Originally published on Fri August 29, 2014 2:57 pm
California is one step closer to becoming the first state to require colleges and universities "to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity," The Los Angeles Times reports.
The California Senate gave the bill unanimous approval on Thursday, and it is now headed to the governor's office.
Originally published on Fri August 29, 2014 1:05 pm
Two volcanoes half a world apart are causing havoc today: Several flights have been diverted around an eruption in Papua New Guinea, and authorities in Iceland briefly put aviation on highest alert (again) owing to a temperamental Mount Bardarbunga, which has been rumbling for the past week.
Listen to NPR's Michel Martin recap the event on Morning Edition
(Editor's Note: NPR's Michel Martin was invited by St. Louis Public Radio to moderate a community conversation on Thursday around race, police tactics and leadership following the shooting death of Michael Brown. The following story is based on what happened at the event.)
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