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The No Child Left Behind Act, the controversial Bush-era education law, promoted an emphasis on reading and math, sometimes at the expense of other subjects. Now, the nation’s new education secretary is calling on schools to expand their focus to other subjects and give students a more balanced set of course offerings.  Secretary John King Jr. — who was confirmed in March  — is expected to tout the benefits of a “well-rounded education” in a speech at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts on Thursday.

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Looks like it’s also hard for Nick Cannon to imagine himself married to anyone but Mariah Carey.  In a recent interview with DuJour , the singer said he likely won’t give the institution a second go-round.  “I feel like marriage isn’t for everyone,” Cannon said “A friend of mine put it the funniest way. He said, ‘If you heard that there was a 50/50 chance of living or dying when you jump out of a plane, you probably wouldn’t go skydiving.” “There’s like a 50/50 chance of a marriage working,” he continued. “If it didn’t work out for you the first time, and you still survived it, you probably shouldn’t do it again.” Fair point about marriage and skydiving, although the stakes of the two things not working out — divorce vs. death via plummeting to the earth’s surface – are a tad different.  Fan-favorite couple Cannon and Carey split back in 2014 , though have remained in each others’ lives.

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Introducing ASchu, everyone. Amy Schumer excitedly took to the stage at the Golden Globe Awards with her friend, collaborator and fellow presenter, Jennifer Lawrence, on Sunday night. And boy, did they take hold of the spotlight.  They started off strutting out to the mic and posing before discussing their Hollywood nicknames, ASchu and JLaw

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Gael García Bernal has won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his role as Rodrigo De Souza in ” Mozart in the Jungle .” Surprisingly, Bernal beat out Aziz Ansari in “Master of None,” Rob Lowe in “The Grinder,” Patrick Stewart in “Blunt Talk” and critic favorite Jeffrey Tambor in “Transparent” for the honor. Aziz Ansari especially didn’t see this one coming.

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Golden Globes Gift Lounges 2016

10Ene

With the Golden Globes taking place Sunday, January 10th, nominees, presenters and other A-list talent had a chance to attend gift lounges around Los Angeles where they received everything from clothes to beauty products to trips. SECRET ROOM EVENTS CELEBRITY STYLE LOUNGE IN HONOR OF THE GOLDEN GLOBES at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. Visit Santa Barbara debuted its limited edition “Red Carpet Red” pinot noir at the Secret Room, which was gifted exclusively to guests

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Ryan Duffin was a freshman at the University of Virginia when he met a student named Jackie.   — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms.

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Canada has rejected the application of an African-American who applied for refugee status on the grounds he was facing police racism and brutality in the United States. Kyle Lydell Canty’s application was denied by Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board in December and he is now back in the U.S., Vice News reported Saturday .

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GOP Throws Big Party About Losing

08Ene

WASHINGTON — Republicans just passed a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 62nd time, and it’s going to get vetoed. That calls for a party! House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) held a ceremony Thursday afternoon to celebrate sending legislation to President Barack Obama that would revoke parts of the president’s signature health care law. It’s the first time they’ve gotten a repeal bill to the president’s desk. Dozens of GOP colleagues stood with Ryan as he gave remarks, all smiles, eager to commemorate the moment.

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ATLANTA (AP) — A 2-year-old and his father died Wednesday night after the man shot the boy and then himself at the end of an 18-hour standoff in Atlanta’s northeastern suburbs, police said. Thy Ho, 43, and son Philip Nguyen were each found with a gunshot wound when authorities entered the master bedroom of the Buford home after hearing gunfire about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Gwinnett County police Cpl

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It’s been estimated that the Amazon rainforest and surrounding areas are—or once were—home to upwards of 11,000 different tree species . It’s also been estimated that those forests have shrunk by about 12 percent, and that human meddling could double or triple that number by 2050.

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A CNN correspondent has reportedly been suspended for two weeks after slamming the GOP over its refugee bill in what’s been called a partisan tweet. Elise Labott, the network’s global affairs correspondent, criticized Thursday’s Republican-led House vote that seeks to severely restrict the admission of Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the U.S. “House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees

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Thanksgiving details get overlooked every year, but one of the most important tidbits you WON’T want to forget is how much turkey you’ll need to buy to make sure everybody gets a piece of the bird.

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In a recent episode of The Huffington Post Love+Sex Podcast  about sex tourism, co-hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson chatted with  Matt , a DJ from Australia who travels halfway around the world each year to attend San Francisco’s Folsom Street Festival,  the world’s biggest leather event . While chatting with Kolodny and Michelson, Matt brought up ” the hanky code ,” a form of covert communication that some gay men used in the ’70s and ’80s to signal their sexual interests and desires to other men. As Fusion.com notes , “Men who participated in this form of flagging placed differently colored handkerchiefs in the back pockets of their pants: the left side for dominant sexual partners (tops) and the right side for submissive sexual partners (bottoms).” For instance, if you are wearing a light blue hanky in your left back pocket, you’re looking for someone to perform oral sex on you.

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After the Islamic State (ISIS)  claimed responsibility  for Friday’s wave of attacks that  killed 129 people  in Paris, the hactivist collective Anonymous declared war on the terrorist faction and its supporters. “Make no mistake: Anonymous is at war with Daesh,” the enigmatic hacker group wrote on Twitter over the weekend, using an alternative name for ISIS.

