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United States of ... Spain?

Guillermo Fesser | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Guillermo Fesser

The Spanish legacy in the US is something nobody seems to have a clue about. Neither Americans, nor Spaniards. Two thirds of the actual territory of the U.S. was once under Spanish rule, and for some reason, that fascinating part of history has never been told.

15 Memorable Celebrity Graduation Speeches

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Jeryl Brunner

Over the years, a number of celebrities have delivered memorable commencement speeches. Some are poignant, some hilarious, some endlessly inspiring, and some are completely unexpected.

What Do You Think About Colbert Replacing Letterman?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

CBS announced around noon on Thursday, April 10, that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on "The Late Show" when the latter retires in 2015,...

Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman On Late Show

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.10.2014 | TV

Stephen Colbert has been chosen by CBS to take David Letterman's spot hosting the "Late Show." CBS released an official statement Thursday, April 1...

Native Americans slam #CancelColbert movement

Indian Country Today Media Network | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy

Following a comedy bit on the Colbert Report that was intended to satirize Dan Snyder's Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, Stephen Col...

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Could Impact Straight Couples As Well

David Fagin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
David Fagin

If passed, the ban on same-sex marriages could have devastating consequences on upwards of 86 percent of current legal unions, and up to 60 percent of Jewish newlyweds.

The Best Lines at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors

Vanity Fair | Posted 02.02.2013 | Comedy
Vanity Fair

By Julie Miller, Vanity Fair On Sunday night, President Obama toasted this year's Kennedy Center Honorees--a group so random that he introduced the...

How Many 'Third Parties' Will There Be In 2012?

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

If the remarkable pattern of monthly Republican frontrunner changes had structural reasons, then the pattern could be repeated in the general election campaign, with potentially several minor party candidates rising in polls.

Both Sides Now: Mitt's Pyrrhic Victories?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgArianna and Mary debate: Resolved, Romney's the very likely nominee, but the less likely president because GOP rivals have exposed three wounds -- trust? Bain job-killer? divided party?

Why We Need More Birth Control Innovation

Kirsten Moore | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Moore

After all, it was the synergy of consumer demand and technological innovation that gave us these incredible little smartphones. Isn't it about time we did the same for contraception? Why should our smartphones be sexier than sex?

Does Nikki Worry About Being Alvined?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Wouldn't it be a hoot to see the DNC come up with a strategy to Alvin Greene the South Carolina GOP Presidential nominee?

A Message of Sanity -- Jump Rope With a Muslim

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

As I sat on the National Mall this weekend looking over the thousands of people at the Capitol, I couldn't help but think that the people who gave birth to the United States had this in mind when they talked about freedom of speech.

Dick Gregory and the Rally for Sanity

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The Stewart/Colbert Concert was great! The people in the crowd were as awesome as the acts on stage. How much fun it was to do the wave for an actua...

Let's Hear it for Politeness!

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sean Carman

They came from Baltimore, Chapel Hill, and San Francisco. From Seattle, Laramie, and Western Pennsylvania. They traveled on the Bolt and Mega Bus fro...

The Word: Feariness

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

There are two kinds of fear, and they're easy enough to tell apart. The real kind of fear is the fear that keeps you safe. The false fear is what the doomsayers use to attract members and money.

Earth to Stewart and Colbert: 'Tea Party out, Eat Party in!'

Woody Tasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Woody Tasch

Jon and Stephen, we have an important announcement to share with you. We, not we the people, not we those people, no, we a bunch of un-we-the-peopl...

The Best Jokes About Goldman Sachs

businessinsider.com | Katya Wachtel and Courtney Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many of the jokes at Wall Street's expense this past year have been aimed directly at Goldman Sachs. They've been delightful, but we think the bubble...

Global Warming 'Alarmist' Heidi Cullen 'Refrightens' Stephen Colbert

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Heidi Cullen, Senior Research Scientist at Climate Central, appeared on Colbert's show last night to promote her new book, "The Weather Of The Future:...

Monkey Business! On the Lam!

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lea Lane

Maybe it's the munchies. They've been shooting me up with something that makes me pretty happy and pretty hungry. That's why I let them find me every once in a while.

Knowing Know-It-Alls

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

The know-it-alls in our lives have read and listened to the entire Western Canon yet still find the time to go to every new restaurant, club and museum exhibit.

Stephen Colbert: Glenn Beck 'Raised The Stupid Bar' To 'Nearly Inapproachable'

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When Chicago's Second City comedy troupe held a weekend-long 50th anniversary bash, the obvious highlights were Friday and Saturday shows with Martin ...

Rasmussen and the Colbert Repoll: Truth Grinding

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

In case you missed it, last night's Colbert Report included an interview with pollster Scott Rasmussen that began with an extended metaphor on polling...

Did the Inglorious N.O.P. Bust a Cap in Health Care Reform?

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

From a branding perspective, is this really how the Republican Party wants to be defined? Hate speech -- true hate speech -- should never be tolerated in any form.

The Winter Olympics -- Cough -- Welcomes You

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Giles Slade

I warn you: smallness is what to expect of your Canadian hosts, and this is why tourism in this beautiful country is still a shabby disaster.

Maher vs. Obama -- Score One For the President

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

To ignore the open and questioning tradition and to dwell only on the fundamentalist thread is disingenuous, or in Maher's case more likely simply ignorant.