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Former Associated Press Editor Sues Wire Service Over Firing

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Former Associated Press news editor Dena Potter has filed a lawsuit against the news organization and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll, who fired her and two other journalists over an erroneous October 2013 article about then-Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: Former AP news editor suing company over firing that followed erroneous McAuliffe story: huff.to/10rJTA4

Oct 24, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: Former AP news editor suing company over firing that followed erroneous McAuliffe story: huff.to/10rJTA4

Oct 24, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: Former AP news editor suing company over firing that followed erroneous McAuliffe story: huff.to/10rJTA4

Oct 24, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: Former AP news editor suing company over firing that followed erroneous McAuliffe story: huff.to/10rJTA4

Oct 24, 2014

Former AP news editor suing company over firing that followed erroneous McAuliffe story: huff.to/10rJTA4

Colorado Senate Race May Deal Major Blow To Civil Liberties

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) isn't the only one sweating out his tough re-election. Civil liberties groups are dreading the prospect of Senate without Udall, and say a loss to Republican challenger Rep. Cory Gardner may mean major setbacks for transparency.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @daveweigel: First Feingold, now Udall: Bad luck for civil liberties advocates, losing their guys in midterm upsets. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/mar…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @daveweigel: First Feingold, now Udall: Bad luck for civil liberties advocates, losing their guys in midterm upsets. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/mar…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @daveweigel: First Feingold, now Udall: Bad luck for civil liberties advocates, losing their guys in midterm upsets. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/mar…

Oct 24, 2014

First Feingold, now Udall: Bad luck for civil liberties advocates, losing their guys in midterm upsets. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/mar…

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Brooklyn Bowling Alley 'The Gutter' To Reopen After Ebola Cleanup

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The bowling alley used by a New York man the night before he was diagnosed with Ebola will reopen Friday, according to the New York Times. Williamsburg bowling alley The Gutter, shut down on Thursday as a "precautionary measure" while it worked with the New York Health Department to have the bar cleaned and sanitized, it said on its Facebook page.
Oct 24, 2014

Brooklyn bowling alley The Gutter is reopening after Ebola cleanup huff.to/1woKvBl

Oct 24, 2014

anyone want to go bowling at The Gutter tonight? it's a super cool place huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/the…

Oct 24, 2014

Brooklyn bowling alley 'The Gutter' to reopen today after (likely unnecessary) Ebola cleanup huff.to/1t8Bn45

Brace Yourself: Ugg Season May Be Even Bigger Than Usual This Year

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Each year as the temperature dips, women across the country turn to their closets and dig their Ugg boots out of hibernation. Others head to stores to score a pair of the squat sheepskin booties in preparation for a chilly winter. This year the Ugg frenzy may be even bigger than usual.
Oct 24, 2014

Brace yourself: Ugg season may be even bigger than usual this year. Boots everywhere. BOOTS EVERYWHERE! huff.to/1D7ma42

Oct 24, 2014

Brace yourself: Ugg season may be even bigger than usual this year huff.to/1D7ma42

Oct 24, 2014

Controversial statement: I love UGGs and I'm so happy about this news huff.to/1D7ma42

Someone Smashed The Disputed Oklahoma Ten Commandments Monument To Pieces

Oct 24, 2014

In possible act of God, disputed Ten Commandments monument found smashed to pieces huff.to/1t8JM7A

Oct 24, 2014

In his defense, @daveweigel was texting while driving MT @igorbobic: Someone drove thru Oklahoma Ten Commandments: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/ten…

Overweight Women More Likely To Have Low-Paying Jobs Than Overweight Men

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Fat shaming can have economic consequences. As a woman gets heavier, her chances of working in a low-paying, physically taxing job grow, according to a new study from Jennifer Shinall, a law professor at Vanderbilt University. But weight doesn't have nearly as much bearing on the type of job a man lands.
Oct 24, 2014

Overweight women are more likely to have low-paying, terrible jobs than overweight men huff.to/1t8oLd7 via @HuffPostBiz

Oct 24, 2014

RT @JillianBerman: As a woman gets heavier her chance of working in a terrible job increases huff.to/1DI2gPr

Oct 24, 2014

As a woman gets heavier her chance of working in a terrible job increases huff.to/1DI2gPr

Oct 24, 2014

Overweight women are more likely to have low-paying jobs than overweight men huff.to/1wtWRXV

'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Canceled By TLC After Allegations Star Is Dating Child Molester Come Out

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: TMZ reports that TLC has canceled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" following allegations that June "Mama June" Shannon is dating a convicted child molester named Mark McDaniel. In a statement, TLC confirmed to TMZ, as well as The Huffington Post, that the show has been cancelled: TLC has cancelled the series "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and ended all activities around the series, effective immediately.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" officially canceled amid allegations star is dating a child molester huff.to/1t8Ao3T

Oct 24, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" officially canceled amid allegations star is dating a child molester huff.to/1t8Ao3T

Shares Of Hazmat-Suit Maker Spike On NYC Ebola News

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Shares in a company that makes hazmat suits soared 16 percent on Thursday after the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in New York City. The stock price of Long Island-based Lakeland Industries, which makes various types of protective garb, has more than doubled in the past month amid feverish news coverage of the deadly virus.

