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All The News - 06.03.2011

Arizona Little Leaguer Killed When Pitch Hits Chest

AP   |  AMANDA LEE MYERS   |   August 3, 2011

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press PHOENIX -- A 13-year-old Arizona boy was killed in a freak accident after a baseball hit him over the heart...

Syrian Forces Kill At Least 63 Civilians In Effort To Crush Friday Protests, Says Human Rights Group

Reuters   |  Mariam Karouny   |   August 3, 2011

June 4, 2011 1:45:57 AM By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, June 4 (Reuters) - Syrian forces killed at least 63 civilians in attacks to crush...
Sam Stein

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Trump Takes Aim At Cantor, Krauthammer, U.S. Foreign Policy

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Despite earning a reputation for the red-meat jabs he takes at President Obama, there are occasions when Donald Trump will turn his guns...

Fun With Liquid Nitrogen: Richard Blais Makes Cap'n Crunch Milkshakes

KitchenDaily   |  KitchenDaily Editors   |   August 3, 2011

Richard Blais, winner of Top Chef All-Stars and concept chef of Flip Burger Boutiques in Atlanta and Birmingham, is home to some crazy liquid nitrogen...

Late Jack Kevorkian Also An Artist (PHOTOS)

  |   August 3, 2011

Dr. Jack Kevorkian is famous for his beliefs on physician-assisted suicide and his subsequent trial and incarceration. He is less known, however, for his careers...

Study: African Americans, Latinos More Likely To Support Online Causes

The Chronicle Of Philanthrophy   |  Derek Lieu   |   August 6, 2011

Ethnicity plays a role in how people perceive charitable and political causes they encounter on social networks and whether they go on to get involved...

Brigette DePape, Senate Page, In Throne Speech Protest: Removed From Chamber With 'Stop Harper' Sign

The Canadian Press   |   August 3, 2011

UPDATE: New story including video about the former Page: Brigette DePape, Senate Protester And Performance Artist, And Her Instant Rise To Fame THE CANADIAN PRESS...

California Budget: Lawmakers To Lose Pay If Budget Not Passed By June 15

latimes.com   |  Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times   |   August 3, 2011

Reporting from Sacramento -- California lawmakers will start losing their pay in two weeks if they don't complete a balanced budget, state Controller John Chiang...
Lucia Graves

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Regulators Block Restart Of Keystone Oil Pipeline, Cite Leaks

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lucia Graves   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration blocked a Canadian company from restarting its controversial oil pipeline on Friday, concluding that "continued operation of the pipeline without...

Dog Found Thanks To Facebook And Craigslist (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

Facebook has been blamed for many hours of procrastination and stalking, but what about finding a lost dog? The Associated Press reports that Lucy, a...

A New York Fixture, Korean Stores Are Closing Across New York

  |   August 3, 2011

Korean-owned grocery stores are starting to disappear from New York (much like East Village bodegas and these NY landmarks), according to the New York Times....

Saskatchewan Fire Caused By Human Activity, Not Lightning

  |   August 3, 2011

CBC Saskatchewan fire officials say human activity, not lightning strikes, are believed to be the cause of a massive forest fire in the north that...
Saki Knafo

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Dismal Jobs Report: Job Seekers React

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Saki Knafo   |   August 3, 2011

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. For the past three months, the millions of Americans who've been getting by on...
Laura Stampler

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Saudi Women's Rights Activists Press Hillary Clinton To Endorse Their Right To Drive

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Laura Stampler   |   August 3, 2011

A consortium of Saudi Arabian women's rights activists have written an open letter to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urging her to publicly press...

Rivera, Ray take Troy past Oklahoma State 9-2

AP   |   June 3, 2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — T.J. Rivera drove in three runs and Troy beat Oklahoma State 9-2 in the opener of the Nashville Regional on Friday. Tyler...

Rihanna Defends Controversial 'Man Down' Video, But Is It Really Art? (POLL)

  |   August 3, 2011

Rihanna's new video for her song, "Man Down," has become the focus of an exchange between the artist and media watchdog groups like the Parents...

Mitt Romney On Climate Change: 'The World Is Getting Warmer... Humans Have Contributed'

  |   August 3, 2011

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) -- Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney broke with Republican orthodoxy on Friday by saying he believes that humans are responsible, at...

Shia LeBeouf: Megan Fox 'Couldn't Handle,' Michael Bay's Sexy 'Transformers' Demands (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

As rumors, accusations and all around bad blood flew following the critical failure (though commercial mega-success) of "Transformers 2," one thing was made clear: star...
Catherine Pearson

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Single Moms May Face Health Problems, Study Says

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Catherine Pearson   |   August 3, 2011

The first year of being a single mom was tough on Alaina Sheer's health. The marketing professional turned author and blogger said the pressures of...
Jason Linkins

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The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For June 3, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   August 3, 2011

This week, Mitt Romney made news by formally announcing that he is running for president, as you may have suspected if you happened to have...

Bears Busted In Ore., Wash. As Students Look On

AP   |   November 15, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Did Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo get separated? While the children in one town were watching the capture of a black bear...

Court Lifts Prayer Ban At Texas High School Graduation

AP   |  PAUL J. WEBER and LINDA STEWART BALL   |   June 3, 2011

SAN ANTONIO — Public prayer will be allowed at a Texas high school graduation after a federal appeals court on Friday reversed a ban won...

New MRSA Superbug Strain Found In Cows' Milk

  |   August 3, 2011

(Reuters) - British scientists have found a new strain of the "superbug" MRSA in milk from cows and in swab samples from humans and...
Elise Foley

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Barney Frank Blasts Obama For Being '9-1-1 For The World' In Libya (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Elise Foley   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) bashed the White House on Friday for intervening in Libya to oust dictator Muammar Gaddafi, saying the United States...
David Lohr

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Adam Gadahn Urges U.S. Muslims To Start Killing Americans

HuffingtonPost.com   |  David Lohr   |   August 3, 2011

Adam Gadahn, a highly influential al Qaeda figure born in America, has issued a call to arms for U.S. Muslims. In a newly released video...
Joy Resmovits

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Charter Schools Challenged In St. Louis, California, Georgia

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Joy Resmovits   |   August 3, 2011

A St. Louis school board member challenging the city's charter schools on a legal technicality knows his claims may not go far -- but that...

Barack Obama, John Boehner To Play Golf Together

AP   |  By JULIE PACE   |   June 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- A White House official says President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner will play a round of golf together later this month....

Worms From Hell: Scientists Discover Multicellular Organisms Deep In Earth's Surface (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Dean Praetorius   |   August 3, 2011

Scientists have discovered the first multicellular life in the deep subsurface biosphere. In plainer terms: they've discovered worms from hell. Located in the deep subsurface...

Clinton Defends Religious Freedom Envoy

  |   August 3, 2011

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her new ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom on Thursday...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Launching In Wisconsin

Washington Post   |   August 3, 2011

There’s a long way to go, and the goal seems like a very tough one to reach, but Wisconsin Democrats are set to go for...

HUFFPOST HILL - Dave Obey Appropriates Himself To K Street

  |  Eliot Nelson   |   August 3, 2011

Read More: Huffpost Hill
John Edwards' real name is "Johnny Reid Edwards," which sounds less like a philandering ex-politician and more like a journeyman slide guitar player. There's a...

WATCH: Monty Python's One-Upsmanship

  |   August 3, 2011

The best thing about watching a Monty Python sketch is that you know it keeps getting funnier. Here's one of my faves. -MT Don't...
Jordan Zakarin

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Alyson Hannigan Reveals 'American Reunion,' Details, Talks 'How I Met Your Mother'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jordan Zakarin   |   August 3, 2011

Alyson Hannigan grew up in Hollywood. And Hollywood has grown up with her. The gentle, always smiling actress made her commercial debut as a child,...
William Alden

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Municipal Bond Issuance Down By Half This Year

HuffingtonPost.com   |  William Alden   |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- As cities and states struggle with historic budget shortfalls, governments have put one item squarely in the cross-hairs: their debt. Restricting the...

Julian, Adrian Riester, Buffalo-Born Twin Friars, Die On Same Day At Age 92

AP   |  CAROLYN THOMPSON   |   June 3, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Identical twins Julian and Adrian Riester were born seconds apart 92 years ago. They died hours apart this week. The Buffalo-born brothers...

NYC Fire Unions Protest Bloomberg's Threatened Closures Of 20 Firehouses

AP   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- New York City's firefighting unions are steaming over a proposal to close 20 fire companies as a budget-cutting measure. Members of unions...

Book Says MacArthur Flooded Japan With Post-War Religion

  |   August 3, 2011

By Suzanne McGee c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS/ENInews) A new book on post-war Japan says Gen. Douglas MacArthur sought to fill the country's "spiritual...

Tebow Details Blessed Life Rooted In Faith

  |   November 9, 2011

By Cathy Lynn Grossman and Sean Leahy USA TODAY (RNS) Tim Tebow is a 23-year-old second-year, second-string quarterback on a so-so NFL team. So who's...

NYC Dept. Of Investigation Finds No Proof Of Blizzard Cleanup Corruption

AP   |  DAVID B. CARUSO   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK — In the days after a December blizzard paralyzed New York City, residents upset with the slow pace of the cleanup were further...

'Welcome Back': Sony Releases Details Of Compensation Package For PSN Debacle

The Huffington Post   |  Amy Lee   |   August 3, 2011

After the ongoing debacle that has been the PlayStation Network hack, Sony is trying to mend relationships with angry users with its "Welcome Back" program....

