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New Food Trends 2015

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.16.2014 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

At the end of every year, platoons of food professionals -- consultants, chefs, writers and research firms -- race to predict the trends that will influence foodies all over America and ergo the world.

Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Definitively Debunked. Again.

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence just publicly released its report, which systematically knocks down pretty much every paranoid theory over the tragedy which happened in Benghazi, Libya and what happened immediately afterwards.

Senate Report Alleges 'Billionaire's Club' Conspiring to Help The Environment

Jesse Coleman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Green
Jesse Coleman

Is a "billionaire's club" conspiring to help the environment? A new report by the Senate minority's Environment and Public Works committee called "The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama's EPA" says yes.

Republic Nuclear Dump Fire Threatens Investors, Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Since 2010, a landfill fire has been moving toward 8,700 tons of unlined illegally dumped radioactive waste in Bridgeton, Missouri. The site is in the middle of working-class neighborhoods, right next to the Saint Louis airport, and near a hospital, schools and a great number of businesses.

Is Governor Christie Guilty of Slut-Shaming?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

That question has been asked repeatedly since the legal team hired by Christie released its findings last week.

The Evidence Is in: Taxpayers Need Protections

Donald Cohen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
Donald Cohen

As cities and states look for creative ways to solve budget shortfalls, predatory private companies always seem to pop up claiming to have the perfect answer.

Facts Are Facts: We Must Act on Climate Change

Patrick Davies | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Patrick Davies

As the British Foreign Secretary said today, "The longer we delay, the higher the risks and the greater the costs to present and future generations." That's why the UK has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.

Does The TSA Give You Good Service? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Like most Americans, Jim Davies thinks the Transportation Security Administration might benefit from top-to-bottom reform.

Candy and Junk Food in the Classroom: the Other 'Competitive Food'

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Kids spend the vast majority of their waking life at school and the food they encounter there does matter. It matters on a purely nutritional level, of course, but it also matters on an educational level.

Trafficking Victims: Local Problem, World Epidemic

Rani Hong | Posted 03.03.2013 | World
Rani Hong

There are millions of other individuals, like that little girl I was -- imprisoned, enslaved, and silenced -- unable to tell their stories. I speak for those without a voice. Join us in this battle.

Study Finds Fewer Youth in Juvenile Detention

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Sayre Quevedo 70,792 juveniles were reported to be incarcerated across the United States in 2010, but according to a new study by the Annie E. Case...

WATCH: Is The TSA Its Own Worst Enemy?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

You don't have to read the 59-page congressional report on the Transportation Security Administration's shortcomings, released on the 11th anniversary of 9/11, to conclude the agency has "become its own worst enemy." Just pay attention to the news.

New Jerry Sandusky Accusers Come Forward

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

Three additional men have accused convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing them during the 1970s and 80s, according to the Patriot-...

Calling Mayor Bloomberg: Release 9-1-1 Report Now

Dan Collins | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

City Hall refuses to release a report on the effectiveness of New York's revamped emergency response system. The firefighters union says the city is cooking the books when it comes to calculating response time.

Women 2012: Taking a Worldwide Reading

Linda Basch | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact
Linda Basch

What is the status of women worldwide in 2012? Join the National Council for Research on Women as we explore the gains and gaps in different regions w...

Corporations at Risk From Social Media Adoption Issues

Brett Greene | Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

While many people are finding it challenging to make time to manage multiple social networks, many businesses are faced with even steeper challenges.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Poll Shows The 'State Of Young America' Is Indebted And Dubious Of Attaining American Dream

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.09.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Five years ago, when TiffanyAnn Johnson first embarked on her dream of a college education, her parents agreed to shoulder a majority of t...

The Voices of Occupy's March Against the Millionaires

Daniel Medina | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Daniel Medina

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Does the Religious Right Really Care about Children?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 12.28.2011 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

In anointing themselves the champions of "family values" and protectors of vulnerable children, religious conservatives have had little to say when confronted with the undeniable existence of actual gay families -- particularly kids with LGBT parents.

New Nutrition Guidelines: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A committee commissioned by the Institute of Medicine just released its report on front-of-pack nutrition guidance. The recommendations are good in that they may help prevent the food industry from doing bad. The recommendations are bad if they forestall the implementation of superior approaches. And the recommendations are downright ugly if...

Lessons Learned From the Ark

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.21.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

As we take stock of the current state of America's children and the desperate need to change direction for the future, some ancient wisdom can give us a blueprint for setting sail and getting our children to safe harbor.

The State of America's Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

As the president and Congress struggle to find a way to lower the budget deficit and to raise the debt ceiling before we default on our debt for the first time in history, I hope they will stay away from further cuts in essential food, health, education, and other supports children need.

Was Afghanistan Aid A Huge Waste Of Money?

LA Times | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. officials had pledged to improve the aid program begun by the George W. Bush administration. But pouring more money into Afghanistan has only und...

New Report: Catholics More Supportive Of Gay And Lesbian Rights Than General Public, Other Christians

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON, DC -- Catholics are more supportive of gay and lesbian rights than the general public and other Christians, according to a new report rele...

White House Report on Women Has Crappy News (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

For 40 years women thought they were getting paid less than men, but short of digging pay stubs out of garbage cans, didn't really have hard evidence. Until now.