Anti-Colbert Twitter Campaign Escalates
March 28 2014 4:22 PM EDT
Asian-American activist Suey Park spars with HuffPost Live’s Josh Zepps over the limits of satire.
‘Friends With Better Lives’ Review: A Worthy Comedy To Replace ‘How I Met Your Mother’
March 28 2014 3:34 PM EDT
"Friends With Better Lives," the new CBS sitcom premiering on March 31, is the first step to moving on from "How I Met Your Mother."
Why Al Jazeera America Is Shunning Cable’s Flight 370 Obsession
March 27 2014 11:58 AM EDT
Setting itself apart from CNN and Fox News, the fledgling Al Jazeera America has resisted the urge to fixate on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Is It Too Soon To Joke About Missing Flight 370?
March 17 2014 5:21 PM EDT
As the families of more than 200 people grieve for their missing loved ones, the mysterious nature of MH370’s disappearance has made it open season for some comedians and quipsters.
Maybe This Is Why Oscar Winners Never Thank God
March 03 2014 1:15 PM EST
Matthew McConaughey’s shout-out to the almighty in his Best Actor acceptance speech became a public referendum on America’s culture wars.
Will ‘American Hustle’ Win Best Picture? Maybe, But It Shouldn’t
February 28 2014 11:07 AM EST
Opinion: David Russell’s mediocre period caper has benefited from a buzzy cast and hyped-up Oscar campaign; will the Academy drink the Kool-Aid?
Analysis: Ukraine's Finances Are Hanging By A Thread
February 26 2014 3:29 PM EST
For the Kremlin, it's a question of what's worse: a failed state on its doorstep or a going concern that's independent of Moscow.
Why Were January US Retail Sales Worse Than Expected?
February 13 2014 2:12 PM EST
There's only so much you can blame on the weather.
Banned Super Bowl Ad Eclipsed By Real Controversy
January 31 2014 3:19 PM EST
Israeli company SodaStream is trying to ride a wave of hype surrounding its banned Scarlett Johansson commercial, but criticism of its West Bank operations is fueling the conversation.
Commodity Sector Outlook Got You Down? Consider This Metal
January 29 2014 12:31 PM EST
Quick: Name one commodity enjoying rising demand, flattening production and tightening inventories?
Meet Cathy McMorris Rodgers, The GOP’s Secret Weapon
January 28 2014 1:15 PM EST
Scrambling to soften its image with women voters, the Republican Party chose Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., to rebut President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
How Much Will The Super Bowl Cost NJ/NY Taxpayers?
January 28 2014 7:19 AM EST
The much-touted economic impact of Super Bowl XLVIII comes with a hefty tax bill for New Yorkers and New Jerseyans. Is it worth the cost?
Donations To Huckabee Pour In After ‘Libido’ Comment
January 24 2014 2:22 PM EST
Following his much-mocked comments about women’s libidos, former Gov. Mike Huckabee made a plea for donations to his political action committee, Huck PAC. It worked.
Why Biz Owners Are Fed Up With Yelp’s Algorithm
January 17 2014 4:22 PM EST
Reputation-management companies claim they can improve Yelp ratings. Are their services legit?
Livid Gun Lovers Fired Up Over Anti-NRA Flick
January 16 2014 4:51 PM EST
Following reports that the Weinstein Co. is producing an anti-NRA Meryl Streep vehicle, angry gun owners flocked to Facebook and posted one-star reviews of the film company.
In The Central African Republic, One Mad Dog, Millions Of Ruined Lives
January 15 2014 11:01 AM EST
The world's thinking about South Sudan right now, but next door, one of the world's poorest nations is also dealing with a major crisis.
Empire State Building Sues Photographer Over Topless Photos
January 14 2014 3:01 PM EST
The management of the New York landmark is suing photographer Allen Henson, who took cellphone shots of a topless model on the observation deck last summer.
Upworthy Had A Great Year, But Is It Sustainable?
January 10 2014 2:51 PM EST
The rapidly growing viral video aggregator shared its top topics for 2013, but is Upworthy just one Facebook tweak away from obscurity?
‘Bridgeghazi’ Backlash - Why Conservatives Are Fuming Over Christie Hashtag
January 09 2014 2:11 PM EST
The #Bridgeghazi hashtag is being condemned by conservatives as liberals use it with glee - underscoring their polarized political lenses.
The US In South Sudan: New Conflict Tests Long-Term Relationship
December 27 2013 6:11 PM EST
Washington has played a key role in South Sudan's independence and development, but the new conflict is testing old ties.