Lisa Wolthers

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Questions from ex-student rape trial linger at prep schools

BOSTON (AP) — A rape trial that drew intense scrutiny to one of New England's elite boarding schools has cast a shadow over other prestigious prep …

New England

Squatter allegedly sells family's appliances on Craigslist

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Trust is in even shorter supply than water these days.<p>This is something worth bearing in mind when you're buying something on, say, Craigslist. It's also worth bearing in mind when you leave your house …

Indrani Mukerjea: India gripped by the case of the TV mogul accused of her daughter's murder

Rags-to-riches-to-remand story of Indrani Mukerjea is seen as moral fable about materialism, media and motherhood<p>The story has gripped India for weeks. Each new development prompts a surge of headlines. Every quote tops the TV bulletins. Even in a country which loves a good true crime story, the …

Crime

Japan takes no Syrian refugees yet despite giving $200m to help fight Isis

Although it is the second largest donor to the UN refugee agency after the US, in 2014 Japan accepted just 11 asylum seekers out of 5000 applicants<p>Japan has no immediate plans to accept refugees from Syria, despite earlier pledging financial and political support for the military campaign against …

Review of debunked U.Va. gang rape to remain under wraps

An independent review of the University of Virginia's handling of a student's gang rape allegations, graphically depicted in Rolling Stone magazine and later retracted, will not be publicly released because of student privacy concerns.<p>In an email from the school's Freedom of Information Act officer …

North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un's days are numbered

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's a fairly young man, wearing an ill-fitting suit. His thin neck is pronounced, giving way to an equally thin face and frame. We're meeting over a meal of sushi, something he specifically requested because it's rare for those trapped in North Korea.<p>For his safety, I'll limit descriptions …

North Korea

Convert or die: ISIS chief's former slave says he beat her, raped U.S. hostage

<b>(CNN) —</b> When ISIS came for Zeinat and her family, they ran, terrified, for the safety of the mountains. They had heard the horror stories and knew only too well what might happen to them if they stayed in their home.<p>But they were too late; stranded at the foot of Iraq's Mount Sinjar by the huge …

Oregon officers turn in police chief, allege racism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alex Stone knew he had no other choice.<p>The police officer in Clatskanie, Oregon, filed a formal complaint when he allegedly heard the city's police chief making racist comments.<p>"I had to do this," he told CNN affiliate KOIN, but he said the aftermath hasn't been easy.<p>"I've received death …

911 call: Mom says sons drugged, attacked her and husband

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman told a 911 dispatcher that her two sons drugged and attacked her and her husband in their suburban Atlanta home in what police …

Crime