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She fell in love with someone who won't be allowed in

<b>(CNN) —</b> Carly Harris was a Mormon college student volunteering in November 2015 at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. Soufiane El Yassami was a Muslim fast food worker fleeing Morocco in hopes of a better life.<p>It was a love that neither of them expected.<p>According to a 2008 report from …

CNN

28 Maps That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your State For Once

NO SCHOOL, ONLY MAPS.

26 Holiday Ideas You’ve Probably Never Considered Before

Who knew Siberia was an ideal holiday destination?

The 46 Most Powerful Photos Of 2016

Here are the most influential, striking, and beautiful pictures from 2016.

9 Incredible Women Who Spent Their Lives Fighting To Change America

There won't be a female president next year, but soon. These are just a few of the many brilliant women from history who paved the way for the women yet to come.<p><b>Women have been</b> insisting on their rights to be represented in America’s democracy, both as voters and as elected representatives, since …

19 Places Animal Lovers Should Visit Before They Die

Swim with pigs, scope out sloths, watch seal pups play, and more.<p><i>Note: While these places are great to see animals, visitors should be respectful and cautious. Unless informed otherwise at the attraction, keep an appropriate distance from wild animals and don't feed them, no matter how freakin'</i> …

The Most Haunted Town in America

Not far across the riverine border from St. Louis there is a place where all your witches come true....Alton, Illinois, sometimes called the most haunted town in America. Many blame the limestone rock and the Mississippi River water for so much paranormal activity here. The rock holds the energy, …

Descendants of Jewish refugees seek German citizenship after Brexit vote

German authorities report twentyfold increase in applications for reserved citizenship from people living in UK<p>Descendants of the tens of thousands of German Jews who fled the Nazis and found refuge in Britain are making use of their legal right to become German citizens following the Brexit …

Hillary Clinton to hold election night party under real glass ceiling

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton has spoken about breaking through the glass ceiling all campaign long, so it's no wonder why she chose a glass convention center for her election night party.<p>The Democratic presidential nominee's staff announced Wednesday that the event will be held at the Jacob K. Javits …

Government

Britain boosts Estonia troop deployment on Russia's border

Britain will send hundreds more troops close to Russia’s border, the Government has said, as the Prime Minister also called for “pressure” on Moscow over the Syria crisis.<p>Around 800 soldiers along with tanks, armoured vehicles and drones will now head to Estonia in the spring in a Nato effort to …

Russia

The Canadian Politician Who Killed the Tampon Tax Wants to Make Birth Control Free

Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen is setting her sights on the high cost of birth control after removing the federal tax on tampons last year.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>The New Democratic Party of Canada (NDP) is trying to drum up support for a motion that, if adopted by the …

Canada

Christ's Burial Place Exposed for First Time in Centuries

Jerusalem<p>Restorers working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre uncover stone slab venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ.<p>For the first time in centuries, scientists have exposed the original surface of what is traditionally considered the tomb of Jesus Christ. Located in the Church of the …

Archaeology

Montenegro's PM quits after suggesting Russia had role in election plot

Prime minister said that there was a ‘strong connection of a foreign factor’ in alleged conspiracy to take over the Montenegrin parliament on election day<p>Montenegro’s long-serving prime minister is to step down, the governing Democratic Socialist party has said, and will be replaced by his deputy, …

These Photos Show How People Are Dying Around The World

Stephen Dupont has spent the past two decades photographing the one thing in life that intrigues him the most: death. WARNING: Some viewers may find these images disturbing.<p><b>"Death is either a celebration,<br>a dead man’s party,<br>or a revelation<br>of a person’s legacy."</b><p>That's how Australian photographer …

Why Global Warming Hits the Arctic Harder Than Anywhere Else

Explorer and marine biologist Enric Sala talks about Leonardo DiCaprio’s new documentary, Before the Flood.<p>In his new documentary, <i>Before the Flood</i>, Leonardo DiCaprio takes viewers on an eye-opening tour of how climate change is affecting the planet's oceans right now, from rising seas threatening …

Global Warming

Pacific Islanders Appear to Be Carrying The DNA of an Unknown Human Species

A third extinct human relative.<p>Hints of an unidentified, extinct human species have been found in the DNA of modern Melanesians - those living in a …

Indigenous Australians

People Are Super Invested In These Two College Students' Weird And Hilarious Tinder Story

The world ships it, really.

17 Badass Black Women You Should Know That Aren't Beyoncé

Proof that "Black Girl Magic" started a long, long time ago.

Five Facts You Should Know About the US-South Korea Alliance But Don't

Since the Korean War ended six decades ago, the United States and South Korea have built an enduring alliance founded on mutual interests and shared principles. As the Republic of Korea grew into an economic powerhouse in Asia and a mature democracy, the two countries became true partners. But that …

Chinese Companies Are Paying $45 Billion to Build Egypt's Next Capital

The ambitious project just received funding to move closer toward completion<p>As soon as it was announced in March of 2015, Egypt’s plan to relocate its capital from Cairo to a plot of desert 28 miles east received a healthy dose of skepticism from critics at home and abroad. With political turmoil …

Ryan Deboodt’s Giant Cave Photography is Absolutely Astonishing

Adventure/travel photographer Ryan Deboodt has done much of his photography in Vietnam and in Bejing, China where he lives, but he's traveled …

Photography

Scientists Say Data From NASA's 1976 Mars Landing Need to Be Reconsidered For Signs of Life

"We cannot rule out the biological explanation."<p>Scientists have revisited data from NASA's 1976 mission to Mars, and say the recent evidence of …

24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.

Would LSD Make Bar Mitzvahs Great Again?

Human history is rife with precedent for using drugs to achieve spiritual and moral growth, and there's no scientific reason the modern Jew can't get in on the action.<p>My bar mitzvah was a lovely affair. I remember standing at the <i>bima</i><i>,</i> singing from the Torah in ancient Hebrew as my beaming parents …

Religion

22 Unexpected Ways To Find The Right College For You

Because everything you need to know is not in the brochure.

My Bloody Valentine

Valentine Strasser was once the world’s youngest dictator, ruling Sierra Leone for four turbulent years. But his fall from power left him broken, exiled, and eventually back home as a mysterious and feared recluse. BuzzFeed News makes an uninvited house call.<p><b>The run-down mansion</b> rising above the …

Government

These 100-Year-Old Colour Portraits Of New York Immigrants Reveal Incredible Outfits

Digital colourisation shows off the most amazing clothes from around the world.<p>Here are just a handful of the 12 million men, women, and children who arrived at Ellis Island, New York, between 1892 and 1954 to start a new life in the USA, often dressed in their finest clothes. The portraits show …

The Iraqi housewife who 'cooked the heads' of ISIS fighters

<b>Shirqat, Iraq (CNN) —</b> "Shut up and stay still," the woman in black fatigues and a black headscarf snapped over her shoulder at the armed men behind her as she sat down for an interview.<p>Immediately they went quiet, each adjusting his weapon and standing up straight as if he'd been called to …

Islam

How Ethiopian prince scuppered Germany's WW1 plans

At 16 years old, Iyasu took the opportunity of the death of the regent to claim personal rule<p><b>A hundred years ago, the Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after the Orthodox church feared he had converted to Islam. But it also scuppered Germany's plans to draw Ethiopia into World War One, writes</b> …

World History