Girl Dies In Ferris Wheel Fall At Wildwood NJ Boardwalk

AP   |  GEOFF MULVIHILL   |   June 3, 2011

WILDWOOD, N.J. — An 11-year-old girl on a school trip to a Jersey shore amusement park died Friday when she fell 100 feet from a...

#AccordingToPalin: 'The Daily Show' Starts Palin Hashtag Game On Twitter

  |   August 3, 2011

It's too bad "The Daily Show" is on hiatus until Monday night. Just a few hours ago, Sarah Palin was videotaped explaining Paul Revere's significance...

Metropolitan Museum Raising Suggested Admission Fee

nytimes.com   |  RANDY KENNEDY   |   August 3, 2011

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, facing what it calls a "number of daunting, ongoing budgetary challenges," has decided to raise its suggested admission fee to...

Iraq Suicide Bombings: Mosque, Hospital Attacked In Tikrit

AP   |  By REBECCA SANTANA and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA   |   June 3, 2011

BAGHDAD -- A suicide bomber attacked a mosque filled with Iraqi politicians and policemen Friday and another blew himself up inside the hospital where the...

Mistaken Beliefs 'Outliers'

  |   August 3, 2011

Mark Mellman says only Romney and Pawlenty are focused appropriately on Iowa or New Hampshire. Frank Newport counters Mark Halperin on whether we're really down...

Moby Electrocuted During Amsterdam Show

Spinner   |   August 3, 2011

After a stranger on an acid trip entered his home earlier this year, Moby endured another bizarre incident this week at an show in Amsterdam...

MN-2012 Primary: 33% Pawlenty, 14% Bachmann, 11% Palin, 11% Romney (PPP 5/27-30)

  |   August 3, 2011

Public Policy Polling (D) 5/27-30/11; 374 likely Republican primary voters, 5.1% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Minnesota 2012 President: Republican Primary 33%...

Marouf Al-Bakhit, Jordan's Prime Minister, Called To Resign By Activists

AP   |  By JAMAL HALABY   |   June 3, 2011

AMMAN, Jordan -- Pro-reform activists took to the streets across Jordan on Friday, stepping up their calls for the prime minister to resign because they...

Poll: Mormonism Still A Factor For 2012 Voters

  |   August 3, 2011

A new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that a significant segment of voters would still be less likely to vote for a...

Sarah McLachlan On Divorce, Lilith Fair And Her Children

Spinner   |   August 3, 2011

Sarah McLachlan had the fairytale life most young girls who sing into their hairbrushes can only dream about. She nabbed two Grammy awards, married a...

Jonathan Fabbro, Cerro Porteño Midfielder, Scores Impressive Goal In Copa Libertadores Semifinals (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Jonathan Fabbro, an Argentinian midfielder for Paraguayan club Cerro Porteño, scored a very impressive goal against Brazilian club Santos on Wednesday night in the semifinals...

Tony Kushner On CUNY Degree: 'The Most Interesting One I Work[ed] Hardest To Get'

AP   |  SAMANTHA GROSS   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK — Urging graduates to repair "the public conversation" and rescue society from "grim careerists and ideologues," playwright Tony Kushner on Friday accepted the...

Organic Eggs May Come From Factory Farms

LuxEco Living   |   August 3, 2011

A new report from The Cornucopia Institute, Scrambled Eggs: Separating Factory Farm Egg Production from Authentic Organic Agriculture, warns consumers of the trend of factory...

Mastodon Fossils Found In Snowmass Village Excavation Site

AP   |   June 3, 2011

SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Scientists say an excavation site in western Colorado has unearthed fossils for ice age mastodons of all ages. The Denver Museum...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Lunches With Son Patrick Schwarzenneger

  |   August 3, 2011

Patrick Schwarzenegger, who recently changed his last name on Twitter to "Shriver," spent some quality time with his father Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday--the first time...

Arianna On The 'Special Attitude' HuffPost Brings To Canada (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

Arianna appeared on Canada AM this morning to talk about the launch of The Huffington Post Canada, now a week old, celebrating the “special attitude”...

Colbert Salutes Republicans For Standing Up Against Themselves On The Debt Ceiling (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

"One is reminded of Patrick Henry's courageous cry, 'Give me liberty and I don't want liberty.'" The thing that makes a story like Anthony Weiner's...

4 Unintentionally Hilarious Guides For Depressing Situations

cracked.com   |   August 3, 2011

It's usually not OK to laugh at the pain and misfortune of others, but I found a collection of books and videos that were accidentally...

Rainforest Destruction Drops 25 Percent: Report

  |   August 3, 2011

There's reason to breathe easier. Rainforest destruction in the word's largest rainforests plunged by 25 percent over the last decade, according to a report by...

20 Things You'll Buy This Summer (But Really Shouldn't)

CollegeHumor   |   August 3, 2011

It's an inescapable correlation: The hotter it is, the worse you are prepared to dress....

'The Vow' Trailer: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum In New Love Story (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Call it the all-sappy dream team: Rachel McAdams, she of the tearjerking "The Notebook," and Channing Tatum, the titular character in "Dear John." Combining forces,...

How Decades Of Farm Animal Antibiotics Led To Deadly Superbugs

Grist   |   Barry Estabrook   |   August 3, 2011

... Even though Levy had added only tetracycline to the feed, his chickens had somehow developed what scientists now call "multi-drug resistance" to a host...
Laura Gottesdiener

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California Women Prisons: Inmates Face Sexual Abuse, Lack Of Medical Care And Unsanitary Conditions

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Laura Gottesdiener   |   August 3, 2011

Over the course of 12 years, former inmate Beverly Henry watched hundreds of untreated women die in the Central California Women’s Facility, a sprawling complex...

French Ban Words 'Twitter' And 'Facebook' From TV, Radio

The Huffington Post   |  Amy Lee   |   August 3, 2011

How do you say Twitter and Facebook in French? You don't say them at all. France has banned the names of both social networking sites...

Donnie Walsh Leaves Knicks: General Manager Parts Ways With Owner James Dolan

  |   August 3, 2011

Donnie Walsh won't be back as the Knicks general manager next year. The well respected basketball guru retooled an underperforming roster and helped get the...

Conservative Throne Speech Promises To Create Jobs, Stay Tough On Crime

  |   August 3, 2011

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA -- The new majority Conservative government has laid out its agenda for the country in a throne speech that promises...

John Edwards Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges: 'I've Done Wrong... But I Did Not Break The Law' (VIDEO)

AP   |  TOM BREEN and NEDRA PICKLER   |   August 3, 2011

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Former presidential hopeful John Edwards pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to...

Glenn Beck Talks About End Of His Fox News Show (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

On his Friday radio show, Glenn Beck spoke about the upcoming end of his Fox News program. On Thursday, it was announced that Beck's daily...

RIM Loses More U.S. Market Share To Apple, Google

  |   August 3, 2011

TORONTO, June 3 (Reuters) - Research In Motion (RIM.TO) has given up more ground to Apple (AAPL.O) and Google (GOOG.O) in the hypercompetitive U.S....

Roger Federer Defeats Novak Djokovic In 2011 French Open Semi-Final (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Dean Praetorius   |   August 3, 2011

Roger Federer defeated Novak Djokovic in four sets to advance to the French Open Final, snapping the rising star's streak and stopping him just short...

Animal Photos Of The Week

The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

As May turned to June, cute turned to cuter in the animal department. Ostrava Zoo welcomed a new Asiatic elephant, a rare white kiwi chick...

Federer Defeats Djokovic In French Open Semis (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

PARIS -- No go, Djoko. It's Roger vs. Rafa in the French Open final again. Novak Djokovic's perfect season and 43-match winning streak were ended...

New England Looks To Expand Local Beef Slaughtering Capabilities

AP   |  By STEPHEN SINGER   |   June 3, 2011

HARTFORD, Conn. -- With few slaughterhouses in New England equipped to process beef on a large scale, Paul Miller ships cattle from his dairy farm...

Emma Stone Returns To Red

StyleList   |  Rebecca Ballhaus   |   August 3, 2011

Maybe blonds don't have more fun after all! Emma Stone debuted her trademark red hair color yesterday at an MTV-sponsored preview of her latest film,...

Philip Weiser, Former White House Advisor, Named New Dean Of CU Law School

The Huffington Post   |  Matt Ferner   |   August 3, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder announced that Philip Weiser, senior advisor for technology and innovation to the National Economic Council at the White House, will...

George Allen Apologizes For 'Macaca' Comment

Roll Call   |   August 3, 2011

"During my last campaign, I never should have singled out that young man working for my opponent," Allen said. "He was just doing his job....

Verdict In On Borders Books case

GalleyCat   |  Maryann Yin on June 3, 2011 12:07 PM   |   August 3, 2011

Judge Martin Glenn granted Borders an extension to finalize its reorganization plans following news that “several bidders” are interested in the bookstores....
Catherine Pearson

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Donut Day: A Time To Protest Nutrition Efforts?

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Catherine Pearson   |   August 3, 2011

Ready those cop-slash-confectionery punchlines: Today is National Donut Day. And yes, it's a real thing. The holiday, which was established by the Salvation Army in...

Peru Presidential Elections Marked By Mudslinging, Dismay (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Smears, insults and dirty tricks are nothing new in Peruvian politics, but the mudslinging is especially virulent ahead of Sunday's closely...

