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15 Moments That Will Make You Happy About Monday

Posted 09.24.2013 | OWN

By Pamela Masin Everyone dreads it, which is why we're here to remind you of the remarkable, life-changing, totally awesome things that happened on...

Today Marks An Important Anniversary For Women

2012 Demographic Convention | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women

On this day in 1908, the Democratic National Convention was hosted in Denver. It marked the first time a major party held their convention in a Weste...

Jason Linkins

What Happened 500 Years Ago That Impressed Joe Biden?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

As most of you know, Vice President Joe Biden made news this week when he offered this praise to the mission to raid Osama bin Laden's Abbotabad hideout: "You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan." Now, not to diminish the mission to take out bin Laden, but this is clearly going a wee bit overboard. And what's interesting to me is his choice of "500 years." This seems awfully specific, so I checked to see what happened in 1511 that might have been the more audacious event. Here, to my mind, are the contenders.

Today In History: June 17 (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

There's no denying it: the digital age is unforgivingly fast-paced. But how can we move forward if we never take a moment to reflect on where we'...

Today In History: June 16

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

There's no denying it: the digital age is unforgivingly fast-paced. But how can we move forward if we never take a moment to reflect on where we've...

Today In History: June 15

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home

There's no denying it: the digital age is unforgivingly fast-paced. But how can we move forward if we never take a moment to reflect on where we've...