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Grieving Father Punches Man Who Killed His 3-Year-Old Daughter In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

A grieving father has punched the man who killed his three-year-old child, during a heated confrontation in a Detroit courtroom. Dwayne Smith was ...

Hillary Clinton Gets Emotional As She Pledges To Reform Gun Control

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

It's been just under a month since Hillary Clinton made a passionate speech on reforming gun laws in the US, in the aftermath of a mass shooting in Ch...

Piers Morgan Has Some Harsh Home Truths For America In Wake Of Virginia Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan has gone on a Twitter tirade against US gun violence, repeatedly tweeting an image of the moment a reporter and cameraman were killed liv...

Charleston Shooting Was 'Tipping Point' Which Led To Virginia Shooter Buying Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Bryce Williams, the alleged gunman who killed a reporter and cameraman live on air reportedly said in a fax to ABC News that the Charleston church sho...

Ricky Gervais Has Just Upset Every American Gun Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Ricky Gervais has likened having guns to giving people bombs after an American reporter and cameraman were shot dead live on air while filming a segme...

Marcy Borders 'The Dust Lady' Of 9/11 Has Died Of Stomach Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

It has become one of the defining images of September 11, 2001. A smartly-dressed woman stands in disbelief, visibly distraught, covered from head-to-...

A Teenager Called 'Deez Nuts' Is Running For President And He's Doing Surprisingly Well

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Just when you think the US presidential campaign couldn't get any weirder, a candidate named Deez Nuts appears out of nowhere. The Independent appl...

BarChick's (Questionably Useful) Guide to Burning Man

BarChick | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Love it, hate it, or don't give a sh*t about it. Here is our weird and wonderful guide of how to, and how not to do Burning Man, brought to you by BarChick's most dedicated Burning Man friends, fans and family.

Ten Scattered Thoughts on the USA

Jared Joffe | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK
Jared Joffe

Hello world! I am back after taking a short break from work and life. I've been in the USA for the past three weeks, spending the majority of my vac...

Former US President Jimmy Carter Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

AP | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Former US president Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued on Wednesday. "Recent liver surgery reveal...

US Cinema Killer Is Spared The Death Penalty After Jurors Cannot Agree Unanimously

AP | Posted 08.08.2015 | UK

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him ...

A Giant Sinkhole Just Appeared In Brooklyn And Devoured An Entire Junction

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) have tweeted out photographs of a huge sinkhole that has opened up in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hole, wh...

Why We Want International Students to Work in the UK

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

The international students in the UK provide British universities with so much money, it would really not be detrimental to us in any significant way for them to work part-time or find graduate jobs after studying. Many of us Brits love to travel, study abroad, work abroad, and retire abroad. We need to be more open to those who wish to do the same in the UK.

Reflections on Returning Home After Studying Abroad

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

While I was catching up on Made in Chelsea (post-study abroad life) an advert for Wilkinson Sword popped up. It showed a girl talking about jumping in...

US Justice Department: Transgender Students Must Be Allowed To Use Toilets Corresponding To Their Gender Identity

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

In a landmark win for the transgender community in the United States, the country's justice department has ruled students "must" be allowed to use toi...

Somewhere Over the Facebook - Three Cheers for the United States

Alan Grant | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

I would rather have a well-meaning nation with liberal principles that sometimes go awry than those nations with no well-meaning intentions in the first place. One thing is for sure, freedom is good for LGBT people and being under the cultural influence of the US is better than the alternatives for all of our freedoms.

Heavy Dose Of Karma Hits Confederate Flag Truck Parade

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

There has been a heated debate in the US since the shooting of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Much of that conversation has ...

In a Post-Charleston World, It's Not Enough to Point Fingers at Racism

Jessica Shortall | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Jessica Shortall

Something has happened in America in the past week. I don't know if it will stick, because a lot of hopeful shifts appear in this country, and then disappear quietly as the next news cycle takes over. But I'm gonna be an optimist for a second.

'Hate Crime' Church Shooting Leaves Nine Dead In Charleston As Police Hunt Suspect

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Nine people have been shot to death at a historically black church in Charleston, in the US state of South Carolina, in which police are treating as a...

A Different Kind of Plantation Tour

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

I've been lucky enough to have my family visit me here in New Orleans. My first visit was in March from my sister and her boyfriend. I had yet to do a plantation tour so we thought it would be a good idea to go on one together...

The Psychology of Globalization - Explained by Cultural DNA

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

If you're a traveller looking for something that takes a richer and more longitudinal approach; a business person or civil servant looking for insight beyond the usual Dos, Don'ts, honorifics, platitudes and rituals; a student of the humanities and social sciences wanting something more grounded in the world today; or a seasoned dinner party socialite and pub quiz pro looking for a global Zeitgeist to boost your social capital - then this is definitely the book for you. There's plenty to learn, it sinks in easily, and this is the sort of book that you'll find yourself marking-up and folding page corners on.

Incredible Footage Of Armoured Van Attacking Police Station In Dallas With Guns And Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK

A police headquarters in Dallas has come under attack. A man fled the scene in an "armoured van" reportedly after firing shots at the building and ...

This Car Knows When You're Pissed

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech

The US have unveiled a car that will potentially stop drink drivers taking to the roads. At a Department of Transport event in Washington D.C., the...

Teenager Posts Heart-Wrenching Ad For A Family On Craigslist

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A 19-year-old college student has posted a heart-wrenching advert on Craigslist looking to 'rent a family' to spend her birthday with. Natalie Car...

Watch Passengers Frantically Flee Bus Seconds Before It's Hit By A Train

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

Amazing footage has captured the moment passengers frantically flee a bus when they realise a train is about to collide with them. The incident hap...