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The woman I didn’t know was almost shouting, and not even trying to mask the look of pity on her face. Like most other people, she just wanted to know the story behind it all: Did I catch a rare skin disease? Did I eat something that caused such big …
The U.S. Is One Of The Only Countries Moving Backward On Abortion Rights
Dozens of nations have expanded abortion rights over the last 30 years. The Supreme Court’s likely overturn of Roe v. Wade would make the U.S. just the fifth to further restrict them.
The Amazon Rainforest Can’t Survive 4 More Years Of Brazil's Far-Right President
Far-right Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has presided over record deforestation of the Amazon. As his reelection campaign begins, experts say the fate of a critical global ecosystem is on the ballot.
Biden’s Ambitious Global Climate Agenda Is In Peril. Can He Save It?
Russia's war and high energy prices have forced the administration to walk a tightrope. Can it combat oil supply crunches without sidelining its climate goals?
Exclusive: Google Has Made Millions Advertising Phony Government Handouts
Paid Google ads urging people to apply for fake payments were viewed more than 100 million times in five months — and stayed up until HuffPost reached out.
I'm A Vet Who Helps People Say Goodbye To Their Pets. When My Dog Was Dying, I Couldn't.
Often, the words that came to mind were things like: “You gave Cooper a good life.” Or, “I can see you loved her very much.” Or, “This was the right decision.” And most of the time, it was. One of the things I do as a veterinarian is help people …
The Real Boogeymen Aren't In Books. They're The People Who Want To Ban Them.
Books are powerful enough to change minds and challenge ideas, but “Flowers in the Attic” wasn’t powerful enough to turn me into a ballerina attracted to my brother and “The Shining” didn’t transform me into a psychopath, not even during the pandemic.
A Pro-Pinochet Presidential Candidate Threatens To Swing Chile To The Far Right
José Antonio Kast has drawn comparisons to both Donald Trump and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro. On Sunday, he could become Chile's next president.
Bolsonaro Launched A Trumpian Anti-Vaccine Campaign. Brazilians Got The Shot Anyway.
Brazil's decades-long success with vaccines helped it quickly inoculate its population, and offers many lessons for the United States. But experts fear a new strain of anti-vax sentiment could have corrosive effects instead.
Colombia Weighs Abortion Decriminalization As Feminist ‘Green Wave’ Sweeps Latin America
In December, Argentina became the largest of the region’s nations to legalize abortion. In April, Ecuador’s top court decriminalized abortion in instances of rape, expanding the number of circumstances in which it is allowed. Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled in September that criminal penalties for abortion are unconstitutional, paving the way …
If It Weren't For LeVar Burton, I Wouldn't Have My Ph.D.
I almost dropped out of graduate school three times. But I didn’t. One thing that kept me going was something I’d learned from 'Reading Rainbow.'
Facebook’s ‘Digital Colonialism’ Made Monday’s Outage A Crisis For The World
WhatsApp has monopolized communications in Brazil, India and across the Global South. When it goes down, everything grinds to a halt.
I’m A Latina. Please Stop Calling Me ‘Spicy.’
Even at my young age, though, the differences between Vélez’s characters and those of her American counterparts were obvious to me. While American actresses were considered beautiful, ladylike and classy, Vélez was constantly portrayed as a sex bomb, and maybe a little too passionate for her own good. She starred …
Georgia Is How American Democracy Falls Apart
Through a bevy of bills and rule changes, Georgia Republicans are trying to codify the essential goal of the Jan. 6 riots: a rigged system in which Democrats can’t win elections.
Scoop: Trump Insiders Are Quietly Paying Teen Memers To Post Partisan Sponcon
Documents show that meme accounts rife with disinformation have also become shadowy advertising tools for some notable Republicans.
Bolsonaro's Own Version Of Jan. 6 Now Feels Inevitable In Brazil
Brazil's far-right president is following Trump's playbook to undermine 2022 elections. And he's working hard to secure the military support Trump lacked.
‘I Feel Used’: OnlyFans Made Millions Off Sex Workers’ Labor. Then It Hung Them Out To Dry.
A sudden policy change that will ban “sexually explicit” material from OnlyFans threatens to upend the lives of those who made the platform successful.
A Powerful New Deepfake Porn Tool Has Digitally Undressed Thousands Of Women
The AI-generated nudes, which look horrifyingly realistic, are sweeping the web.
A Vaccine Or This Marriage: Conspiracy Theories Are Tearing Couples Apart
"He said if I take the vaccine I could pack my bags and leave his kids here."
Female Twitch Streamers Spend Their Lives Online. Predators Are Watching.
For women who earn a living on Twitch, being the target of coordinated, multiplatform sexual harassment campaigns comes with the job.
How To Reheat These 9 Leftovers Without Ruining Their Texture
Eggs, pizza, steak, French fries — what to do? (Hint: You may want to buy an air fryer.)
Please Stop Mistaking Me For Other Brown Women
Mistaking a person’s identity, even when unintentional, is, at best, lazy, but these seemingly innocuous errors can have serious consequences.
Self-Loathing And Surgeries: Inside The Facetune Epidemic
The massively popular photo-editing app Facetune is driving a generation of young women to extreme and obsessive lengths to look flawless online.
13 Things To Try If Your Allergies Are Worse Than Ever This Year
If you’re really feeling it this allergy season, well, gesundheit. From sneezing to congestion to itchy eyeballs to a relentless runny nose, there are plenty of signs that allergy season is upon us and you’re unfortunately one of its victims.
A Radical Right-Wing Dream To Rewrite The Constitution Is Close To Coming True
It could lead to a dramatic overhaul of the nation's foundational text ... or an all-out constitutional crisis.
Interview: HuffPost Video
I talked to the HuffPost Video team about QAnon's cult-like hold over countless Americans.
Want More Energy In The Morning? Try This Easy Science-Backed Method.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could magically turn yourself into a morning person? This doesn’t have to be just a dream: A group of sleep researchers developed a method that could very well transform the way you feel during the wee hours of the morning — or at least …
The Government's Media Blackout Is Cynical And Irresponsible
From Saturday, the government is set to enter what has been dubbed by some an “extraordinary period of subdued activity”.
The Hidden Hand Of Facial Recognition In The Capitol Insurrection Manhunt
The highly controversial tool isn’t just for the feds anymore. Online sleuths are quietly using it to hunt for rioters — like the man they’ve dubbed #NaziGrayHat.