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New report shows Arizona schools improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress

A new report shows Arizona schools are improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The National Assessment Governing Board tests a large group of...

New report shows Arizona schools improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress

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Jason Kenney calls environment assessment bill a threat to national unity Jason Kenney will meet face-to-face today with the political foe he attacked relentlessly in his successful bid to become Alberta's premier: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
19:00, 05/02/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucso...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70...
21:51, 06/16/2019

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by o...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Sixth grader represents Amphi Schools in national spelling bee TUCSON – A local 12-year-old spelling bee contestant made it to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to compete with more than 500 other kids. News 4 Tucson learned that Tanish Doshi was eliminated in the third round Tuesday afternoon. Doshi, a sixth grader at...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
09:00, 06/15/2019

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
00:51, 06/22/2019

National Women's Hockey League Announces Progress Toward Paying Living Wages To Players The National Women’s Hockey League, facing more than a little uncertainty about its future amid upheaval across North American women’s hockey, reached an agreement Thursday with its players association on an improved compensation package for players ...
07:17, 05/24/2019

Fire consumes 6,000 acres in Tonto National Forest in Arizona https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2018/08/03/caption/why-wildfires-are-becoming-the-new-normal-tcal-orig.cnn_2203895_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Firefighters are still working to contain a fast-moving wildfire in the Tonto National...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Elon Musk Shows Off Progress On Interface Linking Brains With Computers Futurist entrepreneur Elon Musk late Tuesday revealed his secretive Neuralink startup is making progress on an interface linking brains with computers, and said they hope to begin testing on people......
13:34, 07/17/2019

Alex Trebek's shocking progress shows cancer is not always a 'death sentence': Dr. Nicole Saphier Revered 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek provided an update on his stage four pancreatic cancer this week, prompting Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier to reveal that technological advances in cancer treatment have allowed the diagnoses to b...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Border agents recover remains of 7-year-old Indian national in 'rugged' Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday -- the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the U.S....
14:51, 06/14/2019

India-US Trade Talks End Without Major Progress: Report Trade negotiators from India and the US ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are......
17:34, 07/12/2019

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort in his right shoulder or lat muscle. “Twenty-something days,’’ Severino said before the Yankees’ 4-3 ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Video shows newborn baby being dropped at Arizona hospital CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple is accusing a hospital of negligence after their newborn daughter was dropped after delivery. Monique and Derrick Rodgers, who live in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, told TV stations they posted video from th...
22:00, 05/03/2019

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Co...
07:34, 07/11/2019

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safet...
00:51, 06/14/2019

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef, the first...
14:34, 05/28/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
17:51, 06/15/2019

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
20:51, 04/28/2019

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Graphic video shows baby dropped on head by staff at an Arizona hospital Parents want accountability after a video of their twins' birth shows a doctor at Chandler Regional Medical Center dropping one of their daughters.        ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Markets cheer trade war progress ahead of UK GDP growth report – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including April’s UK GDP growth reportShares jump as US drops Mexico tariffsNikkei up 1.2%; FTSE 100 opens higherComing up: UK GDP for April 8.46am BST Britain’s FTSE 100 has hit a five-week...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
14:34, 07/11/2019

America’s best high schools in 2019, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report A South Carolina school claimed the top spot, and Texas had the most schools listed in the top 20 on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools.        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Arizona sleuth says FBI misidentified jump zone of DB Cooper: report An Arizona entrepreneur says he is “98 percent” convinced that the FBI has interviewed the real D.B. Cooper – the man behind the unsolved 1971 skyjacking – and misidentified the jump zone where he may have landed after parachuting from the plane.  ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

New report ranks Arizona in bottom five states in conditions for kids ARIZONA- Nearly three in ten children in Arizona live in homes where no parent has a stable, full-time job, according to the latest KIDS COUNT report. The report finds that Arizona ranks in the bottom five states in condition for kids. KIDS COUNT Dat...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Mexico national guard shows lighter touch with migrants after president's warning Mexico's National Guard, accused of being heavy-handed in its efforts to curb migrant flows, employed a lighter touch on the U.S. border on Tuesday after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said they did not have orders to detain migrants....
05:17, 06/26/2019

