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All The News - 07.01.2010

$30 Billion More For Afghanistan: War Funding Bill Passes House

AP   |  ANDREW TAYLOR   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — Despite pessimism that the war in Afghanistan is turning out to be a quagmire, Democrats controlling the House muscled through a plan Thursday...

David Sparks, Air Force Chaplain, Offers Comfort To Families Of The Fallen

HuffPost   |  Jonathan Daniel Harris   |   May 25, 2011

Mention the United Service Organizations -- almost universally known as the USO -- to most Americans, and the first thing you'll likely hear is...

Blagojevich Trial: Ex Gov Was All About The Benjamins

Huffington Post   |  Janan Hanna   |   May 25, 2011

Living beyond his means, frustrated by his station in life as a $170,000-a-year public servant and sounding jealous and contemptuous of Barack Obama, then Gov....

A Hard Day's Work Cleaning Up The Gulf Oil Spill

Los Angeles Times   |  Louis Sahagun   |   May 25, 2011

It is tedious and monotonous labor -- heaving oil-soaked sand into plastic bags. Shovelful. After shovelful. After shovelful. After shovelful. But most of all, it's...
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Maria Cantwell Flips Vote On Financial Reform Bill, Senate Nears Margin Needed For Cloture

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Shahien Nasiripour   |   May 25, 2011

One of the two Senate Democrats opposed to the pending financial reform bill flipped Thursday and announced that she would back a bill she had...

Flying Car Slated For Sale Next Year

AP   |  JOAN LOWY   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — If cars had wings, they could fly – and that just might happen, beginning next year. The company Terrafugia, based in Woburn, Mass.,...

Climategate Scientist Michael E. Mann Exonerated

New York Times   |  JUSTIN GILLIS   |   May 25, 2011

An American scientist accused of manipulating research findings on climate science was cleared of that charge by his university on Thursday, the latest in a...

Shark Warning Issued For Southern California Beaches

  |   May 25, 2011

A shark warning has been issued for the holiday weekend along Southern California's beaches. KTLA reports: A great white shark warning has been issued for...

Obama Threatens To Veto War Funding Bill Over Proposed Education Reform Cuts

AP   |  ANDREW TAYLOR   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — Despite pessimism that the war in Afghanistan is turning out to be a quagmire, Democrats controlling the House muscled through a plan Thursday...

USA World Cup? 2018, 2022 Bids Urged By Senators

AP   |  FREDERIC J. FROMMER   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — A group of senators is getting behind an effort to bring the World Cup to the U.S. in 2018 or 2022. The senators,...

Denver Power Outage Affects 17,000 In Southwest Metro Area

9news   |  Jeffrey Wolf   |   May 25, 2011

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LAKEWOOD - About 17,000 customers lost power on Thursday afternoon and Xcel Energy says they may not get it restored until 8 p.m....

Pot Arrests For African-Americans In LA County Four Times That Of Whites

The Informer   |   May 25, 2011

A look at booking stats for California's 25 most-populated areas finds that in Los Angeles County African-Americans have a marijuana-possession arrest rate that's 332 percent...

Chelsea Clinton To Marry In Rhinebeck, N.Y., Local Resident Says

AP   |  BETH FOUHY   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton plans to tie the knot with fiance Marc Mezvinsky in the upstate New York village of Rhinebeck on July 31....

HUFFPOST HILL - JULY 1ST, 2010

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As the Senate bid farewell to Robert Byrd, whose eloquence and fealty to decorum recalled a bygone era, lawmakers reminded us why the late West...

Man Smacks: A Tribute To Hollywood's Love Of The Awkward Bro-Hug (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Synced perfectly with the song "Smack That," here we have a collection of all the great "I swear I'm a heterosexual" man-hugs that have graced...

Domestic Workers' Rights Bill Passes In N.Y.

AP   |  MICHAEL VIRTANEN   |   July 1, 2010

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York domestic workers will be the first in the U.S. guaranteed overtime pay, as well as time off and protections against...

Arizona Police Already Feeling Pressure From New Immigration Law

AP   |  JONATHAN J. COOPER   |   July 1, 2010

PHOENIX — Police enforcing Arizona's toughest-in-the-nation immigration law are allowed to consider if a person speaks poor English, looks nervous or is traveling in an...

Race To The Top Embroiled In Budget Fight That Could Cost Colorado Chance At Winning

Education News Colorado   |  Todd Engdahl   |   May 25, 2011

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis, D-2nd District, and seven other House members sent a letter to Obey Thursday, asking him to withdraw the plan....

House Passes First Major Gulf Oil Spill Legislation: Would Lift Liability Cap, Allow Punitive Damages

  |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON-- (BY LARRY MARGASAK, AP) The House on Thursday passed the first major bill related to the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion, voting to...
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Sharron Angle's Tea Party Agenda Gets A Drastic Makeover

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

With additional reporting by Elyse Siegel In early June, Senate candidate Sharron Angle spoke emphatically on her website about abolishing the Department of Education, having...

Bible Belt Megachurches On A Building Boom

Religion News Service   |  By Greg Garrison   |   May 25, 2011

By Greg Garrison Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Megachurches here in the heart of the Bible Belt are thriving enough to support a major...

Chicago Parking Ticket Unconstitutional: Lawsuit

Chicago Reader   |   May 25, 2011

Plenty of Chicagoans contest their parking tickets by mailing a letter of protest to the Department of Revenue. Others go so far as to demand...

Ozzy Osbourne: Rolling Stone's New Health Columnist

  |   May 25, 2011

Veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne has never been known for being in peak physical condition, but Rolling Stone is betting its readers will look past that....

A 'Double-dip' Recession Defined

AP   |  JEANNINE AVERSA   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — Concerns are rising that the economy is at risk of slipping into a "double-dip" recession. High unemployment, Europe's debt crisis, a slowdown in...

John Boehner: Obama 'Childish,' 'Whining' And 'Making Excuses' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Elyse Siegel   |   May 25, 2011

House Minority Leader John Boehner assailed President Obama on Thursday as "childish" and charged him with "making excuses and whining." The shots from Boehner came...

Los Angeles Fireworks: Best Entertainment And Fireworks This 4th Of July

  |  Anna Almendrala   |   May 25, 2011

There are a lot of 4th of July fireworks shows in LA County this weekend, and kudos to LA Magazine for helpfully creating this map...

'Little Obama': The President Portrayed as 'The Karate Kid' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   |  Dan Abramson   |   May 25, 2011

You win this round, Jaden Smith. Two movies updating the saga that is "The Karate Kid" have been released and the one called "Little Obama"...

Samuel Johnson Prize Goes To 'Nothing To Envy' By Barbara Demick: Top UK Nonfiction Prize Awarded

AP   |  JILL LAWLESS   |   July 1, 2010

LONDON — A book that gives a rare glimpse of everyday life inside one of the world's most secretive states won Britain's leading nonfiction book...

Phil Jackson Returns As Lakers Coach

AP   |  GREG BEACHAM   |   July 1, 2010

LOS ANGELES — After just one relaxing week in Montana, Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson decided he can handle another season of the NBA...

Presidents In College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post   |  Jett Wells   |   May 25, 2011

With the exception of Harry Truman, every 20th and 21st century president's path to the White House began with a stint in college. Some were...

EU Will NOT Ban Selling Eggs By The Dozen, Despite Reports

The Independent   |   May 25, 2011

Look away Eurosceptics. Those meddling Brussels bureaucrats have let you down again and are not going to ban the sale of eggs by the dozen....

Tommy Mottola And Pop Star Wife Put Colorado Ranch On The Market (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

Tommy Mottola, the co-owner of Casablanca Records and former chairman and chief executive of Sony Music Entertainment, recently listed his 324-acre Colorado ranch for $27.5...

