01/29/2014 09:27 am ET Updated Jan 30, 2014

Huffington Issue 86: Common Core, Spanx And Dangerous Tap Water

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we look at how our new national education standard, The Common Core, became everyone's favorite punching bag. Elsewhere in the issue, Larry King breaks down why CNN has problems. On the darker side, we learn the troubling health concerns wearing Spanx present, and tell you how to gauge whether your tap water is killing you.

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