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Using Title IX to Address Sexual Assault on Campus

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for their handling of sexual violence complaints. The investigations were launched under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a law best known for guaranteeing women and girls equal access to school sports. We talk with the head of the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.

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Sonia Rykiel, Designer Known As The 'Queen Of Knitwear,' Dies

The famously redheaded Rykiel embodied the intellectual chic and feminism of Paris in the late 1960s. With vibrant stripes or simple black, her clothes hugged a woman's body.
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Food World Rallies For Quake-Hit Amatrice, Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the Italian town devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
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Clinton: Trump Is 'Taking Hate Groups Mainstream'

"From the start, Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia," Clinton is expected to say Thursday in Reno, Nev.
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Tesla Clears Antitrust Hurdle In $2.6 Billion Deal For SolarCity

The Federal Trade Commission signed off on Tesla's plan to buy the solar panel installer. CEO Elon Musk is SolarCity's chairman and its largest shareholder.

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