Religion Books: 20 Religious Must-Reads For The Summer (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

Featuring both contemporary works and long-time classics, our summer religious reading selections include personal narratives, fiction, theology and poetry from religious leaders of today and from years past.

'Juan Lazaro,' Russian Spy Suspect, Confessed To Working For Russia's Intelligence Service, Prosecutors Say

  |   May 25, 2011

(AP) NEW YORK - One of the suspects in an alleged spy ring has confessed to federal agents that he worked for Russia's intelligence service,...

Mayor Daley Announces 'Responsible Gun Ownership' Ordinance In Wake Of Supreme Court Ruling

AP   |  DON BABWIN   |   July 1, 2010

CHICAGO — With the city's gun ban certain to be overturned, Mayor Richard Daley on Thursday introduced what city officials say is the strictest handgun...

Credit Still Tightening, Fed Governor Elizabeth Duke Says

nytimes.com   |  SEWELL CHAN   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The level of outstanding credit in the American economy continues to fall as strong and weak banks alike pull back on lending, worsening...

Chicago's Story Slam Scene Steps Into The Spotlight

RedEye   |   May 25, 2011

Story slams, kissing cousins to poetry slams, are emerging on the local scene, according to some participants and event organizers who spoke to RedEye, as...

Mike May, Colorado House Minority Leader, Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Faces Federal Suit

trib.com   |  TOM MORTON   |   May 25, 2011

The co-owner of the Holiday Inn on Casper's east side, who is Colorado's Republican House minority leader, in 2008 allegedly propositioned a female employee who...

Mad Men Season 4 Costumes: Janie Bryant Shows What To Expect (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Here at the Huffington Post, we're counting down the days until the season premier of Mad Men. Last week we showed you the Season 4...

Wimbledon 2010 Hotties: Who Is The Hottest Man In Tennis? (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

The Wimbledon men's tournament is down to its final four contenders, and the field is already without stars Roger Federer and Andy Roddick. But those...
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Jim McDermott: Unemployment Standoff 'A Class Warfare Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Arthur Delaney   |   May 25, 2011

The House of Representatives approved a bill to reauthorize expired unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless on Thursday, after a similar measure failed for the...

The Ultimate Test Kitchen

Brand X   |   May 25, 2011

One of the hottest tables in town isn't at a restaurant. New York chef Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit has cooked here. So have local chefs...

Taliban Refuses To Enter NATO Peace Talks

Huffington Post   |  Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro   |   May 25, 2011

Round-up of today's AfPak news: Taliban rule out peace talks. A new statement by the insurgent group, citing divisions within NATO over withdrawal deadlines and...

California, Oregon Salmon Moved To "Avoid" Designation

Slashfood   |  Clare Leschin   |   May 25, 2011

For you eaters who avoid farm-raised salmon and instead seek out wild-caught varieties, your job just got a little more complicated. According to The Oregonian,...

Celebrate Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day in LA

  |  Anna Almendrala   |   May 25, 2011

Today is National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, and as random food holidays go, this is one you can easily celebrate. Indulge in a small,...

Christopher Hill, Ambassador To Iraq, Hired To Be Dean At The University Of Denver

AP   |   July 1, 2010

DENVER — The U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Christopher Hill, has been named the new dean of the University of Denver's School of International Studies. The...

Jamie Oliver Responds To British Health Minister's Criticism Of His Anti-Obesity Efforts [UPDATED]

AP   |   May 25, 2011

UPDATE, 7/1 -- OLIVER RESPONDS: Jamie Oliver has responded to British health minister Adnrew Lansley's, calling them "an insult" to those working to feed schoolchildren...
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BP's Atlantis: Oil Giant To Be Sued Over Safety Of Another Deepwater Rig

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lucia Graves   |   May 25, 2011

Watchdog group Food & Water Watch formally gave notice Thursday of its intent to sue BP along with the federal government for violating a slew...

Money CAN Buy Happiness, Massive Global Study Finds

Washington Post   |  Rob Stein   |   May 25, 2011

Money, it turns out, really can buy you happiness -- or at least one form of it, according to the biggest study to examine the...

Karen Vieira, The Med Writers: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business   |  Lauren Drell   |   July 29, 2011

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say...

Should Colleges Perform Criminal Background Checks?

  |   May 25, 2011

A new survey by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers reveals that two-thirds of colleges take into account applicants' criminal pasts. The...
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Pelosi: End The Filibuster

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ryan Grim   |   May 25, 2011

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some advice for her Senate counterparts: Try majority rule for a change. Pelosi, in an interview with the Huffington Post,...

HealthCare.Gov: New Government Website Gets Mostly Positive Reviews

  |  Erin Booth   |   May 25, 2011

On Thursday, the federal government launched HealthCare.gov, a new website that serves as a one-stop shop for everything you need to know regarding your healthcare....

LeBron James Bulls Jerseys Were On Sale At NBA Store

  |   May 25, 2011

Anyone who's been near a computer or television recently knows that there's been some speculation about the fate of a certain LeBron James, and where...
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Expired Unemployment Benefits Causing Panic, Desperation: 'I'm Drowning Fast'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Laura Bassett   |   May 25, 2011

Debra Rousey of Gainesville, Georgia, says that she received an unemployment check of $194 last week, half the usual amount she receives, along with a...

Oil Spill FEMA Trailers: Banned Trailers Return for Latest Gulf Disaster

nytimes.com   |   May 25, 2011

Some of the trailers, though, are getting a second life amid the latest disaster here -- as living quarters for workers involved with the cleanup...

Liza Minnelli On HSN: You Don't Have To Sell It, It Sells You (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Our homegirls at Styleite just posted this priceless video of Liza Minnelli shilling her clothing and jewelry collection on the Home Shopping Network. It's the...

Multicellular 'Cookie' Fossils Found in Gabon

  |   May 25, 2011

An international team of scientists said they've discovered fossils that may represent traces of the earliest-known multicellular life on the planet, dating back 2.1 billion...

Emma Watson's Brother Alex Becomes Sought-After Male Model (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

Watch out, Emma Watson! It's her 17-year-old brother Alex who is turning heads in the fashion world. He's one of the industry's hottest male models,...

Kelly Bensimon: What I Ate Today (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

In a new video, Kelly Bensimon talks about how she maintains her ripped bikini body: six days a week of starvation followed by one day...
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Financial Crisis Commission Turns Up Heat On Goldman Sachs: 'Nobody Here Believes You'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Shahien Nasiripour   |   May 25, 2011

The panel created to investigate the roots of the financial crisis escalated the government's assault on Goldman Sachs on Thursday, criticizing the Wall Street firm...

Afshan Azad's Family Tries To KILL Her: 'Harry Potter' Star's Brother & Father Attack

  |   May 25, 2011

'Harry Potter' actress Afshan Azad's father and brother have been charged with attempting to kill her in their Manchester home, according to the BBC. Afshan,...

Mel Gibson's New RACIST RANT: N-Word Rape Threats

  |   May 25, 2011

Mel Gibson has reportedly exploded in another racially charged tirade, this time throwing around the N-word at his ex, Oksana Grigorieva. His abusive and disgusting...

Princess Letizia Debuts Blue Flats (PHOTOS, POLL)

  |   May 25, 2011

Spain's Princess Letizia debuted a pair of flats on Thursday at the University of Girona: bright blue with bows. She wore a white shirt and...

Jaycee Dugard-California Settlement PASSES: Lawmakers OK $20 Million Payment

AP   |  By DON THOMPSON   |   May 25, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)-- California lawmakers approved a $20 million settlement Thursday with the family of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped as a girl and held...
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Gibbs Dismisses Specter's Kagan Criticism: She'll Be Confirmed

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

The Obama administration dismissed on Thursday criticism from Senator Arlen Specter (D-Penn) that Elena Kagan avoided "substantive discussion" during her confirmation hearings, with the president's...

