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Mourinho: Manchester United need to sign more players

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is desperate for reinforcements, even if it only means signing one player as the Premier League season looms large. At the end of 2016-17, Mourinho revealed he wanted four new players, but Romelu Lukaku and Victor Lindelof are the only arrivals so far. United have been heavily linked with...

The Freak Accident That Deprived Me of a Great Prison Boss

Illustration by John Lee In prison, tears are a form of weakness inviting retaliation. But he cried with me. This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project. I worked for the same boss for eight years, a long time for an inmate to hold a job in prison. The day he hired...

Pretty in pink – or navy or red: how teens choose their prom dresses

rom, as seen through the prism of American TV and film, is far more than a night out. It’s the scene of Mean Girls-style drama and epic Footloose dance routines. It’s where transformations are revealed (She’s All That), and where nightmares (Carrie) and happy endings (Pretty in Pink) happen. It’s a significant step on...

Brexit Briefing: Tell Us What EU Want

HuffPost UK You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday afternoon. If you like what you read, make sure you subscribe to our Commons People podcast here for even more analysis about what goes on in Westminster. 1) David Davis And Michel...

The Noah’s Ark theme park in Kentucky wants to bathe itself in rainbow lights each night

Replica of Noah's Ark at the Ark Encounter theme park A Christian amusement park in Kentucky is announcing that it will be bathed in a rainbow of light each night. Ark Encounter, which says it’s dedicated to “understand the reality of the events that are recorded in the book of Genesis, will be lit...

Disney World and Mickey Mouse help foster family plan adoption-day surprise

Disney World helped the Gilmour family pull off a heartwarming moment. (iStock) Disney says its parks are “Where Dreams Come True,” but that statement was never so literal as it was for two foster kids during a recent visit to the park. Janielle and Elijah Gilmore, ages 12 and 10, got the surprise of...

Dunkirk was a victory for morale but ultimately a humiliating military defeat

For Britons, Dunkirk is one of the proudest moments of World War II. The evacuation of 338,226 troops and other personnel from the beaches of northern France – which took place between May 26 and June 4 1940 – was an act of stubborn defiance by a plucky island nation against Hitler’s blitzkrieg. It...

Democrats better focus on the races that matter in 2018

For most of this decade, Democrats have not understood why they keep losing the U.S. House and state legislatures to Republican super-majorities. It’s not because American voters have moved to the right. The biggest single reason the GOP has that outsized grip on power is because they outsmarted Democrats when drawing political maps in...

Closed White House press briefing livestreamed by rogue reporter

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addresses reporters. Audio and video recordings have been prohibited at daily briefings since June 29. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) A reporter from the White House press corps went rogue Wednesday when she livestreamed audio from the day’s press briefing. Ksenija Pavlovic, a former political science teaching fellow...

Facebook Is Pursuing a Subscription Tool for News Outlets on Its Site

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is working on a new tool that could help drive subscriptions to news organizations that publish articles directly on the online service, an effort to improve the fraught relationship between the social giant and media companies. The tool would be added to Facebook’s Instant Articles product, which allows publishers to...