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55 U.S. schools face federal sex assault probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — From huge state universities to small colleges and the Ivy League, 55 schools across America are facing federal investigation for the way they handle sexual abuse allegations by their students.


Seattle mayor proposes phased-in $15 minimum wage

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Thursday proposed a phased-in increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years — a compromise endorsed by both business and labor that would make the city's pay baseline the highest in the nation.


Colombian shaman dismisses role in UK teen's death

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian shaman is showing no remorse and taking no responsibility for the death of a British teenager who drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual.


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