A Mother’s Death, a Botched Inquiry and a Sheriff at War

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Rusty Rodgers did not fit everyone’s image of a law enforcement officer, particularly in deeply conservative northeast Florida.

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How the Elephant Became the Newest Celebrity Cause

Lupita Nyong’o, the Oscar-winning actress, posed with a baby elephant rescued from a poacher’s snare, telling her 2.6 million Instagram followers: “33,000 elephants are killed every year so that a few people can wear and display a few trinkets. We can do better.”

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Something Is Missing in Hazing Stories: Adults

BERWYN, Pa. — On my way to Conestoga High School last week to learn about accusations of brutal hazing by the football team, I felt as if I’d been to this place before. I hadn’t been to Chester County. That’s where Thomas P.

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5 teens cleared of Brooklyn gang rape charges as prosecutors say woman’s father committed incest

It was a shocking story splashed on headlines around the country: five teenage boys had approached a man and his daughter at night on a Brooklyn playground, ordering the man away at gunpoint before gang raping the 18-year-old woman in public.

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