After Burge Trial, Chicago's Congressmen Move To Lift Statute Of Limitations On Torture

  |   May 25, 2011

Following the conviction of former police commander Jon Burge, members of Chicago's congressional delegation are sponsoring legislation to lift the statute of legislation on charges...

Austin Foreclosure Crisis: 'Bank Of America Is Creating Eyesores Throughout Chicago'

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local   |  Kelsey Duckett   |   May 25, 2011

This story was originally published on AustinTalks, a community news site featuring in-depth coverage of Austin, Chicago's largest neighborhood located on the West Side of...

Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show' Ratings: Lowest Q2 Since Letterman Joined CBS

  |   May 25, 2011

Jay Leno may have returned to his old post at "The Tonight Show," but his ratings haven't necessarily come back with him. Deadline Hollywood reports...

Hawaii Hairdresser Buys Plane Ticket For Homeless

AP   |   July 1, 2010

HONOLULU — A Hawaii hairdresser is helping send a homeless man from Seattle back home to be with his ailing father. Denise Sakai answered a...

Chris Simms Arrested For Driving While On Drugs

AP   |  COLLEEN LONG   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — Police say Tennessee Titans backup quarterback Chris Simms told them he'd been smoking marijuana before he was stopped while driving Thursday –...
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NYT: We Stopped Calling Waterboarding 'Torture' Because The Bush Administration Didn't Approve

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

Yesterday, we made note of a new study from the Kennedy School of Government that found that America's major newspapers, after decades of reliably and...

NRA Threatens To Use Elena Kagan Confirmation Vote Against Lawmakers

AP   |  JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association is opposing Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court and warning senators that it will take their votes into...

Moody's Credit Rating Cut Threatened By S&P

  |   May 25, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) -- Standard & Poor's said it may cut its rating on the parent of rival ratings agency Moody's Investors Service, because financial...

Texas Tech Appeals Ruling On Leach Lawsuit

AP   |   July 1, 2010

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech is appealing a judge's decision to allow former football coach Mike Leach to sue for breach of contract. Texas Attorney...

Johnnie Shand Kydd on Artfix Daily

  |   May 25, 2011

Tough, dirty, and noisy, Naples is nevertheless a charming city that never fails to make you laugh. Fifty black and white photographs present an evocative...

LAUSD: Green Schools Growing In California's Biggest District (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

Los Angeles Unified School District is the second largest school district in the nation, and now they are working toward becoming the greenest. A year...

Luke Scott Injury: Oriole Injured After Hitting Home Run (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

It can't get much worse than this. Luke Scott, Baltimore's designated hitter, injured his hamstring after he belted a home run in the bottom of...

Gulf Oil Spill: Threatened Whale Sharks Seen In Oil

AP   |   May 25, 2011

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Whale sharks, the huge fish that feed by vacuuming the sea surface, have been seen in heavy oil a few miles...

Panda Cheese: NEVER Refuse It (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Okay, let's just get past the fact there's a product called "Panda Cheese." Irrelevant. At this point in our lives, we all know that ridiculous...

Astoria Stench Covered Up With Perfume-Like Chemical

nydailynews.com   |  By Daniel Edward Rosen   |   May 25, 2011

This gives new meaning to eau de toilette. The city Department of Environmental Protection is using a perfume-like chemical spray to mask a fetid stench...

Carrie Rae McKinney Charged After Pit Bull Chews Off Baby's Testicles

AP   |   July 1, 2010

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A mother whose 6-month-old son was mauled by a friend's pit bull mix dog is charged with felony child endangerment. Prosecutors charged...

Torture Victim Ronald Kitchen Names Burge, Mayor Daley In Lawsuit

AP   |   July 1, 2010

CHICAGO — A man who claims former Chicago police Lt. Jon Burge tortured him into falsely confessing to murder has filed a sweeping civil suit...

Chipotle, Lunch Box Team Up For Campaign Turning Junk Mail Into School Meals

  |   May 25, 2011

National restaurant chain Chipotle has launched a campaign to help children across the nation get healthy school lunches. Chipotle is asking the public to forward...

Hamptons Art: A Summer Guide

artinfo.com   |   May 25, 2011

NEW YORK-- Going to the Hamptons for a weekend of luxuriating in the sun and sand shouldn't entail forsaking all things of cultural value. ARTINFO,...

Blagojevich Trial: Rod And Patti Spent $400,000 On Clothes Over Six Years

AP   |  MIKE ROBINSON and MICHAEL TARM   |   July 1, 2010

CHICAGO — Rod and Patti Blagojevich spent more than $400,000 on clothes including tailored suits, custom-made shirts, furs and once even topped $1,300 on ties...

ESPN's Ultimate Franchise Standings: How Do Colorado Teams Stack Up?

  |   May 25, 2011

ESPN The Magazine has published the latest edition of its annual Ultimate Standings, a detailed list that assesses each MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL franchise...
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Politico's HHS Twitter Story: Blowing The Doors Off A Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

If you're wondering what the Politicoiest story of the day is, try this one on for size: "Administration site promotes vodka, P. Diddy."

American Tourist Shot In South Africa

AP   |  FISNIK ABRASHI   |   July 1, 2010

JOHANNESBURG — A 35-year-old American was shot and robbed while walking to his hotel but his life is not in danger, a police spokeswoman said...

Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearings Produce Impressive Substance

The New Republic   |  Jeffrey Rosen   |   May 25, 2011

Far from turning into a "vapid and hollow charade," to use Elena Kagan's now-famous condemnation of other Supreme Court confirmation hearings, her own have been...

Janet Oberndorfer Is A "Resourceful" Lady In The Face Of Recession

Huffington Post   |  Damiano Beltrami   |   May 25, 2011

As Janet Oberndorfer put it, she will have to work "right into the mortuary." At 69, she is still living the freelance life, hustling for...

University Of Georgia Athletic Director ARRESTED For DUI, Had Previously Filmed 'Don't Drink And Drive' PSA (WATCH)

  |   May 25, 2011

Damon Evans, athletic director at the University of Georgia, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with driving under the influence. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A...

Utah Immigration Crackdown: Website To Identify Businesses That Don't Hire Illegals Has Major Loophole

AP   |  BROCK VERGAKIS   |   July 1, 2010

SALT LAKE CITY — A state website created to certify that businesses are checking the immigration status of new employees doesn't verify whether the companies...

Dwyane Wade Meets Bulls On First Day As Free Agent

AP   |  ANDREW SELIGMAN   |   July 1, 2010

CHICAGO — Dwyane Wade grew up in Chicago and still makes his offseason home there. The Bulls would like to see that arrangement become more...

Dean McDermott Hospitalized: Tori Spelling's Husband Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

AP   |   July 1, 2010

LOS ANGELES — Reality star Dean McDermott is being treated for a punctured and collapsed lung after a motorcycle accident. Publicist Meghan Prophet says McDermott...

Kate Gosselin: 'Read My Eyebrows. No Botox!'

peoplestylewatch.com   |   May 25, 2011

With the rumors flying that Kate Gosselin had a botched Botox job, the reality mom wants to inject some sense into the discussion. It ain't...

12 Epic New York Meals to Try Before You Die

ny.eater.com   |   May 25, 2011

Most fine dining restaurants in New York have some kind of multi-course tasting menu, but only a few truly achieve epic, once-in-a-lifetime status. Some of...

States Most Likely To Ticket Tourists For Speeding

AOL Travel News   |  Fran Golden   |   May 25, 2011

What states are most likely to give you a speeding ticket? Just in time for the holiday weekend, the National Motorists Association took a look...

