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Texas Official Is Freaking Out About School "Meatless Monday"

This story originally appeared in Huffington Post and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A top Texas official denounced school districts that have scaled back on serving meat one day a week, accusing themShow More Summary

I couldn’t finish my brother’s story

I was a teenager when mom died slowly, then my brother, abruptly, in a car wreck. It was too much loss for fiction

Andrew Rannells: As a gay actor, I like to tell stories that are specific to my community

The "Hedwig" star on replacing Neil Patrick Harris, working with Ryan Murphy, and the new season of "Girls"

My ugly inner battle: How jealousy poisoned my friendship with John Green

I know I'm not the first writer to be wracked by envy. But still the "Fault in Our Stars" author's career haunts me

You’re doing sex ed wrong: How teaching kids about sex is like teaching toddlers to walk

Sex educator Al Vernacchio on hedonism, the questions teens ask him and why taking a nap can be better than sex

Staring at a screen is altering your tears, study finds

A study found that focusing on a screen for many hours alters tear composition

Administration says Syrian rebels it wants to arm to fight ISIS are not secretly allied with ISIS

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest pushes back on the latest argument from intevention skeptics

Rush Limbaugh’s new definition of consent: “No means yes if you know how to spot it”

The conservative radio host lamented a definition of consensual sex that "takes all the romance out of everything"

Apple reveals how to delete the free U2 album that everyone hates

Last week U2 released their latest album, "Songs of Innocence," for free directly to iTunes accounts

Mindy Kaling says she “misspoke” about abortion and sitcoms

The star told HuffPost Live that she might include an abortion storyline on "The Mindy Project" in the future

Wyoming advances bill to legalize execution by firing squad

The proposal would let the state kill a prisoner via firearm if the drugs for a lethal injection cannot be found

The Supreme Court May Be About To Save—Or Destroy—Gay Marriage

Supporters of gay marriage have been on a roll: In the past year, federal courts across the country have nullified same-sex marriage bans in more than a dozen states. Yet these victories are complicated by the lack of a national legal standard on gay marriage: For now, it remains a state-level question. Show More Summary

America’s most terrified senator: Lindsey Graham’s never-ending doomsday visions

Lindsey Graham says ISIS can destroy entire American cities and kill all of us. A look at a very scared man

Kirsten Gillibrand: I “wasn’t in a place” where I could tell off my harassers

"At that moment, if I could have just disappeared, I would have... But I had to just sit there and talk to him"

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