In The Market For: Techni-Color Punk

The Huffington Post   |  Jenny Kang   |   August 18, 2011

Clockwise from left: Balenciaga Spring '11, Christopher Kane Jacket, Prada Spring '11, Cacharel Top, Balenciaga Bracelet, Tom Binns Necklace Sheena may be a punk...

Summer Pedicures in Los Angeles

  |  Katie Bain   |   August 3, 2011

Summer means sandals, and sandals mean you want your feet looking fresh to death, even if you’ve been slacking on their upkeep since December. Get...

'LudoBites' Visits Redondo, Delights Foodies

Redondo Beach, CA Patch   |  Nicole Mooradian | Email the Author | June 2, 2011   |   August 3, 2011

Celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre and his wife, Krissy, popped-up shop Wednesday night at Redondo Beach restaurant Casa Pulido to the delight of Southern California foodies....

Unemployment Is Lower In North Chicago Suburbs

Morton Grove, IL Patch   |  Carrie Miller | Email the Author | June 1, 2011   |   August 3, 2011

While unemployment gradually inches downward in Illinois, jobless rates are lower in Chicago's northern suburbs. Niles' unemployment rate is 6.7 percent--nearly two percentage points lower...

National Donut Day: Our Favorite Tweets (SLIDESHOW)

  |   August 3, 2011

Everyone acknowledges national holidays in their own special ways, and this selection of tweets shows that when it comes to "National Donut Day," there's quite...

Emma Keller On Life With Bill

Vanity Fair   |  Emma Gilbey Keller   |   August 3, 2011

This--this knitting of headlines and family dramas--has turned my memories into a composite of what's happened both inside and outside of our house. Four years...

5 Best Doughnuts in Los Angeles

  |  Lien Ta   |   August 3, 2011

No other food blogger in LA talks about doughnuts more than Cathy Chaplin. She founded GastronomyBlog.com in 2006, and while it's a well-known resource for...

Malibu Beach Rentals

The Huffington Post   |  Lucy Blodgett   |   August 3, 2011

New Yorkers have the Hamptons, Europeans have Provence, and here in Los Angeles, we have the over-the-top summer rental scene in Malibu. Once home to...
Arthur Delaney

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Bev Perdue Issues Executive Order To Restore Unemployment Benefits In North Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Arthur Delaney   |   August 3, 2011

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue (D) issued an executive order Friday unilaterally reinstating unemployment insurance for 47,000 laid off North Carolinians. The benefits had stopped...

Tenafly School Official In Trouble Over Lady Gaga Impersonation

  |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- A New Jersey school employee was in trouble on Thursday after telling students they were being treated to an online chat...
Jon Ward

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Faith And Freedom Conference: Huntsman Courts Conservatives, Bachmann Bashes Obamacare, Barbour Calls For Unity

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jon Ward   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -– Check off another box for Jon Huntsman. The former ambassador to China, ex-Utah governor and likely Republican presidential candidate publicly met with leading...

Tiananmen Square Anniversary: 22 Years Later, China's Pro-Democracy Movement Remains On The Fringe (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

In what has come to be seen as a year of emotional upheaval, China's pro-democracy movement continues -- but only on the fringes of society....

Federer, Djokovic Roland Garros 2011 Semifinal: LIVE Updates From French Open

The Huffington Post   |  Craig Kanalley   |   August 3, 2011

Roger Federer and red-hot Novak Djokovic are in the middle of an epic semifinal match right now at the 2011 French Open. UPDATE: Federer wins...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Charged: The Perils Of French Politics, Sex And Rumors

Le Monde/Worldcrunch   |   August 3, 2011

PARIS - You will always leave something behind when you slander. Appearing this week on the Canal Plus pay television channel, Luc Ferry, a prominent...

Hitler-Gemlich Letter, First Official Anti-Semitic Writing, To Be Displayed In Los Angeles

New York Times   |  Jack Ewing   |   August 3, 2011

FRANKFURT — In 1919, a soldier in Munich discovered that he could galvanize small groups of fellow trench warfare veterans with virulently anti-Semitic oratory. A...
Arthur Delaney

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Obama Presidential Pardons: The Elusiveness Of Executive Clemency

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Arthur Delaney   |   August 3, 2011

A 1975 felony conviction and three-year prison stint ended Randy Eugene Dyer's career as a bad guy who imported drugs from Mexico and started his...

New HIV Infections Drop Since 2001, UN Says

AP   |  EDITH M. LEDERER   |   June 3, 2011

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations AIDS agency on Friday urged increased funding for early treatment of people with HIV following a new international study...

Mexico Seizes 154 Rifles From Buried Zetas Cartel Cache

AP   |  E. EDUARDO CASTILLO   |   June 3, 2011

MEXICO CITY — Mexican soldiers found a buried cache of weapons apparently stockpiled by a drug cartel, including 154 rifles and shotguns and more than...

The One True Dead Food & Dining Trend

Food & Wine   |   August 3, 2011

[T]here is a ubiquitous phrase that we're very ready to say good-bye to: farm-to-everything. (Credit to Frank Bruni, the New York Times's newest Op-Ed columnist,...

Union Station Train Crash: At Least Nine Injured

AP   |  DON BABWIN   |   June 3, 2011

CHICAGO — An Amtrak train bound for southern Illinois has collided with a Metra commuter train arriving at Chicago's Union Station, injuring nine people and...

John Edwards Spotted Texting While Driving To Court To Face Felony Charges (VIDEO)

AP   |  By TOM BREEN and NEDRA PICKLER   |   August 3, 2011

John Edwards appeared in court Friday to face grand jury charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and...

Joplin Tornado Death: Jefferson 'Jeff' Taylor, Officer Hit By Lightning After Twister, Dies

AP   |   June 3, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Missouri police officer who was struck by lightning while helping with rescues after a massive tornado ripped through Joplin has died....

Canada Post Strike: Why Snail Mail Still Matters To Many Canadians

The Huffington Post Canada   |  Holly Lake   |   August 3, 2011

Don’t. Mess. With. The. Mail. With rotating strikes now underway at Canada Post, that’s Sandy Racicot’s feeling about it all. She works from home in...

Jorge Gilbert, Evergreen State Professor, Gets Fined Almost $120,000

  |   August 3, 2011

Jorge Gilbert, a former professor at Evergreen State College was fined $119,578 today, for allegedly misappropriating $50,000 that was supposed to provide towards a study...

Staten Island Man, Nasbert Smith, Choked Wife's Jack Russell Terrier To Death

  |   August 3, 2011

A Staten Island man was charged today for brutally killing his wife's 5 year-old Jack Russell Terrier, after finding that the harmless pooch had defecated...

Win A Zoku Quick Pop Maker

Kitchen Daily   |  KitchenDaily Editors   |   August 3, 2011

KitchenDaily is about to make someone's summer a lot cooler -- we're giving away a Zoku Quick Pop Maker, Tool Kit and Recipe Book to...

New York City Time-Lapse Shows The City From Angles Never Seen Before (HD VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Dean Praetorius   |   August 3, 2011

New York City never ceases to amaze. The sights, motion and colors rival few other urban centers, and this time-lapse video shows just how amazing...

Summer Reads To Transport You Back In Time

npr.org   |  Malinda Lo   |   August 3, 2011

Summer, when I was a kid, meant weekend road-trips in our family Rambler to sites of historical interest. We'd pack up deviled-ham sandwiches and Cokes...

Kelsey Grammer Wants To Split Up Kids With Camille Grammer

tmz.com   |  6/3/2011 1:00 AM PDT by TMZ Staff     |   August 3, 2011

Kelsey Grammer is denying it, but TMZ has obtained black and white proof that he wants to split up his kids, taking his son to...

Philippines Divorce: Filipinos Debate Divorce Bill

The Manila Times   |   August 3, 2011

The Philippines Congress began this week a heated debate on the issue of legalising divorce, but many social scientists believe it hard to achieve in...
Michael McAuliff

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Heather Wilson, Karl Rove Appear Together Despite Scandal History

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Michael McAuliff   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Democrats quickly jumped on news that Republican New Mexico Senate hopeful Heather Wilson attended an event with Karl Rove, noting that the pair...

Shaquille O'Neal's Retirement Press Conference (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

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Gay Softball League Limit On Straight Players OK'd

AP   |  Gene Johson   |   November 15, 2011

SEATTLE -- A gay softball organization that runs an annual tournament called the Gay Softball World Series can keep its rule limiting the number of...

Getting By On A Food Stamp Budget

Sonoma Patch   |  Morgan Ray | Email the Author | June 1, 2011   |   August 3, 2011

When Patch editor Alexis Fitts asked if anyone wanted to take on the challenge of trying to live on a food stamp budget, I jumped...

No Cancer Link To Blood Pressure Pills, FDA Says

AP   |   June 2, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration says there is no link between a popular group of blood pressure medications and cancer, despite a recent...

Bryan Stow Beating Suspect To Remain In Jail

AP   |  THOMAS WATKINS   |   June 3, 2011

LOS ANGELES — A parole hearing official found no immediate evidence Friday linking a convicted felon to a beating that left a San Francisco Giants...

Practical Tips On Writing A Book From 23 Brilliant Authors

NeuroTribes   |   August 3, 2011

I love books. My late father Donald, who taught Wordsworth and Melville to inner-city kids for decades, used to read Ulysses to me while he...

