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Ryan Seacrest’s 'Knock Knock Live' Axed After Just 2 Episodes

Dominique Mosbergen | July 31, 2015 | Entertainment
When Ryan Seacrest, the “busiest man in Hollywood,” touches something in the entertainment world, it usually turns to gold. But it seems the “American Idol” host, radio personality and producer of such mega-hits like “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and the Emmy Award-winning “Jamie Oliver's Food...

James Holmes Defense Make Final Appeal For Mercy

Kelly Chen | July 30, 2015 | Crime
  CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others...

Activists Dangle From St. Johns Bridge In Oregon To Stop Shell Icebreaker Ship

Andy Campbell | July 30, 2015 | Green
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation. The ship passed by the bridge after protesters...

Texas Businessman Finds iPhone That Fell From Plane

David Moye | July 30, 2015 | Weird News
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston. The Wichita Falls Times Record News (http://bit.ly/1JTt5AS ) reported Thursday that Ben Wilson says his cellphone...

Burglary Suspect Found Asleep Surrounded By Chicken And Beer

David Moye | July 30, 2015 | Weird News
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Chicken and beer make for a bad burglary. A Florida family tells police they came home to chicken bones and empty beer bottles scattered about their kitchen floor and a would-be robber passed out on their couch. The Palm Beach County...

Black Activists Pressure Obama To Defend Stateless Dominicans

Roque Planas | July 30, 2015 | Latino Voices
  NEW YORK -- Black activists and immigrant groups across the country are pressing the Obama administration to take a stronger stand on what they call a human rights crisis for Haitian migrants and stateless people of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic. ...

Officers Involved In Samuel DuBose Shooting Were Sued In Earlier Death Of Unarmed Black Man

Michael McLaughlin | July 30, 2015 | Crime
Two University of Cincinnati police officers involved in a colleague's recent fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose also were on hand for a 2010 struggle with a psychiatric patient who later died.  Officers Eric Weibel and Phillip Kidd were among seven University of Cincinnati police officers and other officials named...

Two Cops In The Sam DuBose Case Were Involved In The Death Of Another Unarmed Black Man

Alana Horowitz | July 30, 2015 | Crime
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"> Five years before University of Cincinnati officers Eric Weibel and Phillip Kidd corroborated the seemingly false account of an officer now charged with murder, they helped as Kelly...

In The Darkness Of Cecil's Death, Jane Goodall Sees Light

Kelly Chen | July 30, 2015 | Green
After the tragic news broke over Cecil the lion's death, the internet has been flurried with a mixture of mourning and dentist-bashing. A source of stability in the chaos, Jane Goodall speaks out about Cecil's death as only she can in her always calm, clear and passionate voice.

Teen Perfectly Illustrates The Problem With NBC's Sam Dubose Tweet

Hilary Hanson | July 30, 2015 | Media
A University of California at Berkeley student called out NBC News on Twitter on Wednesday for its poor choice of photos in a tweet about Sam DuBose, an unarmed black man fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. NBC’s headline announced that the officer, Ray...

A Look At The Search For MH370

Alexandra Ma | July 30, 2015 | World
Malaysian authorities said Thursday they were "almost certain" a piece of an airliner wing that washed ashore on Reunion Island, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, came from a Boeing 777 -- the model of a Malaysian Airlines plane that vanished on March 8, 2014. The discovery may be...

Kylie Jenner Promotes PureLeef's Breast And Butt Enhancing Products

Cavan Sieczkowski | July 30, 2015 | Entertainment
Kylie Jenner's latest product promotion is for the company PureLeef, which manufactures serums that can apparently enhance a woman's curves naturally.  The 17-year-old posted a photo on Instagram Thursday of herself holding a bottle of the PureLeef Breast Plumping Lotion, writing beside the image that she's a user and...

What Happens One Hour After Drinking A Can Of PBR

Aaron Nemo | July 30, 2015 | Comedy
Coca-Cola lovers are suddenly reevaluating their soda intake. That's thanks to The Renegade Pharmacist, a UK blog run by Niraj Naik, who created an infographic detailing the physical effects a Coke has on the body within the first hour of consumption: Naik's stunning graphic inspired HuffPost Comedy to create...

Blake Lively Campaigns For A Spot In 'Cirque Du Soleil' With Silly Mime Photo

Julia Brucculieri | July 30, 2015 | Entertainment
We don't know about you, but we think mimes are pretty creepy. Sure, they're supposed to be funny, but something about their painted faces has always rubbed us the wrong way.  Blake Lively, on the other hand, thinks being a mime is the "#BestJobEver."  The actress shared a...

Elizabeth Warren Pushes 3 Family-Friendly Bills The GOP Won't Pass

Michael McAuliff | July 30, 2015 | Politics
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7 Mistakes You're Probably Making On Your Online Dating Profile

Brittany Wong | July 30, 2015 | Divorce
  Having no luck getting a decent guy or woman to message you on online dating sites? We hate to say it, but it may be because the profile you've created is unremarkable. (Hey, you've been in a relationship for years -- possibly even decades; there was no...

Martin Luther King Jr. Had A Surprising Role In Saving 'Star Trek'

Todd Van Luling | July 30, 2015 | Entertainment
When actress Nichelle Nichols played Uhura on "Star Trek," she became one of the first ever female black actors on a well-known series to have a role that wasn't a stereotypical maid or nanny. But, as she talked about in a Reddit AMA she did Thursday,...

MSNBC Cancels Three Shows As Ed Schultz, Other Hosts Depart

Michael Calderone | July 30, 2015 | Media
NEW YORK -- MSNBC has canceled "The Cycle," "Now with Alex Wagner" and "The Ed Show" with Ed Schultz as the network reconfigures its afternoon line-up to focus more on breaking news, according to a Thursday memo obtained by The Huffington Post.  MSNBC president Phil Griffin said in...

Nicki Minaj Puts Her Ex-Boyfriend On Blast Over Ghostwriting Claims

Cavan Sieczkowski | July 30, 2015 | Entertainment
Nicki Minaj put her ex-boyfriend on blast after he claimed he ghostwrote some of the lyrics off her "Pinkprint" album.  In his new song "Lifeline," her ex Safaree Samuels raps: "This n****r bent outta shape with a gorilla face / My bars on The Pinkprint no one will ever match /...

Sisters Of Loretto Divest From Fossil Fuels, Cite Pope's Encyclical

Antonia Blumberg | July 30, 2015 | Religion
The Sisters of Loretto, a Kentucky-based Catholic community, are joining a growing movement of religious groups taking a stand for the environment. The sisters voted unanimously during their July assembly meeting to divest from fossil fuels, citing Pope Francis's landmark encyclical on the...