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Mother Facing Likely Deportation Takes Refuge In Denver Church

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

DENVER ― A mother of four facing possible deportation has taken refuge in a Denver church after customs officials denied a request to extend a stay ...

Bay Area Floats 'Sanctuary In Transit Policy' To Protect Commuting Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business

Clearly unfazed by President Donald Trump’s promise to crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities,” Bay Area Rapid Transit will consider adopting...

Venice's long history as a sanctuary city for migrants is under threat

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.10.2017 | Arts
The Conversation Global

'Venice Inflatable Refugee', an artist's project displayed in Venice in 2016. Dirk Knot/Schellekens Filippo Furri, Université de Montréal In an in...

Austin Area Becomes Immigrant 'Sanctuary' As Trump Inaugurated

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas ― The Travis County Sheriff’s Office announced a new policy Friday of limiting cooperation with detainers issued by Immigration and ...

Mission Mikey: Accomplished

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

How far would you go to rescue a monkey in need? Mikey came to the front of his temporary enclosure and reached his tiny fingers toward the opening. ...

Desperately Seeking Sanctuary (You Won't Guess Where It's Hiding)

Helen Butler | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Helen Butler

The concept of sanctuary isn't new. Turn on your TV and there are plenty of renovation programs showing you how to get a home that looks beautiful. B...

Colleges And Universities Should Become Sanctuaries For The Undocumented

Elliott Young | Posted 11.21.2016 | College
Elliott Young

Immigrants are among the groups most vulnerable to a Trump presidency, but colleges and universities can protect their students, faculty and staff from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by declaring themselves sanctuaries for undocumented people.

Farmer Turning Cattle Ranch Into Animal Sanctuary So Cows Won't Be Slaughtered

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.20.2016 | Good News

Some cows from a cattle ranch are getting a new lease on life. Farmer Mike Lanigan is currently turning his ranch in Uxbridge, Canada, into a sanctuar...

All Dogs Go To Heaven, But Not This One Yet

Sue Carswell | Posted 09.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sue Carswell

In this case I'm rooting for Brutus in memory of my friend Nate. It's not their time to be together quite yet. May Brutus live a long life in the fields barking his heart out. May he be born free.

Chaos Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Helen Butler | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Helen Butler

Chaos seems to reign inside and outside our home, and at times inside and outside our body. And that creates a turbulent energy which I believe is impossible to sustain long term.

To Ringo With Love - A note from Ol Pejeta

Turk Pipkin | Posted 07.31.2016 | Green
Turk Pipkin

In July, I had just returned from working in Kenya on The Nobelity Project's education and conservation projects and received some heart-breaking news...

Finding Sanctuary

Reed Abplanalp-Cowan | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Reed Abplanalp-Cowan

There is an instinct that washes over me whenever something horrible or disappointing happens. I feel the urge to run to a place set apart from the ...

#Stopthehate: SF City Supervisors Defend Undocumented Cancer Survivor From Hate

Maria Poblet | Posted 05.16.2016 | Latino Voices
Maria Poblet

This past Tuesday, an incident at San Francisco City Hall showcased both the worst - and the best - of the immigration debate. That day, scores of u...

Watch Jon Stewart Living His Best Farm Life Playing With His Rescue Pigs

The Huffington Post | Kalya Koltes | Posted 04.20.2016 | Good News

Updated: April 21, 2016, 5:30 p.m. ESTWhat a bunch of camera hogs! In a video posted last week by The Daily Squeal, Jon Stewart showers his rescue pi...

Your Sleep Revolution Begins

Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA

While longstanding poor sleep habits do not change overnight, simple shifts can give you swift feedback and recognizable results to inspire a full fledged personal sleep revolution. Here are a few tips to get started.

Right Next Door: Tonya Carloni Littlewolf, Wolf Whisperer

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Tonya Littlewolf, aka Mamawolf, photographed with Balto (front) and Wacipi. © Ian Spanier Photography 2015, All Right Reserved Meeting someone who ...

Rosa Robles Loreto Goes Home After 461 Days in Sanctuary

Rev. Gradye Parsons | Posted 11.12.2016 | Religion
Rev. Gradye Parsons

For 461 consecutive nights Rosa Robles Loreto, seeking sanctuary inside Southside Presbyterian Church, joined supporters in prayers for freedom, for safety, and to change America’s broken immigration system. On Tuesday they gathered once again, but this time for the final prayer vigil.

Create Your Oasis

Mila Atmos | Posted 11.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

There is no certainty that a better a job, a more beautiful house, or a happier life awaits us. Give yourself a home that serves as a respite from the bustle of every day. Reward your soul by enjoying your daily life now, and savor the moments all the way into your future.

Why I'm Grateful For My Commute To Work

Angie Sarhan | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Angie Sarhan

I've always liked driving. When I first got my license I'd often go for a ride just for fun. Back then, driving was relaxing, enjoyable and freeing.

Extraordinatory Photos And Story of Potty-Trained Sloth

Lucy Cooke | Posted 01.29.2015 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Sloths are famous for their eccentric bathroom habits, but this resident of a sanctuary in Suriname, really takes the... bidet.

Finding Sanctuary

Rev. Winnie Varghese | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion
Rev. Winnie Varghese

In the world of Christians there is a difference of opinion as to where salvation happens. Salvation is understood as reconciliation to our true state in God. For some that's all about social justice. For some that's all about personal holiness.

Gratitude Speaks: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical. Through Gratitude Speaks...

Couple's Home Invaded by Baby Sloths (PHOTOS)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Rescued adult sloths are released back into the jungle as soon as they are fit but orphaned babies are extremely vulnerable and need 24-hour care. So the couple have had to give up their home to their sleepy adopted babies until they are old enough to be released back into the wild.

The Real Noah's Ark

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Sidonie Sawyer

A bear, a lion and a tiger. The closest shared genre is of course the tiger and the lion, but in the jungle, they would never mingle. They would probably ignore each other and mind their own territory, or fight over food if they encountered a common prey.

A Little North of Jupiter, There Is a Real-Life Planet of the Apes

Jane Graham | Posted 12.15.2014 | Miami
Jane Graham

Don't support movies or other entertainment with chimps, research that exploits chimps, or own one as a pet. Chimpanzees are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom, and it is our duty to treat them with respect and dignity