Dodd-Frank Implementation Held Up By Bureaucratic Infighting

ProPublica   |  Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein   |   August 3, 2011

Early last year, as they weighed whether to bar banks from speculative trading with their own money, congressional staffers turned to a key regulator for...

U.S. Job Growth Hits The Brakes (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

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New York Times Movie Hits Screens Amid Management Shakeup (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Michael Calderone   |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- The New York Times made it onto page one of Friday’s New York Times. In a management shakeup the day before, the...
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Casey Anthony Trial: Drowning Theory Mentioned In Jail House Recordings

HuffingtonPost.com   |  David Lohr   |   August 3, 2011

The theory that 2-year-old Caylee Anthony drowned in her family's swimming pool briefly arose again today, in a video-recorded jail visitation between the toddler's grandparents...

Early Human Males Stayed Home While Females Roamed For Mates, Study Says

The Huffington Post   |  Dean Praetorius   |   August 3, 2011

History.com - Early human males may have been homebodies who barely strayed from their native caves, while their female counterparts roamed far and wide to...

Nate Montana Arrested: Joe Montana's Son Busted For DUI

  |   August 3, 2011

Nate Montana, son of NFL legend Joe Montana, was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in Missoula, Mont. Montana,...

New York Schools Drop Regents Exams In Spanish, French, Italian

New York Times   |  Jim Dwyer   |   August 3, 2011

New York is filled with people who either cannot speak English or who can speak nothing but. Related Next week, students across the state will...

Simon Johnson: Explaining France's Determination To Run The IMF

New York Times   |  Simon Johnson   |   August 3, 2011

Just a few years ago, euro-zone countries were at the forefront of those saying that the International Monetary Fund had lost its relevance and should...

Octomom Case Shakes Fertility Industry

AP   |  SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER   |   June 3, 2011

LOS ANGELES — The case of a fertility doctor who lost his license for helping "Octomom" bear the world's largest-surviving brood of babies has rattled...
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House Rebukes Obama Administration On Libya Intervention

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Elise Foley   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The House rebuked President Obama's decision to intervene in Libya in March without consent from Congress, voting on Friday to demand the White...

Ginger Lee, Porn Star Followed By Anthony Weiner, On Her Type Of Guy (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Here is Ginger Lee, the porn star caught up in the Congressman Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal, talking about her love of "computer messaging" in a...

Benjamin Millepied The Face Of YSL's L'Homme Libre Fragrance

The Huffington Post   |  Ellie Krupnick   |   August 3, 2011

Benjamin Millepied is taking another turn in front of the camera and this time, he's the star. The New York City Ballet dancer and fiance...
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Rick Santorum Sums Up Campaign In One Word

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Cherkis   |   August 3, 2011

In his second run at the Republican nomination for president, Mitt Romney has appropriated the "Believe in America" slogan which at one time belonged to...

Peter Thiel Talks His College Experience (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Paypal founder and Facebook investor Peter Thiel, is paying students 100,000 dollars to drop out of college. But what was his college experience (at Stanford)...

The High Cost Of Cheap Meat

The New York Times   |   August 3, 2011

The point of factory farming is cheap meat, made possible by confining large numbers of animals in small spaces. Perhaps the greatest hidden cost is...

Jack Daniel's Switches Up Classic Label

  |   August 3, 2011

Jack Daniel's, the best-selling whiskey in the world, is making some tweaks to its label. The new label has a much cleaner and refined look,...

DSK, Weiner, Abdel-Salam Omar: The New York Sex Scandal Quiz!

newyorker.com   |  Posted by Samantha Henig   |   August 3, 2011

On the heels of the accusation that Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was the head of the International Monetary Fund, attempted to rape a hotel maid (charges...
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No Jobs, No Leadership: Obama's Big Fail

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Peter S. Goodman   |   August 3, 2011

You can parse the numbers however you like, but the latest snapshot of the labor market released by the government on Friday tells a dismal...
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Jobs Report: Economy Adds 54,000 Jobs In May, Unemployment Rate Rises

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lila Shapiro   |   August 3, 2011

For months, economists, government officials and headlines proclaimed that the labor market recovery was "gaining traction." Today's monthly unemployment report dealt a severe blow to...

Feds Offer $150 Million In Grants For Innovative Education Ideas

AP   |  DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP   |   June 3, 2011

SEATTLE — The federal government is trying to make it easier to apply for one of its grants for innovative ideas to improve education, but...

North Korea Vows 'Retaliatory Military Actions' Against South Korea

AP   |  FOSTER KLUG   |   June 3, 2011

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea vowed Friday to launch "retaliatory military actions" against South Korea, a threat that came days after Seoul said its...

Carmen Dell'Orefice, Oldest Working Model, Turns 80 (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Ellie Krupnick   |   August 3, 2011

An 80-year-old model sounds like a fashion oxymoron, like stylish Crocs or flattering Spandex. But style icon Carmen Dell'Orefice proves that working the runway as...

WATCH: Saggy Pants Banned From Fort Worth, Texas Bus System

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James Arness Dies: 'Gunsmoke' Star Dead At 88

AP   |  FRAZIER MOORE   |   June 3, 2011

It takes a special kind of lawman to carry on for 20 years in the Wild West of TV. Matt Dillon, the mythical marshal of...

Literary Characters Who Should Be Tweeting

flavorwire.com   |   August 3, 2011

As any true Joyce fan knows, Bloomsday is fast approaching, and this year, thanks to Twitter, there will be a new way to celebrate. One...
Zach Carter

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How Failed Obama Foreclosure Relief Plan Contributes To Jobs Crisis [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Zach Carter   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's inability to stem the foreclosure crisis ricocheted dramatically on Friday, as the Labor Department released unexpectedly low job-growth numbers that...

IA-2012 President: 49% Obama (D), 40% Romney (R) (PPP 5/27-30)

  |   August 3, 2011

Public Policy Polling (D) 5/27-30/11; 1,387 likely voters, 2.6% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Iowa 2012 President 54% Oabam (D), 33% Gingrich...

Robert Hannum, University Of Denver Statistic Professor. Measures The Math Behind Gambling

  |   August 3, 2011

The Funniest Someecards Of The Week (PICTURES)

  |   August 3, 2011

It's been a big week in pop culture. Between the WHO suggesting that cell phones may cause brain cancer and congressmen's Weiners popping up on...

'Pimp': CA Supreme Court Refuses To Change Its Definition

AP   |   June 2, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO -- A divided California Supreme Court has refused to narrow the definition of illegal pandering. The court ruled 5-2 on Thursday that pimps...
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America's Wind Power Jobs Could Be Heading To China (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Matt Sledge   |   August 3, 2011

As America's manufacturing base erodes year by year, one sector has remained seemingly impervious to outsourcing: renewable energy. Giant wind turbines have popped up all...

Savannah Guthrie's D.C. Farewell (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Savannah Guthrie bid farewell to Washington, D.C. on Friday's "Daily Rundown." Guthrie, formerly a White House correspondent for NBC, is headed to New York to...

'You Will Stay Here Until You Give Birth' - Pro-Life Horror Film

The Frisky   |  Buck Wolf   |   November 15, 2011

Our friends at The Frisky sent over a trailer for "The Life Zone," a pro-life horror film about "pregnant women kidnapped from abortion clinics and...

Ginichi Ohira Pleads Guilty To Selling Whale Meat To Restaurants

  |   August 3, 2011

Ginichi Ohira pleaded guilty this week to illegally selling whale meat to Southern California restaurants, reports the LA Times. He now faces 8-14 months in...

Sandra Stosz, First Female Leader Of A US Military Academy, Assumes Role At Coast Guard

AP   |  STEPHANIE REITZ   |   June 3, 2011

HARTFORD, Conn. — One of the earliest female graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy returned Friday to take over its top spot, becoming the...

The Most Embarrassing Politician Twitter Scandals: Lewd Photos, Weird Videos, And More

The Huffington Post   |  Bianca Bosker   |   August 3, 2011

Congressman Anthony Weiner has been in the hot seat after a tweet containing a photo of a man's crotch was posted from his account. Weiner...
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Debt Ceiling Fight Could Strain Economy Even Before August, With Moody's Downgrade Possible

HuffingtonPost.com   |  William Alden   |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- As politicians fight over the federal debt ceiling, Americans could start feeling the consequences of Congressional gridlock even before that limit is...

US-2012 President: 48% Obama (D), 44% Romney (R) (Democracy Corps/Women's Voices Women Vote)

  |   August 3, 2011

Democracy Corps (D) / Women's Voices. Women Vote Action Fund 5/21-25/11; 1,000 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews DemCorps release National...

Free Concerts In The Park Start This Week: Denver's Best 5

  |  Sheri L. Thompson   |   August 3, 2011

There’s music in the air, thanks to the slew of free outdoor concerts throughout Denver-metro this summer. Check out our five favorite series of concerts...
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Jobs Report: Local Governments Continue Cutbacks, Hampering Recovery

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Dave Jamieson   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Most American industries managed add jobs last month, albeit far fewer than expected. But in local governments, the losses continue to mount. According...

The Toughest Words From The 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship (WORDS)

The Huffington Post   |  Dean Praetorius   |   August 3, 2011

To be honest, we have a hard time believing that some of these words are even really members of the English language. Sukanya Roy walked...

Italy's Best Beaches (PHOTOS)

AOL Travel News   |   August 3, 2011

It may not be tropical, but Italy is surrounded by the temperate Mediterranean, making for beautiful beaches up and down its three coasts. Add in...

