Arizona

Do You Believe in the Death Penalty?

Neil Durkin | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK
Neil Durkin

Opinion polls already show slowly diminishing US public support for the death penalty and these high-profile horrors are surely tipping the balance still further... Capital punishment is a botched experiment with justice. If you still believe in the death penalty, it's time to change your mind.

The Edgy Ambience of US Supermax Prisons

Neil Durkin | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK
Neil Durkin

In certain London bars I reckon the bare monastic cell look is considered quite cutting edge. By contrast, ADX Florence is beyond cutting edge (unless it's prisoners cutting their wrists in despair). ADX Florence's ambience is an altogether bleaker affair, one which seems designed to crush people and push them right over the edge.

Online Gamer Accidentally Livestreams Terrifying Home Invasion

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Tech

A gamer who was livestreaming an online session accidentally broadcast a robbery and home invasion when they were attacked mid-game. Police in Ariz...

US State To Pass Law Allowing Discrimination Against Gays

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday the Senate in Arizona passed legislation that would allow businesses and state employees to deny services to any customer bas...

TRAVEL EYE: Driving Route 66 - The Ultimate American Adventure

Karen Edwards | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

We're on a road trip. In my book; the 'ultimate road trip'. We're travelling Route 66 - also known as the 'Main Street of America' and the 'Mother Road'. We're very excited.

Travel Eye: "We've Found the Way to Amarillo!" - The Route 66 Road Trip

Karen Edwards | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

We're on a road trip. In my book; the 'ultimate road trip'. We're travelling Route 66 - also known as the 'Main Street of America' and the 'Mother Road'. We're very excited. The famous US Route 66 came into force in 1926 - just in time to help the fleeing citizens of Oklahoma and the Eastern states during Dust-Bowl.

Fierce Wildfire Kills Arizona Firefighters

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

A deadly wildfire fuelled by fierce winds has claimed the lives of 19 members of the same fire crew, northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. The fire starte...

LOOK: Daredevil Crosses Grand Canyon Without Safety Harness

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

A man has crossed the Grand Canyon on a tightrope without a a safety harness in 22 minutes. Nik Wallenda, an 'aerialist' from Florida, murmured pra...

Musician KT Tunstall: Desert Boots

Sara Bran | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sara Bran

Recorded over twenty days in the middle of the Arizona desert, Invisible Empire is musically stripped down, as emotionally raw and vast as the landscape which spawned it.

WATCH 'I was Scared To Death'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK

A man who simply thought he had a chronic runny nose caused by allergies was shocked to find it was actually his brain fluid leaking out of his skull....

A Cold In One

Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport

Lawn chairs and tables are covered by snow during the first round of the World Golf Championships in Arizona....

The Top Dude Ranch Resort in Arizona

Mike Gerrard | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

The only riding lesson I've ever had in my life was a one-day course on Wimbledon Common in London, about thirty years ago. I had more chance of becoming a Womble than of becoming the Range Rider, the Cisco Kid or the Lone Ranger, all of which I watched avidly on TV as a kid.

Every Photographer's Dream: 10 Places to Capture Through the Lens

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

The world is full of spectacular destinations that have been captured through the lense by those lucky enough to travel to these incredible places, from the Taj Mahal and Eiffel Tower to the ruins of Machu Picchu and the Colosseum.

WATCH: 'Will You Still Love Me?'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

Justin Bieber's sickly-sweet pop musings appeared to get the better of him as he threw up on stage during a gig in Arizona on Saturday. The doe-eye...

Gabrielle Giffords Shooter Pleads Guilty To Killing Six, Wounding 13

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

The Arizona gunman who shot former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords has pleaded guilty to killing six others and wounding 13 people. Jared Loug...

VIDEO: Huge Dust Storm Captured On Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

A massive dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona, was dramatically captured by time-lapse photography. The footage has proved a huge hit on YouTube with ov...

Obama v Romney - The Prize

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Although the Democrats and the Republicans have yet to hold their late summer conventions, the 2012 race for the presidency is clearly in full gear. We are now coming to the end of a brutalizing Republican Primary-Caucus season - beginning back in the freezing corn fields of Iowa.

Pregnant Before Conception: Arizona Introduces Controversial Abortion Law

Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

Arizona has passed a law which says pregnancy can begin two weeks before a child has been conceived, in another blow to reproductive rights in the US....

Arizona Employers 'Could Fire Female Workers For Using Birth Control Pills'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK

A proposed law in Arizona could apparently allow employers the right to fire female workers for using birth control pills. The Republican-backed H...

Machine Guns And Santa Claus: Arizona Gun Club Offers Alternative Christmas Photoshoot

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Comedy

What says Christmas better than a picture of Santa Claus and a big pile of presents? Well how about Santa Claus, a big pile of presents, and a machine...

Our Favourite Surreal Landscapes On the Planet

Black Tomato | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

As Pipilotti Rist's must-see 'Eyeball Massage' exhibition continues at the Hayward Gallery in London, it's got us here at Black Tomato thinking about ...