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    2 boarding school officials resign amid sex abuse claims

    WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) A prestigious Connecticut boarding school says two former headmasters have resigned as life trustees after a report that alleged teachers had sexually abused students.A spokeswoman for Choate Rosemary hall says Charles...

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  • Crime

    San Diego State University settles sex-assault lawsuit

    SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego State University will pay $10,000 to settle a lawsuit by a foreign exchange student who said he was wrongly suspended and accused of sexual assault.The San Diego Union-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2qgxf4t ) reported the...

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  • Crime

    Education Secretary visits California school after shooting

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited a San Bernardino elementary school where a teacher and 8-year-old student were fatally shot.DeVos visited North Park Elementary on Friday. Officials say she ate lunch...

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    Prosecutor: Charges likely in deadly fall at Penn State frat

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The investigation into the February death of a Penn State University fraternity pledge who fell down stairs is likely to result in charges against several people for "conduct surrounding the death of another person," a...

    By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press|

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    Man arrested in machete attack at university coffee shop

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) A man armed with a machete asked about the political affiliations of people at a university coffee shop Friday morning before injuring two females in central Kentucky, a witness said.The assailant at Transylvania University...

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    Michigan Uber shooting survivor ready to attend high school

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) The youngest survivor of an Uber driver's alleged shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, last year will start high school with her classmates this fall.Abigail Kopf, 15, underwent testing Thursday so educators at...

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    Private college mandates staff opposition to gay marriage

    MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) A private North Carolina Christian college is insisting that its faculty and staff sign a document that opposes same-sex marriage and abortion. One faculty member says she and eight of her colleagues have refused to sign it...

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    Cornell male singing group booted from campus for hazing

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) Cornell University officials say the college's oldest all-male a capella group has been permanently dismissed from campus for hazing that included requiring new members to put Icy Hot muscle cream on their genitals.According...

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  • Crime

    The Latest: California authorities identify slain woman, 86

    NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the apparent random beating death of an elderly California woman (all times local):4:20 p.m.Authorities have identified Fusako Petrus as the 86-year-old woman sexually assaulted and beaten to death...

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    Police detain teen in fatal beating of 86-year-old woman

    NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) California police said Thursday they have detained a young man in the apparently random sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old woman on a morning walk around a high school track.Authorities say Fusako...

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