Education

In this photo taken Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Brentwood, N.Y., high school valedictorians Michael Simoes, left, Reeda Iqbal, center, and co-salutatorian Saray Vazquez pose at the high school. The students are graduating after a year that saw several gang killings in their Long Island community, including five victims who attended Brentwood High School. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
June 24, 2017 - 9:12 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Their senior year began with sadness and horror. Two fellow students at Brentwood High School were beaten to death in the street. The corpses of three more were discovered in secluded spots — all victims of suspected gang violence. But as they prepare to graduate Sunday, two...
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FILE - In this June 23, 1967 file photo, Soviet Premier Alexi Kosygin takes a bite of shrimp cocktail as State Department Interpreter, Bill Kramer, center, relays the words of President Lyndon Johnson, right, during a luncheon meeting of the leaders on the Glassboro State College campus in Glassboro, N.J. Fifty years ago during the Cold War, Johnson and Kosygin decided to talk as the Six-Day War raged in the Mideast. They settled on a place halfway between New York and Washington and selected the school to host the hastily arranged summit in the college president's mansion. (AP Photo/Jerry Mosey, File)
June 24, 2017 - 8:51 am
As relations between the U.S. and Russia make daily headlines over election meddling and Moscow's growing global influence, a New Jersey town is marking the 50th anniversary of when leaders of the world's two superpowers gathered at a small liberal arts college to talk through similarly turbulent...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2011, file photo, Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney smiles during practice in Austin, Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier. (Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman via AP, File)
June 23, 2017 - 4:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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June 23, 2017 - 2:14 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on charges in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist. The Hamilton County jury had deliberated some 30...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. The longtime sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to stand trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they sought treatment for injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision Friday, June 23 in Mason, Mich., after hearing testimony from the gymnasts and watching a police interview of the doctor. (Robert Killips /Lansing State Journal via AP)
June 23, 2017 - 1:51 pm
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017 file photo, University of Missouri System president Mun Choi speaks at Memorial Union on the Columbia campus in Columbia, Mo. The University is considering whether to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby. The university's Board of Curators will vote Friday June 23, 2017 on a recommendation from system President Mun Choi. He is urging revocation, citing allegations from several women that Cosby sexually assaulted them. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP File)
June 23, 2017 - 12:39 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby. University system President Mun Choi recommended that the board strip the comedian of a doctorate in humane letters he received in 1999. Choi cited...
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In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017, photo, Hannah Waring, left, a student at Loudoun Valley High School, and Abby McDonough, a student at Liberty University, work in the strawberry stand at Wegmeyer Farms in Hamilton, Va. Waring and McDonough are working at Wegmeyer Farms for the summer. Summer jobs are vanishing as U.S. teens spend more time in school and face competition from older workers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 23, 2017 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck. He was a busboy. The job didn't pay much. But Doyle quickly learned lessons that served him for years as he rose to become the CEO...
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In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017, photo, from left, Ben Testa, Abby McDonough and Hannah Waring work preparing strawberry pails at Wegmeyer Farms in Hamilton, Va. The teens work at Wegmeyer during the summer. Summer jobs are vanishing as U.S. teens spend more time in school and face competition from older workers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 23, 2017 - 6:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck. He was a busboy. The job didn't pay much. But Doyle quickly learned lessons that served him for years as he rose to become the CEO...
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In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017, photo, from left, Ben Testa, Abby McDonough and Hannah Waring work preparing strawberry pails at Wegmeyer Farms in Hamilton, Va. The teens work at Wegmeyer during the summer. Summer jobs are vanishing as U.S. teens spend more time in school and face competition from older workers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 23, 2017 - 3:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck. He was a busboy. The job didn't pay much. But Doyle quickly learned lessons that served him for years as he rose to become the CEO...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Choi Soon-sil, center, the jailed confidante of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye, shouts upon her arrival at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea. A South Korean court on Friday, June 23, 2017 sentenced the longtime friend of ousted President Park to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
June 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university. The Seoul Central District Court said Choi Soon-sil "...
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