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A university is handing out coasters that could detect date-rape drugs in drinks

A university is handing out coasters that could detect date-rape drugs in drinks

College-aged women are as much as four times more susceptible to sexual violence than women of all ages. With that in mind, the University of New Mexico is hoping some drink coasters can potentially prevent the nightmare of sexual assault for students. Students can stop by the college’s Campus Office for Substance Abuse Prevention to…MORE

Chicago teachers’ strike stretches into second day as negotiations continue

Chicago teachers’ strike stretches into second day as negotiations continue

Some 300,000 Chicago schoolchildren are out of class for the second day in a row Friday, as negotiations continue between the city and thousands of striking educators. A senior city official told CNN on Thursday the two sides are “still pretty far apart” and the strike probably will go through the weekend. “We understand that’s…MORE

Kellogg joins GLAAD for anti-bullying campaign with All Together cereal

Kellogg joins GLAAD for anti-bullying campaign with All Together cereal

Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini Wheats in the same box? The new concoction isn’t just a kid’s breakfast dream — it’s an anti-bullying campaign. Kellogg’s is partnering with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to release a cereal called “All Together,” mixing cereals and their…MORE

A plane carrying a high school swim team goes off the runway in Alaska

A plane carrying a high school swim team goes off the runway in Alaska

A plane carrying 42 people, including a high school swim team, went off an airport runway while trying to land Thursday in Alaska. PenAir Flight 3296 from Anchorage to the city of Dutch Harbor landed at Unalaska-Dutch Harbor Airport but went off the runway as it tried to stop, according to Alaska Airlines. An image…MORE

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