California man reunited with puppy 2 weeks after crashing in Arizona desert: report A California man and his puppy who were separated after crashing in the Arizona desert two weeks ago have been reunited, according to a Thursday report. ...
08:34, 06/28/2019

New York City schools chief’s top deputy got her children into selective middle schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top deputy has gotten her two youngest children into two of the city’s most selective and desirable middle schools — in one case, after the application period had ended, The Post has learned. Cheryl Watson-Harris, a Bost...
07:17, 05/12/2019

Migrants report abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
08:17, 07/10/2019

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

VW's eGon is a driveable, educational EV skeleton How do you illustrate the inner workings of electric cars without resorting to plain cutaway images and videos? If you're VW, you make a rolling skeleton on wheels. The company has unveiled an eGon model that strips the e-Golf down to its inne...
14:17, 05/06/2019

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was inspired by a robotics competition that DJI has s...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Report: 60% of ice at Los Glaciares National Park could be lost by 2100 Nearly half of the glaciers at World Heritage sites across globe will disappear by the end of this century if greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, a report said Tuesday....
20:51, 04/30/2019

YouTube looks to dilute nasty programming with curated educational playlists Move follows controversy over hate and conspiracy and fake news videos. The curated playlists will not send viewers to other areas of the network.       ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the reso...
21:51, 06/05/2019

TikTok, Helo Face Ban Over Alleged "Anti-National" Activities: Report The Central government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate responses,......
12:34, 07/18/2019

Firefly opens first Alpha rocket launch to academic and educational payloads Enlarge / Firefly performed a full-duration firing of its rocket's second stage in April, 2019. (credit: Edwards Media) One of the questions facing any company as it brings a new rocket to market is what to put on top of the booster. After all, thi...
03:17, 06/18/2019

New report shows that iPhone loyalty is as low as it’s ever been iPhone owners historically haven’t been prone to ditching the brand for an Android, but that may finally be changing. Citing a survey conducted by device trade-in company BankMyCell, CNET reports that iPhone retention has dropped 15.2% since Ma...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Preliminary report shows likely cause of NYC power outage Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, according to preliminary findings from the company....
08:34, 07/16/2019

New report shows 41 million displaced by conflict, tensions A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria....
12:17, 05/10/2019

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in...
00:51, 06/14/2019

Northern Arizona's Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona head coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and l...
14:17, 06/07/2019

Napolitano: Mueller report shows 'classic obstruction of justice' Fox News’ Judge Andrew Napolitano on Monday said he disagreed with Harvard Allan Dershowitz's assessment on the Mueller report and argued that Trump's asking White House counsel Don McGahn to lie to the special counsel amounted to “classic obstructio...
07:51, 04/30/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
21:17, 06/22/2019

ILO report shows increasing income inequality — Where does Canada stand? According to the report, the lowest 20 per cent of income earners receive less than one per cent of the total worldwide income — a statistic that has not moved in the last 13 years....
03:51, 07/05/2019

Report shows tax incentives hurt states' fiscal health Under criticism from newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other progressive politicians, e-commerce giant Amazon pulled out of its planned second headquarters in New York. But was Amazon a needed company that would provide benefit...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money. Still, there's no doubt that the company is getting bigger. The company earned $3.1 billion in ...
04:17, 05/31/2019

