A Portrait of Rebecca: What Became of Pocahontas?

Katy Gregory | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Katy Gregory

The couple's marriage was known as a "golden age" for both sides in the Virginian region. It brought eight years of peace before a second war from 1622 to 26. Although the English reported that she wished to remain with her new people, as a diplomatic figure for both sides, Rebecca still expressed concerned for the security of those she had left behind.

Rape and Murder Are Not Acceptable Campus Behavior

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK
Jon-Christopher Bua

In the 60s and 70s students were often required to live on campus under adult supervision- there were 'rules of the house' and they were enforced. Limiting drinking or eliminating fraternities entirely are unlikely to have the desired affect. They are more likely to send these unacceptable activities underground - off campus.

The Moment NASA Rocket Explodes After Liftoff

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the moment an unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded just moments after liftoff Tuesday evening,...

Where George Washington Made Whiskey

Mike Gerrard | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

When George Washington lived at his Mount Vernon plantation estate, which gazes across the Potomac River from Virginia to Maryland, he employed 316 slaves. Most of them worked in the mansion, in the gardens or on the farm, but from 1797 onwards, the year Washington retired from the US Presidency, six of them had a new job.

Planet Appetite: Food Routes in Virginia, USA

Rupert Parker | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Just across the river from Washington DC, Virginia boasts brilliant oysters, interesting wines and seed-to-plate eating.

Planet Appetite: A Capital Taste of Washington DC and its Region

Rupert Parker | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Tourists flock to Washington DC, the US capital, to view the monuments and museums but they can also dine well, particularly on the seafood coming from Chesapeake Bay.

US State Could Bring Back The Electric Chair

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

Virginia could revive the electric chair as a method to execute prisoners, as European companies and one major distributor in the US block the sale of...

WATCH: Video Drone Crashes At 'Bull Run' Event In United States

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Tech

A drone filming an American 'recreation' of the running of the bulls has crashed during the event, injuring five people. The Great Bull Run in Dinw...

Even After More Than a Century and a Half, the Secession of West Virginia Still Seems Bizarre...

Endeavour Press | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Politics
Endeavour Press

The American Civil War produced many stories, most of them of battles, heroism, and the overcoming of great odds. It also produced its share of offbeat schemes and political maneuvers. Perhaps one of the strangest of these concerns the founding of West Virginia.

Grid-Block On The Highway: Lego Spill Shuts Down Lane (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK

A Lego spillage caused the closure of a lane as clean up crews scrambled to sweep up the plastic bricks. The incident occurred in Harrison County,...

Pancake Day and Valentine's Day: A False Equivalency for Comedic Purposes

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Waking Tuesday, upon seeing the trending topic, "Pancake Day," I froze in the face of unwanted responsibility, despite the unseasonable balminess of the air.

On the Lincoln Movie Trail

Mike Gerrard | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

In Petersburg filming took place at locations including the Centre Hill Museum, built in 1823 and which Lincoln visited on that April day in 1865, the Union Train Station, the South Side Rail Depot (which served as the Confederate Headquarters) and the Farmer's Market - no, Lincoln didn't do a little shopping as he left town.

Pack Your Sun Screen: Five Summer Destinations to Suit Every Holidaymaker | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

January is the time of year that many travellers make their summer holiday plans. So if you're one of those travellers who plan on booking your summer...

Labradoodle Sparks Panic & Police Calls After Being Mistaken For A Baby Lion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

A Labradoodle sparked panic in Virginia after a passerby mistook him for a baby lion and phoned the police. The animal was seen strolling down the...

The Fight for Women's Rights in America's South

Nick Purves | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Purves

This year's American presidential election was supposed to have been about the economy, a referendum on how whether president Obama had done enough to revive America's economic fortunes after the crash of 2008. Then Missouri congressman Todd Akin chose to give his views on the issue of abortion.

LIVE BLOG: Hurricane Sandy Moves In

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

The monstrous Hurricane Sandy has crashed into America's east coast, hitting it with 90mph winds and torrential rain. It became a category two stor...

PHOTOS: Atlantic City Underwater As Hurricane Sandy Hits

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Hurricane Sandy is threatening to turn into a "super storm" which could have a "devastating landfall" within 100 miles of New York, forecasters have w...

'Super Storm'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Before Hurricane Sandy hits, don't wait. Get out. The message is stark from US President Barack Obama, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey...

'A Serious And Dangerous Storm'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

New York City is in lockdown as the American east coast braces itself for mega-storm Hurricane Sandy. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered the evacu...

Generation 2012: How America's Youth Went From 'Yes we Can!' to 'Yeah Whatever'

Nick Purves | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Nick Purves

The hope that came with the election of Obama has diminished along with the faltering economy. This has led to young people withdrawing from politics as they consistently see how politicians are unable to enact real change in their lives.

US Navy F-18 Jet Fighter Crashes Into Virginia Residential Block (VIDEOS, PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home

A US Navy F-18 plane has crashed into residential apartment buildings in Virginia, USA, causing an intense fire that damaged buildings but which remar...

Zebras Escape From Zoo After Park Worker Leaves Cage Open (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Comedy

There are many, many, many duties a zookeeper has to perform every day, but arguably the most important is this: keeping the animals' cage locked. ...

Michelle Obama Surprises Shoppers With A Trip To Budget Chain Target

MyDaily | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Style

Michelle Obama was snapped shopping sort-of incognito at the budget US chain Target in Alexandria, Virginia on Thursday....