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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Washington elementary school teacher who became one of the FBI's most-wanted criminals after taking hidden video of his students using the bathroom and then eluded law enforcement officials by assuming fake identities and escaping to Nicaragua has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
WASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University will name its public health school for Michael Milken, a philanthropist and advocate for medical research, after he helped generate three record-setting gifts totaling $80 million for the school.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three white plainclothes police officers concocted a story about mistaking a soda bottle for a weapon as an excuse for beating a black Pittsburgh performing arts student, the man's lawyer told jurors Tuesday at the start of a second civil rights trial linked to the plaintiff's 2010 arrest.
GENEVA (AP) — Nearly half of Syria's school-age children — 2.8 million and counting — cannot get an education because of the devastation and violence from a civil war now entering its fourth year, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought renewed attention to an old problem affecting colleges nationwide: how to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
BROCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer.
PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Goddard College has appointed an interim president.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State police and the University of Connecticut have launched separate investigations into alleged hazing by a sorority and a fraternity.
DETROIT (AP) — At least four law students from Boston are spending their spring break helping low-income people in the Detroit area.