U.S. Undergrads Deny Throwing Firebombs In Cairo

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Watch video here (CBS/AP) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The father of an American student arrested during protests in Egypt says his 19-year-old son has called home and said he’s being treated well under the circumstances. Derrik Sweeney, of Jefferson City, Mo., was among three American students arrested this week in Cairo. Kevin Sweeney says his son called about 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday from the phone of a U.S. Embassy official before additional… Read More

Bring Your Gun To Class Day: Colleges Are Considering It


COLLEGE IS OFTEN A STUDENT’S FIRST TIME AWAY FROM HOME, WHICH OFTEN MEANS THE FIRST TIME MOM AND DAD ARE NOT THERE TO KEEP TABS on them. That is one of the reasons administrators take precautions to assure student safety. Some schools hand out rape whistles, others have emergency call boxes placed around campus. Some campuses are now considering allowing students to carry concealed weapons on campus.