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Senate-CIA Dispute Unsettled As Final Investigation Into Torture Report Ends

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- A Senate Sergeant-at-Arms investigation into a dispute between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee has ended without firm conclusions after failing to examine crucial computer records that investigators said were erased by the agency, sources familiar with the inquiry told The Huffington Post.
Oct 23, 2014

Trust between CIA, Senate, at all time low. "The Sergeant-at-Arms can't verify any of what CIA is saying." m.huffpost.com/us/entry/60317…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AliWatkins: EXCLUSIVE: Final inquiry in #SSCI/#CIA fight ends, and "missing" computer logs leave questions. Latest w @ryangrim : huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/cia…

Oct 23, 2014

Scoop from @AliWatkins & me: Senate investigators didn't trust CIA enough to rely on records the agency handed over huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/cia…

Oct 23, 2014

Investigation into Senate-CIA dispute over torture report ends “without firm conclusions” and "shrouded in questions" huff.to/1vSljEk

North Carolina Fights To Take Voting Site Away From Pesky College Kids

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Early voting starts Thursday in North Carolina, even as the state has pushed to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses. The Republican-dominated North Carolina State Board of Elections, among other efforts, has sought to remove an early voting location from the campus of Appalachian State University, which has about 18,000 students, many of whom lean Democratic.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @samsteinhp: North Carolina officials work to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/nor… via @dliebelson

Oct 23, 2014

North Carolina officials work to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/nor… via @dliebelson

Remember When the U.S. Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be Worse.

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Republican politicians, joined by a few Democrats in tight election races, have stepped up their calls in recent days for a temporary ban on all travelers coming from West Africa -- despite the fact that medical experts say such a measure is not only unnecessary but potentially harmful to efforts to stop the spread of Ebola.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @aterkel: An Ebola travel ban could be worse than the HIV/AIDS ban huff.to/1ouAUZR

Oct 22, 2014

RT @RepBarbaraLee: Great piece from @aterkel on why an #Ebola travel ban is shortsighted & counterproductive approach to public health. htt…

Oct 22, 2014

Remember When the U.S. Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be Worse. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/ebo…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @RepBarbaraLee: Great piece from @aterkel on why an #Ebola travel ban is shortsighted & counterproductive approach to public health. htt…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @dliebelson: Remember that time when the US banned travelers with HIV? An Ebola ban could be worse: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/ebo… nice piece by @aterkel

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How Colleges Let Sexual Predators Slip Away To Other Schools

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: If a college student is disciplined by a school for sexual assault, the rapist can skip the punishment by transferring to a new university without anyone ever knowing. The offense won't necessarily show up on a transcript. And administrators can simply note in a student's file that he or she faced disciplinary action without recording actual details.
Oct 23, 2014

My new story this morning: How colleges let sexual predators slip away to other schools huff.to/1wr4deM

7 Things I Learned By Traveling to Europe

huffingtonpost.com — Sure, it's not like I learned how to do the derivative in Pisa or calculate velocities in Rome, but I did learn practical information like how to find my way around the underground when my family was packed in a subway car like sardines and how to av...
Oct 23, 2014

And the best remedy against nationalism: RT @HuffingtonPost: Travel is indeed one of life's best teachers bit.ly/1vSrAjh

If My Mother Died Today

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: I love my mother. But if she passed away today I would be thankful. That doesn't make me a heartless, horrible daughter; I only want her to be free from earthly constraints and permanent disability. She has lived in a nursing home for more than five years.
Oct 23, 2014

"I Love My Mother. But If She Passed Away Today I Would Be Thankful" huff.to/1FHLEcx via @HuffPost50

Paul Krugman: 'Soak The Rich'

huffingtonpost.com — Paul Krugman is on board with some other top economists who say that the U.S. should tax top earners up to 90 percent. "What you really should want to do is to soak the rich as much as possible," Krugman said in an appearance on HuffPost...
Oct 22, 2014

RT @BenDWalsh: Krugman makes an important point, which I could have emphasized more: celebrities aren’t really *that* highly paid huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/kru…

