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Criminalizing Cyber Bullying Could Ruin More Lives Than It'll Save

Barneys CEO apologizes, petition urges Jay Z to drop partnership

Business News<p>The CEO of luxury department store Barneys New York apologized and said the store has hired civil rights experts after two black customers said they were stopped by police after making expensive purchases.<p>Mark Lee said in a statement Thursday that that "no customer should have the …

Civil Rights

Sun erupts with two big solar flares

Science News<p>The sun erupted with two of the strongest solar flares it can unleash Friday, just days after blasting an intense solar storm at Earth.<p>The sun fired off a flare that registered at X1.7 on the space weather scale at 4:01 a.m. ET (0801 GMT) Friday, then followed with an X.2-class event at …

Long road to getting ban relaxed on Saudi women drivers

<b>A social media campaign in Saudi Arabia to win women there the right to drive culminates with a call for them to take to the wheel across the country on Saturday.</b><b>It is the third such campaign in the past 20 years, and while authorities have warned against taking part, there are some signs attitudes</b> …

U.S. Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Threats To Distant States

By Laura Zuckerman<p>Oct 24 (Reuters) - Massive clouds of smoke spewed from U.S. wildfires raging ever more intensely in recent summers send soot, carbon monoxide and other toxins far and wide, posing health hazards for distant communities, scientists warned in a study on Thursday.<p>The Natural …

Some Saudi women defy driving ban in day of protest

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1022000/1022844_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534472106_426366755f53e924de7361004f10aad4<p><b>A handful of Saudi women have taken to the streets in their cars on a day of collective protest against the ban on female drivers.</b><p>Several videos of …

Details Of Erin Cox's Designated Driver Story Called Into Question

Erin Cox, the student who says she was punished after attempting to drive a drunk friend home from a party, may not be such a hero after all.<p>Conflicting accounts of the incident are starting to arise several weeks after Cox's title as captain of the North Andover High School volleyball team was …

Southern ozone hole slightly smaller this year

Science News<p>Warm air at high altitudes this September and October helped shrink the human-caused ozone hole near the South Pole ever so slightly, scientists say.<p>The hole is an area in the atmosphere with low ozone concentrations. It is normally is at its biggest this time of year. NASA says on …