Pelosi: Jobs report shows Trump 'hollowing out our economy' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the May Department of Labor report showing only 75,000 jobs were created “is a disturbing sign that the Administration’s disastrous special interest agenda is hollowing out our economy, fueling instability and jeopardi...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Lyft’s first report since IPO shows strong growth, huge loss Lyft's quarterly report suggests intense competition with Uber in the ride-hailing market will continue. Lyft projected a loss before interest, taxes and other expenses of as much as $1.18 billion for 2019....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Yet another report shows smart speakers dominating the US consumer tech market If you needed further proof that smart speakers are eclipsing essentially every other category of consumer tech products in terms of their growth pace, a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study claims you can find these trendy devices in almo...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, new UN report shows The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected during 2016, but also the largest recorded co...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Airlines bumped more travelers amid Boeing 737 Max grounding, report shows Airlines denied boarding to more passengers amid the fallout of the Boeing 737 Max grounding in March, according to a new government report.        ...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Kudlow: Jobs report shows country is in a 'very strong prosperity cycle,' but Fed should still cut Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, is "very optimistic" about the health of the U.S. economy but believes the Fed should "take back the interest rate hike."...
18:17, 07/05/2019

Uber’s First Earnings Report After I.P.O. Shows Slowing Growth and $1 Billion Loss The results compounded a turbulent few months for Uber. After its market debut, investors have questioned whether the deeply unprofitable company could ever make money....
23:00, 05/30/2019

NBA report shows three incorrect late non-calls in Rockets-Warriors opener The NBA's Last Two Minute report displays there were three incorrect non-calls in the final 71 seconds of Sunday's game between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets....
02:00, 04/30/2019

The new AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch report shows that the average CEO of a major public company is pa The new AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch report shows that the average CEO of a major public company is paid 287 times more than the median employee. The most satisfying way to fix this is to fire all the CEOs....
23:17, 06/25/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s positions....
06:34, 05/14/2019

Northern Arizona’s Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater. Arizona announced Murphy’s hiring to Sean Miller’s staff Sunday. Murphy spent the past seven seasons a...
06:17, 06/03/2019

Autopsy report shows UNCC shooting victims died of multiple gunshots The North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released autopsy reports for two students killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in April....
01:51, 06/19/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
19:17, 07/12/2019

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity exp...
22:51, 05/06/2019

Top Dem claims Mueller report shows Russia ‘artificially’ placed Trump in White House A top Democratic lawmaker claimed Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report shows Moscow “artificially” placed President Trump in the White House -- despite the report finding no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion. ...
20:34, 05/08/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Feedback Sought For New Assessment Designs FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback from teachers, parents and others to help shape tests students will take under new standards for reading, writing, mathematics and social studies. The Daily News reports t...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Jerry Nadler: Mueller report shows Trump 'guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday that the Mueller report includes evidence that President Donald Trump is "guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors."...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, senior House Democrat says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee says he believes the Muller Report is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors....
22:34, 07/21/2019

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present th...
17:34, 07/21/2019

Republican Rep. Justin Amash: Mueller report shows Trump engaged in 'impeachable conduct' U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan became the first sitting Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
02:51, 05/20/2019

White House economist: Jobs report shows risks to economy, but still reasons for optimism Top Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett said that Friday’s jobs report indicates higher risks to the economy but that he remains hopeful job growth will pick up in June and the U.S. will avoid a recession....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their trust in the technology, industry experts said.Acc...
15:00, 04/30/2019

The best tech for improving your photography Motorized gimbals are a big part of filmmaking these days, as they can smooth out dramatic camera movements or, if you're less adventurous, just help you capture clean footage while you're walking. Our top pick is the Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3 LA...
17:17, 05/10/2019

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notic...
20:51, 06/14/2019

Autopsy report shows cause of death for Texas teen allegedly kicked in the head on way home from school A 13-year-old Texas girl who died five days after she was allegedly kicked in the head by classmates during a walk home from school died from complications of a brain tumor that discovered while she was hospitalized, officials said....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Tammy Bruce: Celebrity vid on Mueller report 'insults' Americans, shows 'pathological fixation' with Trump A video featuring actors Martin Sheen, Robert De Niro and George Takei demanding the public read the full Mueller report is insulting to the American people, according to Tammy Bruce....
05:51, 06/22/2019

New educational game aims to hook 'Fortnite' players 'Adventure Academy' is a massively multiplayer online game for elementary and middle school age children.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.        ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

