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U.S. stands out as a rich country where a growing minority say they can’t afford food

During tough economic times many people around the world find it difficult to afford life’s basic necessities. Nearly half (a median of 49%) of those …

Women in the 19th Century: Crash Course US History #16

Howard Dean’s former campaign manager working for detainees' release

A prominent Democratic consultant who ran Howard Dean’s presidential campaign in 2004 is working for the release of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. <br>Joe …

Guantanamo Bay

Howard Dean to Speak at Phillips Academy

The former Vermont governor and presidential candidate will speak at the Phillips Academy on May 16.<p>Phillips Academy will present a talk by former …

Howard Dean Launches Campaign To Flip State Legislatures

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) announced Tuesday that the political action committee he founded would launch a campaign to flip state legislatures around the country.<p>In a conference call, Dean said that Democracy for America's "Purple to Blue Project" would work to swing state legislatures …

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April Iraq's deadliest month in five years - UN

<b>April 2013 was Iraq's deadliest month since June 2008, the United Nations mission in Iraq says.</b><p>It said a total of 712 people were killed, including 595 civilians, in "acts of terrorism and acts of violence" last month.<p>Iraq's Interior Ministry puts the total death toll for April at 245 people.<p>An …

Poll: 64% back path to citizenship

Nearly two-thirds of Americans support a pathway to citizenship to illegal immigrants, according to a poll released Thursday, and that number spikes to 76 percent once told what the pathway to citizenship may involve.<p>The NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has 64 percent of Americans supporting a pathway, …

Infographic: The Rise of Americans With No Religion

Obama Rips Into Trump’s Decision To Walk Away From The Iran Nuclear Deal As always, President Obama responded with class and passion. …

Gymnastics

The Viral Kony 2012 Video

The 30-minute video released last week by the San Diego-based group Invisible Children calling for action against Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony …

What We Can Do to Improve Women's Economic Opportunities

Today, I invite all of you to celebrate International Women's Day. Let's celebrate the incredible progress women have made over the past decades in different parts of society, playing a key role in economic life that our grandmothers worked for and dreamed about. Today, although men still dominate …

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A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms

By the time today's K-12 students grow up, the challenges posed by climate change are expected to be severe and sweeping. Now, for the first time, new nationwide science standards due out soon will recommend that U.S. public school students learn about the climatic shift taking place.<p>Mark McCaffrey …

What Exactly Is Drawing Young Women Away From STEM Fields?

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>We consistently hear about the need to educate and recruit more young Americans for careers in …

Religion & Public Life - Pew Research Center

Apr 17, 2018Being Muslim In AmericaPolling and AnalysisNov 29, 2017Europe’s Growing Muslim PopulationPolling and AnalysisDec 12, 2017Americans Say …

Religion

Getting to the STEM of Gender Inequality

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>I'm going to let you in on what is perhaps a poorly kept secret (and frankly, sometimes a …