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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police said they were called to the residence of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch's father on Friday to investigate claims that Fred Couch attacked his girlfriend, but she wouldn't cooperate and no charges were filed.
Faculty members of Mount St. Mary's University voted overwhelmingly Friday to ask the embattled president of the rural Maryland school to resign by Monday morning.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer called Friday for third-party air quality testing to confirm that a massive natural gas leak near Los Angeles has been permanently sealed and it's safe for residents to return home.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Northern Californian Nic Lamb won the prestigious big-wave surfing contest known as the Titans of Mavericks Friday.