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Lawsuits: Fraternity had culture of misogyny

Two lawsuits say the national chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity allowed a culture of "violent misogyny" after an internal email from the Georgia Tech chapter leaked last year instructing fraternity members on how to lure "rapebait."

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Two girls after Washington school shooting

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3rd victim dies from Washington school shooting

A third victim of last week's shooting at a Washington state high school has died, according to the hospital that treated victims.

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Wall Street firm pushes for student loan forgiveness

One Wall Street firm has an idea that's raising eyebrows: forgive some student debt for first-time homebuyers.

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Former band member guilty in hazing death

The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major Robert Champion Jr. in a 2011 hazing incident was convicted Friday of multiple charges related to Champion's death, according to CNN affiliate CFN13.

Record number of sex assaults on and near MU campus

The City of Columbia had the highest number of rapes and sexual assaults in its history in 2013. In 2014, that number is on a similar track. Officers received 156 calls around the city for rape and sexual assault in 2013. 67 of those calls turned out to be confirmed cases. So far in 2014, Columbia Police officers have been called 117 times. A number of these rape and sexual assaults are…

Gun threat proves unfounded at Moberly schools

Officials released a letter Thursday confirming a recent gun threat came back empty, with no signs of weapons, bombs or any violent act.

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History Channel to teach college history

Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

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Sign up for 'Wasting time on the Internet' 101

You can now get college credit for watching all those cat videos. The University of Pennsylvania is offering a class next semester titled "Wasting time on the Internet," in which students will "focus on the alchemical recuperation of aimless surfing into substantial works of literature."

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