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Mercedes Colwin: Why Lori Loughlin took bad legal gamble in college admissions scandal

Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin said on “America’s Newsroom” on Thursday that actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli took a bad legal gamble when they didn’t accept a plea deal like other parents who were implicated in the college admission scandal.

Drexel University professor’s strip club purchases with research grant funds trigger theft arrest

A former Drexel University department chair is facing criminal charges after an audit found he spent $96,000 in research grant funds at strip clubs and sports bars.

Ted Cruz rips Warren’s plan to bypass Congress on student loan forgiveness: ‘Don’t be a dictator’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, admonished Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. Tuesday, suggesting she would violate the Constitution if, as president, she tried implementing her student loan forgiveness program without the approval of Congress.

Harvard Law professor sues New York Times alleging ‘clickbait defamation’

A Harvard Law School professor filed a lawsuit against The New York Times over what he describes as “clickbait defamation” over a piece he wrote about convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. 

Southern California doctoral student, mother and sister among 176 killed in Iran plane crash

A Southern California doctoral student and her mother and sister were reportedly among the 176 people killed when a Ukrainian passenger jet crashed in Iran early Wednesday morning.

Massachusetts professor accused of trying to kill faculty colleague in Christmas Eve attack

A professor at a prestigious Massachusetts college has been charged with trying to kill a faculty colleague who suffered severe injuries after being attacked with a rock, garden shears and a fireplace poker, prosecutors said.

At Passion 2020, college students raise over $1.2M for this cause

While college students can get a bad rap, more than 65,000 young Christians defied those headlines as they rang in the New Year worshipping Jesus at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta but on top of that, they also raised more money than expected for a worthy cause.

Black bear removed from University of Tennessee’s baseball stadium

A 200-pound female black bear got stuck inside the University of Tennessee’s baseball stadium Sunday, prompting wildlife officials to respond and help her back to her territory.

Tom Homan: 2020 Dems’ promises to illegal immigrants would lead to economic, border catastrophe

Former acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Tom Homan warned Tuesday that Democratic promises to allocate funds for illegal immigrants would be catastrophic to the economy and send the southern border spinning “out of control.”

Jewish-Israeli student files complaint alleging anti-Semitism at Columbia University

A Jewish-Israeli student at Columbia University has filed “the first legal action since Trump’s Executive Order that asserts a university is in violation of Title VI for discrimination against Jews,” his lawyer told Fox News on Tuesday.

Riley Howell, UNCC shooting hero, honored as ‘Ri-Lee’ Jedi Master by Lucasfilm

The North Carolina college student — and massive “Star Wars” fan — who heroically saved his classmates when a gunman opened fire in his classroom earlier this year has been posthumously honored by Lucasfilm.

NYPD releases photos of suspect in stabbing of Barnard student Tessa Majors

The New York Police Department released three photos Friday of a teenage suspect in the fatal stabbing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors.

Barnard freshman Tessa Majors’ fatal stabbing caught on video: testimony

Grainy surveillance video captured the robbery and fatal stabbing of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors in Morningside Park, it emerged in a Tuesday court hearing for one of her alleged murderers.

After Barnard student stabbing, school safety expert predicts rise in concealed carry laws

Following the gruesome murder of Tessa Majors, an 18-year-old freshman at Barnard College, Dr. Ronald Stephens, Executive Director of The National School Safety Center, predicted a rise in concealed carry permit laws to help deal with the escalating violence. 

Trump’s anti-Semitism executive order a ‘game changer’: Special Envoy Elan Carr

U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr reacted Monday to President Trump’s executive order last week targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses, calling it a “game changer.”