"State of the Union

The American Code Rush

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Like so many others in America, Partovi's story is that of an immigrant. However, long before his family emigrated from native Iran, he was hooked onto computers, much like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg in their formative years.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Opening The Door

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 29 January 2014... 1) OPENING THE DOOR Hurrah! From the front page of the Times: "Some...

Paul Vale

The State Of The Union Versus The State Opening Of Parliament

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

The State of the Union and the State Opening of Parliament – two often-tedious ceremonies watched through a haze of boredom made bearable only by th...

Time for the US Congress to Back President Obama on Climate Change

Bob Ward | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

While President Obama's personal leadership on climate change is extremely welcome, the measures he outlined are simply not sufficient given the scale of his ambition. Without Congressional support for new federal legislation to reduce his nation's emissions, President Obama is trying to fight climate change with one hand tied behind his back.

State Of The Fist Bump Union

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Politics

What was your favourite part of Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night? Proposing to raise the minimum wage? Fairer education? ...

PHOTOS: Relatives Of Gun Violence Victims React To Obama's Emotional Plea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Politics

Many relatives and victims of high-profile gun violence, from Gabrielle Giffords to the parents of Hadiya Pendleton were at the State of the Union add...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Horsemeat Summit

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Wednesday 13 February... 1) THE HORSEMEAT SUMMIT "Now it's British horsemeat in burgers," screams the Daily M...

UK Economic Recovery Hangs on Obama's State of the Union

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Politics
Gareth Edmundson

At the State of the Union, it is expected that Obama will turn to setting out more gritty detail on domestic priorities for this second term. Undoubtedly, a large part of the speech will focus on how the United States can protect their economic recovery and create jobs.

SOTU: Obama's Main Event

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Will it have thrills and spills of a NASCAR race? Or will it have the numbing predictability akin to watching partisan paint drying?

Bin Laden Day

Matt Carr | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Politics
Matt Carr

Obama has an election to win and he needs to spin the Afghan war as victory and also to take credit for it... and the idea that Bin Laden's execution has paved the way for the defeat of al Qaeda is false for various reasons.

The Indie Rap Economics of SOPA

MC Lars | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
MC Lars

If the internet were compromised or regulated to the point where the 13% of my traditional digital income (from iTunes, Spotify, and others) were to disappear, it could likely mean that people would turn to getting my music for free, which would then mean that I would need more ticket and t-shirt sales in order to maintain my income level. (My income, by the way, covers my expenses, taxes, and health insurance, and that's it.)

WATCH: Barack Obama Tells Terrible 'Spilt Milk' Joke

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever heard a joke so bad, even the joke-teller's other half winces? If you haven't, prepare to experience it for the first time with this, Barack Obam...