Few aspects of policing attract more scrutiny than an officer's use of force. And as people around the nation continue to voice concerns about the sometimes contentious relationship between citizens and law enforcement, it's become clear that police and the policed often have drastically different interpretations of the same incidents.
In some cases, this disagreement may stem from an honest difference of opinion. Police violence -- and violence in general -- typically looks repulsive, whether you're...Read more
The Democratic front-runner maintains a 12-point lead over the Republican candidate nationally, while tying with Bush and Walker.
Donald Trump likes to say he's the only one of the 17 Republican presidential candidates who can beat Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, but a new poll from Quinnipiac University suggests that job may be better suited to one of Trump's rivals.
The real estate mogul gets support from just 36 percent of registered voters nationwide in a hypothetical match-up against Clinton, while the former secretary of...Read more
"The Cycle," "Now With Alex Wagner" and "The Ed Show" are canceled as the shakeup continues.
MSNBC has canceled "The Cycle," "Now with Alex Wagner" and "The Ed Show" with Ed Schultz as the network reconfigures its afternoon line-up to focus more on breaking news, according to a Thursday memo obtained by The Huffington Post.
MSNBC president Phil Griffin said in the memo that changes are being made to "build a new daytime lineup with the best live,...Read more
After Paul Minton graduated from college, he worked as a waiter, but always felt he should do more.
So Mr. Minton, a 26-year-old math major, took a three-month course in computer programming and data analysis. As a waiter, he made $20,000 a year. His starting salary last year as a data scientist at a web start-up here was more than $100,000.
“Six figures, right off the bat,” Mr. Minton said. “To me, it was astonishing.”
Stories like his...Read more
Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said.
Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was "finally at peace in the arms of God".
Brown was discovered unresponsive in a bathtub on 31 January and placed in a medically induced coma. She never regained consciousness.
She was moved to a hospice in the city of Duluth, Georgia, a month ago after her...Read more
In his first visit to his father’s country since he became president, Barack Obama made his rounds with extended family, addressed economic development and announced more than $1 billion in investments to promote entrepreneurship at Nairobi’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
He kicked off the two-day visit with the latter, making a point to announce that half of the $1 billion from government and private companies would benefit both young children and women entrepreneurs.
“If half of your team is not playing,...Read more
Another university is disassociating itself from the Bill Cosby school of thought.
After a years old deposition was exposed, recently, in which Cosby admitted to feigning interest in and giving drugs to women in order to have extramarital sex, Spelman College has announced the end (at least temporarily) of a program boasting his and his wife Camille's name.
The endowed professorship is meant "to bring positive attention and scholars to the campus," the HBCU explained in a statement, adding...Read more