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Raised-fist photo of cadets sparks inquiry

The United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. has launched an inquiry into an image shared on social media that shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised. The image has sparked questions about whether it violates restrictions on political activity.

A Somerville man charged with two rapes more than a decade ago worked as an Uber driver while awaiting trial — despite spending more than a decade on the lam — and one ride-share critic said a fingerprint background check may have raised a red flag.Yves C. Goin, 40, is accused of raping two women at Massachusetts Maritime Academy while he was a cadet there in the fall of 2002. He is set to go on trial in Barnstable Superior Court in August.

Emotional photo of a Haitian-born cadet graduating from US Military Academy goes viral A photo showing tears streaming down the face of a Haitian-born cadet at West Point Military Academy's graduation ceremony has caught attention worldwide. Alix Idrache emigrated from Haiti in 2009 earned his US citizenship and served for two years as an enlisted soldier with the Maryland Army National Guard before entering the top military school. According to the Washington Post quoting US Army…

Smoke from the WALDO CANYON Fire rises near the USAF Academy's Cadet Chapel as cadets head for a briefing on evacuation procedures, in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 27, 2012. | Read more: