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Police Vow To Punish Keene State College Students Who Rioted

AP | Tyler Kingkade | October 20, 2014 | College
KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend. Keene Police Chief Kenneth Meola said also that college students who did...

Student Sues Over Cheating Charge That Led To An 'F'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | October 20, 2014 | Parents
A high school student who was accused of cheating, and consequently given a failing grade on a chemistry test, is suing her school district. The student, now a senior at Lindbergh High School in Renton, Washington, wants the court to order that her grade be changed. At base, however, the...

With Extra Weight, Kids' Hearts Change Shape

Caroline Bologna | October 20, 2014 | Parents
BY KATHRYN DOYLE NEW YORK Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:05pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There are noticeable differences in the shape and function of hearts among obese and normal-weight adolescents, researchers say. “We do not know if (these changes) are clinically meaningful or necessarily dangerous,” said Dr....

Students Stand Up For Teens Who Say They Were Sent Home For Cross-Dressing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | October 20, 2014 | Teen
Teens at a Washington state high school are standing up for students who say they were sent home from school for dressing up like the opposite sex. White Pass High School students Chandler Krueger and Mason Mudge told local outlet KING-TV that they were asked...

Value Village Agrees To Pull Halloween Costumes After B.C. Mom's Blog

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | October 20, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Value Village is pulling some girls' Halloween costumes from its stores after a B.C. mom's concerns went viral. Raina Delisle blogged about shopping for a firefighter costume for her four-year-old daughter in Victoria, only to find a "skin-tight, short, shiny dress that's surely...

Taylor Swift Gave Selena Gomez Relationship Advice We Can All Take To Heart

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | October 20, 2014 | Entertainment
If only we could all be BFFs with Taylor Swift. Recently, Selena Gomez opened up to the ladies of "The Talk" about an awesome piece of advice she got from her pop star bestie. Gomez revealed that while hanging out at her house, she opened up...

Taylor Swift's 'Welcome To New York' Is A Love Letter To A City

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | October 20, 2014 | Entertainment
"Welcome to New York," Taylor Swift's latest song off "1989," is an ode to New York City. "The inspiration that I found in that city is kind of hard to describe and hard to compare to any other force of inspiration I’ve ever experienced in my life,” Swift said...

Ohio State University Marching Band Halftime Show Rocks The Stadium Like A Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | October 20, 2014 | College
This collegiate marching band takes rocking the crowd to a whole new level. During the halftime show of Ohio State's Oct. 18 game against Rutgers, The Ohio State University Marching Band didn't just play a classic rock medley -- its members expertly formed rock tribute symbols,...

Chemical Brothers' 'This Is Not A Game' From The 'Mockingjay' Soundtrack Is (Sort Of) Here

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | October 20, 2014 | Entertainment
There it is: The second song from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" soundtrack has arrived. Called "This Is Not A Game," the track comes from The Chemical Brothers and features vocals by Miguel, with Lorde -- who curated the "Mockingjay" album -- contributing a...

This 11-Year-Old Has No Formal Training, But Can Dance Like She's Underwater

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | October 20, 2014 | Teen
When 11-year-old Adilyn Malcolm dances to Mark Rosas’ “Higher,” time seems to stand still. Her incredible amount of control makes it looks like she's moving in water, but amazingly, the preteen from Littleton, Colorado has had no formal training. On her YouTube...

Teens React To 1980s Fashion -- And It Isn't Pretty

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | October 20, 2014 | Teen
That's right, young whippersnappers: people of a certain age used to rock leg warmers, shoulder pads and fanny packs. You got a problem with that? These teens evaluate the style trends from the 1980s in the Fine Bros' latest "Teens React" video. Their responses show that...

Orionid Meteor Shower 2014 Peaks Early Tuesday Morning

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | October 20, 2014 | Science
October skywatchers are in for a treat (not a trick) this week. The 2014 Orionid meteor shower will peak early Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, and it should be quite a show. "We expect to see about 20 meteors per hour," Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office,...

Why It's Harder Than Ever For Women Not To Obsess Over Their Appearances

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | October 20, 2014 | Women
We're bombarded on a daily basis with images of ideal beauty. These images show up so often in our daily lives that it's easy to forget how new they are; that 150 years ago most women didn't see any photographs of other women -- much less a daily...

Disney Sets 'Moana,' From 'The Little Mermaid' Creators, For 2016 Release

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | October 20, 2014 | Entertainment
Clear the way, ye animated movies of 2016. We may have found the year's "Frozen." Walt Disney Studios has announced comedy-adventure “Moana" will open in late 2016. The CG-animated movie hails from John Musker and Ron Clements, the duo that wrote and directed "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and "The Princess...

Here's How Ridiculous It Would Look If Teens Had To 'Come Out' As Being Smart

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | October 20, 2014 | Teen
"Mom, Dad. Um, I have something to tell you and I don't know how to say this. I'm... smart." So says the teen protagonist in the hilarious viral video, "Out Smart." The video re-imagines a teenager "coming out" to his parents by replacing the word "gay" with the word...

LOOK: Shonda Rhimes Shuts Down Tweeter Who's Upset With Gay Sex Scenes

Avery Stone | October 20, 2014 | Gay Voices
Over the weekend, a tweeter complained to Shonda Rhimes that "gay scenes" in the TV shows "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" were "too much." Rhimes, who executive produces both shows and who has spoken up in support of the LGBT community in the...

Mount Holyoke's New Transgender Policy Redefines Women's Education

Alexandra Svokos | October 20, 2014 | College
This fall, Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts became the second all women's college in the U.S. to begin accepting applications from transgender students. The announcement was received positively on the South Hadley campus, but it's also raising questions about Mount Holyoke's identity as the oldest women's college...

Jillian Michaels Says LGBT Community 'Misunderstood' Her Comments About Her Sexuality

Avery Stone | October 20, 2014 | Gay Voices
Jillian Michaels wants to clarify comments she made about her sexuality. Over the weekend, the former "Biggest Loser" trainer gave an exclusive statement to People to clear up what she said in a recent Health magazine interview, in which she discussed her continued struggle with...

This Car Wash Prank May Scare You Away From Car Washes Forever

Andy McDonald | October 20, 2014 | Comedy
Getting your car washed regularly is tough enough without the possibility to having the s--t scared out of you in the process. Ford had unsuspecting customers participate in a filmed test drive then take a trip through what they thought was an average, ordinary car wash. But they didn't know...

Trojan Condoms Says These 15 Colleges Have The Best Sexual Health

Alexandra Svokos | October 20, 2014 | College
Condom-maker Trojan ranks 140 major college campuses every year to see which schools are arming students with the information they need to have safe sex. This year, Oregon State University came out on top, usurping Princeton University, last year's top school for sexual health. Oregon State "could...
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