As a celebrity with a powerful platform, Oscar winner Common often speaks out with focused intensity about the struggles for justice, dignity and freedom -- as he did in his impassioned speech from the Academy Award stage last month.
Well-loved TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager received a warm welcome for his return Thursday night after an 11-month absence during which he fought cancer.
"It was a long 11-months," Sager, notably slimmer, said on TNT ahead of the Chicago Bulls 108-105 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Here's a secret from the tidiest people we know: There are places in your home that shouldn't be organized. Follow our to-do-list-shortening guide to straightening up the ones that matter.
Fifty years ago, in 1965, close friends Ethel Carrington Archibald and Shirley Morris Robertson became a part of history.
Buying in bulk seems like a great idea: Warehouse-type stores like Costco and Sam's Club promise more competitive prices than the average grocery store.
This year fifteen hundred competitors sang their hearts out in front of a table of judges for the chance to be launched into stardom. But they weren't singing pop ballads to get on television screens -- they were singing opera arias for a chance to compete on stage at the Metropolitan Opera.
This should be the new Wilhelm scream.
In a video uploaded to YouTube Sunday, a mouth with teeth becomes self-aware, realizing that -- unlike other humans -- it is without a body and therefore missing all of its other fun parts.
There's something about cheesecake. It's a dish that combines two culinary power players (cheese and cake) into one opulent dessert that barely anyone can resist.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches at retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Chris Matthews assured viewers on Thursday that he would continue to remain balanced despite wife Kathleen Matthews' plans to run for Congress.
"It's important in my position here for me to be as transparent as possible," he said on "Hardball."
Adam Carolla is not sorry about his jokes that others find offensive.
When he stopped by HuffPost Live on Thursday to chat about the new film "Road Hard," which Carolla co-wrote, co-directed and stars in, the comic responded to a viewer who asked for his take on Calling Out Carolla, a Tumblr blog that documents "anti-LGBT language" Carolla has used.
UFC women’s bantamweight champion and all-around American badass Ronda Rousey said on ESPN’s Sportscenter Thursday that she believes she could beat “100 percent” of the UFC male fighters in her weight class.
LONDON – Andrew McAfee, director of MIT’s Center for Digital Business, argued Thursday that technological advances of the last few decades have significantly contributed to global stagnation of wages and lack of significant job growth.
By Serajul Quadir
DHAKA, March 6 (Reuters) - Bangladeshi customs officers caught a North Korean diplomat trying to smuggle an estimated $1.4 million worth of gold into the country, a senior official said on Friday.
What started with a phone call last month about Brian Williams ended on Friday in Andy Lack's appointment as chairman of NBC News and MSNBC.
Even hermit crabs, it turns out, aren't safe from a housing crisis.
In the above clip from the BBC show, "Life Story," several hermit crabs on a small Caribbean island off the coast of Belize are shown in their quest for suitable shelter, which involves lining up according to size and swapping shells in an orderly fashion.
Hayv Kahraman was in her fourth grade history class in Baghdad when the question was asked: Is Iraq a democracy or a dictatorship? Not knowing what either word meant, she guessed “dictatorship.” This proved to be the wrong choice, no matter how right the answer was: the next day she was punished with a ruler in front of the other students.
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.
Seattle missed its deadline to end chronic homelessness. But considering that the city is brimming with socially conscious people –- which includes the world’s richest man -– it would seem likely that this Pacific Northwest metropolis would have been able to meet its goal.
Kody Brown's family life -- he has four wives and 17 children -- may seem unconventional to many, but up until a few years ago, it was also illegal in the Browns' home state of Utah.
Dear Winter: We are so done.
We're done with your snow, your slush and your wind. We're done with your gray skies and your lack of sunshine. And, dammit, we are done with your cold.
WASHINGTON -- When Robert Annis got laid off in 2011, executives at his company said the economic recovery "is not happening as quickly or favorably as we had hoped."
The American job market is on an historic roll. The even better news is that it's still got a lot of room for improvement.
The February Jobs report, released Friday morning, was another good one.
It's business in the front and party in the back on "The Tonight Show."
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView."
"I think that the way art has been working in the last century is coming to an end," Sarah Meyohas explained in a phone interview with The Huffington Post. "Duchamp was kind of the fulcrum for changing the way of artists then.
An 18-year-old hiker has been missing for almost a week after setting out to hike Haiku Stairs, one of Hawaii's most dangerous trails.
Mo'Nique is at the center of her biggest press blitz since winning Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars five years ago. But don't call it a comeback just yet: The attention rose out of her supposed feud with "Precious" director and "Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels.
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of British students mark World Book Day by going to school in costume as their favorite fictional characters. But one 11-year-old found himself in a bind when he dressed as Christian Grey, the S&M-loving billionaire hero of erotic thriller "50 Shades of Grey."