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Why I No Longer Care About Current Events Or World News

Dori Hartley | Posted 05.02.2014 | Fifty
Dori Hartley

If you mention the countries Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan or Venezuela to me, a soft, numb cloud of blissful and most intentional ignorance folds over my consciousness and within milliseconds, I hear no more. Same goes for the phrases, 'world issues,' 'political strategy,' and 'government turmoil.' But no words instantly anesthetize me like the words, 'war,' 'conflict,' 'death toll,' 'budget,' and 'health care.'

From My Corner To Cairo

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Campbell

I happened upon this neighborhood by chance. In late 2006, an e-mail arrived from my then- landlord notifying me that the building was being sold. Sti...

WATCH: 'Pray The Devil Back To Hell' Documentary Celebrates Bravery Of Liberian Women Against War

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In commemoration of International Day of Peace this past September, a crowd gathered for a screening and subsequent discussion of activist Abigail Dis...

World In Photos: October 5, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Shopping Cures World Ills!

Heidi Kingstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Heidi Kingstone

Louis Vuitton make very few of these Vernis Roses collection cashmere and silk scarves, which happened to be magnificent, and successfully create a buzz. They are sold out across Europe.