Anna stands near The Barn, a popular spot for Hobart and William Smith Colleges students where a friend allegedly saw her being sexually assaulted by at least one classmate, in Geneva, N.Y., May 19, 2014. Administrators' handling of the case -- a hastily-arranged panel that questioned her about her behavior that night and exonerated the three men she accused -- left her wishing she had remained silent. (Leslye Davis/The New York Times) XNYT34

I told my college I'd been raped, victim says — but I wish I hadn't

She was 18, a freshman, and had been on campus just two weeks when one Saturday night in September her friends grew worried because she had been drinking and suddenly disappeared. Around midnight, the missing girl texted a friend, saying she was frightened by a student she had met that evening. "Idk what to do," sh …

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    News

    INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana teenager attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also onboard.

    In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind. before taking off for an around-the-world flight. On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, a single-engine plane with two aboard crashed in waters off American Samoa, with a registration number matching the plane flown by the Indiana teen attempting to fly around the world in 30 days. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Robert Scheer) ININS101
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    TAMPA — A man ran up a $7,753.22 bill at an Apple store.

    NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Apple logo hangs in front of an Apple store on July 23, 2013 in New York City. Apple is due to report third-quarter earnings after the markets close Tuesday. Apple, the California based technology company, has watched its stock sink to $427.68 a share from an all-time high of $702 last September. The company is under pressure to release a new blockbuster product.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) 174457268
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    Nation

    NEW YORK — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

  4. Tampa teen beaten by Israeli police tells his story (w/video)

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    TAMPA — At times, it doesn't feel real. But then Tariq Khdeir looks at the marks on his wrists from where the zip ties cut into his flesh and he remembers.

     Tariq Khdeir, the 15-year-old Palestinian-American who has gained international attention after being brutally beaten by Israeli police and held in jail earlier this month, sits in his living room in Tampa, Florida, Sunday afternoon, July 20, 2014. Most of Khdeir's physical wounds have healed, but there are still visible marks from the zip tie handcuffs that were put on both of his wrists when he was taken into custody. He and his family recently returned home to Tampa this past Wednesday, July 16, after being released.
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    News

    CLEARWATER — A Clearwater police officer was reprimanded this week after she used foul language while questioning three teen pranksters who tricked her into thinking they were drinking beer on the beach.

  6. Beaten Palestinian-American teen returns home to Tampa from Jerusalem

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    TAMPA — A raucous crowd burst into cheers and began chanting Tariq Khdeir's name when the teenager came into sight walking down the airport terminal.

    Tariq Khdeir, 15, the Tampa teenager who was beaten by Israeli police earlier this month, greets family members after arriving at Tampa International Airport with his family late Wednesday night, July 16, 2014. Tariq was accused by Israeli police of resisting arrest and attacking officers during a protest in Jerusalem.
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    Crime

    ST. PETERSBURG — Three teens were charged with attempted burglary Tuesday after they tried to open the door of a parked car while an undercover detective sat inside.

  8. Archie to be shot saving gay friend in comic book

    Human Interest

    LOS ANGELES — Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.

    This photo provided by Archie Comics shows the cover of the comic book, "Life with Archie," issue 36. Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon will die in the July 16, 2014 installment of "Life with Archie" while intervening in the assassination of Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character. [Associated Press]
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    Newspaper reports last week about the efforts of officials in Manassas, Va., to forcibly induce an erection in a teenager to pursue "sexting" charges against him deservedly provoked national outrage. Manassas police have since backed down and now say that they won't execute the search warrant. But the Commonwealth of …

  10. I told my college I'd been raped, victim says — but I wish I hadn't

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    She was 18, a freshman, and had been on campus just two weeks when one Saturday night in September her friends grew worried because she had been drinking and suddenly disappeared. Around midnight, the missing girl texted a friend, saying she was frightened by a student she had met that evening. "Idk what to do," she …

    Anna stands near The Barn, a popular spot for Hobart and William Smith Colleges students where a friend allegedly saw her being sexually assaulted by at least one classmate, in Geneva, N.Y., May 19, 2014. Administrators' handling of the case -- a hastily-arranged panel that questioned her about her behavior that night and exonerated the three men she accused -- left her wishing she had remained silent. (Leslye Davis/The New York Times) XNYT34