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The Essentials: Fall Denim Every Woman Should Own

9 essential styles to take you into fall.<p>Is there anything that feels more autumnal than a crisp new pair of jeans? With so much to choose in terms of styles, washes and rises, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So, we looked to the women who wear it best, and narrowed fall's options down to 9 essential …

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World's Scariest Stairs (PHOTOS)

All is right with the world when you're gazing down from the rooftop of Milan's Duomo. That is, until you remember the steep marble stairs that got you there--and are your only way down.<p>Stairways can leave just as much of an impact on your memory as the places they lead you. Some are so …

The ONE Tourist Mistake You Should NOT Make On Your Next Trip Abroad

Traveling the globe involves learning and adapting to cultural peculiarities one may never even knew existed. Here, HuffPost editors from around the world share their tips on what tourist faux pas you may want to avoid on your next adventure.<p>Let them be your guide on what <b>NOT</b> to do upon arriving at …

White House seeks $3.7bn in extra funding to address child migrant crisis

Fast-track deportations and ankle bracelets will be deployed under a larger-than-expected White House plan to deal with an immigration crisis prompted by the arrival of more than 52,000 children at the southern US border since last October, trafficked into Texas from Central America.<p>The White House …

S.F. approves Laura's Law to ensure mentally ill receive treatment

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 Tuesday to enact Laura's Law, a program created by the state to compel those suffering from disabling mental illness into outpatient treatment.<p>Tuesday's action follows similar moves elsewhere in California. Yolo County adopted a program in January …

California Just Got Rid Of Its Last Barrier To Same-Sex Marriage

California’s same-sex couples may now be pronounced spouse and spouse after Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill Monday eliminating outdated “husband and wife” references from state laws.<p>Senate Bill 1306 was introduced by state Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) to eliminate confusion and correct …

China says it will punish journalists just for talking about “state secrets”

Like most governments, China is paranoid about its state secrets being exposed by pesky journalists. And like most governments, it has rules in place that make it difficult for reporters to publish such secrets, or for politicians to leak them. China has decided those rules aren’t strict enough, …