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Guy Busted With DUI in Stolen Ambulance

That's not the only odd DUI charge this week

(Newser) - If you're bored on the University of Rochester campus after the bars let out, don't do as this student did: Police say 22-year-old Robert Cordaro Jr. hopped into a Rural Metro ambulance around 2:20am Thursday and drove a quarter of a mile until he crashed into a... More »

Abducted College Students Rescued by SWAT: Cops

Still no motive why 2 University of Rochester students were kidnapped

(Newser) - Two college students have an upstate New York police force and SWAT team to thank after they were rescued Sunday night from their alleged kidnappers. Nicholas Kollias and Ani Okeke Ewo, both seniors at the University of Rochester, were forcibly abducted from a street near the campus early Saturday morning,... More »

Taylor Swift Tune Gets Gay Twist

College singers remake teen sensation's 'You Belong With Me' video

(Newser) - A University of Rochester a cappella singing group has whipped up a nifty cover of Taylor Swift's megahit You Belong With Me and a video parody with a twist—both parties are male. Watch a live performance featuring a Kanye West joke above; click here to see Swift's original and... More »

Poor Sleep Linked to Diabetes

Tired bodies have trouble regulating blood sugar, research shows

(Newser) - Poor sleep may lead to weight gain and diabetes, according to new research. After only 3 nights of light sleep, healthy people lost their ability to process sugar by 23%, perhaps explaining why many diabetics also have sleep disorders, ABC News reports. Although the survey sample was small, it casts... More »

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