NEW YORK (AP) — What does Miss Manners say about how to ensure dinner conversations remain polite? Never bring up politics or religion. Thankfully, playwright Ayad Akhtar minds her no heed.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second high school football team’s season has come to an abrupt halt after allegations rookie players were subjected to what officials called humiliating and inappropriate initiation rites.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Artist Luis Jimenez is credited with helping transform the definition of public art in the U.S. with his larger-than-life, debate-provoking fiberglass sculptures.
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says it has expelled three students in what police called riots following the Mountaineers’ win over Baylor.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.
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