Pat Quinn Signs Budget, Announces $1.4 Billion In Cuts To Schools, Human Services

AP   |  CHRISTOPHER WILLS and DEANNA BELLANDI   |   July 1, 2010

CHICAGO — Stuck with the job of managing the worst deficit in Illinois history, Gov. Pat Quinn delivered a budget plan Thursday that includes $1.4...

Schumer Wants Stiff Fines For Unsanitary Airline Food

AP   |  SAMANTHA BOMKAMP   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) is pushing for stiffer fines against companies that prepare airline food in unsanitary conditions. Pointing to...

Kelsey Grammer DIVORCE: Split For Actor & Wife Camille

tmz.com   |  9 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff   |   May 25, 2011

TMZ has learned ... Kelsey Grammer's wife, Camille Grammer has filed for divorce. 0701_kelsey_grammar_EX_getty_02 The divorce petition was just filed by her lawyer, Neal Hersh....

South Shore Drill Team Helps Young People Succeed In Chicago's Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

  |   May 25, 2011

For teenagers in Chicago's turbulent South Side, staying in school and away from trouble can be a challenge. For 30 years, the South Shore Drill...

Jay-Z, Prokhorov Makes LeBron James Pitch

AP   |  TOM WITHERS   |   July 1, 2010

CLEVELAND — It's a flirtatious courtship, media frenzy and global event rolled into a package unprecedented in sports history. The recruitment of LeBron James, the...

The Skinny: Parrish Art Museum's Midsummer Party

  |   May 25, 2011

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WHO: Parrish Art Museum and event hosts Deborah Bancroft, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Ross Bleckner WHAT: Midsummer Party to benefit the Parrish Art...

LA Times Takes Heat For King Kong Advertisement Disguised As News

Huffington Post   |  Billy Silverman   |   May 25, 2011

The LA Times is taking some heat from the local blogosphere this morning for running a four-page wraparound ad promoting Universal Studios' new 3D King...

World Cup Visitors Have Spent $128 Million In South Africa

  |   May 25, 2011

VISA announced on Thursday that World Cup visitors have already spent $128 million in South Africa, and that's only on VISA-branded credit cards, according to...

Diana DeGette Takes Criticism For Fundraiser Billed 'Insider Briefing' On Oil Spill

POLITICO   |  CHRIS FRATES   |   May 25, 2011

A leading government watchdog group has criticized Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette for holding a fundraising event for state Democrats billed as an "insider briefing" on...

Madina Lake Bassist Matthew Leone Hospitalized After BRUTAL Attack In Chicago

  |   May 25, 2011

UPDATED STORY: Matthew Leone, the bass player for Chicago-based band Madina Lake, remains hospitalized Friday after a brutal Tuesday attack in Chicago. Madina Lake singer...

iPhone 4's New Horrible Father App (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

In addition to the terrible reception, the new iPhone comes loaded with new features and apps. One of which is FaceTime which allows you to...

Michael Vick, Shooting Suspect? Police Cannot Rule QB Out

AP   |  HANK KURZ Jr.   |   July 1, 2010

RICHMOND, Va. — Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick says he was not involved with a shooting following his birthday celebration in Virginia Beach last week....
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Lindsey Graham On Tea Party: 'Just Unsustainable,' No 'Coherent Vision,' Will 'Die Out'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

Under the Obama administration, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has spent much of his time playing the role of the go-to yet mercurial Republican negotiator. It's...

'The Huckabee Show': Mike Huckabee Gets Trial Talk Show On Fox

Huffington Post   |  Lindsay Gellman   |   May 25, 2011

Twentieth Television, News Corp's syndication unit, is giving Mike Huckabee a six-week trial period as a weekday talk show host. Huckabee — former Governor of...

20 Products That Are Cheaper Today Than They Were 10 Years Ago

walletpop.com   |  Tom Barlow   |   May 25, 2011

Thanks to inflation, what cost just a buck in 2000 would cost $1.27 today. Happily, the price of some products has not kept up with...

Adnan Shukrijumah, Al Qaeda Operative, Linked To New York Subway Plot

AP   |  ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO   |   June 30, 2010

NEW YORK — U.S. counterterrorism officials have linked one of the nation's most wanted terrorists to last year's thwarted plot to bomb the New York...

Sam Zell: The Future Of Newspapers Lies In...PDFs? (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Everyone (especially in media) has an opinion regarding the future of newspapers. Chicago Tribune chairman Sam Zell shared his pretty unique perspective on the subject...

Randall Lane's 'The Zeroes': The Best Scandals And Misadventures

Huffington Post   |  Gideon Pine   |   May 25, 2011

The rise and fall of Trader Monthly -- a glossy magazine dedicated to chronicling the lives of spoiled Wall Street traders -- and its editor...

Nicholas Carr On Colbert: Multitasking Makes Us Worse At Multitasking (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Nicholas Carr, author of the new book "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to our Brains," talked to Stephen Colbert last night about how...

Indians 'Shocked,' 'Offended' By Joel Stein's TIME Article

Huffington Post   |  Lindsay Gellman   |   May 25, 2011

Joel Stein says he was going for humor in his opinion piece, "My Own Private India," which ran in Monday's TIME Magazine. But the Indian-American...

Husbands Can Be Jailed For Insulting Wives In France

Telegraph   |  Henry Samuel in Paris   |   May 25, 2011

Couples who insult each other over their physical appearance or make false accusations about infidelity face jail, under a new French law making "psychological violence"...

Erin Andrews 'Vanity Fair' Interview Includes Bizarre Constipation Question

FanHouse   |   May 25, 2011

Vanity Fair's contributing editor George Wayne is described on the magazine's website as the "intrepid Q&A correspondent and distinguished cultural arbiter, conducting his trademark, candid...

Fiorina Calls Stimulus Program A Failure

AP/HuffPost   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is maintaining the federal government's $862 billion stimulus package did little for job-creation. The former chief executive of...

Angeleno Magazine Announces 8th Annual Restaurant Awards

  |  Anna Almendrala   |   May 25, 2011

Angeleno Magazine has announced the winners of their 8th Annual Restaurant Awards for best new restaurants in Los Angeles for 2010. Some of the listed...

Chicago Libraries A Waste? Fox Chicago Poses The Question (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

In a provocative six-minute segment, Fox Chicago News sparked a debate that is catching fire nationwide: with the city facing a serious budget shortfall, and...

WORST Etsy Products According To Refinery29

Refinery29   |  Connie Wang & Raquel Gonzales   |   May 25, 2011

When Etsy's good, it's very, very good--but when it's bad, it can be traumatizing. Thanks to sites like Regretsy and Craftastrophe chronicling the dregs of...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Tue Greenfort At Johann Koenig In Berlin

contemporaryartdaily.com   |   May 25, 2011

Artist: Tue Greenfort Venue: Johann Koenig, Berlin Exhibition Title: Flambant neuf Date: June 11 - July 10, 2010 The fourth solo exhibition of Tue Greenfort...

Anna Chapman, Alleged Russian Spy, Was Dating 60-Year-Old Divorced Dad Michael Bittan

  |   May 25, 2011

Just how undercover was alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman? A new report claims the 28-year-old red headed temptress was dating a wealthy 60-year-old man before...
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Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan: Health Department Unveils Program That Could Help 350,000 Uninsured

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Arthur Delaney   |   May 25, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday unveiled a new program called the Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan to provide insurance for people who...

HuffPost Innovators Series - Catchafire, LookTel And More (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

If the economic recovery is going to happen any time soon, these are the kind of companies that will be leading the way. As the...

Pepsi Aims To Refresh The Damaged Gulf

AP   |  EMILY FREDRIX   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — Pepsi is expanding its popular Refresh Project charitable program to help communities affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico....

NEW MUSEUMS: Charles Saatchi To Create A New MOCA London, Filled With His Art

artinfo.com   |   May 25, 2011

LONDON--Charles Saatchi, the London-based advertising magnate whose voracious collecting jump-started the U.K. art scene in the 1990s, has announced that he is giving his world-renowned...

