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15 things you need from HP if you’re taking classes online this fall

Here are some of the best back-to-school products you can get at HP.
Here are some of the best back-to-school products you can get at HP.

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Many schools around the U.S. are bringing students back to school digitally this fall, and with transitioning to an online classroom comes a slew of possible technical issues. The most you can do is be prepared for any eventuality, and having the right tools can help you be better prepared for online learning. We’ve got recommendations for the best laptop you can buy, the best laptop for students, and even the best laptop under $1,000. And there’s one thing all three lists have in common—HP sits at the top.

Seeing HP at the top of our laptop roundups isn’t surprising. The company boasts an impressive line of high-performing and affordable laptops that are perfect for students, whether they’re in

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‘Hope in Darkness’ Investigates Josh Holt’s Imprisonment in Venezuela. It’s Time To Hear His Wife’s Side of the Story.

Photo credit: Courtesy Thamy Holt
Photo credit: Courtesy Thamy Holt

From ELLE

Marrying Josh Holt was supposed to be Thamy Caleño Holt’s fairytale ending. Instead it turned out to be the most dangerous decision she’d ever made.

Just 14 days after their June 16, 2016 wedding in Venezuela, the couple was thrown into El Helicoide, or “The Helix.” Once a futuristic mall, the spiral structure that looms over Caracas was converted into a political prison in the ’80s to house the country’s most notorious criminals. The newlyweds were held there for 23 months without trial on allegations that Josh was actually an American spy.

In a new 12-episode Wondery podcast Hope in Darkness: The Josh Holt Story, Thamy, 29, speaks out for the first time about the horrors she survived at El Helicoide—from cockroach-infested cells to volatile prison riots to physical torture.

“It was the worst and maybe the greatest test for a young

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Elvis Presley’s Sessions With Nashville Cats Compiled on New ‘From Elvis in Nashville’ Set

In June 1970, Elvis Presley made the trip east from his Graceland home in Memphis to Nashville, where he holed up in RCA Studio B on Music Row for five days of recording. Presley, who was in the midst of his Las Vegas comeback at the International Hotel, was joined by Music City sessions players like Charlie McCoy and Norbert Putnam — the legendary “Nashville Cats.” The result came to be known among fans as the “marathon sessions.”

Now, a new four-disc compilation assembles the masters from those halcyon days and captures Presley at his energetic best. From Elvis in Nashville will be released November 20th via RCA/Legacy Recordings. The announcement arrives with a blistering nearly six-minute jam on Cowboy Joe Babcock’s “I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water,” which finds Presley and his band, including James Burton on guitar, in peak form.

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Watch the Selling Sunset cast react to 7 major moments from season 3

Photo credit: Netflix
Photo credit: Netflix

From Cosmopolitan

If there’s one thing better than spending a Friday night marathon-watching the brand new season of Selling Sunset, it’s seeing how the cast of the Netflix reality series react as they watch back the most dramatic scenes from across the entire season. In an exclusive video series with Cosmopolitan UK, Christine Quinn, Amanza Smith, Mary Fitzgerald, Maya Vander, Chrishell Stause, Romain Bonnet, Davina Potratz and Heather Rae Young react to the biggest moments from the latest series, and there are a lot of them. From the Chrishell divorce bombshell to Christine’s show-stopping wedding entrance, go behind the scenes with the cast of Selling Sunset…

Christine receives an alert about Justin Hartley filing for divorce

In episode six, the office is left in total shock when Christine receives a TMZ alert on her phone about the This Is Us actor suddenly filing for divorce after two

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Five Lithuanian Classics to Relaunch on Locarno’s Heritage Online Platform (EXCLUSIVE)

The Lithuanian Film Center will present five classics of Lithuanian cinema in the Locarno Film Festival’s online screening room as part of Heritage Online, the festival’s recently launched, first-of-its-kind platform that will serve as a database of films that premiered prior to 2005.

A highlight will be “The Girl and the Echo,” by Arūnas Žebriūnas, which won the Silver Sail when it screened in Locarno in 1965 and will be launched in French cinemas this autumn, along with a DVD release.

