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Family says it has found nursing home for brain-dead girl

The family of a 13-year-old girl who has been declared brain-dead has found a nursing home that will keep her on a breathing machine while relatives pray for a miracle, the family's lawyer said Thursday.<p>However, Children's Hospital Oakland, where Jahi McMath underwent tonsil-removal surgery Dec. 9 …

Police Release Thousands of Pages of Documents on the Newtown School Shooting

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Connecticut State Police released thousands of pages of documents from its investigation into …

Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months

Target Confirms Debit Card PIN Info Stolen In Massive Security Breach

If you’ve shopped at Target recently using your debit card, then you should be extremely watchful over your account. The retail giant today confirmed that PIN data has been stolen from debit cards as part of a security breach of its system that saw 40 million accounts being exposed. Amid this …

A&E calls off 'Duck Dynasty' suspension

Phil Robertson will film new episodes of A&E hit series<p>A&E has ducked away from a controversy surrounding the stars of its hugely popular reality series <i>Duck Dynasty</i>.<p>The network issued a statement late Friday backing off from its previously announced suspension of Phil Robertson, the patriarch of …

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …

Photography

30 Baby Animals That Will Make You Go ‘Aww’

Even though our parents are probably happy and relieved to see us grow up and let go of some baby habits, but in all honesty, some animals could just …

Cute Animals

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #11

Human Journey<p>Explore the wilderness with us… This week we share the “golden wilderness”! The rich colors and textures of the wild can never be replaced or surpassed. Within the next 10-15 years we will see the last-remaining wilderness area on earth dominated by the demands of growing human …

These Are Some of the Most Otherworldly Creatures You’ll Find on Earth | WIRED

It’s said that we know more about the surface of the moon than our own oceans, and the same may be true of the lifeforms that inhabit them. Cold …

Intimate Animal Portraits by Joshua Arlington

Erie, Pennsylvania-based photographer Joshua Arlington, a regular visitor to his local zoo, takes intimate animal portraits. Arlington manages to capture some stunning portraits of various animals, from a dignified tiger and calm orangutan to a smug llama and playful otter. As a result, the …

Animals

Incredibly Close Details of Creatures Below the Sea

Along with his beautiful glowing portraits of a bobtail squid, underwater photographer Todd Bretl has been hard at work documenting the amazing world that exists below the surface of the sea. His extensive collection of up-close and personal portraits will have everyone quickly falling in love with …

Marine Mammals

Aww-Worthy Photos of Tiny Animals on Fingers

<i>Tiny Animals on Fingers</i> is a Flickr set curated by Specklet that delivers exactly what you'd expect–adorable pint-sized creatures resting on mere fingertips. While the diverse breeds of species differ in proportions and physical appearance, they share their tiny stature. These little guys featured …

Cute Animals

70 Hurt In Argentina Piranha Attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their fingers or toes.<p>Director of lifeguards Federico Cornier said Thursday that thousands of bathers were cooling off from …

Argentina

Apple files another request to ban older Samsung phones and tablets

Apple is once again seeking a sales ban on over 20 different Samsung smartphones and tablets that were found to violate its patents last year. Though such a ban was initially rejected, last month Apple was given another chance to argue for one when an appellate court vacated the earlier ruling. …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

8 Facts You Never Knew About Christmas

Magic mushrooms, prostitution, home invasions? The story that Americans celebrate has far from family-friendly origins. The truth about this holiday, …

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Kids

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Pets