How Income Tax Liability Is Set To Change From Assessment Year 2020-21 Income tax rules (interim Budget 2019): Careful planning of investments as perincome tax lawscan lead to a significant reduction in the assessees' overall tax outgo, say financial advisors....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of presenting solutions to correct the problem. In a feasibility study by the Under Secretary of Defens...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. This warning from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) comes as the UN agency releases a new re...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Video shows NFL hopeful Malik McDowell attack Michigan police officer, reach for stun gun: report Alarming video showing defensive tackle Malik McDowell allegedly attack a Michigan police officer and wrestle him for his stun gun during a routine traffic stop back in February was released on Tuesday. ...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Gillibrand rips into Army general at confirmation hearing as new Pentagon report shows 44% increase in sexual assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand berated the Army’s likely next chief of staff at his confirmation hearing today, holding an about-to-be-released Pentagon report showing a sharp rise in sexual assault in the military....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Auto Chess on mobile is improving … but confusing Drodo's mobile Auto Chess is a significantly better way to play the original great mod if you already know the original, and for that, should be a successRead More...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Improving the feedback loop is critical for IT success One of IT’s biggest challenges across the enterprise today is getting feedback from employees that is useful and demonstrates how technology deployments are actually going. Most IT departments send out generic “how are we doing?&#x...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Boxer Zab Judah improving after nearly collapsing from TKO loss Popular Brooklyn boxer Zab Judah is said to be improving at a Syracuse hospital where he was readmitted for observation after being stopped in the 11th round of his fight with Cletus Seldin Friday night in Verona, N.Y. Judah, 41, was taken by ambulan...
04:51, 06/10/2019

| Tunisia says 92-year-old president improving after falling ill Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi's health was improving on Friday and the 92-year-old was expected to be discharged from hospital soon, his office said, a day after he fell ill....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Official: Initial US assessment blames Iran for ship attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says an American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The official s...
00:51, 05/14/2019

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit D-Link has settled a two-year-old lawsuit filed by the FTC over its products' insufficient security, and it has agreed to a few conditions to put the issue to bed. To start with, the company is required to implement a comprehensive software secu...
17:00, 07/03/2019

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Mothercare sees 'improving UK trends' as losses leap Mothercare has reported a 20% leap in losses for its last financial year but says it is now starting to see "improving trends" in its core UK market as it continues attempts to transform the business....
16:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Japan welcomes Xi as sign of improving ties OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Japan is welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to the G-20 summit as a sign of improving ties. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Pakistan PM to meet Trump for talks on improving ties Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington later this month, its foreign office said on Thursday, a visit that could help to ease tensions between the two countries....
17:00, 07/04/2019

| Williams: Bafana improving after slow AFCON start Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Ronwen Williams says the team accepted early criticism and is happy the squad responded positively to their slow AFCON start....
09:51, 07/10/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
01:34, 05/14/2019

LinkedIn refresh includes skills assessment tests, new referral tools LinkedIn will soon roll out changes aimed at making it easier for recruiters to spot qualified candidates and for job seekers to stand out from the crowdRead More...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court has ruled that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is inadequate, an Enbridge spokesman said on Monday....
19:51, 06/03/2019

Microsoft releases preview of its Desktop Analytics app-compatibility assessment service Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, now in public preview, is designed to help business users check their app-compatibility levels and mitigate issues involving the latest Windows 10 feature updates....
04:34, 07/09/2019

Pentagon disputes Biden's assessment of China, says country is a 'strategic competitor' A top Pentagon official on Friday disagreed with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s claim on the campaign trail that China isn’t really a competitor of the United States....
20:34, 05/03/2019

Micron revenue beats, sees signs of improving demand Micron Technology Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday, and the chipmaker said it is seeing early signs of demand improvement....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks - UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Mets see ‘long-term option’ in improving Walker Lockett SAN FRANCISCO — Walker Lockett’s performances for the Mets continue to gradually improve. The right-hander was stomped by the Cubs in his Mets debut last month, but followed that with a start against the Phillies that kept his team in the game. And S...
10:34, 07/21/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual abuse in the past few years committed by improperly ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was...
12:34, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 replacement project is inadequate, raising the possibility the Canadian crude oil pipeline could face further delays....
19:51, 06/03/2019

