April 2016 graduation by the numbers

Almost 6,000 BYU students will get degrees and become alumni after the April 2016 graduation.

Ecuador’s biggest quake in decades kills over 240

Parts of Ecuador have been devastated by the country's strongest earthquake in decades, as the death toll continues to rise and people left homeless prepare for a second night outside in complete darkness.

Sexual assault a major problem for colleges across nation

Sexual assault is a longtime problem on college campuses throughout the nation. One in five women are sexually assaulted while attending a university and up to 80 percent of the time the victim is well-acquainted with the attacker, according to "Encyclopedia of Sexual Offense in Law."

2nd strong quake hits southern Japan; some reported trapped

MASHIKI, Japan — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck southern Japan early Saturday, barely 24 hours after a smaller quake hit the same region and killed nine people.

Former US senator reflects on Mormon conversion

Looking back at the one-year anniversary of his baptism in the LDS Church, Pressler's entire life has been that of a Mormon in the making.

Foreign adoptions by Americans reach lowest mark since 1981

The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 12 percent last year to the lowest level since 1981, according to new State Department figures.
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