Alienated by Trump, Suburban Voters Sour on G.O.P. in Battle for the House

BALLWIN, Mo. — For Heather Vaughn, a substitute teacher and graduate student, the decision last month to place the black sign with colorful lettering in her front yard — the one that said, “Black Lives Matter” and “Science is Real” — felt like an act of courage. In previous years, such a placard might have […]

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Bill Montgomery, co-founder of Turning Point USA, dies

Turning Point USA, the conservative student organization, announced the death of its co-founder, Bill Montgomery, who was 80. Caleb Hull, a Republican strategist, announced his death on Twitter and said Montgomery “lost his fight against COVID-19.” The organization did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Fox News. TPUSA wrote on Twitter that Montgomery was iconic […]

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Chilean man facing murder charges in death of student is extradited to France

A Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France nearly four years ago was extradited and landed in Paris on Friday morning. CALIFORNIA COUNTY’S OLDER JANE DOE COLD CASE MURDER SOLVED AFTER 52-YEAR MYSTERY Nicolas Zepeda, 29, was charged with premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend Narumi Kurosaki, 21 after prosecutors say he purchased matches, […]

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The Strange Origin of the Search for Life on Mars

When Penelope Boston was a student at the University of Colorado in the 1980s, she wanted to create a miniature Mars and see how some living things fared on it. Fundless, she amassed parts from labs around campus and bootstrapped a basic version of what scientists sometimes call a Mars Jar: a sealed container whose […]

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India Rounds Up Critics Under Cover of Virus Crisis, Activists Say

NEW DELHI — After spending several anxious days in prison, Natasha Narwal, a student activist accused of rioting by the New Delhi police, thought her ordeal was nearing an end. A judge ruled that Ms. Narwal had been exercising her democratic rights when she participated in protests earlier this year against a divisive citizenship law […]

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Teen locked up over school work; school disagrees with judge

A suburban Detroit school district says no student should be punished for missed work during the coronavirus pandemic By The Associated Press July 16, 2020, 8:03 PM 2 min read PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit school district said no student should be punished for missed online work during the coronavirus pandemic, two days after […]

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UConn student waives hearing, pleads not guilty to murder

A 23-year-old University of Connecticut student who is accused of killing two men and committing numerous other crimes while leading authorities on a six-day search in May has pleaded not guilty  to murder and other charges By The Associated Press July 15, 2020, 9:45 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […]

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Oklahoma man charged with murder for killing 3 in car crash

The man accused of killing three high school student athletes after he crashed into their cross-country team near Oklahoma City has been charged with second-degree By The Associated Press July 14, 2020, 9:03 PM 2 min read NORMAN, Okla. — The man accused of killing three student athletes after he crashed into a high school […]

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New Trump rule barred DePaul student from overseas from entering the U.S., lawsuit says

An international student was denied entry into the United States because of a new Trump administration rule on foreign students. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file photo The University of Illinois, Chicago, Northwestern and DePaul have all signed onto a lawsuit challenging the rule that prevents foreign students from being in the U.S. if they are only […]

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American student accused of killing Italian cop in drug bust gone wrong claims he was beaten, spat on by police: leaked transcript

An American student on trial in Italy for allegedly stabbing a plainclothes police officer to death last summer in Rome claimed he was kicked, punched and spat on in custody, according to a leaked transcript of a recording requested by the court. Finnegan Lee Elder, 20, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 19, both from the San Francisco […]

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Mary Kay Letourneau & Ex Vili Fualaau Were ‘Devoted’ To Each Other Through Her Final Months

Though Mary Kay Letourneau and Vili Fualaau, the student she was convicted of raping in 1997, ended their marriage a year ago, a friend tells HL EXCLUSIVELY that he by her side during her fatal cancer battle. Mary Kay Letourneau, one of the most notorious people of the late 1990s, died on July 7 at […]

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Mary Kay Letourneau Dies of Cancer at 58 | E! News

