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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several Utah police officials are joining in calls to change Brigham Young University's practice of opening honor code investigations into students after they report being sexually assaulted, as more sexual assault victims reach out to police to say they...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study. The team led by researchers at the University of Michigan found that fossil fuel production at the Bakken...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed an Air Force general to be the first female officer to lead one of the military's warfighting commands. By voice vote late Thursday, the Senate approved Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S. Northern Command. The command is...
DALLAS (AP) — A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium. Not to be outdone, school officials near Houston next year plan to unveil a $62 million stadium-development plan. And a...
MIAMI (AP) — The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within — but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective. Big-name beauty companies and retailers including Sephora and Urban Outfitters...
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of two boys found badly beaten at an Ohio motel has been charged with murder now that one of them has died. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( http://bit.ly/1SOOx1a ) reports police say the 5-year-old was bound for 22 hours in a wooded area...
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students" posted to a location-based social media app group connected to Ohio University prompted heightened security on the campus and closed six area school districts Friday. Investigators shared an...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/1TzJh1u ) reports that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead. Then, last week, Dove's phone rang: Charlie had been found alive...