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Stanford bans hard alcohol from undergrad parties, in wake of sexual assault by swimmer

Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer who in June was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster on campus, blamed “party culture and risk-taking behavior” for his actions.

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Recordings of tiger sounds aim to help save wild population

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tigers use a grunt-like snort called chuffing as a greeting, short roars for intimidation and long roars to find mates. Researchers are now trying to use those and other sounds tigers make to help protect and boost their population in the wild. The effort, called The Prusten Project, is the idea of...

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