Oct 22, 2014

Also clever little point about the benefits of financial labor falling because of high tax rates huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/kru…

Oct 22, 2014

Krugman makes an important point, which I could have emphasized more: celebrities aren’t really *that* highly paid huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/kru…

Oct 22, 2014

Saw Paul Krugman today and wrote this short piece about his comments at @HuffPostLive on top tax rates huff.to/1zkXGrD

HuffPost Live

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Oct 23, 2014

What kind of changes do we need on a legislative level to help victims of domestic violence? huff.lv/1tBVMKJ via @HuffPostLive

Hackers Ran Loose Inside JPMorgan For 2 Months Before Getting Caught

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: It's as if a robber were to break into a bank today and stay there until Christmas before someone noticed. That's how long hackers had access to JPMorgan Chase's computer system, The New York Times reported this week.

Notebook From Antarctic Explorer's Last Expedition Found Encased In Ice

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: A notebook from the last expedition of legendary British explorer Robert F. Scott was found encased in ice in an Antarctic hut, according to the Antarctic Heritage Trust. The notebook belonged to George Murray Levick, a surgeon, zoologist and photographer who was part of the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition of 1910-1913.

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R).
Oct 22, 2014

Oh hey, the DSCC is back to running ads for Grimes in Kentucky. huff.to/1rqIDm7

Oct 22, 2014

RT @UpshotNYT: Democrats aren't giving up on Kentucky after all. With the race tighter, new TV ad money is coming. nyti.ms/1vOrPMm

Oct 22, 2014

Democrats literally in disarray RT @igorbobic: Some good news for Alison Lundergan Grimes huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/dem…

Would You Eat This $13 Bacon Cheeseburger-Stuffed Donut?

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Whether they're hot out of the fryer at Krispy Kreme or freshly-baked at home, donuts are easily one of our favorite fried foods. But sometimes, our love just can't handle donuts when they go too far. Case in point: the cheeseburger-stuffed glazed donut covered in chocolate bacon bits.

Gambia avoid suspension by IOC executive board

huffingtonpost.com — LONDON (AP) - Gambia escaped suspension by the IOC on Thursday after the government allowed the reopening of the country's Olympic committee offices. The West African country faced possible suspension from the Olympics this week in a dispute over the national body's headquarters.
Oct 23, 2014

Full update: Gambia avoids Olympic suspension after committee hq's reopened. tinyurl.com/lwvkp5k

Beyond Sexual Assault

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: As of this month, the number of colleges and universities under investigation for mishandling sexual assault cases has risen to eighty-five, reigniting efforts to combat violence against young women. In response to these gross violations of Title IX, the White House has launched the "It's On Us" campaign, an initiative intended to reduce the prevalence of sexual assault on campuses and raise awareness about the issue.

Epic 'Hobbit' Flight Safety Video Debuts On Air New Zealand

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: It's called " The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made," and for once the word "epic" isn't being misused. Air New Zealand's new in-flight safety video was created with help from some of the team behind the "Hobbit" film trilogy, and even includes a few appearances from members of the cast and crew.

Syria Airstrikes Kill 553, Including 32 Civilians, During Monthlong Offensive Against ISIS: Monitor

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: BEIRUT, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 553 people, including 32 civilians, during a month-long campaign in Syria against Islamic State militants, a Syrian monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the majority of the deaths, 464, were Islamic State fighters.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: More than 550 killed in Syria airstrikes, monitor reports huff.to/1FGUGpW

BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Today's Politico Magazine offers up some seriously dope sponsored content for your weary body, in the form of an article called " No, BP Didn't Ruin The Gulf." The piece goes on to insist, at length, that four years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, things down around the Gulf Coast are hunky-dory, nothing to worry about, nothing to see here.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @kate_sheppard: From @dceiver: BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/pol…

Oct 22, 2014

BP's damage to the Gulf has been wildly exaggerated, says BP flack in Politico Magazine huff.to/1sQaJLu @dceiver

Oct 22, 2014

From @dceiver: BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/pol…