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Jesse Jackson Jr.'s 'Bipolar Disorder' Should Be Evaluated by Prosecutors

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

The latest news on the Jesse Jackson Jr. front is that the former Illinois Congressman's attorneys may attempt to bar federal prosecutors from having their own medical experts evaluate Jackson.

David Lynch, Jeff Koons Make Fancy Flatware

ARTINFO | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

To marks its sesquicentennial, the French manufacturer of high-end luxury porcelain flatware Bernardaud commissioned a group of contemporary artists i...

'America Sucks!'

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.18.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Those were the words written on the subway wall. Disappointment. Frustration. Fearfulness. Sums up the "state of affairs" in America, huh?

April 4, 1968: Honoring the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr., 45 Years Later

Binta Niambi Brown | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Binta Niambi Brown

To ensure the vitality of our nation, it's continued progress, to more fundamentally remember who we are and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and all those who died fighting for us, we must remember....we all have a role to play.

Lee Lost 160 Pounds: 'Here I Was, A Doctor, Finding Myself In The ICU'

Posted 03.15.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Dr. Lee R. Colema...

Harry Belafonte Waxes Historic at the First Time Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.03.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Just when you thought the world had enough film festivals! But in addition to discovering new talent, the First Time Film Festival celebrates the old in a unique way.

Man Allegedly Deems Self 'Da Ginger Bread Man,' Tells Cops 'Run Run As Fast As U Can'

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.01.2013 | Weird News

This guy sure knew how to push the cops' (gumdrop) buttons. An alleged drug dealer left police a message on Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch's Faceb...

Why Do Liberals Love Billy Graham?

Steve Posner | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Steve Posner

Many folks assume that Billy Graham is a right-wing ideologue because he shares many of the most literal interpretations of the Bible espoused by Christian fundamentalists. But as an evangelical, his beliefs are more nuanced.

Gloria Steinem and the Faces of Feminism: MAKERS: Women Who Make America

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Makers is a term for all women, whether or not she calls herself a feminist, makes a home, works on a construction crew. She may be the first woman firefighter, first female brigadier general, or first woman orthodox rabbi.

Solving Poverty: Dr. King's Dream and Silver Rights Not Such a New Idea

John Hope Bryant | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

As we reflect this year on the 84th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the 50th anniversary of the "I Have A Dream" speech, I think about the vast unfinished agenda of Dr. King.

Killed Bus Driver Hailed As Hero For Trying To Save Boy

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact

UPDATED: Feb. 4, 2013, 5:17 p.m. EST. The seven-day Alabama standoff between law enforcement and a man who took a 5-year-old boy hostage came to an en...

Dad, Do You Know Ruby Bridges?

Harold Ross | Posted 03.24.2013 | Black Voices
Harold Ross

I would have preferred my beautiful boy ask me a different question. Something like, "How did I get inside mommy's stomach when I was a baby?" As parent-child discussions go, Reproductive Biology is easier than race relations and the Civil Rights Movement.

Coretta Scott King: Beside, Not Behind, the Great Man

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 03.23.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

A notable absentee from President Obama's two inaugurations makes both his accomplishment and her absence more poignant.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. King

Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts

Today we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the iconic civil rights leader known for his non-violent stance. As we simultaneously ce...

Minister: MLK's Words Of Healing And Nonviolence "Are Needed Now More Than Ever"

AP | DEBBI MORELLO | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A former leader of one of the nation's most prominent liberal Protestant churches told residents still grieving one of the deadliest...

The National Rifle Association Is Correct: I Do Want Your Guns

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 03.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

As we approach the national observance of the King Holiday, we need to stop dressing up his memory in sepia tones and refocus on the teachings of the man who preached and practiced nonviolence as the single most powerful tool to effect social justice and social advancement.

Master of the Sound Bite: Martin Luther King Jr.

David Aronchick | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
David Aronchick

Rarely do inspirational sound bites, like the ones spoken by Dr. King, make headlines anymore, which is a shame. Our world is in need of another Dr. King, of someone who can shift the world in its balance over the course of a single speech.

Shaking Hands With Obama in the Oval Office

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 03.04.2013 | DC
Gary S. Chafetz

The guy had two full-time jobs: running for reelection and running the country. And yet every month he takes about an hour from his schedule to shake hands, chat briefly and take photos with members of the armed forces attached to the White House. Each is allowed one tag-along parent. I won the toss.

PHOTOS: Best Street Art Of LA 2012

Gregory Linton | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

2012 has been a wild ride on the streets of Los Angeles. Melrose and Fairfax is proud to present 20 of our favorite shots for the Best of Los Angeles Street Art 2012.

9 Celebrities Who Behaved Badly In 2012

Pat Gallagher | Posted 02.18.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

These post 50 celebrities show wisdom doesn't necessary come with age. Sometimes midlife can present some situations that stir up the pot, leading to lapses in judgment that would make even Lindsay Lohan (on a good day) gasp.

The Best Street Art Of 2012

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Of the 10,000 images he snapped of Street Art this year, photographer Jaime Rojo gives us 110 that represent some of the most compelling, interesting,...

Will Cook County Dems Coalesce Around One Second District Candidate?

Barbara Popovic | Posted 01.30.2013 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

This week on CAN TV's Chicago Newsroom, host Ken Davis and the panelists discuss the crowded race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr, the proposed five-year moratorium on school closings and some recent developments in local journalism.

Film Review: The Snitch Cartel

Dan Lybarger | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

For a movie that features drugs, jealousy, betrayal, sex and murder, The Snitch Cartel, Colombia's entry in the race for Best Foreign Language Film at next year's Oscars, offers a tepid rush and some nagging side effects.

As Kwame Brown Sentence Shows, Not All Scandals Are Scandals

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 01.19.2013 | DC
Michael Fauntroy

As we come to the end of a difficult and embarrassing year for District politics, let us resist the urge to paint all corruption with the same broad strokes.

College Professor Can Seek Damages Against Johnny Dep

Posted 11.05.2012 | Celebrity

A college professor has been given the go-ahead by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge to seek punitive damages against actor Johnny Depp. R...