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Joe Scarborough 'Apologizes' To Politifact For Clinton Foundation Comment

Catherine Taibi | May 6, 2015 | Media
Joe Scarborough broke into "Morning Joe" Wednesday to give a "profound, devout, whole-hearted" apology to Politifact. Well, sort of. "[There's] something I need to get off my chest" Scarborough said, turning to the camera. "I'm not a big fan of public confessions, but I must offer a heartfelt apology...

Dog Rescued After Being Found Impaled By Tree Branch 15 Feet In The Air

Hilary Hanson | May 6, 2015 | Crime
WADMALAW ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A dog has been rescued after he was found impaled on a tree limb and dangling 15 feet in the air in a South Carolina marsh. The Post and Courier ( ) reports a concerned citizen heard a dog barking nonstop on Wadmalaw Island over...

How Students At Women's Colleges Are Working To Expand Our Understanding Of Gender

Samantha Lachman | May 6, 2015 | College
CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The feminist heart of Scripps College, a women’s college about a half hour east of Los Angeles, is the Motley, a coffee shop that calls itself the “largest all-women student-run organization west of the Mississippi.” On the walls, there are posters reading “FEMINIST: A Person who...

10 Animals Whose Fates Rest In Our Hands

James Gerken | May 6, 2015 | Green
Our beautiful planet is a diverse and resilient place, filled with countless creatures who stir our hearts and imaginations. But sadly, human activities and the global climate change we're precipitating threaten that diversity and resiliency. In honor of The Huffington Post's 10th anniversary, here are 10 animals you should care...

Chuck Schumer Explains The Most Important Thing About Obama's Trade Deals You Never Understood

Michael McAuliff | May 6, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- A decade ago, or perhaps a little longer, New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer had an epiphany during a visit to a Crucible Industries steel plant in Syracuse. His realization has proved enduring, and a decade later, it threatens to derail the grand trade agenda of his fellow...

Wednesday's Morning Email: Germanwings Co-Pilot Practiced Crash

Lauren Weber | May 6, 2015 | HPSN
TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. GERMANWINGS CO-PILOT PRACTICED CRASH "The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 appeared to practice a controlled descent...

9 Struggles Of Everyone Who Loves To Wear Bangles

Julee Wilson | May 6, 2015 | Style
Isn't it crazy how some of our favorite fashion items breed the most epic love/hate relationships? We love stiletto heels, but hate that they kill our feet. We love a sexy strapless dress, but hate having to pull it up every two seconds. We love a...

Andreas Lubitz, Co-Pilot On Doomed Germanwings Jet, Reportedly Did A Practice Run Before Crash

Jade Walker | May 6, 2015 | World
PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 appeared to practice a controlled descent on his previous flight, two hours before he crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside in March, French air accident investigators said Wednesday. Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz set the plane into descent mode five times in...

At 80, This Style Guru Is Still Wearing Stilettos

Ann Brenoff | May 6, 2015 | Fifty
This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting...

Clinton Campaign Chairman On Trade Deal: 'Can You Make It Go Away?'

Ryan Grim | May 6, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Sunday called on Hillary Clinton to help him and President Barack Obama push a major free trade deal through Congress. The unlikely Boehner-Obama alliance is battling opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership from tea party Republicans as well as rank-and-file Democrats....

Creative French Toast Recipes For Mother's Day

Jade Walker | May 6, 2015 | Taste
This Mother's Day, let Mom wake up to the best kind of breakfast: one she didn't have to make herself! Serve up your love on a platter, with help from one of these 5 simple yet creative recipes for French toast.

Zooey Deschanel Talks Body Image In Cosmopolitan

Jade Walker | May 6, 2015 | Entertainment
Some Hollywood moms feel pressure to drop their baby weight almost immediately after childbirth, and document their toned physiques in the pages of magazines. Zooey Deschanel isn't one of them.

'Part Of My Son Is Still Alive': Grieving Mom Listens To Her Dead Son's Heartbeat In The Body Of Another Man

Dominique Mosbergen | May 6, 2015 | Parents
Sue Ellen Monaghan lost her 25-year-old son Tim Conley last year after he hit his head while working at a Home Depot. His sudden death was devastating for Monaghan, who called her son “the love of my life.” But the grieving mom recently received a priceless gift....

Afghan Court Sentences 4 Men To Death For Role In Mob Killing Of Woman

Jade Walker | May 6, 2015 | World
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced four men to death for their role in the brutal mob killing of a woman in Kabul in March — a slaying that shocked the nation and spurred calls for authorities to ensure women's rights to equality and...

Confederate Flag Prom Photo With Gun-Toting High Schoolers Backfires

Ed Mazza | May 6, 2015 | Crime
It's that time of year when everyone's Facebook feed is cluttered with prom photos -- but there's one image that's standing out from the rest for all the wrong reasons. The picture circulating on social media shows eight students from Chaparral High School in Parker, Colorado posing for their prom...

Bollywood Star Salman Khan Found Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-Run Case

Jade Walker | May 6, 2015 | Entertainment
MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years. Judge...

Mom Held Hostage With 3 Kids Sneaks Plea For Help Into Pizza Hut Order

Dominique Mosbergen | May 6, 2015 | Crime
It was an extraordinary pizza order, the likes of which employees at a Florida Pizza Hut had never seen before. The customer ordered a classic pie with pepperoni, and included an appeal for assistance in the comments section that read: “Please help. Get 911 to me.” ...

Jon Stewart Plays 'Let's Get Rid Of Ted Cruz'

Ed Mazza | May 6, 2015 | Comedy
Jon Stewart spent much of Tuesday night's "Daily Show" going after GOP presidential candidates that he believes couldn't possibly win the nomination, including Carly Fiorina, Ben Carlson and Mike Huckabee. But he devoted an entire segment of the program to one candidate in particular that he says needs...

Ernie Johnson Gives His Emmy Award To Stuart Scott's Daughters

Ed Mazza | May 6, 2015 | Sports
TNT broadcaster Ernie Johnson won the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Studio Host on Tuesday night, but he didn't hold onto the industry's highest honor for very long. Saying "this belongs with Stuart Scott," the veteran sportscaster presented the trophy to the daughters of the longtime ESPN anchor,...

World, We Present The 'Double Down' Fried Chicken... Candle

Dominique Mosbergen | May 6, 2015 | Weird News
If you thought a fried chicken-scented candle wasn’t quite (finger-lickin’) good enough, have we got some good news for you. There’s now a candle on the market that won’t just make your house smell like chicken -- but an entire Double Down Sandwich.