Concussion App For Mobile Phones Can Help Diagnose Brain Injuries

AP   |  By JOEDY McCREARY   |   June 3, 2011

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The next tool in the campaign against concussions might be your smartphone. A concussion expert at the University of North Carolina...

In Gulf Dead Zone, Female Fish Develop 'Testes'

National Geographic   |   August 3, 2011

The Gulf dead zone occurs when agricultural and waste runoff from the Mississippi River spark blooms of algae and microbes. These organisms gobble up oxygen,...
Jordan Schultz

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NBA Mock Draft 2011: Version 2.0

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jordan Schultz   |   August 3, 2011

We are now less than three weeks away from the June 23 NBA Draft and, with workouts in full effect, things are beginning to shape...

Los Angeles NFL Stadium: AEG Wants A Decision By July 31

latimes.com   |  Sam Farmer   |   August 3, 2011

AEG's Tim Leiweke, spearheading an effort to build an NFL stadium next to Staples Center, said Thursday the project could be scuttled if the city...

Farmland Becoming One Of Wall Street's Hottest Investments

TIME.com   |  Stephen Gandel   |   August 3, 2011

This is usually a slow time of the year for farm sales. It's past prime planting season. Yet, Sam Kain, Des Moines area manager for...

Tonje Langeteig's 'I Don't Wanna Be A Crappy Housewife' (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

We don't know a ton about Norway, but we've gotta guess that no one over there is pleased that their biggest export this week was...

Denis Leary: Why I 'Hate' Michael J. Fox

The Hollywood Reporter   |   August 3, 2011

Leary: If he gets nominated and wins that one, I'm going to his house and I'm stealing the Emmy from him. Like he needs another...

Pentagon Papers Being Declassified--Except For 11 Words

AP   |  PETE YOST   |   May 27, 2011

WASHINGTON — Forty years after they hit front pages, the Pentagon Papers will be released by the government next month. But wait! Eleven words of...

Carmen Montenegro: Money And Sexual Abuse As Motives

AP   |  By GILLIAN FLACCUS   |   June 3, 2011

LOS ANGELES -- Prosecutors said Friday they will not file criminal charges against the two adult children of a woman who authorities say stabbed her...

The July 2011 Indie Next List Preview

Bookselling This Week   |   August 3, 2011

Here’s a preview of the titles on the July Indie Next List flier, on its way to ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement....

John Edwards To Plead Not Guilty To Criminal Charges Over Rielle Hunter Affair

AP/The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

John Edwards will plead not guilty, his defense attorney Greg Craig said Friday in a written statement. Edwards "will tell the court he is innocent...

Anti-Smoking Ads Featuring Bunnies Cover NYC Subways

The Huffington Post   |  Amanda Chan   |   August 3, 2011

New York City subway riders now have their choice of anti-smoking ads to gaze upon during their daily commute: the New York City-sponsored ads that...
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Obama And Boehner Pledge Neither Will Blink On Taxes In Debt Ceiling Talks (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Michael McAuliff   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- A deadlock in the high-stakes talks to raise America's debt limit loomed Friday as President Barack Obama and Republicans each drew lines in...

11 Sarah Palin Quotes Presented By Teenage Girls (PICTURES)

  |   August 3, 2011

Sarah Palin was mysteriously out of the spotlight for a few months, but this week she's driven her way back into the news cycle --...

11-Year-Old Boy Punches Teacher In Nose At Adelanto Community Day School

AP   |   June 3, 2011

ADELANTO, Calif. — An 11-year-old California boy at an alternative school for at-risk students is accused of punching his fifth-grade teacher in the face and...

Anderson Fredrick Missed Goal Video: Striker Misses Wide-Open Shot

  |   August 3, 2011

Step aside Miroslav Klose, there is a new winner for the worst miss of all time. In the middle of a lower league match in...
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Haley Barbour Breaks With Eric Cantor On Disaster Relief

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Governor Haley Barbour (R-Miss.) broke with his own party's leadership in the House of Representatives on Friday, arguing that Congress should not offset...
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Rod Blagojevich Would Have Totally Killed Bin Laden Himself If He'd Only Been Given A Senate Seat

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Linkins   |   August 3, 2011

Anyone who's followed the latter-day activities of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich knows that his public appearances are a festival of utter randomness. There's poetry...

Carla Bruni On French Elle: First Possibly-Pregnant Cover (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

Carla Bruni has landed her first magazine cover as a possibly-pregnant woman...and it looks like one of our failed Photoshop jokes (see: Chelsea Clinton's wedding...

Turkey Elections: Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Divisive Role

TIME   |  PELIN TURGUT / ISTANBUL   |   August 3, 2011

In theory, the countdown to Turkey's June 12 elections ought to be a quiet affair. There's little doubt over who will win - polls show...

Joe Biden, Pope Benedict XVI Meet At Vatican

AP   |   June 3, 2011

VATICAN CITY -- U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, a pro-abortion rights Roman Catholic, met with Pope Benedict XVI in an unannounced visit at the Vatican...

California School District Funding Has No Correlation To Academic Success

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg   |  Louis Freedberg and Stephen K. Doig   |   August 3, 2011

State lawmakers have struggled for decades to bring equality to how school districts are funded, yet some districts receive thousands more per student than others,...

Hermes Peddles $345 White T-Shirt (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post   |  Ellie Krupnick   |   August 3, 2011

The Life Files has brought to our attention a new, fabulous fashion piece: the $345 white t-shirt. To which we say: huh? We've previously pondered...

Danes Peter Madisen And Kristian Von BengtsonLaunch Homemade Rocket In Baltic Sea

AP   |  JAN M. OLSEN   |   June 3, 2011

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two Danish space enthusiasts on Friday successfully launched a homemade unmanned 30-foot (9-meter) rocket over the Baltic Sea. Peter Madsen and Kristian...

Gold Mines Unearth Worms From Hell (VIDEO)

  |   November 15, 2011

E3 2011 Preview: THQ Expands uDraw Gaming Tablet To Xbox 360, PS3

AP   |  By BARBARA ORTUTAY   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- Video game company THQ plans to bring its uDraw gaming tablet to the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 later this year,...

Bahrain Police Open Fire At Protesters In Capital

AP   |  BARBARA SURK   |   June 3, 2011

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahraini police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters marching toward the landmark Pearl Square in the country's capital...

Murdoch Paper Accidentally Reports Fourth Murdoch Marriage

Adweek   |  April 06 2011   |   August 3, 2011

A cub reporter at one of Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers accidentally posted placeholder text announcing the publishing magnate's fourth marriage--in a "shotgun" ceremony, no less....

David Einhorn, Mets Owner, Donated Poker Winnings To Charity

  |   August 3, 2011

David Einhorn must have a pretty strong poker face. Before he was the New York Mets minority owner, Einhorn donated the $660,000 he won in...

Rafael Nadal Beats Andy Murray, Reaches French Open Final

AP/The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

PARIS (AP) - Rafael Nadal is still the "King of Clay" at the French Open, and he will be for at least another couple of...

Group Of 20 Costco Employees Wins $200 Million Powerball Jackpot

  |   August 3, 2011

A group of about 20 employees at a Long Island Costco won the $202 million Powerball jackpot. Although the identities of the winners have not...

Jaycee Dugard Case: Shocking New Details Released

AP   |  LISA LEFF and DON THOMPSON   |   June 3, 2011

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Through it all, the kidnapping, the repeated sexual assaults and the isolation of being hidden away for over 18 years, Jaycee Dugard...

Geronimo Pratt Dead At 63

AP   |  LINDA DEUTSCH   |   June 3, 2011

LOS ANGELES — Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Black Panther Party leader who spent 27 years in prison on a California murder conviction that was...

Japan's Radiation Exposure Limit Exceeded For At Least Two Fukushima Nuclear Plant Workers

AP   |  By MARI YAMAGUCHI   |   August 3, 2011

TOKYO (AP) -- Two nuclear plant workers have exceeded Japan's radiation exposure limit for men, and others who toiled without sufficient protection in the earliest...

How Celebs Turn Into Bookworms

Woman   |   August 3, 2011

HARRY POTTER star Emma Watson was snapped this week clutching a copy of the best-selling self-help book A 3rd Helping Of Chicken Soup For The...

Ryan Gosling NOT Directing 'Idolmaker': Actor Pulls Out Of Directorial Debut

  |   August 3, 2011

Ryan Gosling, for now, will stay solely in front of the camera. Not that that's a bad thing. The Oscar-nominated actor was set to make...
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NBA Finals Game 2: The Dallas Mavericks' Sensational Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jordan Schultz   |   August 3, 2011

LISTEN to my podcast breaking down the Finals and the upcoming NBA Draft. For 40 minutes, it looked like the Miami Heat had completely outclassed...

The New Food Plate: A Family Dinner Table Talk

  |   August 3, 2011

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Yesterday, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a...

British Spies Replace Terrorists' Online Bomb Instructions With Cupcake Recipe

AP   |  By PAISLEY DODDS   |   June 3, 2011

LONDON -- Britain's spy agencies have a new message for terrorists: make cupcakes, not war. Intelligence agents managed to hack into the extremist Inspire magazine,...

Service Sector Picks Up While Broader Economy Stumbles: ISM

  |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK - The pace of growth in the services sector picked up modestly in May while gauges of new orders and employment climbed,...

Computex 2011: Tablets Galore At World's Second Largest Computer Expo (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Catharine Smith   |   August 3, 2011

Computex 2011, Asia's biggest tech trade fair (and the second largest in the world) is underway in Taipei, Taiwan. The expo runs for five days...