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Deepak Chopra Takes Shot At Donald Trump

16Nov

Spiritual leader and Super Genes  author Deepak Chopra joined HuffPost Rise recently and said the biggest solution happening in the world is “the quick uprooting of Donald Trump’s career.” Chopra said Trump “has to keep doing what he’s doing, and the political situation will take care of the rest. ” He predicted that this “self-correction” would come before the end of the Republican primary. “He’s the problem, and his keeping on doing what he’s doing is the solution,” he added

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An Elon University football player has died after falling from a 10-story dormitory on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Smith Jackson is vice president for student life and dean of students at Elon University. He announced on the private school’s website that junior wide receiver Demitri Allison died Wednesday afternoon

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Jeff Bezos has edged past Carlos Slim to become the world’s fourth-richest person, buoyed by a 113 percent rally this year in Amazon.com Inc.   — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website

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Kim Kardashian has never let her pregnancy get in the way of fashion.  The reality TV star turned heads at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s fifth annual Art + Film Gala on Saturday, wearing a sheer lace jumpsuit that looked like something out of Lady Gaga’s “American Horror Story” closet.  Kardashian paired the daring look with a floor-length blazer accented by a dramatic dark red lip and a diamond choker. As if we didn’t already know she was pregnant, she posed with her hand over her growing belly all night.  LACMA honored artist James Turrell and filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu at this year’s gala.  Kim’s husband Kanye West was a no-show, but a Kardashian never shows up to an event alone. Model Naomi Campbell and designer Riccardo Tisci joined the soon-to-be mother to celebrate the honorees.  My dates for LACMA tonight @riccardotisci17 @iamnaomicampbell @lamarquisette pic.twitter.com/y91fcME2hD — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) November 8, 2015 LACMA honored artist James Turrell and filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu at this year’s gala.  The Kardashians pulled out all the stops this weekend. The famous family came together to celebrate matriarch Kris Jenner’s 60th birthday  on Friday with a  Great Gatsby -themed bash for the ages

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mikhail Lesin, a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin who helped found the English-language news service Russia Today, has been found dead in an upscale Washington hotel room. The Russian Embassy in Washington on Friday confirmed the death of Lesin, whose body was discovered Thursday

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15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List

06Nov

Make the gift-giving process fun and affordable by DIY -ing a treat for your loved ones. Rather than breaking the bank on something impersonal, put your imagination to the test and create a gift they’ll really remember .  To help you get started, we’ve rounded up our favorite handmade ideas on the web.

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Jeb Bush’s Plan To Attack Rubio Falls Flat

05Nov

Jeb Bush’s decision to attack old friend and new rival Marco Rubio is backfiring, pushing important supporters to criticize the campaign’s tactics and driving Florida’s top fundraiser to officially quit and signal a shift in allegiance to the senator. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms.

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Some of us were born with the “organized” gene. These lucky souls swan through life with perfect closets, pristine desks and spotless cars with nary a wad of Starbucks napkins tucked in an unexpected pocket. They might be robots.

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7 Superfoods You’ve Never Heard Of

30Jul

If you were asked to name a superfood, we’re betting you might say quinoa , goji berries or, if it were 2009, acai. The term “superfood” is as overused as its meaning, nutritional powerhouse

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The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say. This finding could help explain the rise of monumental structures throughout the Pacific starting about 700 years ago, scientists added.

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When you think of American tourism, certain locations come to mind: the bright lights of New York City, the palm trees of Southern California, the nostalgia of Disney World.

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NANTUCKET, Mass. (RNS) It is an old family story that has become part of the island’s lore

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We’ve seen strange hotel themes before, but Propeller Island City Lodge takes wild to a whole new level. This 31-room lodge in Berlin allows guests to sleep in padded rooms or jail cells.

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While winter brings snow and rainstorms to the rest of the nation, the only thing Los Angeles has had to endure so far is a little drizzle and a slight ” cold snap .” You’d never know it, though, from the overly-dramatic weather reporting of Southern California’s local news stations.

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Wedding Guest Is Determined To Catch The Bouquet, At Any Cost

16Feb

The popularity of the wedding bouquet toss tradition is said to be declining , but you wouldn’t know it based on this recent wedding fail. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, the bride’s throw falls a little short and the bouquet lands in an indoor garden area. But that didn’t stop one very determined wedding guest from getting her hands on those flowers — no matter what.

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WASHINGTON — An official associated with the Republican National Committee made head-turning comments at a GOP holiday party last week, accusing gay individuals of pushing health care reform because they die earlier in life. Speaking at Berrien County Republican Party Holiday Reception last Thursday, RNC Committee member Dave Agema said that while working with American Airlines, he repeatedly witnessed gay colleagues claiming AIDS victims as lovers, just so they could get health care coverage. Via the Herald Palladium , a southwest Michigan paper: Agema has taken flak nationally for his stance against gay marriage, but he said he doesn’t mind because while working at American Airlines, he saw firsthand what happens when benefits are extended to gay people.

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Some of the world’s most famous writers have signed an open appeal against the National Security Agency that says the U.S. government’s mass surveillance chills freedom of thought.

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