U.S. News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/us U.S. News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:41:49 EDT Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:19:33 EDT 5 Texas college students rally against gun law with sex toys http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20160824/6ca250d6-3e8c-4eaf-b08a-bb1912c48d6b AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:41:49 EDT 20160824/6ca250d6-3e8c-4eaf-b08a-bb1912c48d6b Associated Press Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20160824/32958d98-804a-4be3-8e0c-471a6f90a7b1 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:31:05 EDT 20160824/32958d98-804a-4be3-8e0c-471a6f90a7b1 Associated Press Federal judge puts Starbucks lawsuit on ice in California http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20160824/f6b53b5f-8cdf-4cb5-9471-802fed54db1a LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:50:19 EDT 20160824/f6b53b5f-8cdf-4cb5-9471-802fed54db1a By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20160824/e23728e5-9444-4a20-b1d9-c1dc6bd9ca3e DENVER (AP) — A sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and threatening to put her in prison for the rest of her life if she told anyone, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:34:59 EDT 20160824/e23728e5-9444-4a20-b1d9-c1dc6bd9ca3e By THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press Family of gun instructor killed by girl with Uzi sues range http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20160824/5eedf422-d42e-4bb1-83e9-aa38d247c4fc KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has sued the business, alleging it should not have allowed a child to use the high-powered weapon. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:29:51 EDT 20160824/5eedf422-d42e-4bb1-83e9-aa38d247c4fc Associated Press