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When it comes to school safety for LGBTQ kids, progress has slowed, survey finds

Saturday  00:15,   20 october 2018

Homophobic remarks and victimization in U.S. schools leveled off in 2017 after years of measured improvement, according to the recently released... >>>

LSU fraternity suspended for 'very serious' violations

Friday  23:55,   19 october 2018

Louisiana State University has put a fraternity on an "interim suspension" for what it says are violations of its student code of conduct. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Cross country team saves lost hunter’s life

Friday  23:35,   19 october 2018

A hunter facing a life-or-death situation was saved by a chance encounter with a cross country team Wednesday after being lost in the wilderness of New Mexico for 36 hours without food or shelter, and enduring freezing temperatures. "The odds were... >>>

Man arrested for threats that closed Kentucky school system

Friday  23:20,   19 october 2018

Kentucky State Police say a heavily armed man was arrested after authorities uncovered evidence of a "credible and imminent" threat that prompted a rural school district to cancel classes Friday. State police say 20-year-old Dylan Jarrell was... >>>

Man Arrested for Threatening Senators Over Kavanaugh

Friday  23:20,   19 october 2018

"I'm gonna get you," one of the voicemails allegedly... >>>

EPA withdraws proposed Obama-era rule change for uranium mining

Friday  23:10,   19 october 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has withdrawn a regulation proposed in the last days of the Obama administration that aimed to tighten health and safety compliance rules for uranium miners. On Jan. 19, 2017 - a day before... >>>

Apple's Tim Cook demands Chinese spy chip story to be retracted by Bloomberg

Friday  22:41,   19 october 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook has upped the ante in its denial of an investigative report claiming a Chinese spy chip was embedded into the tech giant's servers, telling BuzzFeed News that Bloomberg must retract the story--"This did not happen. There's no... >>>

Watchdog finds security for Zinke vacation cost taxpayers $25,000

Friday  21:37,   19 october 2018

The interior secretary, who faces multiple watchdog probes, did not specifically request the security... >>>

Todd Bol, man who started the Little Free Library movement, dies at 62

Friday  21:37,   19 october 2018

Todd Bol started the Little Free Library movement after building the first library in 2009. There are now more than 75,000 libraries in 88... >>>

Dunkin' employee calls police on student speaking Somali with her family

Friday  21:25,   19 october 2018

"I don’t want to hear it. I’m done with it. You can leave or I will call the cops," the Portland, Maine, employee could be heard saying on... >>>

USC proposes $215-million settlement over ex-doctor accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of students

Friday  20:40,   19 october 2018

USC said Friday it has reached an “agreement in principal” to pay $215 million to patients treated by Dr. George Tyndall, the longtime campus gynecologist accused of abusing and sexually harassing scores of young patients.... >>>

The top 10 largest US Jackpots

Friday  20:11,   19 october 2018

Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $1 billion jackpot in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, which would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won >>>

The Latest: Clergy abuse investigated in Buffalo, New York

Friday  18:59,   19 october 2018

Pennsylvania is not the only state where federal prosecutors are investigating clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic... >>>

Prohibition Makes a Return in Some Florida Counties After Hurricane Michael

Friday  18:55,   19 october 2018

Prohibition Makes a Return in Some Florida Counties After Hurricane... >>>

California Principal Apologizes for Sending Email Warning About a Black Man at Starbucks

Friday  17:35,   19 october 2018

A San Diego school principal apologized this week for sending an email to parents about a black man that perpetuated racist... >>>