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Man Who Disappeared Two Years Ago, Found Dead in Erie Home

A mummified body was found Wednesday, in the attic of an east Erie home.<p>Family and investigators believe it could be a 21-year-old Erie man, who went …

Crime

Senate Responds to Trump-Inspired Anti-Semitism By Targeting Students Who Criticize Israel

After Donald Trump’s election emboldened white supremacists and inspired a wave of anti-Semitic hate incidents across the country, the Senate on …

Spain is getting rid of streets named after fascist leaders, dedicating them to women instead

Though Francisco Franco’s totalitarian Spanish regime was toppled nearly 40 years ago, its legacy is still present in the country. Walk through the cities of Spain, and you’re likely to find streets named after regime members like general José Millán Astray, attorney Adolfo Muñoz Alonso, minister …

Civil Rights

Patton Oswalt’s Year of Magical Parenting

In April, the author’s wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, died suddenly in her sleep at age 46. In an instant, Oswalt became a widower—and single parent to their 7-year-old daughter. Here, the actor and comedian writes about the only job he’s got that really matters right now: being a dad.<p><b>Five</b> …

Of Nine Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse to Help Build Muslim Registry for Trump

Every American corporation, from the largest conglomerate to the smallest firm, should ask itself right now: Will we do business with the Trump …

Donald Trump

Kellogg Is Latest Company To Pull Advertising From Breitbart

The food company joins Warby Parker, Allstate and others in severing relations with the conservative outlet.<p>Kellogg is pulling advertisements from Breitbart, a website that traffics in racist, sexist and anti-Semitic content.<p>A Kellogg spokesman told The Huffington Post that consumers alerted the …

Donald Trump

Here's a small way to support the vulnerable in Trump's America

For people of color, women and LGBTQ people living in Donald Trump's America, the threat of violence is a serious one.<p>In the two days since Trump's …

Officer killed near Pittsburgh in especially deadly week for US police

<b>(CNN) —</b> A police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shooting outside a Pittsburgh-area home early Thursday, spurring authorities to evacuate homes and cancel school as officers searched for the shooter, officials said.<p>This is the seventh US police officer to be shot and killed in the …

Law Enforcement

Trump bucks protocol on press access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is keeping Americans in the dark about his earliest conversations and decisions as president-elect, bucking a …

Donald Trump

Saturn’s North Pole Just Changed Color And Nobody Knows Why

Just when you thought our planet had enough doomsday problems to grapple with, Saturn went ahead and changed colors on us. Specifically, Saturn’s …

Astronomy

The Museum at FIT Is Opening an Exhibit Dedicated Enitrely to Black Fashion Designers

The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology is presenting an exhibition, Black Fashion Designers, that examines the "significant, but often …

“Making Change” at the Global Citizen Music Festival

Music festivals are not especially known for fostering conscientious behavior. And so there is something slightly odd about Global Citizen, an annual anti-poverty celebration that alternates pop performances with speeches by politicians, actors, and activists expressing support for various United …

A Smartphone Game That Captures the Futility of “Work-Life Balance”

Last month in <i>Wired</i>, the writer Mary H. K. Choi embedded herself in the social-media world of five American teen-agers, exploring their habits and codes of conduct on an array of platforms, chiefly Snapchat and Instagram. Her report was refreshingly free of the sorts of scandalizing details that …

Sergei Polunin’s Dance Mom

What happened when Galina Polunina finally saw her son dance.<p>As a breed, we ballet mothers can be insufferable—clingy, controlling, and omnipresent. The mother of Margot Fonteyn, who was known as the Black Queen, trailed after the ballerina, even on company tours abroad, acting as a composite of a …

A Documentary About the Life and Tragic Death of the Great Jazz Trumpeter Lee Morgan

Some of the best offerings in this year’s New York Film Festival are documentaries. The festival opened last night with Ava DuVernay’s powerfully and passionately insightful documentary “13th,” a brilliant analysis of the historical roots of the politics behind today’s scourge of mass …

In 2016, How to Dress Well Gets Happy

“I feel like, within myself, I have two possible modes,” Tom Krell, the experimental pop-R. & B. artist and all-but-dissertation Ph.D. student, who records music as How to Dress Well, said recently, over the phone. “One is easy and cowardly,” he continued, “and one is hard, and a bit more anxious. …

New Albums

Racism and American Exceptionalism

As Peter Beinart recently wrote in <i>The Atlantic,</i> the current presidential race is partly a debate over American exceptionalism. Donald Trump—and to a …

Louise Jeffreys: Barbican 'failed audiences' when it cancelled Exhibit B after protests

Barbican Centre director of arts Louise Jeffreys has admitted that the venue “failed audiences” when it cancelled a performance in 2014 following …

Barbican criticises protesters who forced Exhibit B cancellation

The Barbican has condemned protesters who forced the cancellation of an anti-slavery exhibition featuring black actors chained and in cages.<p>Voicing strong complaints about the implications for freedom of expression, officials from the renowned arts venue confirmed they would not push ahead with …

Why we're endorsing for president

CLOSE<p>Read the full endorsement here - http://cin.ci/2d65xUr<p><i>Peter Bhatia is editor and vice president for audience engagement at The</i> …

Presidential Debate

Carolina Panthers will play Sunday's game at home amid Charlotte protests

The Carolina Panthers will not be moving Sunday’s home game against the Minnesota Vikings.<p>The team was discussing the status of its Week 3 contest with law enforcement and NFL officials amid the riots that have left the city of Charlotte under a state of emergency, but intend to still play at …

NFL

Police killings since Ferguson, in one map

Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and Walter Scott are just three of at least 2,902 people killed by police since August 9, 2014, the day of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.<p>Fatal Encounters, a nonprofit, has tracked these killings by collecting reports from the media, public, and …

Law Enforcement

Corona del Mar High cancels homecoming dance after arrests, reports of drunk students

A huge game. A huge crowd. A huge party.<p>And now a huge letdown – no homecoming dance for students at Corona del Mar High School.<p>Principal Kathy Scott …

Newport Beach

Ivanka Trump on Her Father's New Child Care and Maternity Leave Policy

Cosmopolitan.com spoke to the 34-year-old Trump Organization executive about the plan she heavily influenced.<p>On Tuesday night, Donald Trump released a child care and maternity leave plan that offers new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave, tax deductions for stay-at-home parents, and …

ColourPop Apologises Over Its Product Names For Dark Skin

The US beauty brand has apologised for using names like "Yikes" and "Typo" and says it is reviewing its naming process.<p>She said: "I feel like ColourPop needs a better marketing/PR team as they've also messed up when they named their liquid lipstick Gypsy, which is a derogatory term used against …

Makeup

Black Men May Have Legitimate Reason to Flee Cops, Says Massachusetts High Court

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that black men who flee the police should not be considered suspicious for evading police, as they may …

Black Culture

Public School Teams Up With New Era for Historic MLB Hat Collection

Public School designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne and sports and lifestyle brand New Era are teaming up once again to release four new limited …

New York Mets

White Man in California Shoots at Cops With Gun, Gets Shot With Beanbags and Arrested

A white man was involved in an hours-long stand-off with police and shot at officers through a door Monday evening in Brea, California. The suspect …