Egypt Independent

5 hours ago

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of the deadly clash ... Read More

1 hour ago

NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches

Forty years after blasting off, Earth’s most distant ambassadors, the twin Voyager spacecraft, are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos. Think of them as messages in bottles meant for anyone, or anything, out there. ... Read More

40 mins ago

Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortiz

The Boston Red Sox will ask the city to rename Yawkey Way, the street alongside Fenway Park, to change what owner John Henry called a haunting reminder of the ballclub’s history of racial intolerance. Henry told the Boston Herald on Thursday that ... Read More

1 day ago

Life & Style
Kabul catwalk: Afghan models show off traditional clothing

Amid tight security, over two dozen young models, including six women, strutted down the catwalk in the garden of a private Kabul villa, proudly displaying the traditional clothing and costumes of Afghanistan’s many ethnic groups. The audience, about 100 men ... Read More