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CDC Head Tom Frieden Delivers Emotional Plea For Zika Funding

Dr. Tom Frieden has dealt with a number of epidemics during his seven-year tenure as director of the Centers for Disease Control. But the rapidly spreading Zika virus, the terrifying birth defects it causes and Congress' inexplicable...Show More Summary

10 Of The Top Entries From National Geographic's Travel Photo Contest

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a beach sunset, a sprawling desert or a cityscape at night, then you know how hard it is to capture the unique feeling of a “travel moment” on film. Stunningly, these entries from the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest have done it with ease. Show More Summary

Marco Rubio To Attend GOP Convention, Support Guy He Called A 'Con Man'

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is not only promising to support Donald Trump, he's willing to actively work on Trump's behalf to defeat likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on Thursday, Rubio said...Show More Summary

The Democratic Leader House Members Feared The Most Wasn't Nancy Pelosi

The first two years of President Barack Obama's first term in office will be remembered as a time of tremendous legislative productivity. Part of it, of course, was owed to the Democratic Party's complete control of the lawmaking branches of government. Show More Summary

HUFFPOST HILL - GOP Nomination Secured By Guy Who Sold Steaks In An Electronics Store

Donald Trump secured the Republican presidential nomination, so another William Kristol column declaring him a fad should arrive at any moment. The GOP killed its own water and energy spending bill — which is surprising as the Republican Party never cannibalizes itself. Show More Summary

Bridal Bouquet Tattoos Are Now A Thing And They Look Pretty Rad

There's something about holding a bouquet that really makes you feel like a bride, but like most other things on the wedding day, it's often tossed at the end of the celebration. The brides below found a way to hold on to their bridal bouquets forever: tattooing them onto their bodies. Show More Summary

Viral Photo Shows Haiti-Born West Point Cadet Overwhelmed By How Far He's Come

This powerful image encapsulates one graduate's overwhelming feelings of accomplishment and gratitude. A photograph taken of Second Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache at his graduation from West Point went viral this week. Idrache, who was born in Haiti, has tears streaming down his face in the image. "At this moment, I was overwhelmed with emotions. Show More Summary

Meet The White House's New Muslim American Community Liaison

With Islamophobia rampant in communities across the U.S., Muslim Americans now have a chief ally at the White House. Zaki Barzinji, former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.), recently assumed...Show More Summary

FDA Approves First-Ever Implant To Treat Opioid Addiction

The first-ever implant to fight addiction to opioids, a class of drugs that includes prescription painkillers and heroin, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. The matchstick-sized implant, developed by Titan...Show More Summary

Alphabet's Google Beats Oracle In $9 Billion Android Trial

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury handed Alphabet's Google a major victory on Thursday in a long-running copyright lawsuit against Oracle Corp, saying the law allowed Google's use of Oracle's software to create its Android...Show More Summary

Here's A Pro Tip For Katie Couric Before She Does Another Documentary

Let us begin with a stipulation: Documentaries, no matter how artful their sheen of objectivity is, are by their very nature biased. And that's okay. We accept that documentary features obtain their relevance because of a singular editorial...Show More Summary

The Internet Is Dark And Full Of Spoilers, But It Doesn't Have To Be

Going on the Internet without having watched the latest plot twist unfold onscreen is like taking a stroll beneath a tree filled with a thousand pigeons. You might be OK. You might not. On the Internet, the pigeons are fans of your show or film franchise poised to drop knowledge that you’d rather stay far away from. You might be OK. Show More Summary

Everything You Need To Know About Johnny Depp And Amber Heard's Divorce So Far

It's been less that a day since news broke that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are divorcing. The 30-year-old "Danish Girl" actress cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, which comes after only 15 months of marriage. Show More Summary

Hedy Epstein, Holocaust Survivor And Ferguson Activist, Dies At 91

Hedy Epstein, who fled the Nazis as a child in Germany and later protested what she saw as injustice in the Middle East and near her home in St. Louis, died Thursday, her friend Dianne Lee told The Huffington Post. She was 91. Epstein's long career in activist circles began when she was a teenager and continued for the rest of her life. Show More Summary

Here's How To Get Republicans To Change Their Minds On The Minimum Wage

Want to get people to support a policy they'd otherwise be lukewarm about? Tell them it's backed by the candidate or party they like. It's a human tendency that can lead to some especially interesting results when a party's standard-bearer...Show More Summary

Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Consciously Come To A Divorce Settlement

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have reportedly reached a divorce settlement after announcing their "conscious uncoupling" more than two years ago, according to People. Paltrow filed for divorce from Martin in April 2015, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason behind the split. Show More Summary

A Bible Made With Emojis Is Now An Actual Thing

Internet, meet the Bible Emoji. This latest edition of one of the world's most translated books replaces commonly used words from the King James Version of the Bible with Unicode-approved emojis. It also goes one step further by translating this ancient scripture into today's web lingo. Show More Summary

There’s A Depressing Fan Theory About Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Class

Three years after the first Harry Potter novel came out, J.K. Rowling told inquiring minds that there were about 1,000 students in Hogwarts. But the math has not added up for fans over the years when it comes to Harry Potter's class size in particular. Show More Summary

CA Philanthropist Keeps BlackRock On Defensive With CEO Pay Shareholder Vote

At Wednesday’s New York shareholder meeting for BlackRock, the global investment management behemoth, it was anything but business as usual. In the first minutes of the meeting, immediately following the routine reconfirmation of the...Show More Summary

Despite Democrats' Efforts, Most Americans Don't Prioritize Voting Rights When Voting

WASHINGTON -- National Democrats are doing more outreach than ever before to convince voters they are the party that defends the right to vote. But new polling from The Huffington Post and YouGov demonstrates they have some work to do...Show More Summary

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