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HuffPost is an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions. The site offers news, satire, blogs and original content, and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women's interests and local news featuring columnists. It has been described as mostly liberal-leaning.

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New Sleep Disorder In Children Named By Science [Video]

New Sleep Disorder In Children Named By Science

In what's being hailed as a great leap forward for pediatric sleep science, doctors have identified a new sleep disorder in children aged six to eighteen. According to HuffPost, Restless Sleep..

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Ellen DeGeneres Vows Her Workplace Will Be Toxic No More [Video]

Ellen DeGeneres Vows Her Workplace Will Be Toxic No More

Comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has publicly promised to turn over a new leaf in how her show is run. According to HuffPost, a contrite Degeneres pledged to make a fresh start as she kicked..

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Cher Lets Fly On Trump's 'Herd Mentality' Remarks [Video]

Cher Lets Fly On Trump's 'Herd Mentality' Remarks

A staunch never-Trumper of the entertainment world, music icon Cher attacked President Donald Trump on Thursday. HuffPost reports Cher was irate over recent comments Trump made about pursuing a 'herd..

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Pandemic Survival Guide: How To Get Your Child To Pay Attention In Online School [Video]

Pandemic Survival Guide: How To Get Your Child To Pay Attention In Online School

Millions of children are now sitting in front of computers at home instead of going to school, and teachers and parents are doing their best to help them learn. And according to HuffPost, a common..

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If You Absolutely Must Get Out Of The House, Here Are The Most Least Risky Things To Do In A Pandemic [Video]

If You Absolutely Must Get Out Of The House, Here Are The Most Least Risky Things To Do In A Pandemic

Despite the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, life is still going on, and people are still gathering together to do things. Now, a HuffPost reports a new graphic has nicely laid out the relative..

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For College Students With Mental Health Issues, It's Going From Bad To Worse [Video]

For College Students With Mental Health Issues, It's Going From Bad To Worse

Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, young American college students were already seeing an uptick in mental health issues. A 2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows the..

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What Is J.K. Rowling’s New Book About? [Video]

What Is J.K. Rowling’s New Book About?

J.K. Rowling has written a new book under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The book is called "Troubled Blood." What's the book about? According to a review in "the Telegraph" "Troubled Blood" is the..

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What To Do If Your Own Child Is A Bully [Video]

What To Do If Your Own Child Is A Bully

To be a parent of a mean, bullying child can be devastating. After all, people feel sorry for the victim, not the bully. But according to HuffPost, child development experts say bullying behavior can..

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Research: Sturgis Rally Likely A Superspreader Event For COVID-19 [Video]

Research: Sturgis Rally Likely A Superspreader Event For COVID-19

A new research paper on the spread of COVID-19 from the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota last month has generated both attention and skepticism. According to HuffPost, the paper claims that the..

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Wildfires Put Hundreds Of Thousands Of Oregonians On Notice To Prepare To Evacuate [Video]

Wildfires Put Hundreds Of Thousands Of Oregonians On Notice To Prepare To Evacuate

Make sure your cell phone is turned way up at night. And yes, it wouldn't be a bad idea to have a bag ready. Oregon firefighter Those were the words of advice to HuffPost guest writer and Eugene,..

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CDC: America's Children, Teens Are Killing Themselves At An Increasingly Higher Rate [Video]

CDC: America's Children, Teens Are Killing Themselves At An Increasingly Higher Rate

A sobering new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests suicide rates for children and young adults are still on the rise. According to HuffPost, youth suicide has been a..

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Trump Silent On The West Coast Fires [Video]

Trump Silent On The West Coast Fires

It’s been nearly three weeks since Trump has acknowledged the catastrophic wildfires out west. Uncontained fires are burning across California and other Western states reports HuffPost. It is..

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What Do They Want? Safe Schools. When Do They Want Them? Now. [Video]

What Do They Want? Safe Schools. When Do They Want Them? Now.

As governors across America take their cue from President Donald Trump, the pressure is on to get children back into classrooms. But according to HuffPost, teachers' unions just aren't having it, and..

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If Baby Names Are Ratings Incarnate, The Trump Family Is Tanking [Video]

If Baby Names Are Ratings Incarnate, The Trump Family Is Tanking

Every year, the Social Security Administration releases a list of the most popular names in the US for the previous year. And according to HuffPost, the SSA's list for 2019 shows the baby name 'Donald..