Americans Surpass French In Wine Consumption, Hog Rosé Market

  |   August 3, 2011

In 2010, the U.S. consumed more wine than France for the first time ever. Although France still consumes more wine per capita than the U.S.,...

'The Help': Emma Stone Hits Roadblock In New Clip (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Emma Stone is from the southwest -- Arizona to be exact -- but in her latest film, she tries on the accent and affectations of...

House To Vote On Libya Resolutions

AP   |  DONNA CASSATA   |   June 3, 2011

WASHINGTON — The House harshly scolded President Barack Obama on Friday for launching U.S. military forces against Libya without congressional approval, fiercely disputing constitutional powers...

Dead Rhino Remains in Albuquerque Creates Controversy

AP   |  By IVAN MORENO   |   November 15, 2011

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico authorities are making a stink after an odor wafting from a New Mexico property lead them to a foul...

Nokia Uses Dismembered Barbies To Pitch New Nokia N8 Pink (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Stampler   |   August 3, 2011

What sells cell phones better than dismembered, dancing Barbie dolls? Using Lady Gaga as a spiritual guide, Nokia is using an edgy -- read: frightening...

Diana Athill's Response To The VS Naipaul Attack

guardian.co.uk   |  Alison Flood   |   August 3, 2011

Former publisher rubbished by Naipaul for writing 'feminine tosh' says she is not taking his criticism seriously....

IACP Announces 2011 Cookbook Award Winners

  |   August 3, 2011

The International Association of Culinary Professionals has announced the 2011 cookbook award winners. The biggest winner overall was Dorie Greenspan for Around My French Table:...

Watch The Top 9 YouTube Videos Of The Week

The Huffington Post   |  Catharine Smith   |   August 3, 2011

If you're looking to see the most popular YouTube videos of the week, look no further. Once again, we're bringing you the week's most-watched videos,...

Mitt Romney Points To Jobs Report, High Unemployment As Proof Obama Has Failed

AP   |  PHILIP ELLIOTT   |   June 3, 2011

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Casting President Barack Obama as a failure who has tanked the United States' economy, Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney seized on...

Alan Greenspan: U.S. Debt 'Scared' Me Into Supporting Tax Increases

  |  James Sunshine   |   August 3, 2011

Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan is afraid, but not of unemployment, nor a stagnating economy. He's scared of the federal debt. "We are running...

Father To Reunite With Abducted Son After 7 Years (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

A Canadian father is about to see his son for the first time since the boy was allegedly kidnapped by his mother in 2004. Police...

Mlevludin Oric, Bosnian Muslim Soldier, Discusses Surviving Mladic's Killing Fields

AP   |  By AIDA CERKEZ   |   June 3, 2011

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The hardest part was the ants. They crawled over his arms and legs, over his face and into his mouth, hour by...

US-Obama Approval: 51% Approve, 41% Disapprove (Allstate/National Journal)

  |   August 3, 2011

Allstate / National Journal Hearland Monitor 5/18-22/11; 1,000 adults, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Allstate release National Obama Job Approval 51% Approve,...

Celebrate National Doughnut Day At Chicago's Best Doughnut Spots

  |  Evangeline Politis   |   August 3, 2011

While they may not help your summer beach bod goal, doughnuts will always put a smile on your face. In honor of National Doughnut Day,...

The Weird Week in Review

Mental Floss   |  David Moye   |   November 15, 2011

How do you describe a week with a rodeo held with stick ponies, a police shooting of a concrete alligator and a bank robbery done...

3 Memoirs That Won't Make You Slit Your Wrists

npr.org   |  By Sarah Manguso   |   August 3, 2011

The memoir had a boom in the past couple of decades; now it's facing a backlash. Whatever happened to the "lost art of shutting up,"...

Czech Lesbians Being Drawn To Prostitution In Prague

GlobalPost   |  Iva Skoch   |   August 3, 2011

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Bětka says she learned more working the street than from three years of nursing school. Prostitution taught her to defend herself,...

Greek Protesters Take Over Athens Finance Ministry

AP   |  ELENA BECATOROS and GABRIELE STEINHAUSER   |   June 3, 2011

ATHENS, Greece — Greece is poised to receive the next installment of its bailout facility, and will likely get further rescue loans to prevent it...

Apple iCloud Logo Revealed Ahead Of WWDC 2011

  |   August 3, 2011

First, Apple made the highly unusual move of confirming that it would unveil a new offering, iCloud, at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2011). Now,...

Hamilton Next In Canada Post Strike

The Canadian Press   |   August 3, 2011

THE CANADIAN PRESS - OTTAWA - Postal workers will go on strike in Hamilton, Ont., over the weekend as part of a rotating work stoppage...

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn Broke Up: Report

people.com   |  Oliver Jones   |   August 3, 2011

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn are no longer dating, a source tells PEOPLE. Speculation about the pair began after Johansson did not attend the Cannes...

Ralph Ullum Accused Of Drugging Rival Dog At Dog Show

  |   August 3, 2011

A Pennsylvania man faces animal cruelty charges in Illinois after allegedly drugging a Siberian husky at a DuPage County dog show. Ralph Ullum, 67, allegedly...

In Rep. Weiner's District, Shock And Shrugs Over Tweet

AP   |  By BETH FOUHY   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK -- Even as Democratic lawmakers vowed to move beyond the controversy surrounding a lewd photo sent from Rep. Anthony Weiner's Twitter account, residents...

LeBron James' Amazing Put-Back Dunk In NBA Finals Game 2 (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

LeBron James made the Dallas Mavericks look foolish in the first quarter of Game 2 on Thursday night. Heat guard Mike Bibby shot a wide...

Amtrak And Metra Trains Collide At Union Station

  |   August 3, 2011

Five people were injured when an Amtrak train hit an inbound Metra train Friday morning at Union Station. Amtrak train No. 391 hit Burlington Northern...

Cadbury Apologizes To Naomi Campbell, Supermodel Says It's A Shame It Took So Long

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

Cadbury has apologized to supermodel Naomi Campbell for using her name in an ad to promote its new Bliss chocolate bar, the Guardian reports. The...
Michael McLaughlin

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Graveyard Sex May Have Caused A Tombstone To Roll Over On A New Jersey Woman's Leg

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Michael McLaughlin   |   November 15, 2011

A 39-year-old woman was rushed to a New Jersey hospital after a gravestone rolled over her leg while she may have been engaged in a...

AC/DC Is The Preferred Music Of Sharks

TheFrisky.com   |  David Moye   |   November 15, 2011

Researchers have found that sharks enjoy some tunes to help them relax. According to a team studying the effects of music on a group of...

Landlord Announces What He Will Do With 40,000 Square-Feet Of Closed Borders Books

vcstar.com   |   August 3, 2011

It was early January and the building that had housed Borders bookstore in Thousand Oaks for the past 15 years was now completely empty. The...

Weinergate: The Supercut (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Sometimes the news hands you a gift. A stupid, juvenile gift. When that happens, the only responsible thing to do, is give it back. So...

Random Recast: New Uses For Rope Round-Up

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post   |  Brie Dyas   |   September 20, 2011

In Random Recast, we find new uses for ordinary things. This week: Rope. Photo by: ASoftPlace.net; Black Kat's Design A plain glass vase makes an...

John Edwards Indicted: Charged With Conspiracy, Campaign Finance Violations By Federal Grand Jury (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post   |  MIKE BAKER and NEDRA PICKLER   |   August 3, 2011

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) -- A federal grand jury indicted two-time presidential candidate John Edwards on Friday over $925,000 spent to keep his mistress and...

Jason Sudeikis On Justin Bieber: 'I Thought It Was A Make-A-Wish Foundation Situation'

  |   August 3, 2011

Jason Sudeikis is on the cusp of full fledged breakout, A-List stardom. He's a fixture on "Saturday Night Live," is one of three stars of...

Paul Krugman: 'Strong Chance' U.S. Economy Will Worsen

The New York Times   |  Paul Krugman   |   August 3, 2011

Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York published a blog post about the “mistake of 1937,” the premature fiscal and monetary pullback...

Nature Photography By Alison Jones Highlights Water Issues (PHOTOS)

  |   August 3, 2011

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: As water wars loom locally and globally, No Water No Life ® is dedicated to combining the powers...

Norm Dicks, Top Democrat, Becomes War Critic

politico.com   |  DAVID ROGERS | 6/2/11 9:04 PM EDT   |   August 3, 2011

With surprising bluntness, the top House Democrat on defense and appropriations is warning that President Barack Obama can’t ignore the growing “war fatigue” in Congress...

Mitt Romney At Faith And Freedom Conference: Does He Have A Prayer With Evangelicals?

Time   |  Amy Sullivan   |   August 3, 2011

When Mitt Romney makes his appearance at Ralph Reed’s Faith & Freedom Conference Friday evening in Washington, he won’t exactly be headed into the lion’s...

Al Sharpton Hosts 'Ed Show' (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

For a second, it seemed like our TV might have to be adjusted, but that really was Al Sharpton filling in for Ed Schultz on...

AIDS 30th Anniversary (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

After 30 years, there are reasons to be optimistic about the fight against HIV and AIDS. This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the disease's...

This Week In Unnecessary Censorship (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Every Friday we look forward to Jimmy Kimmel's weekly takedown of the FCC, "This Week In Unnecessary Censorship." Who knew a few bleeps and blurs...

