Michael Wimms

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Government shuts down on one-year anniversary of Trump presidency

A Senate attempt to move forward with a short-term spending bill vote failed Friday night, sending the government into a shutdown on the one-year …

Mindless words can betray whether you're romantically interested in your date — and scientists built a computer program to find them

Over a couple of drinks, you cover the usual suspects: favorite foods, dream jobs, where you each grew up.<p>On the way home, you wonder: <i>Were they into me? They were smiling a lot, so probably. But they also looked at their watch a few times, so probably not.</i><p>How frustrating.<p>Now imagine that the whole …

On the Killing of Jordan Davis by Michael Dunn

The irrelevance of black life has been drilled into this country since its infancy, and shall not be extricated through the latest innovations in Negro Finishing School.<p>I wish I had something more to say about the fact that Michael Dunn was not convicted for killing a black boy. Except I said it …

New Yorker Cover Tackles Obamacare Site Glitches

Paul Ryan Rallies Conservatives Against Senate Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Deal

As the shutdown drags on and the deadline to raise the debt ceiling approaches, some House Republicans are beginning to express a willingness to go along with a bipartisan Senate plan.<p>Paul Ryan isn't one of them.<p>The Wisconsin congressman is rallying conservatives against a Senate plan to fund the …

Chris Christie Slams Congress

The compromise-friendly New Jersey governor tells Lloyd Grove he thinks Washington—including his own party—has failed at its only job: keep the …

Stocks see-saw, close higher on signs of budget deal progress

Stocks ended higher after a negative morning on Monday, as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in a budget deal in Washington.<p>Stocks responded positively to word of a meeting between President Obama and Congressional leaders. It was promptly postponed to allow leaders in the Senate "time …

Robert Samuelson: The shutdown heralds a new economic norm

When the history is written, I suspect the brutal budget battle transfixing the nation will be seen as much more than a spectacular partisan showdown. Careful historians will, I think, cast it as a symbolic turning point for post-World War II institutions — mainly the welfare state and the consumer …

Florida Boycott List Discredited, Had Included Kanye, Jay Z, Alicia Keys

Representatives for a number of artists on a purported list of musicians and performers boycotting the state of Florida in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict said Tuesday that their clients have never heard of or been contacted about the list.<p>American Urban Radio Networks White House …

Why Anne-Marie Slaughter Thinks We Need A 'Men's Movement'

When Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote the now-iconic piece "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" for The Atlantic a year ago, she had no idea she'd launch a full-blown cultural discussion about the way women handle work-life integration.<p>But Slaughter's thoughts on "having it all" didn't end with a single, …

Celebrities On Psychiatric Hold: A Brief History

Amanda Bynes was allegedly placed on psychiatric hold after building a little campfire in a residential driveway Monday night, and that got us wondering -- how many stars have been taken into custody under California's code 5150? Below, a recent history of alleged celebrity hospitalization.<p><b>Britney</b> …

5 things to know Wednesday

<b>Could door-to-door Postal Service delivery end soon?</b><p>First, it was doing away with Saturday delivery. Now, door-to-door service could be coming to an end. In an effort designed to cut costs at the cash-strapped agency by up to $4.5 billion a year, Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA., is proposing the …

Rosemarie DeWitt In 'Poltergeist': Actress To Portray Freeling Family Matriarch In Horror Classic Remake

The forthcoming "Poltergeist" remake has found its female lead in Rosemarie DeWitt, who will portray the matriarch of the spooked-out Freeling family, according to Deadline.com.<p>The reboot of the popular 1982 horror film is due in 2014. DeWitt's casting marks the first role filled, so there's no …

Andrew Jenks' 'It's About A Girl': Episode 3

<i>"It's About A Girl" is a new web series from filmmaker Andrew Jenks, charting the experience of looking for love in your twenties -- and what happens when your expectations don't quite match up to reality. A new episode will be posted here on HuffPost Women each week.</i><p>In the third chapter of Andrew …

Apple makes £4.5bn profit despite falling iPad sales

Apple made £4.5bn profit in the last three months despite falling iPad sales, with new devices promised for the future.<p>"We have more than one tool in …

Search Resumes for Teen Boys Missing in Creek

There is still no sign of two teen boys who went missing in Neshaminy Creek in Bucks County late Tuesday night.<p>The boys have been identified as …

'Step By Step': Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

TV icons Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers came together in 1991 for "Step By Step," an updated "Brady Bunch" for the ABC's T.G.I.F. crowd.<p>The series followed Duffy's Frank Lambert and Somers' Carol Foster, who met on vacation and got married, resulting in the merging of their their respective …

WATCH: The Story Of An Incredible Escape From North Korea

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post, along with new op-eds, thoughts and responses</b> …

Rachel Maddow Airs Wedding Of Paul Katami And Jeff Zarrillo, Prop. 8 Victors (VIDEO)

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>"Mazel tov!"<p>That's how Rachel Maddow congratulated Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the leading plaintiffs who successfully sued for the lifting of California's ban on gay marriage—and whose own wedding on Friday was …

Perry: Davis didn't learn from herself

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday slammed the woman who this week led a filibuster in the state legislature, derailing sweeping abortion legislation.<p>“Even the woman who filibustered was born into difficult circumstances,” Perry said of state Sen. Wendy Davis, speaking at the National Right to Life …