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March 20, 2015 7:51 AM EDT

UVA in the Spotlight Again

The violent arrest of 20-year-old black student Martese Johnson by white law-enforcement officers has the University of Virginia in the spotlight again. Students took to a campus amphitheater on Wednesday night and to social media in protest after the incident

ISIS Claims Tunisia Attack

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on Tunisia’s national museum that killed 23 people, mostly tourists. Nine people were arrested

Texas Bill Allows Guns on Campus

The Texas senate approved a bill allowing people to carry concealed guns on college campuses. Student groups and education leaders are voicing opposition

FBI Probes Death of Man Found Hanged in Mississippi

The FBI is helping local authorities investigate the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi. “Whether it was a suicide or a homicide is yet to be determined,” Claiborne County Sheriff Marvin Lucas said

FTC Officials Wanted to Sue Google in 2012

High-ranking officials at the Federal Trade Commission recommended a lawsuit against Google in 2012 because of the tech giant’s alleged use of anti-competitive tactics, theWall Street Journal reported on Thursday

Arctic Sea Ice Levels Are at the Lowest Ever Recorded

Arctic sea ice levels last winter recorded their lowest peak since satellite monitoring began in 1979, U.S. scientists said on Thursday. Recent weather patterns were partly to blame for the melting ice, with a jet stream bringing warm temperatures to the Pacific side of the Arctic

Second Suspect Arrested in Model Murder Case

A second suspect turned himself over to authorities on Thursday in connection with the killing of former America’s Next Top Model contestant Mirjana Puhar and two others. Officials charged David Lopez with three counts of first-degree murder

Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse Break Up

After a two-year romance, it’s over for American Sniperactor Bradley Cooper and model Suki Waterhouse, who first got together in March 2013. The Hollywood couple split ahead of January’s Oscars but now, People says, the news is official

Army Probes Racial-Slur Allegations

The army says it has launched an informal investigation into allegations that an Alaska-based unit was allowing racial slurs among its members. It said the soldiers were allowed to use racial slurs during “Racial Thursdays”

T.J. Maxx Pulls Controversial Noose T-Shirt

U.S clothing retail chain T.J. Maxx has pulled an ill-advised T-shirt from its shelves, after a photo of the clothing item posted by a customer went viral and caused the company to be maligned on social media

Women Who Sleep More Tend to Have More Sex

Women who get more shut-eye generally have more sex, according to researchers from the University of Michigan, who spent over two weeks tracking 171 young women. Each additional hour of sleep increased the next day’s possibility of sex by 14%

Sydney Siege Café Reopens for Business

Coffee was brewed again, chocolate prepared and pastries sold at Lindt Café in Sydney on Friday morning, as the establishment reopened its doors months after it made international headlines in the wake of a hostage crisis that ended in bloodshed

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