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  • Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults

    Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on...
  • Southeast Missouri State names new president

    Carlos Vargas-Aburto will become the 18th president of Southeast Missouri State starting July 1, the university said Wednesday. Vargas-Aburto has been acting president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania since July. He was among four finalists for the...
  • California U. frat president cited for 'disorderly' party

    Police have cited the president of a fraternity for hosting a "disorderly" party at a house near the campus of California University of Pennsylvania. Online court records don't list an attorney for 21-year-old Michael Mackowick, of Pittsburgh....
  • No precedent for Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress

    Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't have caused such a ruckus. But a foreign leader denouncing President Barack Obama's policy from within the grand hall of American democracy upended nearly two...
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Foreign talks to Congress often a yawn, but not Netanyahu's

    Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't cause such a fuss. But a foreign leader denouncing U.S. policy from within the grand hall of American democracy upends nearly two centuries of tradition. A joint...
  • HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

    HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds
    Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests. The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as...
  • Arts News: Touchstone receives prestigious grant

    Arts News: Touchstone receives prestigious grant
    TOUCHSTONE RECEIVES GRANT FOR 'JOURNEY FROM THE EAST' Touchstone Theatre received a $20,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for the completion of its two-year community project "Journey from the East." The project concludes with a free, large-...
  • Lafayette football star Brendan McGinty commits to play for the University of Pennsylvania

    Lafayette football star Brendan McGinty commits to play for the University of Pennsylvania
    Brendan McGinty has coveted two dreams: playing Division I football and attending an Ivy League school. He realized both on Friday when he committed to play for the University of Pennsylvania. McGinty, a Lafayette High senior who starred at...
  • Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price

    Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price
    Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo. Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...