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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27: Edith Windsor, 83, acknowledges her supporters as she leaves the Supreme Court March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case 'Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer, Petitioner v. United States,' which challenges the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the second case about same-sex marriage this week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Edith Windsor, Plaintiff In Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Case, Dies

Edith "Edie" Windsor, the LGBTQ activist and lead plaintiff in a landmark Supreme Court marriage equality case, died Tuesday at age 88, The New York Times reports. Windsor came to national prominence...
A police officer stands in front of armoured police personnel carriers on a street leading to the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 24, 2017 two days after the March 22 terror attack on the British parliament and Westminster Bridge. At least four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy attributed by police to 'Islamist-related terrorism'. / AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'N (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

London Deploys The 'Talon' To Thwart Car-Ramming Attacks

As a guard against car-ramming attacks, London's Metropolitan Police have unveiled a new device that features spikes and netting intended to rapidly halt vehicles weighing up to 17 tons. The equipment...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 4: Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, listens to remarks during a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea on September 4, 2017 in New York City. The securty council was holding its second emergency meeting in a week after North Korea announced the detonation of what it called an underground hydrogen bomb September 3. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

United Nations Passes New Sanctions Against North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Monday passed new sanctions against North Korea, but refrained from imposing the harshest options the White House had proposed following a month of antagonistic...
TOPSHOT - An aerial photography taken and released by the Dutch department of Defense on September 6, 2017 shows the damage of Hurricane Irma, on the Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten.Hurricane Irma, rampaging across the Caribbean, has produced sustained winds at 295 kilometres per hour (183 miles per hour) for more than 33 hours, making it the longest-lasting, top-intensity cyclone ever recorded, France's weather service said on September 7. / AFP PHOTO / DUTCH DEFENSE MINISTRY / GERBEN VAN ES / Netherlands OUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / DUTCH DEFENSE MINISTRY/GERBEN VAN ES' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read GERBEN VAN ES/AFP/Getty Images)

Here Are The Places Most Devastated By Hurricane Irma So Far

Check out HuffPost's Hurricane Irma live blog for the latest updates on the storm. Hurricane Irma is on a deadly rampage through the Caribbean Sea this week, destroying homes and livelihoods on its jo...
Former newspaper editor Piers Morgan takes his seat in the stand before Arsenal play Tottenham Hotspur in their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane in London, March 16, 2014. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER MEDIA) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS

Piers Morgan Bragged About How Manly He Is. It Didn't Go Well.

British media personality Piers Morgan boasted on Sunday night about co-hosting a TV show while suffering from three broken ribs. He also took a dig at "snowflakes" and claimed he was "manning up."...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to Farm No. 1116 under KPA Unit 810, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 13, 2016. KCNA/via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

Will North Korea Or Donald Trump Start A Nuclear War? We Asked Four Experts

Once again the threat of nuclear war has people asking some very serious questions. Are we doing nuclear armageddon or not? Need to plan out my week accordingly. — Concannon (@concannon) Sept...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un smiles during a visit to the Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Science in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August23, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

North Korea 'Readying Launch Of Ballistic Missile'

South Korean media says Seoul's military believes North Korea is readying the launch of a ballistic missile, possibly an intercontinental version (ICBM). [KBS 뉴스속보] 국방부 "北, 탄도미사일 발사 준비활동 식별...ICBM급...