Lauren Halsey

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Boko Haram kidnap victim: Stigmatized for carrying captor's baby

<b>(CNN) —</b> Um Haleema was just 16 years old when she was kidnapped. Her first few months in captivity, at the hands of militant group Boko Haram, were enough to break anyone's spirit -- let alone that of a teenage girl so far from home.<p>She was captured trying to escape, along with three of her …

Syrian Refugees at the Turkish Border: Pictures

Jaguar Cub Is a Handful…and Mouthful

San Diego Zoo’s photogenic Jaguar cub is proving himself to be quite the handful…and mouthful.<p>Photo Credits: Nancy Cunningham Casey (Image 1); Debbie …

Oceans Are Losing Oxygen—and Becoming More Hostile to Life

Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse.<p>Marlin and sailfish are the oceans’ perfect athletes. A marlin can outweigh a polar bear, leap through the air, and traverse the sea from Delaware to …

Global Warming

Baby Gorilla Leaves Texas for New Home in Cincinnati

A four-week-old female Gorilla born at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas, made a cross-country trip on a private plane to her new home at …

Islamic State threatens to repeat 9/11 in new video warning to America

Isil supporters launch social media blitz with hashtag #WeWillBurnUSAgain<p><b>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant'</b>s social media have launched a new campaign threatening to repeat 9/11 and bring war to America.<p>The campaign, given the hashtag #WeWillBurnUSAgain, is accompanied by a video compilation …

This Is Why Kids Need Pets

Babies are already cute enough, but adding an adorable pet to the mix just takes it to a whole new level of cuteness. Enjoy.<p>#1. This little man is …

The Passion of Jesus seems much more believable these days

Human institutions have always found a way to justify evil - they do so today just as they did 2,000 years ago<p>'Dear Charles, How are you?” says the unsolicited publicity email from someone I have never met, “I would love to share this controversial new play with you… you are welcome to talk to the …

Red Panda Twins Pull a Fast One on Adelaide Keepers

On the morning of January 28th, Adelaide Zoo Panda Keepers made a delightful, yet surprising, discovery during a routine clean of the Red Panda night …

Ornithology

Sumatran Tiger Trio Got Their Stripes...and Names

In late January, Chester Zoo announced the birth of three endangered Sumatran Tiger Cubs. ZooBorns was excited to share the news and introduced our …

35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Words of wisdom from the trailblazers who make us proud to be women.<p>To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best. From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, …

This 'dog photo booth' is the cutest thing you will see all day

Dogs pull the cutest facial expressions, and the photographers at the Humane Society of Utah have found a brilliant way to capture them.<p>The …

Cheetah Cubs Test Mom's Patience

Four 16-week-old Cheetah cubs push the limits of their mother’s patience every day at Florida’s White Oak Conservation Center.<p>Photo Credit: Karen …

Wildlife

11 Foods Nutritionists Always Keep in their Refrigerators

Add these to your grocery list, stat.

Nutrition

Islamic State 'claims' responsibility for Tunisia attack as nation is left asking: what next?

The group, which has established a self-styled caliphate, says it is responsible for the attack which left 20 tourists dead including a British woman, Sally Adey<p>Police in <b>Tunisia</b> moved to arrest nine people in connection with <b>a terrorist attack on a museum as a British woman was named</b> as one of the …

19 Foods That Aren't Actually Food

Just because it looks like a blueberry doesn't mean it is one.<p><i>This article was written by Mandy Oaklander and provided by our partners at Eat Clean.</i><p>"Everything in moderation" is usually pretty sound advice, but let's face it: There are some things you should just not put in your mouth. From …

What Other World Religions Think About Jesus

People trying to discover the truth about God should take a hard look at Jesus before looking anywhere else. While that may sound like a bold …

Gorilla Mom Snuggles in Tight with New Baby

Como Zoo, in Minnesota, is thrilled to announce the addition of a baby Western Lowland Gorilla to its troop. The female gorilla was born in the …

‘We’re in Texas. We’re in Ohio. We’re in New York City. We’re in Washington, D.C.’: Hear the Chilling Audio From an Islamic State Terror Suspect Captured in the U.S.

The Islamic State’s supporters have a message for America: They’re in your country, in your state, ready to wage jihad on American soil.<p>One Islamic State supporter, Christopher Cornell, called three times from jail to make sure that message was heard in an unexpected interview with WXIX-TV.<p>This …

Surprising Food Pairings That DOUBLE Your Fat Loss

Although that may sound counterintuitive, there’s sound science behind our recommendation. But before you get too excited and double-up on ice cream …

Newborn Lemur Looks like Grandpa

It has been just a few months since the famous lemur, known as ‘Zoboomafoo’, passed away at the age of 20, and fans of the popular television show …

Lemurs

Ohio terrorism suspect wanted to shoot Obama in head

A man accused of plotting an attack at the U.S. Capitol said in an interview with an Ohio television station if he hadn’t been arrested he would have gone to Washington and shot President Obama in the head.<p>Christopher Lee Cornell called into WXIX-TV in Cincinnati from a Kentucky jail and confessed …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

ISIS releases Christian hostages -- but why?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.<p>But that has made their latest decision on the fate of 19 Christian prisoners all the more …

globalconflict

DIY Origami Favor Boxes

Today I've got another great DIY tutorial that I created as a collaboration with our friend Brandi of Alexis June Weddings!<p>For the last several weeks …

Crafting

Green Tea Weight Loss - Fad Or Fact?

A diet plan utilizing green tea for weight loss is a great idea for those who are not into counting calories or willing to spend hours in the gym. In …

31 Incredibly Creative Ways To Display All Your Stuff

If you've got it, flaunt it.