What Ryan Ferguson Has Been Up to Post-Prison

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_4c3b237928.jpgFreed Ryan Ferguson/Facebook (NEW YORK) -- What does a person do when freed after being wrongly imprisoned for almost a decade? For Ryan Ferguson, the answer has included getting an iPhone, a driver’s license and relaxing in Florida with his girlfriend. Ferguson, 29, of Columbia, Mo., maintained his innocence while serving a 40-year sentence for the 2001 slaying of a newspaper editor.

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University President Says He Failed to Protect Student in Hate Crime Case

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_7c68afd3ef.jpgFuse/Thinkstock (SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- The president of San Jose State University took responsibility Monday for failing to protect a black freshman who was allegedly subjected to racially charged torment by four white roommates. University President Mohammad Qayoumi said that by failing to "intervene earlier to stop the abuse, or impose sanctions as soon as the gravity of the behavior became clear, we failed him.  I failed him."

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Poll: Most Happy with Their Health Care Coverage

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_0c6bd5d9d1.jpgGubcio/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Most Americans believe there are major problems with the nation's health care system. However, a majority of people who currently have health coverage are happy with it, according to a new Gallup poll. These contradicting views suggest that the difficulties associated with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act may be reinforcing positive views of personal coverage.

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Yale Locked Down After Caller Says Roommate Going to Shoot People

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_8ee9da7948.jpgiStock/Thinkstoc (NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- Yale University was put on lockdown after an anonymous male called 911 Monday morning to say his roommate was on his way to the campus with the intention of shooting people, according to officials. New Haven Police Officer David Hartman said at a news conference Monday that there has been no gunfire or injuries, but authorities are interviewing several witnesses who said they saw someone with a "long gun."

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School Superintendent, Three Others Indicted in Steubenville Rape Case

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_cc0ad1e190.jpgKDKA/ABC News (STEUBENVILLE, Ohio) -- A Steubenville, Ohio, school superintendent and three other adults were indicted Monday by a grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl who was raped last year by two high school football players. The crime rocked the eastern Ohio mining community, which was plagued with allegations of a cover-up by school officials and coaches. The crime also garnered national attention partly because the events were documented by those present and widely shared on social media.

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