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GOP lawmakers, veterans groups disavow Trump over criticism of Muslim soldier's family

Angry and anxious, Republican lawmakers and veterans groups hastened to disavow Donald Trump's repeated criticism of a bereaved military family Monday, but the GOP presidential nominee refused to back down. He complained anew that he had been "viciously attacked" by the parents of a Muslim U.S. …

14 sayings only people from New England can understand

1/<p>"Wicked"<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>A dead giveaway that you're talking to a New Englander, "wicked" is a general intensifier often followed by "<i>pissah</i>," to …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Long-Range Iris Scanning Is Here

An engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon says he’s invented technology that can identify someone from across the room with the precision of a fingerprint.<p>An officer pulls someone over on the side of the highway. The cop sits in the car a moment, runs the plates—they’re fine—and gets out of the …

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Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

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Oscars 2015: 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest' Lead Nominations

'Imitation Game,' 'Theory of Everything' and 'Grand Budapest Hotel' also up for multiple awards<p><i>Birdman</i> and <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> topped this year's …

Another Lyndon Johnson Scholar Disputes The History In 'Selma'

A Lyndon B. Johnson biographer with a new book about the president told HuffPost Live on Wednesday that the depiction of LBJ in Ava DuVernay's "Selma" is "not correct."<p>When Julian E. Zelizer spoke with host Marc Lamont Hill about his book, <i>The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the</i> …

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