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Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the boy's family, a federal appeals court ruled.<p>The unanimous ruling was issued Friday by the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing most of an …

New York City buses must show 'killing Jews' ad, judge rules

<b>A judge has ruled that New York City's buses must display a controversial ad that refers to Muslims killing Jews.</b><p>New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) had opposed the advertisement, arguing it could incite terrorism and violence.<p>But Judge John Koeltl rejected the argument and said …

New York City

House GOP Tries To Reverse D.C.'s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Law

House Republicans advanced a measure on Tuesday that would reverse a Washington, D.C., law preventing employers from being able to fire individuals based on their personal reproductive health decisions.<p>The Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act, passed into law by the D.C. City Council in …

Employment

Hyper-accurate atomic clock won't lose a second in 15 billion years

Scientists have created an atomic clock so precise that it won't lose or gain a single second in 15 billion years -- roughly the age of our universe.<p>But the clock isn't just steady, it's also amazingly accurate. So accurate in fact, that it can detect tiny changes in the speed of its ticks …

Walmart and eBay oppose shareholder resolutions to disclose gender pay gap

Investors have filed proposals that would – if approved – require eBay and Walmart to report any disparity between male and female pay. Will they succeed?<p>Online marketplace eBay has said it will oppose a shareholder proposal that would require it to disclose any gap in gender pay.<p>Arjuna Capital, a …

Gender

Officials Are Evacuating the City in Kazakhstan Where Villagers Fall Asleep At Random

They're hoping that by rounding everyone up and kicking them out the affliction will just disappear.<p>Over the past few months, the town of Kalachi, Kazakhstan, has suffered yet another round of the mystery illness that causes its villagers to fall asleep at random for no apparent reason. The problem …

Sleep Disorders

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Landscape Photography

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

These Moving Street Art GIFs Are Everything We Ever Wanted... In A GIF

Street art, removed from the stuffy confines of a gallery's white walls and placed in the bustling city streets, could already be described as "art in motion." However, most people who'd employ such a description have likely not yet been introduced to the looping street art GIFs of an individual by …

Banksy Street Art Turned into GIFs

Banksy has never failed to provoke – the legendary street artist is both praised for his<p>Banksy has never failed to provoke – the legendary street artist is both praised for his politically charged messages, and castigated for his illegal methods. Yet despite his polarizing public persona, he …

Republican 2016 hopeful Scott Walker takes shot at Clinton … and Bush

As Wisconsin governor gets boost in Iowa poll, 2016 candidate talks party strategy for the future and not ruling out ‘boots on the ground in Syria’<p>The Republican governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, seized on a poll that showed him as his party’s leading presidential candidate in Iowa on Sunday, …

Government

New York harassment video woman: My story isn't unique - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- What started as an expose of the harassment women face in public has turned into fodder for death- and rape threats against the woman in the viral video.<p>"There are people who've said a lot of things, but I'm not reading what they are saying," Shoshana Roberts told CNN's Anderson Cooper on …

A sperm bank just for supersmart people

Meet the progeny of the so-called "genius sperm bank" on "This is Life with Lisa Ling: The Genius Experiment," Sunday, October 12, 10 p.m. ET/PT, only on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie: An eccentric millionaire creates a sperm bank with donations from only extraordinary …

Mice Given Gene From Human Brains Turn Out To Be Super-Smart

It's a bit like the 1990s cartoon series "Pinky and the Brain," only the genius mice in this story aren't make-believe.<p>An international team of researchers have created unusually intelligent mice by giving them the human version of Foxp2, a gene that's common to both humans and mice. The brainy …

UC Berkeley Study Shows Cops in Riot Gear May Incite Violence

Armored cars. Riot gear. Gas masks. Heavy artillery. The scenes coming out of Ferguson, Missouri show a city under siege with local and state police officers in full metal jackets; ramrod straight ordered to keep the peace after the police shooting death of an unarmed black man.<p>But does police in …

Court hears arguments over gay marriage's impact

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.<p>The three judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — two of …