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    Official placed on leave over Afghanistan bombing claim

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The State University of New York has placed a high-ranking official on leave after a newspaper questioned a story he told about surviving a bombing in Afghanistan and other claims.The Times Union reports SUNY Upstate Medical...

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  • Environment

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. TRUMP 'DEMANDS' DOJ INVESTIGATE FBIIn response, the Justice Department asks its inspector general to expand an existing investigation into...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman.But in the aftermath of the...

    By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press|

  • Social affairs

    University of Oregon sorry for statement on student death

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) The University of Oregon has apologized for a statement it put out after a student was found dead during a trip to Shasta Lake in Northern California.The 21-year-old student, identified as business administration major Dylan...

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  • News

    Review clears deputy who searched for trapped Ohio teen

    CINCINNATI (AP) A sheriff's deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old Ohio boy who died while being trapped in a minivan acted within departmental policies, according to an internal investigation.The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office...

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  • News

    Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.The former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for president will be awarded Friday in Cambridge...

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  • Business

    Charter backers outspend teachers in 2 California races

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Charter school advocates are far outpacing teachers unions in spending to support candidates for California governor and state schools chief.Wealthy donors who support charter schools and education reform have poured...

    By Sophia Bollag, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

    BOSTON (AP) A civil rights icon and a Caribbean politician who tangled with President Donald Trump offered Boston University graduates some choice words on America's cultural rifts."We have a right to know what is in the food we eat, what is in...

    By Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Dayton, GOP at still odds as Legislature presses ahead

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Legislature careened Saturday toward a messy and potentially inconclusive ending, as Republican leaders cut away from negotiations and planned to work overnight to send Gov. Mark Dayton a package of government...

    By Kyle Potter, Associated Press|

  • Business

    NY college giving honorary degree to Frederick Douglass

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Abolitionist Frederick Douglass this weekend will receive the first posthumous honorary degree ever granted by the University of Rochester.The escaped slave's great-great-great-grandson, Kenneth Morris Jr., is scheduled to...

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