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Study: Financial Education Key For Domestic Violence Survivors

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 20 min ago

WASHINGTON -- Marina A. has no bruises or scars from the abuse she suffered at the hands of her husband. That is, unless you look at her bank account. My husband was in total control of the money, she told The Huffington Post at a conference on financial abuse Wednesday. At times, he let me have...

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Dirty Bathrooms, No Privacy: The Horrifying Struggles Of Breastfeeding...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 20 min ago

Complaints filed with the Labor Department show that breastfeeding mothers can face serious hardships when they need to pump at work, including lost wages, lack of privacy and dirty bathrooms. (Photo: David Leahy via Getty Images) In February 2012, a fast-food worker returned to her job at a...

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Jon Stewart Mocks Media 'Chaos' Over Obamacare Ruling

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 2 hours 20 min ago

it was chaos -- chaos!!! -- when a federal appeals court ruled against a key provision in the Affordable Care Act earlier this week. At least, that's how the media put it, leading "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart to whip out a severed head and begin screaming: "There is no law! Everyone for...

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Anthony Maslin And Marite Norris, Parents Of 3 Kids Killed On Flight MH17, ...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 3 hours 20 min ago

Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris, who lost their three children and Norris' father when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, have released a statement describing their anguish. The couple had remained in Amsterdam while Nick Norris, 68, brought the kids --...

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U.S.: Downed Ukraine Jets Part Of Russia Influenced Pattern

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 7 hours 20 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House cast the downing of two fighter jets in Ukraine on Wednesday as part of a pattern of Russian-backed separatists using Russian weapons to pose risks to aircrafts and further destabilize the conflict in the former Soviet republic. The Ukrainian jets were downed just...

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Congress Stalls Out Trying To Solve Self-Declared Crises

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 7 hours 20 min ago

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) joined Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in crafting a bill to restructure the Department of Veterans Affairs, he pleaded with his colleagues to not derail the compromise. The delays in health care for veterans were too offensive, the system too corrupt, to ...

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Health Insurers Set To Give Out More Obamacare Refunds

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 7 hours 20 min ago

WASHINGTON -- An obscure Obamacare feature may net health insurance customers $332 million this year. That's the total insurance companies will have to give back to customers this year under an Affordable Care Act provision designed to keep companies from overcharging consumers, the Department of...

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D'Souza's Shameful Treatment of Conservatives Highlights Need for a...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/24/14 - 8 hours 20 min ago

A few weeks ago I went to see Dinesh D'Souza's America: Imagine the World Without Her in hopes of viewing a film that would represent a significant intellectual contribution to the current policy debates plaguing the American psyche. What's fascinated me since that viewing are the many accolades...

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Gaza Death Toll Climbs As Kerry Pushes For Truce

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 9 hours 20 min ago

* Israeli tank fire kills 16 Palestinians before dawn * Kerry reports progress in ceasefire talks; Israel is mum * U.S. extends ban on U.S. flights to Israel for second day By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - The death toll in Gaza topped 700 on Thursday...

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Jan Brewer Orders Full Review Of Drawn-Out Execution

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 10 hours 20 min ago

PHOENIX, July 23 (Reuters) - Arizona's Governor Jan Brewer ordered a full review of Wednesday's two-hour execution of death row inmate Joseph Wood, saying that while justice had been done she was concerned by how long the lethal injection procedure took. "One thing is certain, however, inmate Wood...

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Hidden History Helped End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 10 hours 20 min ago

A reporter covering recent LGBT strides toward equality recently asked me, "Are you surprised at how fast things are moving?" When I replied that I think they're actually moving pretty slowly, he looked at me quizzically. After all, the past four years have been one victory after another,...

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GOP Senators Demand Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 11 hours 20 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) Republican senators are insisting that the House and Senate sign off on any potential nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers or else sanctions on Tehran that had been temporarily lifted could kick back in. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the top GOP senator on the Foreign...

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World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 11 hours 20 min ago

The World Health Organization came out publicly, if quietly, in support of the decriminalization of personal drug use in a report released last week. The 159-page report, which focused primarily on HIV prevention and care worldwide, included a brief section discussing "good practice...

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Senate Democrats Lay Out Plan For Border Crisis

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Wednesday staked out a middle position on funding for the ongoing border crisis, announcing details of a plan that would provide $1 billion less than the president requested but $1.2 billion more than House Republicans have said they will support. Senate...

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John Walsh Says He Was Being Treated For PTSD While Writing Reportedly...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

HELENA, Mont. (AP) U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana says he was on medication and being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder when he used unattributed work of scholars in his master's thesis. Walsh says he unintentionally made incorrect citations in the 2007 paper, written nearly two years...

