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    Senators offer bill designed to reduce campus sexual assaults

    WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation designed to curb the startling number of sexual assaults on college campuses. The measure would require schools to make public the result of anonymous surveys concerning assault on campuses and impose significant financial burdens on universities that fail to comply with some of the law's requirements.

    House Republicans vote to sue Obama

    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans voted to proceed with a lawsuit against President Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying that his executive actions are so extreme that they violate the Constitution.

    Another U.N. shelter shelled in Gaza. Another 16 refugees die.

    JABALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip -- Most residents were asleep when the strikes started Wednesday at a United Nations school sheltering 3,300 Palestinians displaced by the war between Israel and the militant group Hamas.

    Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.

    Blood test could determine risk of suicide, researchers find

    A simple blood test could determine a person's risk of suicide and provide a future tool of prevention to lower suicide rates.

    Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies,' emails reveal

    WASHINGTON -- A former IRS official at the center of the agency's tea party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. A key GOP lawmaker says the remarks show that Lois Lerner was biased against conservative groups and targeted them for extra scrutiny.