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The re-introduction of these classic films to the movie-going public is part of an ongoing effort by the Lithuanian Film Center to bring its rich cinematic heritage back into the public eye, said Dovilė Butnoriūtė, the head of the center’s Department of Film Promotion, Information and Heritage.

The center has compiled a catalog of nearly two dozen digitized and restored classics that are available in DCP

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NYC Families Brace for Cuomo’s School Reopening Decision Today

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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision on whether to reopen New York City’s schools is among the most consequential he has had to make in months of grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Beyond the risks to public health, at stake is the education of 1.1 million students, the livelihoods of their parents, the working conditions of 235,000 school workers and the ability of thousands of struggling businesses to employ people and survive. The governor has said he would decide on local districts’ plans by Friday.

Officials in the largest U.S. school district have spent the past five months planning for a hybrid schedule in which students would attend school one to three days a week, depending on a building’s capacity. The rest of the time, the district intends to offer online learning. But the split schedule causes as much difficulty as stay-at-home instruction, said Janine Harper, a former Parent-Teacher Association

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Facing a wave of evictions, California is about to make thousands of kids homeless

Ian Jameson, left, organized a gathering of tenant rights activists at El Monte City Hall to demand that the City Council pass a moratorium barring all evictions during the pandemic. <span class="copyright">(Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Ian Jameson, left, organized a gathering of tenant rights activists at El Monte City Hall to demand that the City Council pass a moratorium barring all evictions during the pandemic. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)

Things weren’t great before COVID-19, but at least only about 570 families, hungry, broke and on the brink of homelessness, needed help from the volunteers at St. Joseph Center in Los Angeles.

Today, that number is about 860.

A month from now, it could be in the thousands — or even more.

California is rapidly approaching what has been dubbed the “eviction cliff,” or the point where true protection from being evicted during the pandemic will fall away, at least for a short time. If that happens, as many as 1 million families across the state — some 365,000 in Los Angeles County alone — could find themselves at risk of being forced out

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How Young Londoners Really Feel About Plans To Scrap Their Free Travel

(Photo: HuffPost UK)
(Photo: HuffPost UK)

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Kainaat Siddiqi, 16, from Hounslow, is due to start sixth form in September, at a school that’s a 45-minute bus journey from her home.

Kainaat, who’s an aspiring doctor, chose the school for its track-record in helping students secure university places studying medicine. But the government has announced plans to scrap free travel for under 18s and she’s no longer sure if she’ll be able to afford the fare. 

“I’ve been doing a lot of research into online schools or going to sixth forms closer to home,” she tells HuffPost UK. “I’m honestly really scared, I’ve always wanted to be a doctor. I know that if I have to move to a different sixth form it will lower my chances.”

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What comes next for UConn athletics now that the football season is canceled? Here are five key questions

Now that UConn has pulled the plug on football for 2020, there are any number of athletic dominoes still to fall, and not necessarily in a straight line.

As an independent in football, UConn did not have to wait for guidance from a conference or the NCAA to make a decision, and it became the first FBS program to call off its season. In most other sports, UConn participates in the Big East, which, as of Thursday afternoon, was still discussing what to do about fall sports, and when to make a final decision. On deck, decisions will need to be made on winter sports, including men’s and women’s basketball, the marquee sports at UConn.

What is to become of all that, and what are the ramifications for UConn as the disruption caused by the coronavirus continues into its fifth month? Here are some questions, and possible answers.

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What Teachers Want Parents To Know As Schools Reopen

The coronavirus pandemic is raging, but schools are beginning to reopen across the country — many with terrifying results. 

HuffPost Parenting asked the teachers from our Facebook community what they want parents to know right now. Here’s what they had to say.

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“Educators will all tell you that we want to see our kids! We want group work, laughter in our hallways, pizza party incentives and everything that we once had in our schools. We also want to live, and we want our children to live

With the disruption of 2019-20’s school year, alongside immense loss-grief-trauma, our children will need time to make up any deficits they’ve encountered. This is doubly true for students of color and students with disabilities. … The plans that have been laid out thus far are vague and put us all at risk. It would be great to have had actual teachers

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