LONDON, April 15 (Reuters) - In a huge immunisation effort in 150 countries, health teams will on Sunday launch what they hope will be the final push against polio. Stopping transmission of the contagious viral disease that has infected millions is possible within a year, experts say.
Why is Hillary Clinton refusing to release the transcripts of her Goldman Sachs speeches? -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms.
As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families together. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we’ll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life! Want to share your family’s story?
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The oil and gas industry has a major methane problem, according to an extensive environmental study. Odorless, colorless methane gas is seeping out of wells and tanks at hundreds of natural gas facilities across the U.S., said the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund, whose researchers used infrared cameras to scan for methane leaks at over 8,000 sites in the U.S.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptian protesters angered by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia called on Friday for the downfall of the government, chanting a powerful slogan used in a 2011 uprising.
(Reuters Health) – Formal instruction about birth control and other aspects of sexual health in the U.S. is on the decline, according to an analysis of survey data from 2006 to 2013.
Elephants know a good person when they see one. But for this happy herd of pachyderms, one man holds a place in their hearts above all others. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms.
A lot of contestants have come and gone on "Jeopardy," but Margaret Miles officially walked away with our hearts. Miles is a librarian working at the New Hanover County Public Library in Wilmington, North Carolina who appeared on Thursday's episode of "Jeopardy." Alex Trebek couldn't help but ask Miles more about her life when she was leading mid-show with $7,600. "What do you do for fun?" he asked.
What were you thinking, KFC? The fast-food giant went below the belt in a stupidly saucy tweet Friday, then got chicken and took it down an hour later, Adweek reported.
Director Rick Famuyiwa was surprised to meet so many young people who were completely unaware of Anita Hill. This discovery is partly why he said he, along with actors Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce, were determined to revisit Hill’s legacy and bring her story back to the forefront with their new film, "Confirmation," which premiers on HBO Saturday.
A Pakistani intelligence officer paid $200,000 to an extremist network to facilitate a deadly suicide bomb attack on CIA operatives at a base in Afghanistan in 2009, according to a declassified U.S.
When Facebook was born in 2004, the oldest baby boomers were in their late 50s, and older members of the silent generation were reaching their early 80s. If you thought they were going to sit back and let gifs, emojis and status updates pass them by, you were wrong, according to new research.
Over the years, bodybuilding has literally grown. Bodybuilders are getting bigger, bulkier and more orange as time advances, and while it's a part of our culture that many of us don't really understand, bodybuilding -- especially the Mr.
Mars Food plans to tell customers to eat some of its Dolmio pasta sauces and macaroni cheese only once a week to maintain a balanced diet because of the products' high levels of salt, sugar or fat.
During the early years of the Syrian conflict, Mersin was considered “the best place to be Syrian in Turkey” and thousands of middle-class Syrians fled to the port city. With few allowed to work and their resources now exhausted, most now struggle to survive.
Millennials are a spoiled generation. There, I said it. Listen, they grew up in perhaps the pinnacle era of convenience. It only makes sense that they think everything should work in their favor.
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.
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Wake up, "Walking Dead" fans, Maggie has something to say to you. The "Walking Dead" Season 6 finale had some fans feeling like the new villain bashed them in the head thanks to a massive cliffhanger.
Two male penguins who only have eyes for each other are in a new home where they can be true to themselves. King penguins Stan and Olli were previously part of a breeding program at the Berlin Zoo, The Local reports.
Some people use bug spray, others use a boot but there's a more humane way to catch spiders.
Bernie Sanders launched one of his most powerful indictments of modern capitalism in his campaign in the Vatican on Friday, saying that the greatest challenge facing the world was a moral imperative to redirect “our efforts and vision to the common good”.
Rene Lecour remembers feeling like an outsider as a teen until he found a place in what he calls the "punk rock BMX skate culture." But during a family skate trip to Havana in 2010, he learned that creative outlets for young Cuban kids who feel the same way are few and far between in the communist country.
Oklahoma school bus driver Ginger Maxville leapt into action when a 6-year-old boy started choking on a coin. She got out from behind the wheel, lifted little Cameron into the aisle and performed the Heimlich maneuver. As the boy's face turned red, the Mannford Public Schools employee repeatedly pressed into his abdomen.
Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.