Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting
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Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. Investigators also responded to a death “believed to be related” to the school shooting at a home nearby, Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore told the … Continue reading

Young filmmakers thank the academy at Student Academy Awards
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Young filmmakers thank the academy at Student Academy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Seventeen young filmmakers from around the world gathered in Beverly Hills, California, to utter the six magic words they’ve been practicing all their lives: “I’d like to thank the academy.” The film academy presented its 43rd annual Student Academy Awards Thursday night, recognizing narrative, documentary, animated and alternative productions by … Continue reading

Authorities seeking student remains find ‘items of interest’
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Authorities seeking student remains find ‘items of interest’

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Items found by authorities digging for the remains of a California college student who vanished 20 years ago are being examined to see whether they’re related to her disappearance, it was announced Thursday. Investigators aren’t revealing what they found this week at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, … Continue reading

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Emailed threat received by Michigan Tech faculty member

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Officials at Michigan Technological University say a faculty member received a threatening email that’s similar to threats emailed to people at Virginia Tech. Michigan Tech spokeswoman Jennifer Donovan says in an email Thursday that the threat was part of the same threats made to Virginia Tech. She says the faculty member … Continue reading

Georgetown to give slave descendants priority for admission
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Georgetown to give slave descendants priority for admission

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people, the president of the prominent Jesuit university in Washington announced Thursday. The announcement from President John DeGioia came as … Continue reading