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Dan Aykroyd Wants Many 'Ghostbusters' Films, 'Like The Marvel Series'

"Ghostbusters" fans, rejoice -- it doesn't look like the creators of the franchise want to stop anytime soon. Dan Aykroyd, who starred in and co-wrote the first two films, sat down with "The HuffPost Show" co-hosts Roy Sekoff and Marc Lamont Hill on Friday and explained how he sees the series progressing in the future. Show More Summary

Report Says China Building Airstrip On Reclaimed Island

BEIJING (AP) — China is building an airstrip on an artificially created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea, according to independent analysts, a move the U.S. has warned could raise tensions in the area. Defense group...Show More Summary

Dan Aykroyd: 'America Is Flat-Out Gun Crazy'

Dan Aykroyd has a history with law enforcement, including years of service on an auxiliary police committee in Harahan, Louisiana, and while he's "proficient with a firearm," he told "The HuffPost Show" on Friday that officers need "more...Show More Summary

Opt-Out Movement Accelerates Amid Common Core Testing

ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This "opt-out" movement remains scattered but is growing fast in some parts of the country. Show More Summary

Heinz Is About To Start A Mustard War

The kings of one wealthy dynasty, emboldened by a key alliance, have set their sights on a powerful rival's territory that's almost as lucrative as the one they already control. It sounds like an exciting plot line from the new season...Show More Summary

Native Hawaiians Want To Bring Back Environmentally Friendly Burial Practices

HONOLULU (AP) -- A group of Native Hawaiians wants to bring back a centuries-old island burial practice that it says is more environmentally friendly than some modern interment methods. Traditional "clean burials" involve cleansing the...Show More Summary

Texas Veterinarian Kristen Lindsey Brags About Killing Local Cat With Bow And Arrow (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

A Texas veterinarian was fired after a Facebook photo showing her with her "first bow kill" -- a local cat -- went viral. Dr. Kristen Lindsey bragged online that she killed a "feral" cat in her neighborhood in Brenham. She posted a photo...Show More Summary

The Way Forward On Religious Freedom And LGBT Civil Rights (All Together Podcast)

Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice is informing our personal lives, our communities and our world. All Together is hosted by Paul Raushenbush, Executive Editor of HuffPost Religion. Show More Summary

Gas-Line Blast Closes Major Highway, Injures At Least 15

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A large gas pipeline exploded into a wall of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 15 people, four of them critically, authorities said. Four...Show More Summary

Retired Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates 88th Birthday With A Pint Of Beer

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Retired Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his 88th birthday Thursday with a party and a pint of beer. Photos released by the Vatican newspaper Thursday showed the German pope toasting a group of Bavarians in the Vatican...Show More Summary

Why Hillary Clinton Left Obama To Fend For Himself On Trade

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's trade agenda took a beating on Friday, as House Democrats threw cold water on his bid to fast-track the biggest free trade pact since the 1990s, and 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton declined...Show More Summary

What Your Favorite Fast Food Chain Says About Your Politics

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Fast casual chain Chipotle has been in the political spotlight all week, ever since Hillary Clinton stopped in for a burrito bowl in one of her first public appearances after announcing her run for the presidency. But as HuffPost Business's...Show More Summary

The First Official Look At Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Is Here

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The first look at Batman v Superman: The Dawn of Justice is officially here. The trailer was scheduled for official release next week during a special screening, but leaks on Youtube prompted Warner Bros. to release the trailer online...Show More Summary

Arizona Cop Michael Rapiejko Says Ramming Armed Man With Car Was Only Option

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona police officer Michael Rapiejko felt he had no option but to run over an armed man walking down a busy business corridor, according to an audio recording of an interview with a prosecutor following the Feb. Show More Summary

Stimulating Brain Waves May Boost Creativity And Ease Depression

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The secret to stimulating creativity may be to literally stimulate the brain. In a new study, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were able to measurably increase creativity by altering electrical activity in...Show More Summary

Etch-a-Sketch Artist Recreates Iconic Obama Image for 4/20 (VIDEO)

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

April 20th is upon us once again. To celebrate cannabis culture’s “high-holiday” we had Etch-a-Sketch artist Bryan Madden recreate the iconic image of a puffing future President Barack Obama. While Obama has openly discussed his potShow More Summary

Global Citizen Lets Readers Act On The News Instead Of Just Reading It

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Ending global poverty isn’t just a job for nonprofits and governments — we all have a role to play. In that spirit, HuffPost has partnered with Global Citizen, a platform aimed at ending extreme poverty by 2030. As the advocacy group...Show More Summary

Dutch Citizens Are Taking Their Government To Court Over Climate Change

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A group of Dutch citizens headed to court this week in a bold effort to hold their government accountable for its inaction over climate change. The case, which opened at The Hague on Tuesday, was first filed by the Urgenda Foundation,...Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee To Announce 2016 Plans On May 5

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said Friday he plans to announce whether he will run for president on May 5. In an interview with Fox News, Huckabee said he will unveil his 2016 plans in Hope, Arkansas, early next month. (Hope...Show More Summary

Eye Contact Helps Strength The Bond Between Pooches And Their Owners

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Oh, those puppy eyes. Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says. And owners can do a similar trick in return, researchers found. This two-way street evidently...Show More Summary

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