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American Novelist Philip Roth, Author Of 'Portnoy's Complaint,' Dies At 85

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| Roth, one of the most influential novelists of the later part of the 20th Century, is the author of American Pastoral, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and 1969's Portnoy's Complaint.

'LA Times' Investigation Finds USC Gynecologist Allegedly Victimized Women

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Six women are suing the University of Southern California, alleging they were victimized by a campus gynecologist who was allowed to practice for decades despite complaints.

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USC Faces Lawsuits, Calls For Resignation Over Alleged Sexual Abuse By Gynecologist

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Last week, the LA Times reported that students at USC had repeatedly complained of a former campus doctor's inappropriate touching and comments, to no avail. Now, at least six women have sued.

Judge Orders Boy Who Started Oregon Wildfire To Pay $36 Million In Restitution

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The judge acknowledged the teenager is unable to pay the full amount. He admitted throwing fireworks that started the Eagle Creek Fire, burning nearly 47,000 acres last year.

Muslim sex educators blaze their own #MeToo path

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Even before the #MeToo movement shook up workplaces worldwide last fall, a group has been asking Muslims to talk about issues involving consent during sex and sexual misconduct.

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German Families Playing Hooky Stopped By Police At Airports, May Be Fined

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Officers have launched investigations into more families caught skipping school ahead of a three-day weekend. Parents could face fines up to $1,177. U.S. parents can be fined for kids' truancy too.

As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

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The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track.

A Texas Town Mourns, And A Nation Struggles To Find New Ground In Gun Debate

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Public schools in Santa Fe, Texas, are closed as the community grapples with how to move on. But authorities in Texas disagree about whether guns are to blame for the violence.

'I Don't Want To Leave My House': Santa Fe's Invisible Wounds

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A gunman killed eight students and two teachers at Santa Fe High School outside Houston — and scarred hundreds, perhaps thousands more.

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