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Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy
Experts: Hail Damage is Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain
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Experts: Hail Damage is Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy

By Dan Elliott |
Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate a...

Tipping the Scales: White Lion Cubs Bulking Up in Germany

Tipping the Scales: White Lion Cubs Bulking Up in Germany

Aug 20
They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.

UK Lawmakers Urge Government to Relax Rules on E-Cigarettes

UK Lawmakers Urge Government to Relax Rules on E-Cigarettes

Aug 20
A committee of British lawmakers is urging the government to loosen restrictions on e-cigarettes as a way of cutting the smoking rate.

More Than 1,000 Google Workers Protest Censored China Search

More Than 1,000 Google Workers Protest Censored China Search

By Ryan Nakashima | Aug 19
More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.

Kroger Rolls Out Driverless Cars for Grocery Deliveries

Kroger Rolls Out Driverless Cars for Grocery Deliveries

Aug 19
At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries in a Phoenix suburb.

Google Clarifies Location-Tracking Policy

Google Clarifies Location-Tracking Policy

By Ryan Nakashima | Aug 19
Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.