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Student claims Indiana religious college retaliated against her for reporting rape

An Indiana college student has accused Hanover College of threatening her with expulsion for reporting that a former boyfriend had raped, harassed and physically abused her. The student filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, which told the small Presbyterian college last week that…

Self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed now says Koran ‘forbids’ violence to spread Islam

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, has released a manifesto claiming that the Koran forbids the use of violence to spread Islam. The document, published Tuesday by The Huffington Post and Britain's Channel……

The Huffington Post launches German edition

The Huffington Post, with its mix of online news, gossip and opinion, launched a German edition Thursday, vowing to be among the top five German information portals within five years. Based in Munich, where it opened a newsroom with 15 journalists with media partner Tomorrow Focus, part of the Burda…

Huffington Post ends commenter anonymity because ‘trolls are getting more aggressive’

The Huffington Post is to end anonymity for commenters by requiring them to use their real identities. The change was announced by the site’s founder, Arianna Huffington, after speaking at a conference yesterday (21 August) in Boston. She said: “Trolls are just getting more and more aggressive and uglier and…

Tests underway on drug that could ‘cure’ meth addiction

Scientists are testing a relatively common anti-inflammatory drug called Ibudilast for its potential to block the cravings of methamphetamine addicts, and the first round of results shows promise. The Huffington Post noted recently that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) fast-tracked more human trials after researchers at the University of…

Reporter Laura Bassett: Nothing less pro-life than bombing health clinic

Laura Bassett, political reporter for The Huffington Post, said Monday that an attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Wisconsin on Sunday night was “absolutely” domestic terrorism. “These people are calling themselves pro-life, and I can’t think of anything less pro-life than putting a bomb outside of a health clinic,”…

Huffington Post’s unpaid bloggers lose bid for share of AOL sale

Bloggers hoping to put themselves on a more robust financial footing and close the gap between them and fully paid journalists are vowing to fight on after a New York court dismissed their multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the Huffington Post calling for compensation for exploitation of its army of unpaid commentators.…

Jimmy Carter: ‘It is very fine for gay people to be married’

Former President Jimmy Carter expressed his approval of same-sex marriage in an interview with The Huffington Post about his faith Monday evening. While discussing certain portions of The Bible, Carter was asked his thoughts on some people using scriptures as opposition toward LGBT individuals being allowed in church. “Homosexuality was…

Limbaugh threatened with lawsuit by supergroup Rush

Rush, the band, has formally forbidden Republican shock jock Rush Limbaugh from using their music on his radio program. The Canadian supergroup was contacted by The Huffington Post’s Bob Cesca this week and asked if they gave Limbaugh permission to use their music. They responded by sending Limbaugh a cease…

‘Mockupy’ protesters crash set of ‘Law and Order: SVU’

Last night, a group of peaceful protesters crashed the set of an ‘Occupy Wall Street’-themed episode of the long-running TV show “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.” According to The Huffington Post, the show’s producers constructed a replica in New York City’s Foley Park of the Zuccoti Park encampment where…

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