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As Race Enters Homestretch, Many Voters Feel Campaign Fatigue

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On some campuses, the videotape of Donald Trump bragging about groping and kissing women is being used as a case study to teach students everything from bystander intervention to consent. Oivind Hovland/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Sexual Assault Activists, Trump Tape Is A Teachable Moment

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Creepy Clown Issues Have Gotten Worse

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Cell Phone Alerts After New York Bombings Raise Racial Profiling Concerns

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The first national marine monument in the Atlantic is designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research/AP hide caption

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Obama Designates 1st Marine National Monument In The Atlantic Ocean

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A sign outside the camp office offers a reminder of the gadget policy. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Summer Camps Struggle To Enforce Bans On Screen Time

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Parents Join Schools In Starting Early Dialogue On Sexual Assault

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A growing number of states are now mandating some sort of education around sexual assault in public schools. A-Digit/Getty Images hide caption

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To Prevent Sexual Assault, Schools And Parents Start Lessons Early

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How Is The Democratic Convention Playing In Deep-Blue Massachusetts?

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3 Baton Rouge, La., Police Officers Killed By Gunman

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Items owned by mobster James "Whitey" Bulger were seized from his California apartment, where he was arrested five years ago. They will be auctioned off with other "murderabilia" on Saturday. Courtesy of U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs hide caption

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Murderabilia: 'Whitey' Bulger Items Go Up For Auction

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Momentum Grows To Oust Judge After Sexual Assualt Sentence Sparks Outrage

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Breaking The Cycle Of Sexual Abuse Of Students By Prep School Teachers

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Two states now require that academic transcripts note that a student has been punished for campus sexual assault. Christopher Leigh/Imagezoo/Getty Images hide caption

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Push Grows For A 'Scarlet Letter' On Transcripts Of Campus Sexual Offenders

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Malia Obama's 'Gap Year' Highlights Growing Trend In U.S.

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