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Kim Ki-Jong Charged With Attempted Murder In Knife Attack On U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday indicted a man who slashed the U.S. ambassador in Seoul last month on charges of attempted murder. Kim Ki-jong, 55, was also indicted Wednesday on charges of assaulting a foreign … Read More

Obama Is Smack In The Middle Of A Brewing Fight Over Workplace Wellness

If you work for a big company that offers you health insurance, chances are that your employer has asked you to take part in some kind of “workplace wellness” program. It might mean nothing more than answering a few questions … Read More

Some Chris Christie Supporters Now Turn Their Backs

He does not return phone calls. He does not ask for support. He arrives late for meetings. And he acts as if he has all the time in the world. Politics News on The Huffington Post

Rep. Alcee Hastings Says Old Texas Dildo Law Shows The State Is ‘Crazy’

A Florida congressman is not backing off his assertion that Texas is a “crazy state,” and he’s now citing an old law restricting dildos to make his case. “One of their cities has a law that says that women can … Read More

California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President. The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.” … Read More

RFRA 101: A Brief History Of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

(RNS) Before this week, few people had heard of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act or could even pronounce its acronym, RFRA (Riff-ra), even though there’s a federal version of the law and 20 states have passed their own versions. Is … Read More

Iran Nuclear Talks Miss Deadline, Extended Another Day

By Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Parisa Hafezi LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 1 (Reuters) – Six world powers and Iran missed a Tuesday deadline to reach an outline accord reining in Tehran’s nuclear program, extending talks into an extra day as … Read More

Miley Cyrus: Indiana Law Supporters Are ‘Dinosaurs,’ ‘Dying Off’

Miley Cyrus was one of the first celebrities to speak out against Indiana’s religious freedom law––calling Governor Mike Pence an “asshole”––and today she talked more about it in a conversation with Time Magazine. Cyrus told Time she lives her life … Read More

How This D.C. Clinic Wants To ‘De-Medicalize’ Abortion

“Abortion. Yeah, we do that.” That’s one of the advertising slogans used by Carafem, an abortion clinic opening this week in Washington, D.C. The clinic plans to approach abortion as a straightforward part of women’s health care, hoping to make … Read More

Store Employee Accuses Mom of Child Abuse for Letting 5-Year-Old Daughter Try on Boys Suit for Easter

A Texas woman was accused of “child abuse” by a store clerk for letting her 5-year-old daughter try on a boy’s suit for Easter. Jennifer Giordano says she and her “tomboy” daughter Maddie were at Martha’s Miniatures to buy an … Read More

What Jeb Bush Gets That Scott Walker Doesn’t

Without an Embrace of Optimism, the GOP Is Dead Politics News on The Huffington Post

U.S. Appeals Judge’s Hold On President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department urged a federal appeals court Monday to reverse a hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action. The 69-page brief was filed with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ahead … Read More

Rahm Emanuel Wants To Capitalize On Controversy In Neighboring Indiana

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) isn’t letting the crisis in neighboring Indiana over a controversial religious freedom law go to waste. Emanuel, who faces re-election next week, has urged about a dozen Indiana businesses to move to Chicago as many … Read More

Indiana Gov. in WSJ Op-Ed: Religious Freedom Law Not ‘License to Discriminate’

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has an op-ed out in the Wall Street Journal tonight defending the state’s controversial religious freedom bill and insisting it is not a “license to discriminate.” Pence argues the sole purpose of the law is to … Read More