DEA Raids 2 Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: LOS ANGELES -- Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration raided two legal medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles on Thursday that, according to multiple staff members, were fully compliant with state laws.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @ryanjreilly: The DEA raided two Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries yesterday. @matthewferner: huff.to/1t8QlH2

Oct 24, 2014

The DEA raided two Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries yesterday. @matthewferner: huff.to/1t8QlH2

Oct 24, 2014

DEA raided 2 Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries yesterday huff.to/1t8QlH2 via @HuffPostPol

Nations Devastated By Ebola Were Already Under Siege In The Global Drug War

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: West Africa's public infrastructure is now collapsing under the burden of the Ebola outbreak. But the health and political systems in that region were already under attack from another deadly force -- drug trafficking and the harsh criminal response so frequently wielded in the global war on drugs.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @matthewferner: Nations devastated by Ebola were already under siege in the global drug war huff.to/1t8NxK5 w/ @ryangrim via @HuffPostPol

Oct 24, 2014

Nations devastated by Ebola were already under siege in the global drug war huff.to/1t8NxK5 w/ @ryangrim via @HuffPostPol

Bruce Braley Is Pretty Sure You Haven't Heard Of A Potluck Dinner

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: According to Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley, nobody outside of the Midwest is aware of what a potluck is. The Democratic congressman told the New York Times this week that if only members of Congress partook in a unique Iowa tradition called a "potluck," the historic levels of paralysis and gridlock in Washington would be a thing of the past.
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Costco Still Refuses To Ruin Thanksgiving

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Unlike dozens of other retailers who kick off their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, Costco will remain closed on the holiday, the retailer confirmed to The Huffington Post Friday. "Since our inception 30-plus years ago, we have always been closed on Thanksgiving," Paul Latham, a spokesman for Costco, told HuffPost.

Your Two Jobs as a Manager

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Set Clear Expectations Over the years I've ended up hiring and training a lot of people in their first jobs as a manager, and I always tell them they have two responsibilities: to set clear expectations and to reduce uncertainty for their teams. (I think this is true of anyone in management, but if you're a founder/CEO, you're also responsible for overall vision, strategic direction, etc.

This Mesmerizing Photo Series Captures The Regal Beauty Of Aging Dogs

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: This photographer proves that man's best friend gets even better with age. Pete Thorne, a 35-year-old photographer from Toronto, is a big fan of puppies but thought it was time to give their older counterparts a shot at the spotlight.
Oct 24, 2014

@HuffingtonPost: This mesmerizing photo series captures the regal beauty of aging dogs huff.to/1shOzOp”love this!!!makes me cry

Ferguson Police Committed Human Rights Abuses During Michael Brown Protests, Amnesty International Claims

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Oct 24 (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after an officer killed an unarmed black teenager, an international human rights organization said in a report released on Friday. The Amnesty International report said law enforcement officers should be investigated by U.S.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @blackvoices: Amnesty International claims #Ferguson police committed human rights abuses during #MikeBrown protests huff.to/1t8QpXB

Oct 24, 2014

RT @kaysteiger: Amnesty International report: #Ferguson police committed human rights abuses during protests huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/fer…

Oct 24, 2014

Amnesty International report: #Ferguson police committed human rights abuses during protests huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/fer…

Um, What Is Going On Here?

huffingtonpost.com — Happy #BolognaDay! Dad proudly cuts the bologna cake while the kids decorate the bologna bush. pic.twitter.com/e0ZBoS45rH- Oscar Mayer (@oscarmayer) October 24, 2014 ...

KFC's New 'Zinger Double Down King' Is An Even Bigger Monstrosity Than The Original

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Ladies and gentlemen, KFC has done it again. They've brought back their "crime against food" and given us a new, Korean version of the Double Down. But we have to warn you -- it's even kookier than the original. Meet the "Zinger Double Down King."

There's A Selena Gomez Song In 'Citizenfour'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Laura Poitras' new documentary, "Citzenfour," is the kind of stirring thriller that David Fincher or Paul Greengrass could have turned into a feature film. Part of that feeling comes from the way Poitras films Edward Snowden's interviews with Glenn Greenwald, clandestine meetings that bubble with creeping paranoia and mounting tension; part of it comes from the music, which sounds like the most Trent Reznor-y score this side of "The Social Network."

Waltzing With Ben and Sally

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: For three years, I sat next to Sally Quinn and fought with Ben Bradlee. That's a quick summary of my brief and fiery career at the Washington Post. I was just 27 years old in 1973 when Bradlee hired me to write in the Style section of the newspaper.