Authors: The New Entrepreneurs?

Publishing Perspectives   |  Anna Lewis   |   May 25, 2011

[S]ome entrepreneurial zeal to complement the creative spirit is becoming more and more important. So what are the new skills that authors are learning? And...

Prince Michael Vitiligo? Michael Jackson's Son May Have His Skin Condition

  |   May 25, 2011

Michael Jackson's kids were photographed on the beach during a recent trip to Hawaii and his 13-year-old son Prince Michael I appears to have white...

States Desperately Need Financial Rescue, Nearly 1 Million Jobs Could Be Lost Across The Country

Washington Post   |  Michael A. Fletcher   |   May 25, 2011

Nothing less than the nation's nascent economic recovery hangs in the balance. States say that if they do not find financial rescue they will have...
Jason Linkins

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Oil Spill Media Access: Reporters Still Given The Runaround Even As Public Health Concerns Mount

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

The latest chapter in the media's ongoing struggle to cover the Gulf Oil Spill comes courtesy of PBS Newshour's Bridget Desimone, who has been working...

John Boehner, Eric Cantor Clash Denied By Both GOP Leaders

The Huffington Post   |  Nick Wing   |   May 25, 2011

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) both took to Fox News Wednesday night to deny recent reports that there...

Alexander McQueen Auction: Dresses Don't Sell

  |   May 25, 2011

Two Alexander McQueen dresses went unsold at an auction in London this week, WWD reports. The gowns, from the late designer's fall 2007 "Salem Witch"...

Vienna Girardi: Why I Sold My Breakup Story To Star (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

In 'The Bachelor Breakup' special, Vienna calls Jake a "fame whore" and she will also explain why she decided to sell her story to Star...

Loch Ness Monster Tourism Centers Sue Over Same Name

  |   May 25, 2011

The town of Drumnadochit, Scotland is a small village on the banks of the legendary freshwater Loch Ness lake, where there are not one but...

Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher?

AP   |   July 1, 2010

LONDON — Cinema chameleon Meryl Streep's latest challenge: becoming the Iron Lady. Pathe Films says the two-time Academy Award winner has expressed an interest in...

Pentagon Recommends Prestigious Medal Of Honor For Living Soldier

AP   |  PAULINE JELINEK   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — The military has sent the White House a recommendation to award the Medal of Honor to a soldier for bravery in Afghanistan, which...

Oil Spill: Offshore Windfarm May Face Delays In Wake Of BP Gulf Disaster

Bloomberg   |   May 25, 2011

NRG Energy Inc. said its wind-power project off the coast of Delaware may take three times longer than planned to get approved after BP Plc's...

Kristen Stewart Worries Fans Will Assassinate Her

popeater.com   |   May 25, 2011

The actress, who's been busy these days with 'Twilight'-related appearances, tells Britain's Hello! magazine that she struggles to "keep myself from crying sometimes" at events...

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama Formally Begins Long-Term Gulf Restoration Plan

Reuters   |   May 25, 2011

President Barack Obama on Wednesday formally directed officials to draw up a long-term economic and environmental plan to help the Gulf Coast region get back...

Indonesia's Last Glacier Will Melt Within Years

AP   |  ROBIN McDOWELL   |   July 1, 2010

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Lonnie Thompson spent years preparing for his expedition to the remote, mist-shrouded mountains of eastern Indonesia, hoping to chronicle the affect of...

Road Workers Strike, Halting Construction And Easing Commutes

  |   May 25, 2011

For the first time in months, commuters on the Eisenhower Expressway Thursday morning might have felt a little wind in their hair. The construction projects...

'Let Me In' TRAILER: US Remake Of Swedish Film 'Let The Right One In' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   |  Nicholas Graham   |   May 25, 2011

The international trailer for the film "Let Me In" has been released. The movie is an American remake of the Swedish film "Let the Right...

Holly Freishtat: Baltimore's First Food Czar Bringing Healthy Options To Low-Income Neighborhoods

GOOD   |   May 25, 2011

The appointment of Holly Freishtat as Charm City's food policy director should be a lesson to other cities, [...] tasked with coordinating and implementing a...

Underage Drinking Soars Among Teen Girls (VIDEO)

CBS   |   May 25, 2011

The Fourth of July is prime time for teen drinking, and this year might be worse than usual. Alcohol and drug abuse in young people...

Washington Post Rejects Newsmax Offer For Newsweek

nytimes.com   |  JEREMY W. PETERS   |   May 25, 2011

The Washington Post Company, which put the magazine up for sale in May after efforts to stem its financial losses failed, has rejected overtures from...

Lindsay Lohan Owes West Hollywood Boutique Church $16,880.83: Report

  |   May 25, 2011

Lindsay Lohan is accused of owing West Hollywood boutique Church $16,880.83 for items purchased between November 2009 and February 2010, TMZ reports. Lohan's business manager...

Grigory Perelman, Reclusive Russian Math Genius, REJECTS $1 Million Prize

AP   |  MALCOLM RITTER   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — He said nyet to $1 million. Grigory Perelman, a reclusive Russian mathematics genius who made headlines earlier this year for not immediately...

Van Der Sloot's Peruvian Prison (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

It seems being behind bars hasn't stopped alleged murderer Joran Van der Sloot from trying to strike it rich. One day after an Alabama grand...

Special Price: Delivered Floral Designs From The Hidden Garden

  |   May 25, 2011

This offer comes courtesy of Bergine. The Hidden Garden Floral Designs 11054 Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-575-6600 Original Price: $75.00 Bergine Price: $50.00...

Little Kids Reenact American Revolution (ADORABLE VIDEO)

Huffington Post   |  Nicholas Graham   |   May 25, 2011

Our friends at Babelgum have given us a new adjective to use when describe the stirring events of our nation's founding: adorable! We wish you...

Pot Dispensary Shootings Continue, LA Police Investigate Third Pot Incident In A Week

AP   |   July 1, 2010

LOS ANGELES — Police are investigating a third Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensary shooting. An employee at a San Fernando Valley dispensary was shot in...

Gulf Oil Spill: Ask BP's Bob Dudley YOUR Questions (WATCH)

Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

YouTube, Google, and PBS have teamed up to ask President and CEO of BP's Gulf Coast Restoration Organization, Bob Dudley, YOUR questions about the Gulf...

West Pullman Solar Plant Sets Example For Illinois Green Energy

Chicago Tribune   |   May 25, 2011

At a former industrial site on Chicago's South Side, more than 32,000 solar panels slowly tilt every few minutes, following the sun as it moves...

Electric Daisy Aftermath: Future Of Raves At LA Coliseum In Doubt

  |   May 25, 2011

(AP) LOS ANGELES -- The future of raves at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is in doubt after a 15-year-old girl died of a...

New Jobless Claims Jump To Highest Level Since March

AP   |  CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — The economic rebound is stalling. A raft of weak new reports Thursday provided the strongest evidence yet that the recovery is slowing and...

Helen Reddy: Madonna Made Us All Whores

  |   May 25, 2011

"I Am Woman" singer Helen Reddy has blamed Madonna for the demise of classy women's lingerie, Page Six reports. Reddy said that when she was...

Johanna Sigurdardottir, Icelandic PM, Becomes First Head Of State To Enter Same-Sex Marriage

AP   |  LOUISE NORDSTROM   |   July 1, 2010

STOCKHOLM — Iceland's prime minister made history last week when she wed her girlfriend, becoming the world's first head of government to enter a gay...

Colorado Unemployment Will Remain Higher Than Expected As Senate Rejects Benefits Extension

  |   May 25, 2011

A leading CU economist is revising his projections for job losses in Colorado in 2010, saying the state will end the year with a greater...
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Boehner's Rep Responds To Scarborough: He Works Hard... At Partying!

