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Censored images of 1930s America to go on show in London

Prints made from negatives reveal reality faced by farming communities during Great Depression<p>See a selection of the images here<p>Beautiful but mutilated images of rural America by some of the most famous photographers of the 20th century will soon go on display for the first time at the Whitechapel …

Historical Photography

These Common Antidepressants Could Contribute to Dementia Decades Later

Tricky risk assessments.<p>A class of medication used to treat conditions such as depression, incontinence, and gastrointestinal disorders has been …

The Brain

Huckabee Sanders Desperately Flails as Reporter Presses Her on Trump Nazi Praise

<i>Screenshot/White House</i><p>Sarah Huckabee Sanders had to really rush through Friday's press briefing before the president caught a helicopter up to Camp …

Donald Trump

This Holocaust Survivor Noticed A Detail In Charlottesville You Might Have Missed

“You see something like this, you know, it brings back memories and I’m concerned about what could happen in this country.”<p>Shock and anger were common feelings for most Americans who followed the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>To Jack Rosenthal, the hate-filled imagery was …

Rights & Freedoms

The world is on course to warm beyond a crucial threshold— here's why 2 degrees Celsius is considered the tipping point

Recently a series of scientific papers have come out and stated that we have a 5 percent chance of limiting warming to 2°C, and only one chance in a hundred of keeping man-made global warming to 1.5°C, the aspirational goal of the 2015 Paris United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change …

Climate Change

Commander in Chaos

With a Category 4 hurricane barreling down on Texas, President Trump pardoned a controversial lawman, sent a ban on transgender soldiers to the Pentagon, and lost a flamboyant aide.<p>Dramatic Fridays have become a hallmark of summer 2017 in the Trump administration. The hiring of Anthony Scaramucci …

Donald Trump

RNC votes to condemn white supremacists over groans of some

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Republican National Committee walked the tightrope Friday in carefully but resolutely denouncing white supremacist groups …

Republicans

Group asks Sen. Marco Rubio to stop tweeting Bible verses

WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio likes to tweet Bible verses.<p>Almost every day for the past three months, the Republican senator from Florida slips a pithy message from The Good Book into his Twitter feed for his nearly 3 million followers to digest. A few examples:<p>Now a Wisconsin-based organization devoted …

Republicans

An adopted 6-year-old was locked in a basement and forced to eat carrots, police say

When the Tobiassons believed their 6-year-old adopted son needed discipline, authorities said, they would put him in a small room in the basement, often in the pitch dark, with only a mattress and blanket.<p>The child, who was 5 at the time, would be locked inside in the evenings and not let out until …

Crime

A scene from Putin's worst nightmare just unfolded in Ukraine

Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day from the former Soviet Union on Thursday with a military parade through central Kiev.<p>Not only was Defense Secretary James Mattis in attendance, along with eight other foreign defense ministers, but about 230 troops from the US and seven other NATO countries …

Trump Pardoning Arpaio Should Raise Serious Alarms For The Russia Investigation

President Trump has sent out a subtle and implicit message to Flynn and Manafort: hang tight, I have your back.<p>The announcement that President Trump on Friday night had pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal contempt of court sent shockwaves across the legal and political …

Tracking Trump: president confuses and confounds in diverse speeches

After risking blindness and public mockery by staring directly at the eclipse, the president embarked on a series of wildly varying speeches<p>Each week Donald Trump seems to make more news than most presidents do in a lifetime. The Guardian is keeping track of it all in this series every Saturday<p>It …

Donald Trump

Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated

The equations of physics are things that we humans created to understand the Universe, and it can be hard to disentangle them from the Universe’s …

This is the Best Photo Ever Shot of a Star Other Than Our Sun

Astronomers using the ESO Very Large Telescope have created the most detailed photo ever of a star other than our own Sun. The subject of the photo …

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Mental Health

Trump setting records for low presidential approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump started as the most unpopular new president in the history of modern polling. After seven months, things have only …

Donald Trump

For the first time in the U.S., a doctor is charged with female genital mutilation. Here's how the law came to be

Even more than two decades later, Harry Reid is haunted by the video an activist told him to watch.<p>Men grabbed a little girl in a white dress at a celebration in Egypt, then spread her legs and pulled out a cutting instrument. Blood pooled beneath her.<p>"I can still see it in my mind's eye, right …

Female Genital Mutilation

New Mathematical Equation Shows How Fast Humans Are Wrecking Earth

By Robin Scher<p>It is impossible to predict the future. What we can do is extrapolate a vision from our current body of scientific knowledge, mixed …

Trump on pace to surpass 8 years of Obama's travel spending in 1 year

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's travel to his private club in Florida has cost over an estimated $20 million in his first 80 days as president, putting the president on pace in his first year of office to surpass former President Barack Obama's spending on travel for his entire eight years.<p>The …

Donald Trump

These Mysterious Mosaics Reveal The Existence of a Long-Lost Roman City Called Ucetia

The ancient inscriptions were true.<p>Archaeologists have unearthed part of an ancient Roman settlement in southern France, identifying it as the …

This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever—Without Surgery

CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumor locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival.<p>Cancer is often found when someone starts to feel symptoms—pain, an abnormal growth, or maybe just fatigue. Now scientists have developed a computer …

Greenland's Ice Caps Have Passed the Point of No Return

Goodbye Ice Caps?<p>In Greenland, the effects of climate change are quickly proving to be drastic and irreversible. Greenland’s coastal glaciers and ice …

The EPA chose this county for a toxic dump because its residents were ‘few, black, and poor’

Warren County mobilized a remarkable resistance movement<p>Looking to skirt costly new environmental laws, the Ward Transformer Company began dumping …

'Brown girl' poetry act blows the lid off society's misogyny

<i>A Brown Girl’s Guide to Gender</i>, a hard-hitting spoken-word performance by Mumbai girl, Aranya Johar, will strike a chord with every Indian woman.<p>Or …

Gay Men Are Being Rounded Up And Killed In Chechnya: Report

A Chechen spokesman denied the report, saying, “You cannot arrest or repress people who just don’t exist."<p>More than 100 gay men have been detained and at least three have been killed by authorities in Chechnya, according to a Russian newspaper cited Saturday in The New York Times.<p>The disturbing …

LGBTQI

Archaeologists Discover One Of Rome's Lost Jewish Cemeteries

This week, Italian archaeologists revealed that 38 graves were recently uncovered in the Trastevere district of the city of Rome. As Italian newspaper <i>Il Messaggero</i> initially reported, these skeletons were found within a Jewish necropolis. The discovery further reveals the oft-overlooked Jewish …

Archaeology

How Big Was The Universe At The Moment Of Its Creation?

You might think of the Universe as infinite, and quite honestly, it might truly be infinite, but we don’t think we’ll ever know for sure. Thanks to the Big Bang — the fact that the Universe had a birthday, or that we can only go back a finite amount of time — and the fact that the speed of light is …

Dark Matter

Alluring and Ultra-realistic Drawing by Arinze Stanley

Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley, realizes ultra-realistic portraits in monochrome pencil. The artist’s three words are “practical, patience and …

The Republican health care plan is totally nuts

A pointless, reckless rush to vote on a bad, unpopular, doomed bill.<p>In both its substance and its procedural details, the plan cooked up by the Trump administration and House Republican leadership to overhaul the American health care system is completely insane.<p>As of Thursday evening, Republicans …