Boarding school owner charged with abusing teenage students
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Boarding school owner charged with abusing teenage students

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The owner of an Iowa boarding school for teenagers coerced one female student into a sexual relationship, had others undress during “body image therapy” sessions and kept classmates in solitary confinement for long stretches, prosecutors alleged Friday. Former Midwest Academy owner and director Benjamin Trane, 39, is charged with third-degree … Continue reading

Feds: Remove 3 California foxes from endangered species list
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Feds: Remove 3 California foxes from endangered species list

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recommended Friday that three fox subspecies native to California’s Channel Islands be removed from the endangered species, saying their populations have made an historic recovery. The foxes on islands lying just off the state’s southern coast were once on the brink of extinction. “We’ve been able to stop … Continue reading