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

Joe Scarborough caused a bit of a stir when he said that Boehner "is not a hard worker." Hilariously, the Boehner camp's response was basically: Oh, yeah? Well I'll have you know that the Minority Leader goes to LOTS of parties!

Whitney Port Gets Chubby (PHOTO)

  |   May 25, 2011

No Whitney didn't actually gain a bunch of weight but she finds the notion hilarious. 'The City' star posted this digitally altered photo on her...

The Worst Sentence Of 2010

Galley Cat   |  Jason Boog on Jul 01, 2010 10:23 AM   |   May 25, 2011

Author Molly Ringle has won the 2010 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, writing the world's worst opening sentence to an imaginary novel....

American Crossroads, Karl Rove-Backed Group, Raises $8 Million In June After Disappointing May

AP   |  CHARLES BABINGTON   |   June 30, 2010

WASHINGTON — A conservative activist group says it raised more than $8 million in June to help conservative candidates and causes ahead of midterm elections...

Google CEO: 'We Don't Have A Plan To Beat Apple'

Telegraph   |  Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial)   |   May 25, 2011

This week Google released an update to its Android mobile operating system. Known as FroYo, the new operating system makes Android mobile phones up to...

Kris Versteeg Trade: Blackhawks Deal Versteeg To Toronto In Salary-Cap Move

AP   |   June 30, 2010

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired right winger Kris Versteeg from the Stanley Cup champion Chicago in a five-player trade Wednesday, the Blackhawks' latest...

Mel Gibson Sells Home For $24 Million (VIDEO TOUR)

  |   May 25, 2011

It was recently reported that Mel Gibson's 75-acre Connecticut estate, Old Mill Farm, was finally sold to Cosette Property LLC for a cool $24 million....

New Crop Of Memoirs Account The Lives Of Young, Single, Independent Women

Salon.com   |  Anika Anand   |   May 25, 2011

This crop of books is laying out what it feels like to be a young, professional, economically and sexually independent woman, unencumbered by children or...
Sam Stein

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Afghanistan Withdrawal: Lawmakers Rebuke Obama For Calling Focus On It An 'Obsession'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

With the war on Afghanistan thrust momentarily back into the political spotlight, a host of anti-war Democratic lawmakers are expressing their frustration with the Obama...

Maggots Falling From Passenger's Rotting Meat Force US Airways Flight Back To Gate (VIDEO)

AP   |  KATE BRUMBACK   |   May 25, 2011

Kate Brumback for the Associated Press: ATLANTA — Maggots falling from an overhead bin from a spoiled container of meat forced a US Airways flight...

Millions Of Swine Flu Vaccines Expired, To Be Thrown Out

AP   |  MIKE STOBBE   |   July 1, 2010

ATLANTA — About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired – meaning that a whopping 40 million doses...

When Is A Drug Too Risky To Stay On The Market?

AP   |  MARILYNN MARCHIONE   |   June 30, 2010

The arthritis pill Vioxx was withdrawn but menopause hormones were not, even though both were tied to heart risks. A multiple sclerosis medicine was pulled...

Anna Chapman: The Russian Spy's Ten Minute Interview

  |   May 25, 2011

Move over Julia Roberts. A never-before-seen video of Russian spy Anna Chapman has just surfaced, and it's some of the best acting we've seen in...

Best Audiobooks For Kids

Salon   |  Steve Kornacki   |   May 25, 2011

That's where audiobooks comes in. OK, they're technically not reading, but it is listening to literature read aloud -- verbatim -- by people who can...

Anna Chapman "Doppelganger" Liza Marie Johnston Spied Around Town

nydailynews.com   |  Corky Siemaszko   |   May 25, 2011

She could be accused Russian spy Anna Chapman's twin, but she's no double agent. A Brooklyn redhead is turning heads and drawing stares because she's...

FDR Rated Best President In Survey Of 238 Scholars

AP   |   July 1, 2010

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. — Franklin Delano Roosevelt is being ranked the top president in U.S. history by 238 scholars surveyed by Siena College. Roosevelt has topped...

Freed Inmate Names Jon Burge, Mayor Daley In New Torture Suit

Chicago Tribune   |   May 25, 2011

A man who was sentenced to death and spent more than 21 years in prison for a quintuple murder is suing former Chicago Police Cmdr....

Ten Classic Movies Drawn as Little Golden Books: Terminator, Lebowski, And More

Nerve.com   |   May 25, 2011

Josh Cooley is a story artist at Pixar who creates images for children's films by day. By night, he brings his artistic talent to less...

NASA Boosts Efforts To Spot Earth-Smashing Asteroids

aolnews.com   |   May 25, 2011

Now, however, the odds of an apocalypse-by-asteroid are shrinking. The effort to find and study space rocks is entering a golden age, and that effort...

Top 10 African Crime Novels

The Guardian   |  Michael Stanley   |   May 25, 2011

The African crime writing duo pick the best books in their field, from established greats Agatha Christie and John Le Carré to newer names on...

Is This The Most Ridiculous Magazine Ever? (PHOTO)

Huffington Post   |  Alex Leo   |   May 25, 2011

The title of this magazine, Polish Food, gave me a you-had-me-at-hello moment, but my love was clinched with the promise of a story called "Milk...

Egidio Torre, Brother Of Rodolfo Torre, To Replace Slain Candidate In Mexico Election

AP   |  OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ   |   June 30, 2010

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — The brother of a gubernatorial candidate assassinated in northern Mexico was named Wednesday to run as his replacement in this weekend's...

Poet Laureate Announced: William S. Merwin Named 17th U.S. Poet Laureate

AP   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — A writer who stopped using punctuation in the 1960s and spent much of the last 30 years secluded in Hawaii will become the...

Mark Kirk Votes Against Obama's Wall Street Reform Bill

Chicago Sun-Times   |   May 25, 2011

The House on Wednesday passed on a 237-192 mainly party line roll call President Obama's Wall Street reform bill. On Tuesday, I asked Illinois GOP...

Chain-Smoking Indonesian Tot Continues His Habit On Camera (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Though his parents previously vowed to get help, 2-year-old Aldi Suganda Rizal -- the Indonesian toddler who caused a sensation in May when video footage...

Finland Makes Broadband Access A 'Legal Right'

BBC News   |   May 25, 2011

Finland has become the first country in the world to make broadband a legal right for every citizen....

Hollister Bedbug Infestation Shuts SoHo Store

Huffington Post   |  David Weiner   |   May 25, 2011

What's the only thing that could harsh the mellow at Hollister's "epic" SoHo store? Bedbugs, dude. The good times are indeed over -- at least...

Larry King's Plans: Bagel Store, Pitchman?

  |   May 25, 2011

Is Larry King getting out of the nightly TV game in order to open a bagel shop? Deadline's Mike Fleming reports that now that "Larry...

Elle Macpherson's HOT Pants: Hit Or Miss? (PHOTOS, POLL)

  |   May 25, 2011

Read More: Elle Macpherson, Models, Poll
NEWSFLASH! Elle Macpherson is still hot. And in case that totally slipped your mind, the supermodel showed up to the Britain's Next Top Model press...

Melville Gets Giant Predatory Whale Named After Him

AP   |  RAPHAEL G. SATTER   |   June 30, 2010

LONDON — Scientists have discovered an ancient whale whose bite ripped huge chunks of flesh out of other whales about 12 million years ago –...

Fed Bought Junk Bonds In Maiden Lane Wall Street Rescue, But Didn't Tell Congress

Bloomberg   |  Caroline Salas, Craig Torres and Shannon D. Harrington   |   May 25, 2011

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and then-New York Fed President Timothy Geithner told senators on April 3, 2008, that the tens of billions of...

