United States

This Is What Happens When Lightning Perfectly Strikes A Tree

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wanted to know what the entrance to hell looks like? Well stop the search, because we’ve found it for you. Deep in rural Missouri, the gates t...

Man Who Denied Murder Was Executed Because His 'Kill-By Date' Was Looming

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK

Arkansas’ first execution in 12 years has prompted accusations it is rushing prisoners to their deaths due to a shortage of lethal injection drugs. ...

Why America’s Sick Health Care System Turns British Conservatives Queasy

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

If the cornerstones of your culture include the world’s most famous spy, its best-loved wizard and the band that redefined pop music, it might seem ...

The Most Surprising Differences Between Laws In The U.S. And The U.K.

Quora | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK
Quora

What are some surprising differences in laws between the US and the United Kingdom? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowled...

If America's First, Who Should Be Second?

Natalie Samarasinghe | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Politics
Natalie Samarasinghe

To put America first, Mr Trump must put the UN second. Channeling the far-sighted leadership of UN founding father Franklin D. Roosevelt is the best way to make America great again.

Are You A Global Citizen?

Nicholas Mazzei | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Politics
Nicholas Mazzei

British, European and American politicians will have to manage groups who see the world in very different ways, protect their jobs and enable them to live their lives in a rapidly changing, digital economy where success means less barriers to travel and trade. Trump and Brexit won their elections on the back of declarations to protect those who see their future within a less open state, that they can recreate the world before globalisation and that international free trade has damaged their lives. It's a gamble which is unlikely pay off.

Stephen Hawking Fears He Is No Longer Welcome In Donald Trump's America

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Stephen Hawking fears he may no longer be welcome in the United States now Donald Trump is president. The theoretical physicist and cosmologist told I...

Trump Embarrassed At St Patrick's Day Event That Swerved From Gaffe To Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

Donald Trump faced deep embarrassment at his own reception to mark St Patrick’s Day, as the Irish leader with whom he shared a stage gave a passiona...

Incredible Slow-Mo Footage Shows The Moment A Train Hits Deep Snow

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech

As you may have seen, the United States of America is currently experiencing some fairly extreme weather. This can lead to a number of incredibly cool...

Ben Carson Incurs The Wrath Of Samuel L Jackson For Calling Slaves 'Immigrants'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

Ben Carson is under fire for saying African slaves brought to America against their will were “immigrants”, with Samuel L Jackson leading the chor...

Donald Trump And The Supreme Court

Mark Malcomson CBE | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Malcomson CBE

With everything else going in Washington, it's worth paying attention to the Court, it's where lasting and seismic change could take place.

'This Is Not Trump's America' Passenger Yells As 'Racist' Man Is Kicked Off Flight

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

A “racist” man was escorted off a flight in front of a cheering crowd as one passenger yelled at him “this is not Trump’s America”. The conf...

Bill Maher Lays Into Republicans For Thinking America Is Their 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.02.2017 | UK

American talkshow host Bill Maher lambasted Republicans on Friday night in an impassioned speech condemning right-wing politicians for letting Donald ...

America Challenged: Can Trump Do Democracy?

Dyfed Loesche | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dyfed Loesche

The final test will come when Trump starts showing signs of not accepting defeat at the polls in four years' time, or tries to call into question the limit on presidential terms after eight years. Then latest, will we know who Trump really is - which could be too late. It's going to be a challenging and tough time.

US Visa Applicants May Soon Have To Reveal Their Facebook And Twitter Passwords

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK

US visa applicants could be required to hand over their social media passwords before being allowed into the country. Homeland Security Secretary John...

7 Brilliant Super Bowl Moments All About Taking A Stand Against Hate

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK

The United States has been suffering from division and disunity recently but this year’s Super Bowl featured plenty of moments which showcased the c...

White House Set To Appeal Judge's 'Outrageous' Decision To Stop Trump's Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK

The White House has labelled a judge’s decision to block Donald Trump’s travel ban “outrageous” and is set to launch an immediate appeal. The...

Why Bringing Tragedy To Life Through Film Is Important

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

On Patriots’ Day, April 15, 2013, a pair of homemade pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line of America’s annual Boston Marathon, kill...

President Trump's Banning Order Is An Affront To Civilised Values

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

President Trump banning people from certain countries entering the US has robbed millions of people of their individuality. They are no longer separat...

Theresa May Finally Speaks Out Against Donald Trump's Muslim Refugee Ban

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK

Theresa May has finally spoken out against Donald Trump’s refugee ban after being savaged for staying silent on the issue throughout Saturday. The P...

Echoes Of Thatcher As PM Tries To Put 'Special' In 'Special Relationship'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK

Even before take-off, Theresa May’s historic trip to meet Donald Trump had hit some political turbulence. As she and her team arrived for the flight...

Nine-Year-Old Syrian Boy Invites America's President To His Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK

Nine-year-old Ali Harba would like the president of America to come to his birthday party, which he will hold in a tent in an informal settlement in L...

Hilarious 'Bad Lip Reading' Of Trump Inauguration Is Much Better Than The Real Thing

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Comedy

Arguments over crowd sizes, a pledge to think of “America first”, a new president who mainly addresses the country via angry tweets. We may not be...

Theresa May Pledges To Put Britain First In Any UK-US Trade Deal

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has pledged to put the United Kingdom first in any future free trade deal struck with the United States, ahead of her meeting with Donald ...

Trump's White House Website Immediately Deletes Any Reference To Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK

Donald Trump’s White House has announced it will drill for oil and gas almost immediately after he was inaugurated. Trump had only been president fo...