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How Reading And Doing Crosswords Can Block Your Ability To Hear

Mail Online | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

Becoming engrossed in a good book or a crossword really can block the ability to hear, a study has found. Scientists demonstrated that when someone...

'Virtual Hearings' Via Webcam Save Courts Money

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- George Villanueva, charged with first-degree murder in the death of a police officer, will not leave jail for months of pretrial hearings....

Petraeus "Understands the Frustration" With Spending "Enormous Amounts of Money," But He'll Keep Spending It If You Let Him

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

News flash: if you can't turn the war effort around with 30,000 more troops at a cost of $1 million per troop, per year, maybe the military solutions aren't solutions after all.

Zach Carter

House Republicans Amplify Attacks On Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Protection

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a hearing marked by openly hostile questioning from House Republicans, consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren made her highly anticipated...

Oil Millionaire's Ex-Wife Seeks Higher Divorce Settlement

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

An oil technology millionaire's former wife today asked judges to double her divorce settlement, saying £5 million was "far too low". Victoria Jones...

Fatima, 4-Year-Old Deaf Iraqi Girl, Given The Ability To Hear In India (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though her parents had initially lost all hope, a deaf Iraqi girl has been granted the ability to hear thanks to a team of tireless Indian doctors, th...

Lucia Graves

Senators Move To End Secret Holds

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The opponents of a rule that allows lawmakers to anonymously delay Senate confirmation proceedings have garnered enough support to overturn the rule. ...

Tinnitus: the Noisy Affliction We Are Too Quiet About

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Smigelski

Coping with tinnitus is an ongoing struggle with many illuminated peaks and darkened abysses. Sometimes I dare to think that maybe, just maybe, the ringing will subside.

Jim Sensenbrenner, BP Investor And Congressman, Won't Recuse Himself From Oil Spill Hearings

AP | DENNIS CONRAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)— A multimillionaire House Republican who owns thousands of shares of BP stock has no plans to recuse himself from a congressiona...

Turning On The Light At Times Of Loss

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Whatever you lose in the course of your life, there is something to gain. You may go through a period of "darkness," and at a certain moment, you may be able to see "light at the end of the tunnel."

Wash U: Antibiotic Preserves Hearing In Mice

Student Life | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that the antibiotic Kanamycin (KM), which was previously believed to damage ears, a...

Exclusive: Congress Plans Historic Hearing on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Any serious discussion of the crisis the country faces in recruiting and retaining qualified men and women in the military will require a fresh and serious look at the odious "compromise" known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."