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HuffPost Video
The first stop on HuffPost’s “Listen To America” bus tour was St. Louis, Missouri. We learned how communities in "The Gateway to the West" have suffered and where change is needed.
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I have some news that may surprise you. The season we call fall is finished. Autumn is history. This is the year, you see
Business
"I'm sorry," I told her, watching her expression change from friendly to stunned, "but I can't do that." It was tough knowing
Religion
I recently announced to the church that I'll be retiring soon from pastoring. Having served continuously at EBCLA since 1978, this will be a significant change for the church and me. Part of me would love to say that I'm leaving after leading the church to even higher heights, but I'm not.
Religion
While traditional church may be in decline mine is just starting to thrive. If I listen to this narrative that "churching" is going out of style I might hang up my hat and think, "I got to the party too late and now no one wants to dance anymore."
Religion
The changes over time in the numbers claiming a religious affiliation should be seen as, first and foremost, a change in perception of what affiliation is socially acceptable and useful. Such a change, then, may be less about shifts in practice and belief than social perception and pressure.
Politics
What's gotten us where we are is the rise of dumbassery. Basically, as voters, we've given our elected leaders pretty much an open road to Idiotville.
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I mentioned to him that he should put the coffee in the freezer (as he always did) and he asked me where the freezer was. When I told him it was in the kitchen, he didn't remember what a kitchen was.
Videos
Arthur Delaney, Bill Young, Bubba Atkinson, Katie Day and Kathryn Cicoletti join Josh to discuss a recent story where a woman was ridiculed for paying with food stamps.
Science
At the same time, the Classic Maya would have implicated gods and their "divine" rulers for the collapse. In that way, their
Culture & Arts
Currently, Utermohlen's art work is on view in a group show simply titled, "Trauma" at GV Art in London (until February 18
Post 50
This week I traveled by Second Avenue bus from East 79th St. to 60th St., on my way to Bed Bath and Beyond, a favorite store
College
"Now's definitely not the year to decide to slack off, or to enroll in a class based on the fact that you don't want to go
Business
The Motion Picture Academy just gave an Oscar for best documentary to Inside Job, an expose of what its director regards
Business
(Reuters) - Housing starts posted their biggest decline in 27 years in February while building permits dropped to their lowest
Culture & Arts
Everyone connected with this over-hyped, accident-riddled mega-production -- at $65 million, Broadway's most expensive -- needs to take a long, deep breath and, at long last, get a reality check.
Wellness
One doesn't have to feel sanguine about the possibility of building a better life under conditions of collapse in order to ask how could we work together to develop something better than we have?
The World Post
Americans need to go beyond the tired narratives of hegemony or decline if we are to develop a smart strategy of using networks to exercise power in a cyber age.
Business
I think that branch networks are currently in a precarious situation and bank's might find themselves saddled with a costly anachronism if they don't anticipate the customer behavioral shift.
Business
Branch networks are contracting as customer behavior shifts The second thing is banks need to get better at measuring where