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Racist chants. Nude photos of unconscious women. A criminal investigation into hazing. Fraternities around the country seem to be coming under fire as never before over behavior that would shock the frat boys of "Animal House." Despite a major national push to reduce drinking...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed two Republican-backed bills that would place new restrictions on the Environmental Protection Agency. A bill approved Wednesday would require the EPA to disclose scientific data behind proposed regulations, while a measure passed Tuesday...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman wounded at least four people across multiple locations in a Phoenix suburb Wednesday, and police warned residents to stay indoors as they hunt for the suspect. Mesa Detective Esteban Flores says victims were injured Wednesday morning in shootings at...
HOUSTON (AP) — University of Houston officials are promising swift punishment, including expulsion and criminal charges, if allegations of hazing at a fraternity are supported by the outcome of a police investigation. School President Renu Khator announced Tuesday that the Sigma...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on illegal immigration is acknowledging he violated a judge's order to stop detaining people based solely on suspicion they're in the country illegally. It marks a rare public expression of contrition for the normally...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman wounded at least four people across multiple locations in a Phoenix suburb Wednesday, and police warned residents to stay indoors as they hunt for the suspect. Mesa Detective Esteban Flores says victims were injured Wednesday morning in shootings at...
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Army plans to begin destroying the nation's largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons Wednesday. The first container of mustard agent was moved into an airtight containment building at Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado, and crews expected to...
CHICAGO (AP) — A college fraternity that has been under scrutiny since members of its University of Oklahoma chapter were caught on video engaging in a racist chant says it will require all of its members, nationwide, to go through diversity training. Sigma Alpha Epsilon...
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man pleaded guilty Wednesday to handcuffing an 11-year-old boy by his ankle to a porch with a dead chicken around his neck as punishment. Dorian Harper entered the plea to three felonies, including child abuse, assault with a deadly weapon...