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Punished after reporting rape at Brigham Young University

CNN - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Provo, Utah (CNN) The horror of rape or sexual assault is traumatizing enough for any victim. But for multiple young women at Brigham Young University, they claim they received backlash, instead of support, after reporting sexual violence to the school.
Police criticize BYU investigations into sex assault victims
Guest commentary: BYU football and basketball offered big deficits and scoring streaks in 2015-16
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Overnight Flooding Kills Five People in Texas

NBCNews.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
A grandmother and her four grandchildren were killed amid heavy flooding in the east Texas town of Palestine, police said. The grandmother was 64 and the children were ages 6, 7, 8 and 9, according to Palestine Police Chief James Muniz.
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Unfazed by Bay Area protesters, Trump calls on California Republicans to unite

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Donald Trump, undeterred by protesters who nearly blocked his way into a Republican convention, called on the party Friday to unite behind him even as he lashed out once again at what he portrayed as its corrupt system for picking presidential nominees.
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Kenya Burns Ivory Stacks in Protest of Poaching

Wall Street Journal - ‎22 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya—Authorities set fire to 11 pyres and finished ivory goods representing more than 6,000 dead elephants Saturday to highlight the scourge of poaching that is driving the mammal to extinction on the African continent.
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Iran elections: Reformists set to take control of parliament

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Moderates and reformists are poised to take control of parliament in Iran after strong gains at run-off elections, early results suggest.
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Charleston church shooting suspect's friend to plead guilty to lying

Business Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A friend of the gunman accused of slaying nine black parishioners in a 2015 attack on a South Carolina church is expected to plead guilty on Friday to lying to investigators and concealing knowledge of the plan, court ...
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San Francisco police chief releases racist text messages, orders training

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of ...
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Are women headed for the draft? Support for the idea grows in Congress

Washington Post - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The House Armed Services Committee took a big and unexpected step toward making women register for the draft as a handful of Republicans joined Democrats on Wednesday night to back a measure whose own sponsor hoped would fail.
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Presidential candidates' visits will highlight last week before May 10 vote

West Virginia MetroNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton and her husband, former president, Bill Clinton will be in WV several times through early next week.
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Feingold won't say which presidential candidate he voted for

La Crosse Tribune - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Russ Feingold, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, left, talks with Kathy Peterson after a wispolitics.com luncheon Thursday at the Madison Club.
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The Latest: Buffett arrives for Berkshire Hathaway meeting

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
OMAHA, Neb. - The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting. Tens of thousands of people will fill an arena to listen to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for more than five hours (all times local):.
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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer could get $55 million severance package

CNNMoney - ‎13 hours ago‎
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stands to make $55 million if the struggling company gets sold -- and she gets booted. The company revealed Mayer's severance package and her 2015 pay when it updated its annual report on Friday evening.
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Oil Patch Relieved by Price Rebound

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
Oil prices finished their best month in a year on Friday and are headed back toward $50 a barrel, bringing some relief to beleaguered energy producers even though they reported some of their worst quarterly results in years.
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Baker Hughes Reports Another 11-Rig Decline This Week

TheStreet.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
Baker Hughes (BHI - Get Report) issued its weekly rotary rig counts Friday, markedly noting a 11-count drop in U.S. active rigs to 420.
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Puma BeatBot Robot Can 'Run' As Fast As Usain Bolt To Help Athletes Train, But It's Not For Everyone

Tech Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Puma created a robot that matches the world's fastest runner, Usain Bolt. The BeatBot is a new device that was developed to help athletes train while keeping track of their health and performance levels.
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The Apple Watch: Year One

Mashable - ‎15 minutes ago‎
This week was the official one-year anniversary of the Apple Watch. I've owned one for almost all of that time, and - like many tech journalists and gadget commentators - I believe it's worth reflecting on what the Apple Watch has meant to the tech ...
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Drake's New 'Views' Look All Too Familiar

RollingStone.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
Drake's fourth album arrives at a time when the pop world is still in a state of shock, reeling from the tragedy of Prince's death and the triumph of Beyoncé's return.
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Poet Walt Whitman health tips unearthed

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A trove of journalism by the great US poet Walt Whitman is being published online after lying in obscurity more than 150 years. The 13-part series "Manly Health and Training" was written under a pseudonym for a New York newspaper in 1858.
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Authorities raid Minnesota Walgreens where Prince reportedly picked up prescriptions for heavy-duty medications

New York Daily News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Authorities reportedly raided Prince's local pharmacy in a search for evidence that could shed light on his shocking death. The surprise search warrant was served Thursday at the Walgreens near Paisley Park where the superstar singer was spotted four ...
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Miami Dolphins Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 3 Predictions

Bleacher Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
Now with just one day left to go, the Dolphins will be on the board only three more times. It would've been five, however, the Dolphins traded their fourth and sixth-rounders in two separate moves up on Friday.
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This interactive 3D model shows where your brain responds to different words

Quartz - ‎1 hour ago‎
If you've ever wondered where exactly words are in your brain, scientists from the University of California at Berkeley have something to show you.
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Wayward weasel takes down world's most powerful atom smasher

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Large Hadron Collider - world's largest particle collider - suffered another animal-related mishap when the furry critter crawled into the system's transformer, causing an electrical short.
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Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind

Philly.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, also-called 'Manx' comet, which was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS, is shown in this artist rendering released on April 29, 2016.
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Slumbering dragons reveal clues to how human sleep patterns evolved

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
Researchers find that lizards have the same sleep patterns as mammals and birds. And the sleeping Australian bearded dragons, Pogona vitticeps, suggest something about how and when these patterns evolved.
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Dr. Manny: Hey Hollywood, a comedy about Alzheimer's is not funny, it's cruel

Fox News - ‎18 hours ago‎
I am disgusted by today's Hollywood. I don't mean the talented men and women who truly create art, and are pillars in the cultural foundation of our country and the world, I mean the attention-seeking stunt artists who pick a movie subject purely based ...
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This common style makes your hair fall out, scientists warn

BABW News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Do you wear your hair in a style like this? It could result in hair loss down the line. A recent study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine offers evidence that not all hairstyles are created equally.
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First US Zika death reported in Puerto Rico

WJXT Jacksonville - ‎3 hours ago‎
A 70-year-old Puerto Rican man died from complications of the Zika virus in February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Puerto Rico Department of Health announced Friday.
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Orally Administered Cancer Drugs See Spike In Cost

Tech Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Oral cancer drugs have become significantly more expensive compared with those from 15 years ago, according to a new study. The research provides insight into rising drug prices in the U.S.
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