Sandra Carlyle

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A Danish photographer captures heartbreaking social division in a single frame

Distrust of Muslims has become a toxic refrain in the West, characteristic of Donald Trump’s successful campaign for the US presidency and of far-right political groups across Europe. One poignant photo by a young Danish photographer captures just how isolating that can feel.<p>At a public meeting in …

Asylum Seekers

The 7 biggest threats Trump poses to the environment

"Trump must choose whether he will be a President remembered for putting America and the world BACK on a path to climate disaster, or for listening to the American public, investing in the fastest-growing sector in the US economy — clean energy — and keeping us on a path to climate progress." …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 7, 2016)

This week Donald Trump was elected 45th president of the United States beating perceived frontrunner Hillary Clinton. Republicans kept control of the House and Senate. Trump traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Donald Trump

Good news for world’s saddest polar bear as he’s removed from shopping centre

It might not be the full step to freedom, but it’s some good news for Pizza, the world’s saddest polar bear.<p>He had been locked up in a Chinese …

Best photos of the day: Remembrance Sunday and Trump Tower protests

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world including the memorial service at Cenotaph, the first anniversary of Paris attacks and protests against US president-elect

South Korea

Trump win resets culture war debate on abortion, LGBT rights

NEW YORK (AP) — For the combatants in America's long-running culture wars, the triumph of Donald Trump and congressional Republicans was stunning — sparking elation on one side, deep dismay on the other.<p>Advocates of LGBT rights and abortion rights now fear setbacks instead of further gains. But the …

The Case Against Cats

The animal so many dote on is among the world’s most destructive predators.<p>New Zealand’s recent announcement of a plan to eradicate all invasive predators, including feral cats, sparked an immediate response—and not in defense of the stoat, up there with cats among the top 100 on the Global …

Chupacabras: The Truth About a Strange Blood-Sucking Monster

A trail of bodies, seemingly left behind by the vampire-like chupacabra, enabled one man to solve the mystery

Paranormal

New Zealand earthquake: Powerful aftershocks keep rocking the country after 7.8 magnitude quake kills two in South Island

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed two people and caused massive infrastructure damage in New Zealand on Monday, as forecasters warned that wild weather could hamper rescue efforts.<p>The tremor, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the quake-prone South Pacific nation, hit just after …

Bipolar can be difficult to diagnose and even harder to treat

As a young teenager, Inshirah Aleem was sure she’d be heading to Harvard Law School in a few years. But the straight-A student went down another road. Within months of her 14th birthday, the quiet girl was telling outrageous lies, running away from home and stealing. She eventually landed in front …

Mental Health

Coconut Carrot Cake

<i>This coconut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is unlike any carrot cake you've had. Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more</i> …

Dessert

New Zealanders flee tsunami after powerful earthquake

Residents on New Zealand's eastern coastline fled their homes early Monday morning after powerful earthquakes triggered a tsunami.<p>Officials urged …

Trump backs supreme court on same-sex marriage but not abortion

President-elect Donald Trump sent conflicting messages about his hopes for the supreme court on Sunday, saying he will appoint justices who will send abortion rights “back to the states” but conceding he was “fine” with marriage equality “because it was already settled”.<p>Donald Trump's immigration …

Donald Trump

This Couple’s RV Road Trip Shows Off Nature at Its Best

"The highlight? Almost everything in between the highlights."<p>I've driven across Canada before, but I only saw the postcards. This summer I decided to take my time: My partner and I bought a 1987 motorhome and took our dog on a penniless, unplanned four-month road trip. The highlight? Almost …

New Zealand earthquake – in pictures

7.8-magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami warnings for the entire east coast of the South and North Islands

New Zealand

Jason Momoa sipped a beer then threw a bullseye with a tomahawk because of course he did

Jason Momoa straight up killed it as Khal Drogo on <i>Game of Thrones</i>. The powerhouse performance put him on the map in a major way.<p>No one plays a wild …

Comic Books

They Rescue Kitten from Brink of Death, the Kitty Saves Them Too

A tiny orphaned kitten was rescued from the brink of death. He returned the favor by saving his rescuers.<p>Meet Yoda the cat.<p>Courtesy: Aspen Smith<p>"One …

Cute Animals

27 Things Dog People Don't Understand About Cats

Sure, you can't make a cat sit, but sometimes a cat chooses to sit on you.

Pets

Photographer captures the majestic side of Maine Coon cats

Behold the Maine Coon. Maine Coons are the largest breed of domestic cat in the world. Seriously, they’re huge. Sometimes they get mistaken for …

17 cats that couldn’t care less about public opinion

Leave it to us humans to feel conscious about the picture we present to our neighbors. Cats have none of these worries. Nature made them perfect, and …

Pets

This Gorgeous Cake Is Ridiculously Yummy..And It's Easy To Make!

Peach Upside Down Coffee Cake<p>Save<p>Have you ever looked at a beautiful dessert and just felt like it was so out of your league to make? Looking at …

Trump On Second Amendment Backlash: 'I Think It's A Good Thing For Me'

The real villains, he said, are the news media.<p>Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Tuesday night he’s benefitting from the controversy he created earlier in the day by suggesting “the Second Amendment people” might forcefully stop Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton from appointing …

Donald Trump

The GOP majority could get wiped out in November

Three months before the election, the news is pretty much all bad for Republicans — so bad, in fact, that the question it raises is whether November …

New York Daily News calls for Donald Trump to end his presidential campaign

The front page of Wednesday's New York Daily News called for Donald Trump to end his presidential campaign -- writing, "This isn't a joke any more."<p>In an editorial posted online Tuesday night, the newspaper called for Trump to end his campaign following comments the candidate made on Tuesday that …

Donald Trump

Perseid meteor shower 2016: peak times, how to live-stream, and where to view this spectacular meteor shower

Every year in August, the Swift-Tuttle comet puts on a brilliant show. When the Earth plows into its wake, tiny bits of debris left behind from the comet slam into our atmosphere at 132,000 miles per hour, reach temperatures of 3,000 to 10,000 degrees, and streak across the sky in what we call the …

Elizabeth Warren Knows Exactly Why Donald Trump Is ‘Making Death Threats’

Hillary Clinton surrogate and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has shown herself to be exceedingly loyal to the current Democratic nominee throughout this presidential race. She’s never, ever afraid to take on Donald Trump and do some fighting when Clinton is otherwise disposed while trying …

There Is a Sanctuary in Hawaii Where You Can Cuddle Hundreds of Fluffy Cats

Can someone take us here as soon as possible?!<p>If you asked us what heaven looked like, we would direct you to photos of the Lanai Cat Sanctuary on the island of Lanai in Hawaii. This little piece of paradise in the Pacific Ocean is home to nearly 500 cats that are just waiting to be cuddled.<p>Since …

Tim Kaine slams Donald Trump's "2nd Amendment" comments

Tim Kaine strongly condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday evening after the Republican nominee's suggestion about how voters should protect their right to …