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Jaweed Kaleem

Dealing With Death: The Growing Home Funeral Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.21.2013 | Religion

A little over five years ago, Alison and Doug Kirk held their 9-year-old daughter's hand as she lay on a futon in their Nashville living room, told he...

In Defense of Zero Dark Thirty

Michael Moore | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Michael Moore

That really should be the main takeaway from Zero Dark Thirty: That good detective work can bring fruitful results -- and that torture is wrong. Eight years of torture -- no bin Laden. Two years of detective work -- boom! Bin Laden!

Huffington This Week: Future Forward

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.26.2013 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Bianca Bosker looks at Siri -- not only what Apple's "humble personal assistant" can do for us, but also how it was initially envisioned, and what it might become.

There Will Be Blood: Why TV Is Addicted To Violence

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.26.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Violence and murder are and should be tools in the storytellers' arsenals, but those tools grow dull with overuse.

Take A Page From Solange Knowles' Book And Pile On The Prints

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Style

It's an art, sure -- but let us make it more of a paint-by-number for you.

Huffington: Issue 33

Posted 01.23.2013 | Huffington

In issue 33 of Huffington, we tell the inside story of Siri's origins, detailing how Apple's humble virtual assistant is poised to one day overtake th...

Bianca Bosker

SIRI RISING: The Inside Story Of Siri's Origins -- And Why She Could Overshadow The iPhone

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.24.2013 | Technology

The world got its first inkling of the quick wit that would make Apple’s Siri an icon during a packed press conference held before an auditorium of ...

The Silver Lining of Mental Illness

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Mental illness can no longer be stigmatized as we hide our heads in the sand. Let's recognize that when well managed, symptoms can provide the color and nuance to our lives and shame has no place.

In Defense of Taylor Swift

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 03.21.2013 | Teen
Elizabeth Perle

People are upset with Taylor for apparently being asexual, having an out-of-control interest in antique shopping, dating too many men, and not being sufficiently feminist.

Sam Stein

The Casualties Of The 1994 Battle Over Assault Weapons Speak Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was the early fall of 1994 when Rep. Dan Glickman (D-Kan.) got his first piece of ominous news. An administrative aide in his distric...

The Obama Years, Pt. I: A View From Twitter

Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

On Jan. 20, President Barack Obama will be sworn into office, marking another four years of high hopes and measured expectations. In the images that f...

Radley Balko

Solving Kathy Mabry's Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

BELZONI, Miss. -- J.D. "Bubba" Roseman, the first black sheriff of Humphreys County, is a convivial man. In his office and in casual conversations on ...

Tom Zeller Jr.

The Road Forward: Obama On Environment Faces High Expectations, High Hurdles, In Second Term

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.24.2013 | Green

On the night of his re-election, President Barack Obama described grand ambitions for his second term, including a desire to bequeath to future genera...

The Daily Menu Of An Olympic Gold Medalist

Madeleine Crum | Posted 01.18.2013 | Taste

Wine and pastries are a-okay.

Huffington This Week: Death and the GOP

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Jaweed Kaleem examines the ways social networking sites like Facebook are opening up the conversation about death, allowing people's profiles to remain even after their death. And Jon Ward takes us inside the Republican party in the wake of Mitt Romney's loss to President Obama, revealing a party grappling with existential questions.

David Wood

The Road Forward: Expanding Drone War Sparks Questions In New Obama Term

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Without warning in the dead of night of Jan. 3, on a dirt road in a remote region of Pakistan, two missiles slammed into a double-cab pi...

Facebook's New Graph Search Is Google's Nightmare Come True

Peter Scheer | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology
Peter Scheer

Although the stock market yawned at Facebook's announcement of "Graph Search," its new search service, with investors wagering it would only hurt smaller, vertical search services like Yelp and Linkedin, the truth is that it is potentially much more significant than that.

Mark Gongloff

The Road Forward: The 5 Things Obama Must Do For Financial Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

When President Barack Obama first swore the oath of office, the backdrop was a financial system in flames. Four years on, the fires are out, but those...

7 Movies To Watch At The Sundance Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment

Last year's Sundance darling, "Beasts of the Southern Wild," hasn't even completed its awards cycle (it's up for four Oscars), and yet this Thursday m...

Can A Movie Win Best Picture Without A Nod For Best Director?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.01.2013 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's "Argo" won Best Motion Picture - Drama at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, but the film could have a difficult time repeating the vict...

Mike Ryan

Playing Hide-And-Seek With Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.01.2013 | Entertainment

"Mike, I think you need to check the bathroom," the studio publicist told me. It was June of last year, and we were inside a luxury hotel room in M...

Huffington: Issue 32

Posted 01.14.2013 | Huffington

In issue 32 of Huffington we pick the GOP's brain on what the party needs to do to recover from its loss in 2012, revisit Obama's biggest moments from...

Taste Test: Best And Worst Frozen Microwave Pizzas

Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.06.2013 | Taste

Do any of them taste good enough to make up for the shroud of guilt you'll feel afterward?

The Problem With "Girls"

Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.16.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

I'm apparently supposed to look at each often-humiliated, clueless, insulting, entitled female character as an approximation of me. Are you kidding me?

Why Beyonce Is the Wrong Star for the Star-Spangled Banner

Laurie David | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Laurie David

Enough is enough. Beyoncé's Pepsi deal was a serious lapse of judgment. And the White House tarnishes its own "brand" by selecting her to sing the national anthem at the inauguration, unwittingly boosting the beverage industry that is helping to drive the obesity epidemic.