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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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Kenya building collapse: At least 7 killed, many feared trapped

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) Hours after a residential building collapsed in a heap of rubble in Kenya's capital, a man emerged, triumphant, holding up a baby wrapped in a pink blanket as the crowd of rescuers and onlookers cheered.
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Kenya Burns Ivory Stacks in Protest of Poaching

Wall Street Journal - ‎25 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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Apple will attempt data extraction on iPhone of teen lost at sea, report says

Apple Insider - ‎16 hours ago‎
Apple forensics experts will attempt to extract data from an iPhone 6 used by missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos, who was presumed lost at sea some nine months ago, a lawyer representing the Stephanos family said Friday.
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Friend of Dylann Roof Pleads Guilty in Charleston Case

New York Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
CHARLESTON, S.C. - With a series of subdued “Yes, Your Honors,” Joseph C. Meek Jr. pleaded guilty in United States District Court on Friday to lying to federal officials and withholding his knowledge of the involvement of his friend Dylann S. Roof in ...
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How San Francisco police are tackling racism in the ranks

Christian Science Monitor - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Amid a racist texting scandal, all San Francisco police must take an anti-harassment class. Newly provided police texting transcripts denigrate minority suspects with racial slurs and insult colleagues perceived to be gay.
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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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Marissa Mayer would score $55M package in Yahoo sale

New York Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job.
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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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Vans Shoe Company Enjoys Massive Spike in Sales Following Success of Hilarious 'Damn Daniel' Internet Meme

TheBlaze.com - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Vans shoe company reported its first-quarter earnings on Friday, revealing a notable spike in profit and sales that far exceeded expectations.
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Amazing Puma robot keeps pace with Usain Bolt

BABW News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The global sports brand just unveiled a stunning new robot that helps runners train like the pros - here's how it works. Puma is well known for its distinctive shoes and sportswear, but the company just made an announcement that could rival some of the ...
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Microsoft Cortana to Work With Bing and Edge Only

Tech News Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Microsoft has announced that its digital assistant, Cortana, will only support Microsoft Edge now. The company also said that all search queries will yield results using Microsoft-owned Bing on Windows 10.
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DOOM creators suddenly shut down this stunning new game

Morning Ticker - ‎1 hour ago‎
The funding campaign for Blackroom, a new shooter from the creators of Doom, was shut down unexpectedly. The creators of the famous Doom franchise were funding a new first-person shooter project called Blackroom, but they've suddenly announced ...
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The Apple Watch: Year One

Mashable - ‎18 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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Prince's death, Day 9: LA tribute planned

USA TODAY - ‎19 hours ago‎
Real-time updates on the latest news in the investigation into his death and tributes. 7:07 p.m. ET: A public memorial tribute for Prince has been planned in Los Angeles for May 6, city hall organizers announced on Facebook Friday.
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Was Luke Walton the best hire for the Lakers?

ESPN - ‎8 hours ago‎
With the announcement that Luke Walton will become the next Lakers coach, we asked our writers for their thoughts on how Walton will fit with his new team, how the move will impact the Warriors and more.
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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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Pop goes the weasel as Hadron Collider shuts down

GlobalPost - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A weasel shut down the world's most powerful particle smasher when it wandered onto a 66,000-volt transformer and caused a short circuit, Europe's physics lab CERN said Saturday.
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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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Study Draws New Links Between Rosacea and Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Risk

Modern Readers - ‎1 hour ago‎
There's growing evidence to suggest that a previously identified link between a common skin condition and neurodegenerative disease risk may be stronger than previously thought A team of Danish researchers has pinpointed fresh links between rosacea ...
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This common style makes your hair fall out, scientists warn

BABW News - ‎36 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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The Reason Why Cancer Drugs Cost Much More

Modern Readers - ‎4 hours ago‎
Over the past 15 years, the costs of several common oral medications for cancer have increased several times over. But why is this so?
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Twin Study Ties Psoriasis to Diabetes, Obesity

MedPage Today - ‎22 hours ago‎
Psoriasis, type 2 diabetes (T2DM), and obesity are strongly linked, and there appears to be a genetic correlation between psoriasis and obesity, according to a large study of Danish twins.
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