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Nearly Every Police Officer Resigns Over ‘Safety Concerns’ After Missouri Town Elects First Black Mayor

Five of Parma, Missouri’s six police officers resigned after the town elected its first black mayor. On Tuesday, former city clerk Tyrus Byrd was sworn in as the new mayor of Parma but found that most of the town’s police … Read More

Indiana Pizza Owner Brags About ‘No Gays’ Policy, Gets Destroyed on Yelp

An Indiana pizza restaurant is under fire after its owners bragged about their “no gays” policy on a news broadcast. Crystal and Kevin O’Connor appeared on ABC 57 to show their support for Governor Mike Pence’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration … 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

ICE Director Visits Texas Detention Center Amid Allegations Of Mistreatment

The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement visited a family immigrant detention center in Texas on Friday that has been the site of two hunger strikes and allegations of abuse. ICE confirmed in an email that Director Sarah Saldaña had … Read More

Rapid Rise In Super PACs Dominated By Single Donors

This story was co-published with the Daily Beast. The wealthiest Americans can fly on their own jets, live in gated compounds and watch movies in their own theaters. More of them also are walling off their political contributions from other … Read More

White House Intruder Carrying Package Climbs Fence, Immediately Arrested

An intruder carrying a “suspicious package” climbed the White House fence on Sunday night, but was quickly arrested, the U.S. Secret Service said. According to the Washington Post, the incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. on the south side of the … Read More

The Surgeon General Encourages Elmo To Get A Vaccine In New PSA

When Elmo was nervous about getting a shot, he didn’t enlist any old doctor for moral support. In a new video produced by the Daily Dot, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy teaches the “Sesame Street” favorite about the importance of … Read More

Family Uses Man’s Obit to Tell People Not to Vote for Hillary Clinton

“In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Shriners Hospital for Children,” concludes Larry Upright’s obituary. “Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. R.I.P. Grandaddy.” The 81-year-old passed away in Cabarrus … Read More

Marco Rubio: Being Gay Is Not A Choice

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said on Sunday that he didn’t think being gay was a choice but rather the way some people were born. During an appearance on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” Rubio, who launched his 2016 presidential campaign last … Read More

Clinton Patches Up Relations With Liberals During Beginning Of Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals’ good side. As a presidential candidate in 2008, she opposed gay marriage, equivocated on granting driver’s licenses to people who were living in the U.S. illegally and … Read More

Lyme Disease Is Wracking New England. Why Isn’t More Being Done?

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center based at Boston University and WGBH News, and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. Sign up here for email updates … Read More

Elite FBI Forensic Unit Gave Flawed Testimony In Almost All Trials Before 2000

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before … Read More