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Ohio football rape grand jury charges 4 more
An Ohio school superintendent and three others were charged Monday with lying or failing to report possible child abuse after an investigation prompted by the rape of a nearly passed-out 16-year-old girl by two high school football players.
25 new clergy abuse claims in Ohio school case
Twenty-five additional sex-abuse claims have been filed in the case of a Franciscan brother who killed himself after allegations emerged at a Catholic high school, the Youngstown Diocese said Wednesday.
Young people say online slurs common — but not OK
Most young people say they aren’t very offended about the slurs and mean-spirited videos mocking overweight people or gays or blacks that they encounter on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Authorities arrest Trayvon Martin shooter, George Zimmerman
The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was arrested Monday after deputies responded to a disturbance call at a house in Florida, authorities said.
Walmart violated workers’ rights nationwide
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Study finds cigars, e-cigarettes and hookahs increasingly popular among youth
Cigarette use among middle school and high school students is on the decline, but public health experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are concerned about other ways that tobacco and nicotine use is rising among kids.
Boys a bit more likely to be born early
Boys are slightly more likely to be born premature than girls, and they tend to fare worse, too, says a new report on the health of the world’s newborns.
Marijuana plant seizures down in Ohio
Seizures of marijuana plants during summer eradication efforts in Ohio were down this year as the illegal plants become harder to find, authorities said.
Report on climate change depicts a planet in peril
Climate change will disrupt not only the natural world but society, posing risks to the world’s economy, the food and water supply and contributing to violent conflict, an international panel of scientists says.
Deal with Amazon nets Sunday deliveries
Amazon is rolling out Sunday package delivery as part of a new deal with the U.S. Postal Service.
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