasn't very comforted by the stuffed animals around her when she got stuck inside an arcade game o...

David Lohr

Firefighter Sets Suicide Blaze, Loses Job, Sues City -- And Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.09.2012 | Crime

ERIE, Pa. -- A federal jury in Pennsylvania has ruled in favor of Mary Wolski, a former Erie firefighter who was axed for setting a bathtub fire in a ...

Announcing The Corps Network 2012 Corpsmembers of the Year

Levi Novey | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Levi Novey

Unquestionably, all 30,000 of these young men and women who serve have fascinating stories to tell. We ask our members to nominate individuals for the Corpsmember of the Year award.

WATCH: Postal Worker Caught With Truckloads Of Stolen Mail

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

On top of a financial crisis of devastating proportions, it looks like the U.S. Postal Service has yet another problem on its hands: an employee that'...

Hoarder's Beer Cans Hinder Firefighters, Home Burns

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 01.24.2012 | Weird News

Firefighters in Tempe, Ariz., were unable to save a burning home after they arrived to discover the living room floor was covered by "over two feet of...

Scott Brown Makes Dubious Claim

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown's (R-Mass.) has advocated for large financial institutions in the past, but he stuck up for an interesting new segment of the 1 perce...

10 Jobs That Burn The Most Calories

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business

With a growing percentage of American workers finding themselves glued to a computer all day, those jobs that require a little bit of physical activit...

PHOTOS: Chile's Massive Forest Fires

Posted 01.06.2012 | World

Over the past week multiple forest fires have ravaged large areas of central and southern Chile. At least six firefighters have died battling a blaze ...

20 Cats Killed In Home Of Alleged Hoarder

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | New York

PASSAIC, N.J. -- A fire in the home of a New Jersey hoarder has killed 20 cats and injured 11 firefighters, most of them from throwing piles of heavy ...

FDNY Firefighters Severely Burned In Crown Heights Fire

Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

A fire set ablaze a Crown Heights brownstone on Monday morning, leaving five firefighters injured, including one firefighter with severe burns to over...

Firefighters Let Mobile Home Burn Because Couple Didn't Pay Protection Fee

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact

By Associated Press SOUTH FULTON, Tenn. -- A Tennessee couple has lost everything after their home burned to the ground as firefighters watched and...