The former schoolteacher, convicted of raping a student she would later marry, has passed away following a battle with cancer. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1168578/mary-kay-letourneau-dead-at-58-after-cancer-battle #MaryKayLetourneau #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, […]

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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted for raping him, has died By The Associated Press July 8, 2020, 4:03 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — Mary Kay Letourneau, who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted for raping him, […]

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American student locked in Egyptian prison for over a year without trial is freed, returns to US

An American medical student imprisoned in Egypt for more than a year returned to the United States on Monday, the State Department said. Mohamed Amashah, an Egyptian-American from New Jersey with dual citizenship, had been held in pretrial detention for over 500 days on charges of “misusing social media” and “aiding a terrorist group,” according to […]

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Dr. William Dement, Leader in Sleep Disorder Research, Dies at 91

Dr. William Dement, whose introduction to the mysteries of slumber as a postgraduate student in the 1950s led him to become an eminent researcher of sleep disorders and to preach the benefits of a good night’s sleep, died on June 17 in Stanford, Calif. He was 91. His son, Nick, a physician, said the cause […]

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Critics question `less lethal’ force used during protests

The brother of a 20-year-old student who was shot and seriously injured by police at a protest in Austin, Texas, says officers’ use of less lethal munitions, such as beanbags, should be reviewed By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/ Associated Press June 27, 2020, 4:54 PM 5 min read 5 min read Share to FacebookShare […]

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‘Less lethal than a bullet, that’s not a high bar to clear’

The brother of a 20-year-old student who was shot and seriously injured by police at a protest in Austin, Texas, says officers’ use of less lethal munitions, such as beanbags, should be reviewed By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/ Associated Press June 27, 2020, 1:40 PM 5 min read 5 min read AUSTIN, Texas — […]

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Celebrating India’s Innovative Spirit Through Design

Divya Thakur was six years old when she won her first design award as a student at St. Kabir Public School in Chandigarh, India, where her father, an Indian Army colonel, was stationed. She won a hand-embroidered towel set from the sponsor, Camlin, a crayon manufacturer. “Even back then,” she said in a Skype interview […]

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To help distance learning absentees, educators go sleuthing

HARTFORD, Conn. — After a knock on his door, third-grade student Jamie-Lee emerged to see his school principal smiling at him from his doorstep. She held out her arms, offering a socially distant “air hug,” and told the boy how much she’d missed him since the pandemic closed their school building. As they chatted, Principal […]

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UConn student fugitive in court on murder charge, police say

A University of Connecticut student who police say used a machete to kill a man and fatally shot a woman, then spent six days as a fugitive until he was arrested in Maryland, will be arraigned Friday on a murder charge, authorities said. Peter Manfredonia, 23, will be arraigned in Rockville Superior Court in Connecticut […]

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Australian economy would suffer if China students stay away

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A university student wears her mortar hat following her graduation ceremony from the School of Commerce at the University of Sydney in Australia By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s economy, facing its first recession in 30 years because of the coronavirus, would suffer if Chinese students heeded a warning from […]

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Where Protesters Go, Street Medics Follow

When Safa Abdulkadir, a first-year medical student at the University of Minnesota, attended a protest in Minneapolis in response to the killing of George Floyd, she had no intention of putting her medical knowledge to use. It was May 26, one day after Mr. Floyd was killed, and although Ms. Abdulkadir was attending the demonstration […]

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Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests

SYDNEY, Australia — A student activist has been suspended from one of Australia’s leading universities after calling for democracy in Hong Kong and repeatedly criticizing Chinese influence on campus. The student, Drew Pavlou, 20, a philosophy major at the University of Queensland, has been barred until 2022, through the end of his term as a […]

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College student wanted in 2 Connecticut slayings is captured

Connecticut State Police say a college student wanted for two slayings in Connecticut has been captured in Maryland By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press May 28, 2020, 3:28 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HARTFORD, Conn. — A college student sought by police as a suspect in a […]

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