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Lost At Sea And Texting For Help

When the sun rose, Mohamed, a lanky 27-year-old sitting in a dinghy on the Mediterranean Sea, saw the awful truth. All around him, waves swung in sickening time, and there was no land in sight. Packed in with some 50 fellow migrantsShow More Summary

Orphaned Raccoon Lives With Dogs, Thinks She's One Too!

Late last year, a very unusual bundle fell out of a tree in Rosie Kemp's backyard: a month-old raccoon. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

More Rain And Flooding Forecast Along Soggy East Coast

Unrelenting rain across the East Coast showed little sign of let-up early Saturday, with record-setting precipitation expected to prolong the soppy misery that has been eased only by news that Hurricane Joaquin is no longer a threat....Show More Summary

Elon Musk Knows His Life Makes The Average Mortal's Head Spin

NEW YORK -- Elon Musk is a busy man, and he knows it. At a Friday event announcing super-efficient rooftop solar panels, the SolarCity chairman, who also serves as chief executive of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, conceded that he sometimes ponders what drives him to take on so much. "It certainly does end up being a lot. Show More Summary

Meet The Newlywed Who Had Indiana's Anti-Gay Pizzeria Cater His Wedding

Remember Memories Pizza, that anti-gay pizza parlor in Indiana that used the state's so-called religious freedom law to refuse to cater gay weddings? Well, they just unknowingly catered the wedding of same-sex Chicago couple Robin Trevino and his husband. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Responds To Man On Death Row After Man Is Already Dead

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a posthumous response to Alfredo Prieto, a serial killer on Virginia's death row whose lawyers had petitioned the court several times to put his execution on hold. In the short, unsigned order, theShow More Summary

12 Portable Vegan Snacks For When Hunger Hits

It can be tough to find something filling and convenient when you have dietary restrictions. (And hey, even if you don't, it can be difficult to find something you'll feel good about eating.) But even when options are limited, vending machine candy bars just aren't going to cut it these days. Show More Summary

A Digital Survival Guide For The Modern Refugee

As our profile of a sea-bound refugee who sent digital SOS messages proves, smartphones have become critical for those fleeing Syria and other countries in search of peace. Below, The Huffington Post compiled a list of apps and other services that can help migrants on the move. Show More Summary

Why The Pope's Mention Of Thomas Merton Was More Controversial Than You Think

WASHINGTON (RNS) At his speech before Congress on Thursday (Sept. 24), Pope Francis listed Trappist monk Thomas Merton as one of four exemplary Americans who provide wisdom for us today. Out on the National Mall, thousands cheered when the pope named two other exemplary Americans: Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

10 Essential Books To Help You Explore The Sikh Faith

If you are seeking to go deeper into your faith's traditions, or explore a new tradition you’ve been curious about, then you’ve come to the right place. HuffPost Religion’s new series ReligionReads features essential books to learn more about a certain religion or faith tradition, as recommended by practitioners and religion scholars. Show More Summary

Former DHS Director Chertoff: 'You Can't Have Privacy Without Security'

If you can’t lock your door, you can’t maintain the privacy of your home. I f you can’t encrypt your phone, you can’t keep your personal data private, either. As tech companies and law enforcement agencies clash over encryption, security...Show More Summary

Vatican Fires Gay Priest On Eve Of Synod

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world's bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families. Monsignor Kryzstof Charamsa was a mid-level official in the Vatican's doctrine office. Show More Summary

This Machine Will Create The Largest Manmade Waves In The World

Here comes the wave!  Scientists at Deltares, a research institute in the Netherlands, say that they have created a machine that can produce the largest human-made waves in the world, Science magazine reports. The enormous model is called the Delta Flume. Show More Summary

If We Treated Other Public Health Issues The Way The Pro-Gun Crowd Treats Shootings

President Barack Obama's address to the nation on Thursday, hours after a gunman rampaged through a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, was the 15th time he has delivered remarks about a mass shooting during his presidency. Noting...Show More Summary

Here Is What We Know About John King, The Next Secretary Of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is stepping down from his post in December to spend more time with his family, he announced Friday. President Barack Obama has already tapped John King Jr., former New York State education commissioner, to take Duncan's place. Show More Summary

Kendall Jenner Just Made An Inexpensive Top Look Like Couture

Kendall Jenner is arguably the biggest model of the moment. She walks in every major runway show during fashion week and counts many top designers as close personal friends, so you'd think the leggy beauty would stick to wearing designer duds in her day-to-day life. Show More Summary

Hundred Handed Releases Debut Single ‘Love Me Like The Weekend’

Jordan McGraw and his band Hundred Handed released their debut single today, “Love Me Like The Weekend.” The new pop rock band’s sound is the product of the fun seeking, crazy minds of its three members Jordan McGraw (vocals/guitar), Drew Langan (drums) and Matt Black (bass). Show More Summary

The Deep Roots Of Mormon Feminism: An All Together Conversation With Joanna Brooks

Mormons from around the world will tune in to the 185 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint happening on October 3rd and 4th, 2015. Over the past year, three of the senior leadership of the LDS church died and at this meeting their replacements to the church's Quorum of Twelve Apostles will be announced. Show More Summary

'So, How Long Have You Lived In Hawaii?'

After living in Hawaii for a while you find yourself asking — and being asked — this question often: “How long have you lived here?” I’ve lived in Hawaii for roughly seven years. That’s long enough that J.O.J. (just-off-the-jet) newcomers look up to me as a knowledgeable local, but short enough that veterans still question my longevity. Show More Summary

Mexican Government Criticized For Alleged Widespread Use Of Torture

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights excoriated Mexico’s human rights record Friday, saying the country’s security forces routinely torture and kill people with impunity. The Washington-based IACHR, an arm of the Organization...Show More Summary

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