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This African Mobile Brand Made Black Emoji For More Digital Diversity

The debate around digital diversity and, specifically, the racial make-up of much-loved emoji has been brewing for a while. Last summer, <i>Fast Company</i> asked if emoji are racist, there was a petition started to urge Apple to diversify its emoji set, and by December Miley Cyrus was tweeting for an …

High-altitude traffic jams are depriving Mount Everest of its sense of adventure

Climbing Mount Everest is no longer the challenge it used to be, climbing experts are protesting. Since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of the world's tallest mountain in 1953, the number of people attempting to scale it has exploded, at times bringing its slopes to a virtual …

Cops: U.S. Marine goes on shooting spree

Authorities say Marine from Camp Lejeune was killed and a sheriff wounded after a central Texas gunbattle with police ended a shooting spree that left one other person dead and five injured.<p>The suspected gunman was identified as Esteban J. Smith, 23, who was stationed at the Marine Corps base in …

China Is Winning the Cyber War Because They Hacked U.S. Plans for Real War

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Washington Post</i>'s Ellen Nakashima reports in Tuesday's paper that Chinese cyberthieves have …

Marine Killed by Cops Linked to 2 Deaths

Police today identified a U.S. Marine accused of a drive-by shooting rampage that left one woman dead and five others injured in Texas, and said they …

The New Orleans Shooting Footage Has Boston-Style Sleuthing Problems

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Police in New Orleans are seeking three suspects connected to the Mother's Day second-line parade …

Gunmen injure 19 at New Orleans Mother's Day parade

Police say 19 people, including two 10-year-old children, have been wounded in a shooting during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans.<p>Police spokesman Remi Braden said in an email that many of the 17 victims were grazed by bullets and most of the wounds weren't life-threatening. No deaths were …