US-2012 President: 47% Obama (D), 38% Romney (R) (YouGov 5/28-31)

  |   August 3, 2011

YouGov / Economist 5/28-31/11; 1,000 adults, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Internet YouGov release National Job Approval / Disapproval 45% Approve, 46% Disapprove (chart) Economy:...

Tim Tebow Appears On 'The Daily Show' With Jon Stewart To Promote His New Autobiography (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Matt Ferner   |   August 3, 2011

Denver Broncos’ quarterback Tim Tebow appeared on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” Tuesday evening to promote his new autobiographical book, “Through My Eyes.” Tebow...

Claudia Schiffer: 'You Can't Be Too Over-Dressed Or Too Sexy On The School Run' (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

Claudia Schiffer covers British Harper's Bazaar's July issue, and inside she talks about her debut fashion project -- a knitwear line, her family and hanging...

National Donut Day 2011: America's Donut Obsession By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post   |  Chris Spurlock   |   August 3, 2011

It's no secret that America has a love affair with donuts, but on National Donut Day we get to celebrate our obsession unabashedly by grabbing...

Libya Rebels Going Broke Despite Pile Of Gold

AP   |  By MICHELLE FAUL   |   June 3, 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya -- Abdalgader Albagrmi's office sits above a vault piled high with gold. It's the dwindling pile of cash next to the bullion, however,...

E. Coli Outbreak: Germany Steps Up Hunt For Source Of Deadly Strain

  |   August 3, 2011

BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Racing to curb the spread of a killer food bug, Germany set up a national task force on Friday to hunt...

Barack Obama Talks Auto Industry Rebound In Ohio (VIDEO)

AP   |  JIM KUHNHENN   |   August 3, 2011

TOLEDO, Ohio -- President Barack Obama said Friday that the economy faces challenges ahead and "bumps on the road to recovery." But at an event...

Ted Kaczynski's Bomb-Making Tools Purchased By National Museum Of Crime & Punishment

AP   |  PETE YOST and PAUL ELIAS   |   June 3, 2011

WASHINGTON — To most people, Theodore Kaczynski's bomb-making tools are meaningless relics from a life devoted to mayhem. To Janine Vaccarello, chief operating officer at...

Ron Paul Leads Sarah Palin And Mitt Romney In Republican (Book) Race

latimes.com   |   August 3, 2011

Mitt Romney announced Thursday that he's running for the Republican nomination for president. The entry has been long expected from the former Massachusetts governor....

Adobe CEO Predicts Android Tablets Will Overtake iPad

The Huffington Post   |  Bianca Bosker   |   August 3, 2011

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayyen is betting that just as Android smartphones gained greater marketshare than Apple's iPhone, Android tablets will overtake the iPad. Though Narayen...

Web Users Worry About Snooping Businesses: Digital Future Study

  |   August 3, 2011

(BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) NEW YORK -- It's not Big Brother, but "big business" that Internet users are more worried about. A new survey...

Joseph Stiglitz: Next IMF Head Must 'Continue Along The Reform Path'

Project Syndicate   |  Joseph E. Stiglitz   |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK – Sooner than expected, the International Monetary Fund will have a new managing director. For more than a decade, I have criticized the...

Syria Internet Cut Off In Some Regions As Central Town Pounded

AP   |  ZEINA KARAM   |   June 3, 2011

BEIRUT — A Syrian city that was bombed into submission three decades ago after a crushed uprising became a new center for protest and violence...

Shep Smith Ends Interview Abruptly After Guest Reveals Google Ties (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Shep Smith ended an interview abruptly after his guest revealed he had a big conflict of interest. Smith was discussing the recent hacking of Gmail,...

Spirituality And Technology: A Social Network For The Seriously Ill?

The Huffington Post   |  Riddhi Shah   |   August 3, 2011

This story is part of our ongoing feature on spirituality and technology. If you've developed an interesting website, application or podcast series that can help...

National Cancer Survivors Day: 50 Tips From The Twittersphere

The Huffington Post   |   August 3, 2011

Last year in the United States, more than one and a half million men and women were estimated to be diagnosed with cancer -- and...

Jack Kevorkian Dead: Assisted Suicide Advocate Dies At Age 83

The Huffington Post   |  Catherine Pearson   |   August 3, 2011

Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the controversial assisted suicide advocate, has died at a Detroit-area hospital at the age of 83. Kevorkian's attorney and friend, Mayer Morganroth,...

Wisconsin Republicans Target Firefighter, Police Benefits

AP   |  SCOTT BAUER   |   June 3, 2011

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin lawmakers have re-opened the fight over collective bargaining rights. The Legislature's budget committee voted early Friday morning to require newly hired...

Cops Hunting Serial Mugger Who Has Preyed On Manhattan Women

nypost.com   |  POST STAFF REPORT   |   August 3, 2011

Cops said today that they are looking for a brazen, knife-wielding thug who has been terrorizing women across a part of Manhattan for the past...
Tom Zeller Jr.

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Prospects For Reaching CO2 Benchmark And Curbing Global Warming Grow Dimmer

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Tom Zeller Jr.   |   August 3, 2011

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres is calling for world leaders to aim for an even lower threshold for rising global average temperatures, even as...

Yahoo, Hotmail Also Targets Of Hack Attacks: Report

The Huffington Post   |  Amy Lee   |   August 3, 2011

Gmail's not the only email service to suffer from targeted hack attempts: Yahoo and Hotmail have reportedly been hit by similar attacks as well, Computer...

Brigitte Nielsen Talks Arnold Schwarzenegger Affair: 'I Feel Bad For Maria'

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

Model-turned-actress Brigitte Nielsen opened up to the Daily Mail about her romance with Arnold Schwarzenegger, amid the promotion of her autobiography You Only Get One...

Anderson Cooper Unveils New Talk Show Website (PHOTO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Anderson Cooper unveiled the website and logo for his new daytime talk show on Thursday. The show, which is called "Anderson" and which will be...

Terry Fox Mom, Betty Fox, Seriously Ill But Not With Cancer, Family Confirms

The Huffington Post Canada   |   August 3, 2011

Terry Fox's mother, Betty Fox, is seriously ill, but is not battling cancer as reported in the Toronto Sun, the family confirmed in a statement...

U.S. Only Added 54,000 Workers In May As Jobless Rate Rises

  |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON (Lucia Mutikani) - Employment rose far less than expected in May to record its weakest reading since September, while the jobless rate rose...

Manchester United Stars In Turkish Airlines Safety Video

AOL Travel News   |   August 3, 2011

Pilot hats off to Turkish Airlines for trying to make an airline safety video that passengers actually want to pay attention to. It combines humor...

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh Wounded During Rocket Strike

AP   |  AHMED AL-HAJ and LEE KEATH   |   June 3, 2011

SANAA, Yemen — President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded when rebellious tribesmen struck his palace with rockets Friday, targeting him for the first time in...

Google CEO Larry Page: We Won't 'Bet The Farm' On Self-Driving Cars

  |   August 3, 2011

By Alexei Oreskovic and Noel Randewich * Says co doesn't "bet the farm'' on speculative projects * Says cloud technology improves Google security MOUNTAIN...

Students Can Be Expelled For Sexting Under New California Bill, SB 919

The Huffington Post   |  Amy Lee   |   August 3, 2011

You might want to stop and think before sending those naked pictures of yourself to your paramour, especially if you're in California. The California State...

Rare White Rhino, Nesari, Dies In Czech Zoo

AP   |   June 3, 2011

PRAGUE — A 39-year-old northern white rhinoceros has died at a Czech zoo, further reducing the world's dwindling population of the endangered animal, an official...

Sanatorium Art Exhibit Offers 'Urban Therapy' For NYers

AP   |  CRISTIAN SALAZAR   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK — Noise never sleeps in the city. Streets are choked with vehicles that produce a near constant din of rumbling engines. Parks are...

June Gregg, 100, Of Ohio, Has 98-Year-Old Bank Account (VIDEO)

AP   |  By DOUG WHITEMAN   |   November 15, 2011

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- An Ohio woman who just turned 100 years old has taken customer loyalty to the extreme: She's still using a bank savings...

Americans Avoiding Doctors In Weak Economy, Health Insurers Say

  |   August 3, 2011

NEW YORK (Lewis Krauskopf) - Americans' use of medical services has not yet rebounded during the weak economy, health insurers say, in a trend...

It Happened June 3, 1968: Andy Warhol Shot By Playwright (VIDEO)

  |   November 15, 2011

WATCH:...

Anthony Weiner Twitter Scandal Could Be Easily Solved By Police

AP   |  PETER SVENSSON   |   June 3, 2011

NEW YORK — There's one way Rep. Anthony Weiner could show that he didn't send a salacious photo to a female college student from his...

Mitt Romney's Economic Claims vs. The Facts

AP   |  CALVIN WOODWARD and JIM KUHNHENN   |   June 3, 2011

WASHINGTON — In rhetorical excesses marking his entry in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney said the economy worsened under President Barack Obama, when it actually...
Lee Speigel

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Animal Planet's Jeremy Wade Risks Life And Limb To Capture River Monsters

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lee Speigel   |   November 15, 2011

You don't have to travel all the way to Scotland's Loch Ness to search for a real monster. There may be one lurking in water...

Gilbert Brule, Edmonton Oilers Center, Picks Up Hitchhiking Bono

AP   |   June 3, 2011

EDMONTON, Alberta — This was one nifty assist by an NHL player. Edmonton Oilers center Gilbert Brule stopped this week to pick up a most...