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Eva Longoria Says The Way The Child Refugee Crisis Has Been Handled Is...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

LOS ANGELES -- As a child growing up in a Texas border town, Eva Longoria recalls asking her father, Why were we born on this side? to which he replied, Because we were lucky. The actress reminisced about her childhood experiences crossing the border during the National Council of La Razas Awards ...

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Republicans Demand More Lousy Loans For Black People

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

WASHINGTON -- A congressional hearing to examine the legacy of President Barack Obama's 2010 Wall Street reform law quickly devolved into a partisan mess Wednesday, with Republicans demanding more loans to low-income minority borrowers, decrying mergers of small banks and pitying the regulatory...

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The World Will Not Forget These Girls. Not for One Day. Not for 100 Days.

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

Wednesday, July 23, marks a tragic milestone. It is the 100th day in captivity for over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls. For an adolescent with plans, dreams and ambitions, 100 days must seem longer than an eternity. And still, even now, there is mystery over what has happened to the lost girls of...

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Latino Immigrant Reaches Major Milestone In California

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

A legal expert who once crossed the U.S. border to get to school every day is set to be the newest addition to the California Supreme Court, where he will be the first Latino immigrant justice. Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cullar, a Stanford University law professor and former Obama administration...

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Mississippi Cuts $1.3 Billion From Schools, Gives $1.3 Billion to Nissan

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

Mississippi has proved to us all that austerity, or the political ideology of "government living within its means," is a farce. All austerity means is taking money away from public services, and giving it to private business. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and the GOP-led legislature illustrated...

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Chalking Up Montana As A Democratic Loss

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

I had intended to write a column today to take an overview of all the close races for Senate seats. Every so often, I like to take a look at what the chances are for both parties to make gains in November (or, this year, to see whether the Republicans are going to gain a majority, realistically)....

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Net Neutrality Debate Threatens 911 Emergency Services

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 12 hours 20 min ago

While the net neutrality debate rages on across the blogosphere and peeks its head out again in Washington, D.C., much of the United States remains either ignorant of net neutrality or ambivalent. A recent poll conducted by Google Consumer Surveys showed that roughly 57 percent of Americans felt...

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The Children at the Border Are... Children

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

As I listen to the news coverage about all the unaccompanied minors coming from Central America, what I mostly hear is worry about how to house them, how to handle the legal ramifications, how to pay for them and how to stop them from coming across the border. What about worrying if they are...

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Comic Book Store Complains About Chris McDaniel's Bus On 'Batman Day'

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

Bruce Wayne has a new villain, and his name is Chris McDaniel. The owner of a comic book store in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, awoke Wednesday morning to find the Republican Senate candidate and former state senator's campaign bus parked across five spaces. But it wasn't just any Wednesday; it was...

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Scott Walker Received Money From Companies That Outsource Jobs, Despite...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has received $68,500 in campaign donations from corporations that outsource jobs, according to a report from Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based WQOW, which referenced data from Walker's latest campaign finance report. The outsourcing corporations that contributed to Walker ...

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What Would You Do?

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

There is a TV show called "What Would You Do?" It shows people in circumstances that require others to step in, intervene, do what is right. Some people do. Others walk away. I always wonder what I'd do. Since I am rather feisty, I usually would step up and get involved. Heck, I do it all the...

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Jerusalem Patriarch Fouad Twal On Gaza: 'It's Better To Be Good Neighbors...

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

Jerusalem Patriarch Fouad Twal has offered some words of peace and reconciliation in the wake of Israel's redoubled offensive in Gaza. Speaking with the Catholic News Service in Washington, Twal said that though he condemned Hamas' actions, Israel should amend its strategy in Gaza and consider the ...

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How A Dead Person Can End Up On The Government's Terrorist Watchlist

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

The Intercept published an extensive piece Wednesday focused on terrorist watchlists, and many of the puzzling circumstances surrounding its contents. The authors of the article Jeremy Scahill and Ryan Devereaux stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday afternoon to discuss its impact. The piece is...

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In This Time of Immigration Debate

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

Tempers flare over the immigration debate. Voices cry far and wide, "Scarcity! Scarcity! Bar the gates!" There's only one voice that comes to mind, for me, when the immigration argument devolves into a slurry. For those who have not seen them firsthand, engraved in bronze within the pedestal...

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Same Song....

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Politics on HuffingtonPost.com - 07/23/14 - 13 hours 20 min ago

Politco recently wrote: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered a "comprehensive review" of the military health system on Tuesday night as The New York Times reported the deaths of two young patients who were treated at an Army hospital. The Army removed the commander at Womack Army Medical Center ...

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