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Is Someone You Know Talking About Committing Suicide? Here's What Not To Say [Video]

Is Someone You Know Talking About Committing Suicide? Here's What Not To Say

When someone is struggling with thoughts of suicide, it's natural to want to somehow talk them out of it. But according to HuffPost, it's not the time to let just any old words come flying out of your..

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Liberty University Brings In The Big Guns To Investigate Falwell Jr's Finances [Video]

Liberty University Brings In The Big Guns To Investigate Falwell Jr's Finances

A high-profile sex scandal drove Jerry Falwell Jr. from his job as President of evangelical Christian college Liberty University. Now, the university has launched a clean-up crew to investigate 'all..

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You're So Busted: 11 Freshman Ejected For Violating COVID-19 Protocols [Video]

You're So Busted: 11 Freshman Ejected For Violating COVID-19 Protocols

HuffPost reports Boston's Northeastern University has dismissed 11 freshman students for the fall semester. They were discovered all together in one hotel room and were thrown out for violating campus..

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How The Great Pacific 'Garbage Patch' Is Threatening Marine Life [Video]

How The Great Pacific 'Garbage Patch' Is Threatening Marine Life

In the north Pacific Ocean, a huge clockwise-churning vortex stretches from the equator up to southern Canada. According to HuffPost, within the massive gyre is an ever-growing swell of trash known as..

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Teachers Are Spending Their Own Money On School Supplies Due To COVID-19 [Video]

Teachers Are Spending Their Own Money On School Supplies Due To COVID-19

For years, public school teachers have been digging into their own pockets to make up for school supply shortfalls. Impoverished school supply budgets and ill-equipped students, combined with demanding..

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A German Train Driver Was Terrified, Then Completely Bemused By What Was Left Behind [Video]

A German Train Driver Was Terrified, Then Completely Bemused By What Was Left Behind

A train driver in Germany sounded the alarm on Friday, when he found an unattended styrofoam box containing three vials of liquid. Federal police sent a bomb squad to investigate, but it left..

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Public Health Experts: To Avoid A 'Twindemic,' Get Your Flu Shot Now [Video]

Public Health Experts: To Avoid A 'Twindemic,' Get Your Flu Shot Now

Summer’s nearly over. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic and the impending influenza season has public health experts warning of a 'twindemic' effect. According to HuffPost, such an event could sicken the..

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Mariah Carey Says Ellen DeGeneres Made Her 'Extremely Uncomfortable' In Interview [Video]

Mariah Carey Says Ellen DeGeneres Made Her 'Extremely Uncomfortable' In Interview

Mariah Carey won’t be joining the long list of celebrities defending Ellen DeGeneres. Huffpost reports that the R&B icon recently reflected on her own brush with DeGeneres years ago. The host..

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In A Self-Described 'Plot Twist,' Niecy Nash Marries Musician Jessica Betts [Video]

In A Self-Described 'Plot Twist,' Niecy Nash Marries Musician Jessica Betts

Actor and comedian Niecy Nash announced on Monday that she was newly married to singer and songwriter Jessica Betts. Previously, Nash had been married for 13 years to ordained minister Don Nash, whom..

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Elderly Women In Japan Are Busting Something, But It's Not Ghosts [Video]

Elderly Women In Japan Are Busting Something, But It's Not Ghosts

In a small town in rural Japan, farmers have been dealing with hordes of hungry monkeys eating up their vegetables. Now, HuffPost reports help is on the way, in the form of three elderly women calling..

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Hurricane Laura Leaves Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power Or Water [Video]

Hurricane Laura Leaves Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power Or Water

The storm surge has receded, and the cleanup has begun along the stretch of southwestern Louisiana that was shattered by Hurricane Laura. However, officials say returning residents will face weeks..

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The number of wildlife estimated to have died in Australia’s wildfire catastrophe has skyrocketed to more than 1 billion. Chris Dickman, an ecologist at the University of Sydney, told HuffPost that..
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Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal if he has to make more concessions to the European Union to get it done, the HuffPost reported..
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Trump Administration Reviewing Rule That Would Allow Drug Tests For Unemployment Benefits

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The Trump White House is reportedly reviewing a Labor Department rule that would give states the power to force people to pass a drug test before they can receive unemployment benefits, ignoring..
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