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What MSU is Watching For as Congress Debates Tax Reform

Colleges and universities across the country are closely watching efforts in Congress to pass a major tax overhaul. Both the House and Senate have reportedly reached an agreement in conference committee, and could vote on a final bill next week. One provision that’s gotten a lot of attention is the House’s plan to tax graduate tuition benefits as income. The final version, however, is expected to keep the waiver in place. Reports show plans to eliminate the deduction for interest on student...

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Wife Of Kentucky Lawmaker Who Killed Himself Plans To Run For His Seat

Updated at 4:50 p.m. ET The day after the suicide of Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson, his widow announced that she plans to run for his seat. "Dan is gone but the story of his life is far from over," Rebecca Johnson said in a statement Thursday to multiple news outlets . "These high-tech lynchings based on lies and half-truths can't be allowed to win the day. I've been fighting behind my husband for 30 years and his fight will go on." It's the latest turn in what has been shocking series of...

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Five years ago, on Dec. 16, 2012, Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old physiotherapist intern living in New Delhi, was headed home after watching the movie Life of Pi with a male friend. They got on a bus. Six men were on board, including the driver.

In the moving bus, all six of the men assaulted the couple. Singh was gang-raped and her friend beaten severely.

Singh sustained severe damage to her abdomen and intestines. She was airlifted to a hospital in Singapore for treatment but died from her injuries nearly two weeks later.

Earth is facing an extinction crisis – and humans shoulder the blame.

Wildlife poaching and illegal trade. Climate change. Urbanization. Mining. These are some of the myriad things we do that endanger animals and, in the process, damage our own well-being.

Hello and welcome to another roundup of the top education stories. It has been a long week and a lot has happened. Here is our recap.

The FCC votes to repeal net neutrality regulations

The Republican majority on the Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era rules that restrict the power of Internet service providers to favor specific websites and apps. This dramatic reversal in favor of providers has propelled the once-wonky issue of net neutrality into the mainstream, turning it into an increasingly political matter.

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This evening, Republican lawmakers released the final version of tax legislation that's been making its way through Congress for the past several weeks.

Adolescent female monkeys in Japan have repeatedly engaged in sexual behaviors with sika deer, for reasons that are not yet clear, according to researchers who study macaque behavior.

The study, published in the peer-reviewed Archives of Sexual Behavior, follows up on a single report from earlier this year of a male macaque mounting a female sika deer on Yakushima Island.

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The Trump administration has announced plans to withdraw a regulation that would have required organic egg producers to give their hens room to graze outdoors.

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