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Britain's Top Catholic Cardinal Holding Onto Hope For More Inclusive Church

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.21.2014 | Religion

One of Britain’s top Catholic cardinals has hope that next year's synod will result in a more open and welcoming church for gay and lesbian Catholi...

Scottish Pride, Referendum Inc. and the Mighty 45 Percent

Anne Stevenson | Posted 09.26.2014 | World
Anne Stevenson

In all my life, I have never seen a finer example of political grassroots organizing than what the Yessers managed to pull off over the past month.

The Leap of Faith to the Impact Space

Pioneers for Change | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Don't let yourself fall into a pit of stagnation, while watching the world edge itself in the wrong direction. Take some risk and work for your morals.

Who Has 'The Best Dog In The World?'

Marlo Thomas | Posted 04.12.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

I've often said that I love good friends and I love sweet dogs -- which makes it doubly fun for me to present this piece to you, written by the legendary TV writer Bill Persky. Billy and I have been the best of pals since we worked together on "That Girl," and when he sent me this piece (which is perfectly timed for the annual Westmintser Kennel Club dog show), I remembered all over again why I adore him so.

Lawmaker Reading and Understanding of Legislation Is Highly Overvalued

Brian Christopher Jones | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Brian Christopher Jones

In a lawmaking utopia, legislators might read and understand every piece of legislation before voting on it. And in this place, the most grandiose to the most banal of statutes would receive thorough consideration by each chamber and undergo inspection down to the last detail.

Gay Vietnamese Group Snubbed From California Parade

AP | Posted 03.15.2013 | Gay Voices

WESTMINSTER, Calif. -- A Southern California city is reviewing its rules after a gay Vietnamese-American group was excluded from February's annual Tet...

A Brush With Royalty In Westminster

The Purple Passport | Posted 08.02.2012 | Travel
The Purple Passport

With all the activity around the Diamond Jubilee, we can't help but think about the best places in London to have a brush with royalty.

British Lawmakers' Booze Problem

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

LONDON -- An increasing number of U.K. lawmakers are seeking help for alcohol-related problems, the parliamentary speaker said Sunday, saying drinking...

Westminster Can't Handle the Truth

Kathy Guillermo | Posted 04.16.2012 | Green
Kathy Guillermo

The big story out of the Westminster Dog Show this year isn't what's going on in Madison Square Garden -- it's what's NOT going on during the commercial breaks.

PHOTOS: Pet-Friendly Hotels In New York City

Oyster | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Since the many participants need to set up shop in New York for the big (dog) show, we figured we'd share our hotel expertise to match pups with places to stay.

Elite Schools Dominate Oxbridge Admissions

Posted 09.07.2011 | College

A small coterie of historically elite prep schools are responsible for 5% of Oxbridge admissions, or 1 in 20 undergraduates, the Times Educational Sup...

Saki Knafo

What the Government Shutdown Means On The (Very) Local Level

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. As politicians in Washington fought over proposed cuts to the federal bud...

Charlie Sheen to Host 2012 Oscars

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

All is not lost in networkland. In an effort to liven up the otherwise snooze-worthy Oscars for next year's telecast, Charlie Sheen has been hired to host in 2012.

Karen Lefrak And Her Champion Poodles

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Karen's newest children's book, "Best in Show," teaches children what it takes to raise a champion show dog. It's a great book for any child who loves pets.

OLYMPICS 2012: London Museums Prepare To Host London Olympics' National Houses

The Art Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON. Museums and heritage sites are leasing out space during the 2012 Olympics for national houses, including the Docklands Museum, Somerset House,...

Dead British Spy Was Found 'Padlocked In Bag'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The body of Gareth Williams, the British spy found dead in London last month, had been padlocked into a sports bag and was in "an advanced state of de...

Mr. Cairns Goes to Westminster? UK Election Writ Small, Retail & Local

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

There are four dedicated candidates in this race who could all ably represent the people of the Vale of Glamorgan. That kind of dedication would make Mr. Smith very proud indeed.

Westminster Dog Show: Judging Starts At Westminster Kennel Club Show

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - America's most prestigious dog show is starting with some Razzle Dazzle. A 3-year-old bulldog with the catchy name of...

Denver Home Values Increased More Than Any U.S. Metro Area In 2009: Zillow.Com

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver and its suburbs recorded the biggest dollar gain in home values of any metro area in the country last year, according to Zillow.com, an online ...

Why Brian Bonsall--aka Andy Keaton--Was Arrested Again

5280 Denver's Magazine | 5280 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Westminster, Home News

Bonsall, who now lives in Westminster, graduated from Boulder High School in 2000. Since then, he's had a couple of run-ins with authorities, includin...

Lucky Hightails From 5th Avenue To Barneys New York!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Lucky and I celebrated an intimate gathering at philanthropist Valerie Diker's apartment on 5th Avenue to discuss the plans for Best Friends Animal Sa...