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Academic fraud or not, UNC students likely will keep degrees

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 18:04
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is currently reviewing the scathing report prepared by former federal prosecutor Ken Wainstein, which showed thousands of UNC students took fraudulent classes, some of them multiple times. But Belle Wheelan, the president of the association -- which is charged with accrediting degree-granting higher education institutions in the South, from Virginia to Texas -- told CNN that her group can't take away degrees.
Categories: National News

School shooting: 'Run, get out of here'

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 15:53
Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.
Categories: National News

Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:02
Should the focus of American policy be to do everything to prevent anyone from the most ravaged regions from entering the United States, even if it discourages health care workers from going there? That debate is playing out now, with some calling for 21-day quarantines of those coming from West Africa.
Categories: National News

From homecoming prince to school killer

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:35
One week after being named to his high school's homecoming court, Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in its cafeteria -- killing one student before turning the gun on himself.
Categories: National News

NYC mayor: Ebola 'no cause for alarm'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:17
Dr. Craig Spencer was in contact with four people in New York City after he started having Ebola symptoms, authorities say. Here's where he went while he was potentially contagious.
Categories: National News

Remains identified as Hannah Graham

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:17
Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
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Witness: Teen gunman shot his friends

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:49
Freshman Jaylen Fryberg walked into the school cafeteria, went up to a table with students "and fired about six bullets into the backs of them," a witness said.
Categories: National News

Students took fake 'paper classes'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:58
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
Categories: National News

How much sex counts as exercise?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:34
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
Categories: National News

Marlins Man spicing up the World Series with a little Florida orange

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:08
The Miami Marlins are not playing in this year's World Series. So why was a guy sitting behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, in a bright orange Miami Marlins jersey at Games 1 and 2?
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