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Just over 10 years ago, it looked like The Stonewall Inn was going out of business. “It had nothing really to do about the gay community anymore by that time,” co-owner Kurt Kelly told HuffPost. “They weren’t really taking care of the place ― let’s put it that way.” The bar now heralded as the […]

The Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border to disincentivize crossings has been slammed for its unnecessary cruelty across the political aisle. A top Catholic cardinal called the practice “immoral” and evangelist Franklin Graham termed it “disgraceful” as Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders […]

Eid al-Fitr is a joyous celebration that marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and spiritual introspection for Muslims.  Because Islam has been part of America’s religious landscape since colonial times, Eid has a long history in the U.S. This year it begins on Friday, June 15, and festivities will continue into the weekend. After participating […]

A Georgia Baptist church has been booted from America’s largest Protestant denomination after being accused of racism toward a local black congregation. The Southern Baptist Convention announced Monday that it was expelling Albany’s Raleigh White Baptist Church over “intentional discriminatory acts toward individuals based solely on the color of their skin.” The decision means that delegates […]

Tiffany Haddish wants Leonardo DiCaprio in the worst way ― and she told him so, she says. In a freewheeling interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the comedienne admitted she approached the Oscar-winning actor a few months ago with a bold proposition. “Yeah, I met him at a party two, three months ago, and I asked […]

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) promised GOP members to hold votes on two immigration bills next week, a move meant to keep moderate Republicans from teaming up with Democrats to force movement on an issue that Congress has been unable to find a compromise on for years. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong announced the plan on […]

Hey, Stockholm, you’re gonna need a bigger pit. Cuban long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría soared so far at a Diamond League meet in the Swedish capital recently that he nearly landed outside of the sand pit. Echevarria, the 19-year-old world indoor champion, jumped nearly 29 feet (8.83 meters), the longest distance recorded in the event […]

O’Neal recalled how he babysat a businessman’s children in the early 1990s and the dad decided to bring him in on an investment in an up-and-coming search engine ― which turned out to be Google.  “I invested,” O’Neal told host Ellen DeGeneres, “and then a couple years later I got a really big return.” (He describes […]

A GOP candidate is taking heat for comments he made calling diversity “crap” and “un-American.” And instead of apologizing, the New Jersey congressional candidate is doubling down. The April comments made by Seth Grossman, the surprise winner of last week’s Republican primary in New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District, were posted in a video by American Bridge […]

The release of a Kanye West album has long been an event, a musical moment worthy of grabbing a snack and settling in to listen. I did just that in 2010 when “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” dropped. I remember scurrying away to my room so that I could immerse myself in the warped harmonizing […]


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