'Ghostbusters' Reimagined As Silent Movie (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Who you gonna call? Sorry, make that "Whom shall you telegram?" The commercial from "Ghostbusters" has been awesomely reimagined as a silent film, complete with...

Cyprus Police Hunting Christopher Metsos, Alleged Russian Spy Who Jumped Bail

AP   |  MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA   |   July 1, 2010

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Russian money and influence have long made a splash on this Mediterranean resort island where a suspected spy paymaster vanished after being...

Pat Quinn To Announce Plans For Budget Gap Today (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP   |  CHRISTOPHER WILLS   |   May 25, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois legislators stuck Gov. Pat Quinn with the task of managing the worst budget crisis in state history, and now he's...

Chris Matthews Grills Rick Barber: 'Are You A Metaphor... Or A Real Candidate?' (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Chris Matthews played hardball Wednesday with Alabama congressional candidate Rick Barber. Matthews and Barber — a tea party candidate whose founding fathers ad drew lots...

Robert Byrd Memorial: Late Senator To Lie In Repose In U.S. Senate (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Senate opened its doors for a final time Thursday for Robert C. Byrd, the West Virginian of humble origins who became a...

BP Sued For Burning Sea Turtles Alive

The Daily Telegraph   |   May 25, 2011

ANIMAL welfare groups are suing BP for burning endangered sea turtles and are asking a US court to stop the oil giant's "controlled burns" on...

Kenneth Feinberg: BP Oil Spill Victims -- Who Will Get Paid?

CNNMoney.com   |  Catherine Clifford, Staff Reporter   |   May 25, 2011

The new head of the Gulf Coast disaster's claims fund says his first two priorities will be to cut bigger checks and send them out...

Lionel Rivera, Colorado Springs Mayor, Wants a Time-Out From TABOR

Colorado Springs Gazette   |  DANIEL CHACÓN   |   May 25, 2011

Colorado Springs Mayor Lionel Rivera called Wednesday for a three-year timeout from the part of the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights that limits how much tax...

Kindle DX Gets Update, Lower Price

CNET   |   May 25, 2011

With the arrival of the iPad in April, many tech pundits wrote off Amazon's similarly sized--and similarly priced--Kindle DX as a non-viable product. But almost...

Jason Bateman: I WASN'T Booed For Cutting In Line For The iPhone 4

switched.com   |  By Switched Staff — Jun 30th 2010 at 6:30PM   |   May 25, 2011

On iPhone 4 drop day, half of the free world was waiting for their 'magical' device from Apple. Some, it appears, waited longer than others,...

Elena Kagan Ducked, Dodged And Weaved Her Way Through Confirmation Hearings

AP   |  CALVIN WOODWARD   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — Elena Kagan declined to discuss her passions, demurred when asked anything that might tip her hand on the Supreme Court and invoked her...

Elin Nordegren Divorce With Tiger Woods In 'Final Meetings': Report (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Elin Nordegren's "marathon" divorce meetings are in their "final" stages, RadarOnline reports, and an official split with Tiger Woods could occur soon. A source tells...

Jane Norton Leaves Door Open For Sarah Palin Endorsement

  |   May 25, 2011

Jane Norton is still not giving up hope for an endorsement from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. In an interview with the Colorado Statesman, Norton...

Brett Ratner Likes Big Butts (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

Director Brett Ratner came out to support big butts on Wednesday night. Ratner, who also dabbles in photographer, attended Playboy & Taschen's 'The Big Butt...

Google Says China Partially Blocks Search Service

AP   |  JOE McDONALD   |   July 1, 2010

BEIJING — A Google search feature was blocked in China on Thursday, the company said as it awaited Beijing's decision on whether to renew its...

Fireworks Already Leading To Injuries, Arrests In Chicago

  |   May 25, 2011

The Fourth of July is on Sunday, and while people may have the best intentions while celebrating Independence Day, sometimes things get out of hand....

Obama Immigration Reform Speech: President Argues For Immigration Overhaul

AP   |  DARLENE SUPERVILLE   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — Hoping to breathe new life into the stalled immigration effort, President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed the delay on recalcitrant Republicans whom he...

Treasury Makes $10.5 Billion From Sale Of Citigroup Shares

AP   |  JEANNINE AVERSA   |   July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department said Thursday it has raised $10.5 billion from the sale of a total of 2.6 billion shares of Citigroup stock...

Whale-Eating Whale DISCOVERED At Coastal Desert In Peru

msn.com   |  Larry O'Hanlon   |   May 25, 2011

The massive skull and jaw of a 13-million-year-old sperm whale has been discovered eroding from the windblown sands of a coastal desert of Peru....

The G-20's China Bet: Simon Johnson

nytimes.com   |  SIMON JOHNSON   |   May 25, 2011

The G-20 is betting that China can keep its growth high enough to sustain the global economy while also not getting drawn into some sort...

13 Retro Products That Failed To Catch On (PICTURES)

Huffington Post   |  Katla McGlynn   |   May 25, 2011

New inventions are tricky. The right idea can earn you millions and change peoples' day-to-day lives. The wrong idea will either be left in the...

Snoop Dogg Tried To Rent Liechtenstein For Video Shoot

The Huffington Post   |  Curtis M. Wong   |   May 25, 2011

Music videos have transported MTV audiences to far-off locales for years. Madonna memorably danced on a Venetian gondola in 1984, while Michael Jackson set one...

Lawyer: Evidence In Russian Spy Case 'Extremely Thin'

AP   |  TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — A prosecutor warned Thursday that a powerful and sophisticated network of U.S.-based Russian agents were eager to help defendants in an alleged...

Mom FURIOUS After Google Posts Naked Photo Of Her Son Online

switched.com   |  By Amar Toor — Jul 1st 2010 at 7:15AM   |   May 25, 2011

When Claire Rowlands searched Google Street View for her mother's home, she expected to see her mom's garden, car and front fence. One thing she...

Jose Canseco vs. Gary Hogan: Ex-MLB Star To Fight 60-Year-Old Man

FanHouse   |   May 25, 2011

After hitting 462 home runs over his 16-year career, former Major League Baseball slugger Jose Canseco now feels like it's time he hit something else....

Tony La Russa Supports Arizona Immigration Law

AP   |   June 30, 2010

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa says he supports Arizona legislation calling for tougher enforcement against illegal immigrants. Opponents of the...

In Britain, 270 Students Angling For Each Open Job

Telegraph   |   May 25, 2011

The number of applications has soared by 15 per cent compared with two years ago when the recession struck, it was disclosed. Competition is being...

'See Something, Say Something' Goes National

AP   |  EVA DOU   |   July 1, 2010

NEW YORK — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano liked the New York transit system's security slogan so much that she launched her own "see something,...

Ferragamo Attimo Launch: Who Hit The Fete In Style? (PHOTOS, POLL)

  |   May 25, 2011

Fashionistas flocked to Wednesday night's Salvatore Ferragamo Attimo Launch at Le Bain at The Standard Hotel in NYC. The face of the fragrance, Dree Hemingway,...

Lily Allen: 'I Don't Care' About Weight Gain

  |   May 25, 2011

Lily Allen covers the August issue of Elle UK, and in the interview she talks about her weight fluctuations, plans to start a family and...

Bloomberg: NY State Budget Too Taxing On The Rich

AP   |   May 25, 2011

ALBANY, N.Y. (Associated Press) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Albany's plan for a state a budget will be a big help --...

Bernanke, Fed Made Used Taxpayer Money To Buy Junk Bonds Without Congress Knowing

bloomberg.com   |  Caroline Salas, Craig Torres and Shannon D. Harrington   |   May 25, 2011

July 1 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and then-New York Fed President Timothy Geithner told senators on April 3, 2008, that the...

