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Protesters in Bangladesh after girl is burned to death

Apr. 19, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of protesters gathered in Bangladesh's capital on Friday to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal. Nusrat Jahan Rafi told her family she was lured to the...

University freshman dead after suspected fraternity hazing

Apr. 17, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A university student in upstate New York died Wednesday following suspected hazing that has led to an indefinite suspension of fraternity and sorority activities. University at Buffalo freshman Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, 18, had been hospitalized since early Friday after the suspected...

Notre Dame donating $100K to renovation of Paris cathedral

Apr. 16, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The president of the University of Notre Dame says the school will donate $100,000 toward the renovation of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral following a devastating fire. The Rev. John Jenkins announced the donation Tuesday, a day after the fire destroyed the cathedral's spire and roof....

University president: Buffalo bishop should resign

Apr. 12, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The president of a Catholic university in western New York is calling on Buffalo's bishop to resign. St. Bonaventure University President Dennis R. DePerro says in an interview with WKBW that Bishop Richard J. Malone needs to step aside so the Diocese of Buffalo can begin to heal after...

WKU dean of arts college reinstated after sudden resignation

Apr. 11, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky University's Acting Provost Cheryl Stevens says the school's former Potter College of Arts and Letters dean is being reinstated after abruptly resigning last month. The Daily News of Bowling Green reports Acting Provost Cheryl Stevens on Wednesday announced the...

Families of massacre victims criticize notification process

Apr. 10, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Families whose loved ones perished in last year's Florida high school massacre told a state commission Wednesday they waited hours, often alone in a room, before being told of the death in a process that seemed chaotic and lacking empathy. Parents of students Luke Hoyer, Gina Montalto...

Arizona House votes to repeal HIV/AIDS instruction law

Apr. 10, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday took a major step toward repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle," a move prompted by the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups. The 55-5 House vote on a repeal came a day after Republican Attorney General Mark...

Arizona House votes to repeal HIV/AIDS instruction law

Apr. 10, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a move by Arizona lawmakers to repeal a law barring HIV education that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle." (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Arizona House has approved the repeal of a 1991 law barring HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle" following the...

Vermont high school to raise Black Lives Matter flag

Apr. 10, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont public school board has voted to fly the Black Lives Matter flag at a high school. The Rutland Herald reports that the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners reaffirmed the plan during a vote Tuesday. Board member Kam Johnston says he moved to rescind the board's...

The Latest: Parkland families lament how they were notified

Apr. 10, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shootings in Parkland, Fla. (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Families of the slain victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, told a state commission they were notified their loved ones had been killed in ways that were often confusing and lacking...