Obama's 2012 Chances May Be Hurt Despite Improved Approval Ratings

nationaljournal.com   |   August 3, 2011

Like the economy, President Obama continues to inch toward recovery in the latest Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor survey. But the poll also underscores the political...

WWDC 2011 iCloud Announcement: More Details Emerge

The Huffington Post   |  Bianca Bosker   |   August 3, 2011

New rumors concerning iCloud, the music service Apple will announce at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2011), suggest that Apple has tied up deals with...

Yemen Presidential Palace Shelled During Fighting

  |   August 3, 2011

SANAA, June 3 (Reuters) - The Yemeni presidential palace was hit by at least two shells on Friday as street fighting in the civil-war-threatened...

Narrative Magazine Friday Feature: A Graffiti Photo Essay Of Barcelona

  |   August 3, 2011

Narrative Magazine: Most people travel to the grand cities of Europe to see the sights: the ruins, the cathedrals, the art museums. But on a...

Brian Sabean, Giants GM, Rips Marlins' Scott Cousins Over Buster Posey Injury

  |   August 3, 2011

Brian Sabean, San Francisco Giants general manager, had some harsh words for the Florida Marlins player who collided with star catcher Buster Posey at home...

eBay's PayPal Drops Major China Partner, Alibaba's AliExpress

  |   August 3, 2011

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - EBay's online payment unit, PayPal, will end its year-old partnership with AliExpress, the wholesale website of Alibaba.com, from early August, PayPal...

Canada Smartphones: One In Five Have One, BlackBerry On Top

CBC   |   August 3, 2011

CBC -- Almost one of every five Canadians now owns a smartphone, a new report shows. Looked at another way, that represents a third of...

Three British Celebrities Who Say They've Never Read A Book

thereaderonline.co.uk   |   August 3, 2011

The Guardian recently documented the lack of reading our celebrities indulge in. Victoria Beckham was alleged to have claimed to have never read a book,...

Lawrence O'Donnell Reminds O'Reilly About His Own Sex Scandal (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

Lawrence O'Donnell called Bill O'Reilly out on his Thursday show, telling his Fox News timeslot rival that, since he had been involved in a very...

High Fashion Or Fishing Bait? Fly Ties Now Hair Extensions

AP   |  By JESSIE L. BONNER   |   November 15, 2011

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Fly shop manager Jim Bernstein was warned that hair stylists would come banging on his door, but he didn't listen. Sure...
Mandy Jenkins

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Anthony Weiner Twitter Scandal: His Most Unfortunate Quotes

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Mandy Jenkins   |   August 3, 2011

In the days since Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) allegedly hacked Twitter account sent a racy photo to a woman in Seattle, Washington, the congressman hasn't...
David Moye

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Rocky Fiore: America's Top Spiderweb Artist (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  David Moye   |   November 15, 2011

New Jersey artist Rocky Fiore has nothing in common with Little Miss Muffett. Instead of running away from spiders, he runs toward them -- looking...

Greek Protestors Take Over Finance Ministry In Athens

  |   August 3, 2011

(AP) ATHENS, Greece — Protesters took over the Finance Ministry building in Athens Friday morning, hanging a giant banner from the roof calling for a...
Joanna Zelman

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'Whale Wars' Star Paul Watson Discusses Sea Shepherd, Libya, And Bluefin Tuna

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Joanna Zelman   |   August 3, 2011

Hidden in the intimate upstairs room of a posh vegan restaurant in New York sat a man deemed an "eco-terrorist." He prefers "eco-terraist." Paul Watson,...

Raymond Clark III Gets 44 Years In Prison For The Murder Of Annie Le

AP   |  JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN   |   June 3, 2011

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A former animal research technician was sentenced Friday to 44 years in prison for killing a Yale graduate student days before...

Ratko Mladic Denounces 'Obnoxious' Charges At The Hague

The Canadian Press   |   August 3, 2011

THE CANADIAN PRESS - THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Ratko Mladic defiantly refused on Friday to enter pleas to what he called "obnoxious" allegations that as...
Mark Blumenthal

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Pollster Stan Greenberg Warns Democrats To Face 'The Real Economy'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Mark Blumenthal   |   August 3, 2011

WASHINGTON -- A prominent Democratic pollster has a blunt warning for the Party: Despite a turn in economic growth and job creation statistics, Americans perceive...
David Lohr

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Al Capone's Gun On The Auction Block

HuffingtonPost.com   |  David Lohr   |   September 27, 2011

A handgun that once belonged to notorious Chicago gangster Al "Scarface" Capone will be auctioned on June 22 and is expected to fetch more than...

Bob Greene's Four Strategies For Longevity

  |   August 3, 2011

As a celebrity trainer to the stars, founder of the Best Life diet and fitness plan and author of several health books, Bob Greene has...

China: U.S. 'Internet War Being Waged Against Multiple Nations'

AP   |   June 3, 2011

BEIJING — The Chinese military accused the U.S. on Friday of launching a global "Internet war" to bring down Arab and other governments, redirecting the...

Build A Patio: Notes From A DIY

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post   |  Brie Dyas   |   September 13, 2011

Some women long for diamonds, my mother just wants to build a patio. Whether it's the dead of winter or the height of summer,...

MOBY Book Trailer Awards: Best And Worst (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

It was an irresistible proposition when Meliville House asked us to be part of the judging panel for the Moby Awards for best and worst...

The 10 Best Minor Seinfeld Characters Of All Time

buzzfeed.com   |   August 3, 2011

There's much ado about a show about nothing. While Seinfeld relied heavily on the hijinks of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer, it was often the...

Newspaper Ad Revenue Falls To Lowest Level In 27 Years

AP   |   June 1, 2011

NEW YORK — U.S. newspaper advertising revenue fell 7 percent during the first three months of the year. That left the industry's quarterly ad revenue...

Kardashians Cover Katy Perry's 'E.T.' (VIDEO)

  |   August 3, 2011

You know the old saying: Sometimes when you are on the beach in stiletto heels and full makeup, you need to take a minute to...

Michelle Obama Bold In Blue At Pritzker Architecture Prize Event (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

Michelle Obama made a pair of appearances on Thursday. At the unveiling of the Food Plate in the morning, she stepped out in a striped...

Napping May Help Your Grades, Campaign Claims

Inside Higher Ed   |   August 3, 2011

PHOENIX -- Did you get a complete and restful night's sleep last night? If not, and if right now you're reading this article rather than...

Laura Newcombe Of Toronto Places Second At Scripps National Spelling Bee, Edged Out By Champ Sukanya Roy

The Canadian Press   |   August 3, 2011

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Canada's Laura Newcombe came tantalizingly close to winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, finishing second in the pressure-packed event...

Quebec: House Should Give Us Equal Weight As Alberta, B.C. To Get More Seats

The Globe and Mail   |   August 3, 2011

The Harper government's plan to enlarge the House of Commons has touched a raw nerve with Jean Charest's Quebec government, even as Western premiers praise...

Caroline Louise Forsling Sues Estee Lauder For Using Image In Anti-Aging Ad (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

The New York Post reports that model Caroline Louise Forsling is suing Estée Lauder for $2 million after its brand Origins used her photograph to...

Jon Stewart To Anthony Weiner: 'Just Tell The Truth!' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Katla McGlynn   |   August 3, 2011

Every week on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart rides the line between comedian and journalist, satirist and pundit. This week that line was even harder...

The Smurfs Are Racist, Anti-Semites, Antoine Buéno Suggests In 'Le Petit Livre Bleu'

  |   August 3, 2011

Smurf Village or Hitler's Berlin? Same thing, posits one new book. French sociologist and author Antoine Buéno asserts in "Le Petit Livre Bleu," or, "The...

Heidi Klum Going Nude for 'Project Runway' Ad Campaign

The Hollywood Reporter   |   August 3, 2011

One-time supermodel Heidi Klum is stripping down to promote Lifetime's "Project Runway." While she has yet to sign off on a final image from a...

Vogue Italia Puts Three Plus-Size Models On June Cover (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Hilary Moss   |   August 3, 2011

Always ready to up the body image ante, Vogue Italia's June issue celebrates curvy models, with a trio of plus-sized beauties posing for the cover....

Harper Government Omnibus Crime Bill: Canadian Justice Gets A Major Makeover

The Huffington Post Canada   |  David Gibb   |   October 24, 2011

Tough on crime or the fast route to a police state? With today’s Speech from the Throne, Canada is about to embark on a radical...

54th Venice Biennial Highlights (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

  |   August 2, 2011

The Venice Biennial is the Olympics of the art contemporary art world. This year's International Art Exhibition is ILLUMINazioni (ILLUMINations) and is open to the...

Julie Taymor In Dispute Over Pay For 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' Broadway Musical

  |   August 2, 2011

Looks like there's more hardship for "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on the horizon. Director Julie Taymor is currently in a dispute over payment with...

Canada Post Strike Begins

  |   August 2, 2011

CBC - Canadian postal workers began their first strike action in Winnipeg at midnight ET after rejecting last-minute contract proposals by Canada Post. Earlier in...

Moody's Warns U.S. On Consequences Of Not Raising Debt Limit

Reuters   |  Daniel Bases and Donna Smith   |   August 2, 2011

June 2, 2011 11:35:36 PM By Daniel Bases and Donna Smith NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ratings agency Moody's warned Thursday it would consider cutting...
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