Police criticize BYU investigations into sex assault victims

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several Utah police officials are joining in calls to change Brigham Young University's practice of investigating students who have reported being sexually assaulted for violations of the school's strict code of behavior.

  • Written by HALLIE GOLDEN, Associated Press

Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills many including worshippers

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Insurgents shelled a mosque in a government-held neighborhood of Aleppo, killing at least 15 people as they left Friday prayers, while government airstrikes struck rebel-held parts of Syria's largest city — even as the army unilaterally declared a brief truce in other parts of the country.

  • Written by ALBERT AJI, Associated Press BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

Punishments but no criminal charges in US attack on hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Administrative punishments but no criminal charges have been leveled against U.S. military personnel for mistakes that resulted in 42 people dying in last year's attack on a civilian hospital in Afghanistan operated by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders, officials said.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Flint residents tell civil rights panel of fear, distrust

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Half a century after a civil rights panel investigated Flint's segregated housing, the commission held its first hearing Thursday into whether city residents again faced discrimination or racial bias — this time related to the city's crisis over lead-tainted drinking water.

  • Written by JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press