Amy Poehler Rocks Her Baby Bump (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

Amy Poehler attended a New York premiere of Julianne Moore's 'The Kids Are All Right' with obvious reasons to smile - friend Rachel Dratch was...

Swine Flu Vaccine: 40 Millions Doses To Be Burned

AP   |  MIKE STOBBE   |   July 1, 2010

ATLANTA — About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired – meaning that a whopping 40 million doses...

Alan Greenspan: Recent Decline 'Typical' Of Recovery

CNBC   |   May 25, 2011

"What we're looking at is an invisible wall, which we've run into here. Which, essentially, as far as I can see, is a typical pause...

Georgi Vodka Ad Pulled From Brooklyn Buses

  |   May 25, 2011

You can't blame Georgi for trying to reach their target demographic. But evidently the MTA can. MTA officials recently decided to remove Georgi Vodka's provocative...

The Ghazi Force: Vengeful New Militant Group Emerges In Pakistan

AP   |  KATHY GANNON   |   July 1, 2010

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities now believe a dangerous new militant group, out to avenge a deadly army assault on a mosque in Islamabad three...

Google Increasing Pay For Gay Couples To Cover Tax For Same-Sex Benefits

nytimes.com   |   May 25, 2011

On Thursday, Google is going to begin covering a cost that gay and lesbian employees must pay when their partners receive domestic partner health benefits,...

Dev Patel & Freida Pinto Still Going Strong (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

At least two people who starred in 'Slumdog Millionaire' are doing well, on-and-off screen lovers Dev Patel and Freida Pinto. The pair, who met on...

Democratic Convention 2012: DNC Planners Consider Four Cities

AP/Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Recognizing that President Barack Obama faces serious challenges in the Midwest he carried not two years ago, the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday...

Today's Front Pages: July 1

  |   May 25, 2011

What everybody else is talking about:...

Rachel Swett Dead: Columbia Student Dies In New Zealand Skiing Accident

bwog.net   |   May 25, 2011

Tragic news for the entire Columbia community today: Rachel Swett, a rising senior in CC, died after a skiing accident in New Zealand, where she...

David Foster Wallace Thought Readers Are Smart And Tolstoy Was His Role Model

  |   May 25, 2011

Smarter than You Think Wyatt Mason The New York Review of Books Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David...

Mel Gibson Sells Estate For $24M

AP   |   July 1, 2010

LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend have concluded a closed-door hearing with a judge handling their child custody case. Attorneys for...

Jeremy London Seeks Injunction Against Mother & Twin Brother

AP   |  ANTHONY McCARTNEY   |   June 30, 2010

LOS ANGELES — Jeremy London asked a court Wednesday to issue an injunction preventing his mother and brother from giving interviews that the actor claims...

Wonder Woman's New Costume: Superheroine Gets A Makeover (PHOTOS, POLL)

  |   May 25, 2011

Great Hera! Wonder Woman is getting an extreme makeover for her DC Comics 600th issue, the New York Times reports. She'll be swapping her blue-and-white-star...

LeBron James Looks At Billy Joel's Old Townhouse? (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

It's LeBron James Day, where the entire world focuses on the decision of one man to make a lot of money in one place, or...

Politico Style Statements: Which Should Be Brought Back From Summer 2009? (PHOTOS, POLL)

  |   May 25, 2011

Last summer was the season of politico style statements from Barack's jeans to Michelle's shorts, Sarah Palin's toes to Carla Bruni's bikini, and John Kerry's...

6 Mistakes You Make At The Doctor's Office (PHOTOS)

Health.com   |  Suzanne Levy   |   May 25, 2011

It's not uncommon for chronic pain patients to report a difficult encounter with a doctor. In order to assure the best possible care, here's...

PMS Relief: How To Beat PMS Symptoms (VIDEO)

BetterTV   |   May 25, 2011

Many women accept the burdensome symptoms of PMS as a fact of life. But with changes to diet and alternative treatments, there is hope for...

LIVE VIDEO EVENT: Tom Ferry Answers YOUR Questions About The Four Addictions That Ruin Lives (LIVE VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

Tom Ferry is back for his second appearance on HuffPost Living to answer YOUR questions about the Four Addictions That Ruin Lives. (SCROLL DOWN TO...

Cynthia Murphy, Accused Russian Spy, Scouted Classmates At Columbia

  |   May 25, 2011

Alleged Russian spy Cynthia Murphy tried to recruit her Columbia classmates and professors to spy, reports reveal. The New York Post has more: The shocking...

Apple, AT&T Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit

Huffington Post   |  Bianca Bosker   |   May 25, 2011

Apple's new iPhone 4 has a front-facing camera, multitasking, and what appears to be an big antenna problem. Numerous iPhone 4 users have reported that...

Bookstores We Love For Their Spirit Of Independence (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

Bookstores have been in the news lately and the subject has been their survival. This is a topic that has been debated since the rise...

Toyota Recall: Engines Bad In 270,000 Vehicles, Including Seven Lexus Models

AP   |  BY SHINO YUASA   |   July 1, 2010

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday about 270,000 cars sold worldwide – including luxury Lexus sedans – have potentially faulty engines, the latest quality...

The Coolest Twitter Art (PICTURES)

Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

We've seen Excel art, iPhone art, and even blue-screen-of-death portraits. Here's an up and coming medium not to be missed: Twart, or Twitter art. Text-based...

Amazon Buys Deal-A-Day Website Woot

AP   |  RACHEL METZ   |   June 30, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon.com Inc. has purchased deal-a-day website Woot.com. In a joke-laden message on the company blog, Woot CEO Matt Rutledge said the deal...

Hurricane Alex 2010 Kills Three In Mexico, Spawns Two Texas Tornadoes, Churns Oil In Gulf

AP   |  By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN   |   May 25, 2011

SAN FERNANDO, Mexico -- Hurricane Alex killed three people, including a 5-year-old child, as it made landfall in northern Mexico on Wednesday night. The Atlantic...

Microsoft Kin DEAD: Microsoft Pulling The Plug On New Phone, Sources Say

Huffington Post   |  Bianca Bosker   |   May 25, 2011

Microsoft's Kin phone was announced in April. It launched in May. And it died in June. Microsoft plans to pull the plug on Kin and...

BP Oil Spill Nears Record As Largest In Gulf History

  |   May 25, 2011

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - BP's massive oil spill will become the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico by Thursday based on the highest...

'Inspire', Al Qaeda's First English Language Magazine, Is Here

The Atlantic   |   May 25, 2011

As the U.S. struggles to manage its efforts to influence opinion about Al Qaeda abroad, Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula has produced its first...

Iraqis Buying Tons Of U.S. Military Surplus Items

  |   May 25, 2011

By Liz Sly, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Fallouja, Iraq On the outskirts of this former insurgent stronghold, Munir Ibrahim Ismail and his family...

Michael Deihl, Acclaimed Chef, Makes A Difference For The Troops Through Food

HuffPost   |  Erica Liepmann   |   May 25, 2011

Mention the United Service Organizations -- almost universally known as the USO -- to most Americans, and the first thing you'll likely hear is "Bob...

Made In The USA: Why July 4th Is Good For Business

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business   |  Geoff Williams   |   July 29, 2011

For some businesses, July 4th is a little like, well, Christmas. The fireworks industry, for instance, is a $940 million-a-year industry in the United States....

NBA Free Agency 2010: Where Will Top Free Agents End Up? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post   |  Eric Feldman   |   May 25, 2011

It overshadowed the NBA Finals; it overshadowed the NBA Draft. And now it is here: the 2010 NBA free agency period. With superstars galore, teams...

Angelina Jolie & The Kids In Mexico (PHOTOS)

  |   May 25, 2011

Angelina Jolie arrived in Mexico Wednesday with her eldest four kids for a 'Salt' junket. The family (without Brad Pitt or young twins Knox and...
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