- For Peacekeepers In Congo, Fighting M23 Was Just The Beginning
October 07 2013 1:38 PM
U.N. forces embroiled in the civil war in the Congo have two new foes: One is tied to Rwanda, and the other is an Islamist group.
- What If The Miley-Sinead Feud Is All A Hoax?
October 04 2013 3:03 PM
Leading up to her appearance on “SNL” this Saturday, Miley Cyrus has been in an escalating public feud with Sinead O’Connor. Can you blame us for being suspicious?
- A Toothless ‘Revenge Porn’ Law Leaves Out Selfies
October 02 2013 6:36 PM
A new California law meant to combat revenge porn only applies to photos taken by the perpetrator.
- Backlash Against Vengeful Texter Reveals Folly Of Online Reviews
September 27 2013 2:36 PM
After her text-breakup revenge story went viral, a Washington gadabout saw her memoir critically savaged. Should Amazon care?
- Catholic Fringe Group: Girls Don’t Belong In College
September 25 2013 3:58 PM
After telling parents not to send their daughters to college, Raylan Alleman, founder of Fix the Family, is receiving a harsh blowback.
- Goodbye Greek Forests, Hello Hotels
September 25 2013 10:02 AM
Greece may pass laws that will allow the acquisition of private and even protected lands or forests for businesses.
- Conservatives Irate Over Kenya Headlines Neglecting Islam
September 23 2013 5:26 PM
Based on a cursory review of 10 newspapers, the right-wing watchdog Media Research Center has determined that journalists are purposely avoiding the word “Islam” in reports about the Kenya mall attack.
- After Westgate: What The Terrorist Attack Means For Kenya
September 23 2013 9:25 AM
Kenya was already facing political, economic and social challenges before this weekend's tragedy.
- The Host With No Ghosts: Why NPH Is Impervious To Controversy
September 22 2013 8:12 AM
No matter what the debate, Neil Patrick Harris, who hosts the 2013 Emmy Awards show on Sunday, always comes out on top.
- Searching For Food Stamps? Here’s An Ad For Wendy’s
September 20 2013 3:20 PM
As House Republicans voted to slash the food-stamp program, Twitter searches for “food stamps” brought promoted tweets from SpaghettiOs, Campbell’s Soup and major restaurant chains.
- This Was CNN: With ‘Crossfire’ Fading, Jeff Zucker Could Have A Problem
September 19 2013 6:18 PM
Ratings continue to struggle at the once-pioneering cable news network, despite high hopes for recent additions such as “Crossfire” and “New Day.” Can anyone turn things around?
- Gun Lovers Lose Their Cool Over Henry Winkler’s Navy Yard Tweet
September 16 2013 7:09 PM
Former “Happy Days” actor Henry Winkler wasted no time politicizing the mass shooting in Washington on Monday, while pro-gun advocates fired back with political tweets of their own.
- Racists Shamed Off Twitter Following Ignorant Miss America Insults
September 16 2013 3:47 PM
After their racially charged tweets about Nina Davuluri went viral, several Twitter users have deleted their accounts in the wake of a public shaming campaign.
- Easy Money: Is GoFundMe Too Lax For Its Own Good?
September 14 2013 12:22 PM
With its loose guidelines, GoFundMe urges users to donate only to people they know and trust. But doesn’t that defeat the whole purpose of crowd-funding?
- Africa’s Economy On Cusp Of Giga-GDP Growth
September 13 2013 12:03 PM
This may be Africa’s moment: Consider that mining may be one of the least of its many potentially lucrative assets and attributes.
- NYC Mayoral Hopeful Bill Thompson Eyes Runoff, But Will It Hurt Democratic Ticket?
September 12 2013 8:15 PM
Bill Thompson is insisting that every vote be counted in the Democratic mayoral primary, despite increasing support for frontrunner Bill de Blasio.
- Dogfight: Inside The National Movement To Outlaw Pet Stores
September 07 2013 9:02 AM
San Diego has joined more than 24 U.S. municipalities in banning the retail sale of dogs: Progress for pup welfare or animal rights gone rabid?
- In Myanmar, Foreign Firms Have More Responsibility Than Just Making Money
September 03 2013 1:16 PM
Foreign investors should also shoulder the responsibility of improving the lives of the Myanmar people.
- Conservatives To Fast Food Strikers: Shut Up And Get Real Jobs
August 29 2013 5:45 PM
In the wake of a nationwide strike by service employees, critics countered that minimum-wage workers should simply “get better jobs” if they want to make more than $7.25 an hour.
- The War On Comments: Have The Trolls Already Won?
August 29 2013 3:56 PM
As Huffington Post plans to abolish anonymity, other publishers look for new ways to fight trolls and keep online comments civil.