Trey Gowdy: Brennan, Clapper and Comey know full well dossier was used in the intelligence assessment Former congressman Trey Gowdy talked to Maria Bartiromo Sunday and discussed the infamous Christopher Steele Dossier, what it is and why it is important find the extent of its use. ...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Promoted: 'Team player' Jack Butel improving, says Optimum boss Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel has become a vital team player and continues to improve during his maiden season of British GT, according to Optimum Motorsport team principal Shaun Goff...
11:51, 06/21/2019

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Dauntless Struggled With Online Issues In Its First Week, But Things Are Finally Improving Dauntless, an online multiplayer game inspired by Monster Hunter that officially released earlier this week, has been slammed with matchmaking issues and server problems in its opening days, but its developers say things will get better....
09:34, 05/25/2019

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
17:00, 06/14/2019

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at le...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Official: Initial U.S. Assessment Blames Iran for United Arab Emirates Ship Attacks WASHINGTON — An American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives Sunday to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. official said Monday...
00:51, 05/14/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
00:51, 05/14/2019

Injured Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita leaves Guinea camp to return for assessment Liverpool's Naby Keita is expected to return to Melwood within the next 24 hours for further assessment on a thigh injury sustained on international duty....
17:34, 07/01/2019

Oil prices climb on improving U.S. demand signs, OPEC agrees to meeting date Oil prices rose nearly 2% on Thursday on signs of improving demand in the United States, the world's biggest crude consumer, and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed to a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
09:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in fresh blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
21:00, 06/03/2019

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri responds to Gary Cahill's scathing assessment of his first campaign Maurizio Sarri has praised departing Chelsea captain Gary Cahill's professionalism, but denied seeing the defender's scathing interview in which he criticised the Italian's man-management style....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard improving; Kyle Lowry's thumb 'not great' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse revealed that Kawhi Leonard's undisclosed leg injury is improving, but Kyle Lowry's thumb injury is becoming problematic....
17:34, 05/23/2019

Army announces new Expert Soldier Badge, aimed at improving 'lethality,' for its 244th birthday The Army on Friday announced its new Expert Soldier Badge to commemorate its 244th birthday, the latest in a series of efforts to improve the combat effectiveness of its troops....
00:51, 06/15/2019

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll. The survey of voters in 11 sou...
00:51, 07/21/2019

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency system.       ...
04:17, 07/10/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Grit and experience just enough for U.S to progress The United States may be one of the superpowers of women's soccer but they needed to draw on all their experience to get past Spain on Monday and set up a quarter-final clash with hosts France....
00:17, 06/25/2019

How to Measure Progress in the Gym When It Seems Like You've Plateaued You want to be fast. You want to be strong. But day after day, you go to the gym and feel weak and slow and it seems like nothing changes. (Did I say you? I also mean me.) Here are some strategies to stick to your plan and be sure that it’s working e...
01:17, 05/21/2019

WWE's Intergender Experiment Is Still A Work In Progress When Paul Heyman took over Monday Night Raw last month, one of his reported goals was to make the show edgier. “Edgier” is a catch-all for many different storylines and actions, including intergender matches. Heyman is a veteran of the Attitude Era, ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Tools to help quantify your baby’s progress The most straightforward way to keep track of your baby's data is the trusty spreadsheet. We recommend Google Sheets, since you can easily share it with your partner, and it has most of the features you'd want from a proper spreadsheet appl...
23:51, 05/27/2019

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
21:17, 06/12/2019

After Math: The price of technological progress San Francisco is on the cusp of banning e-cigarettes while a Florida town is now half a million dollars poorer following a ransomware attack. Google's building 20,000 new Silicon Valley homes (since California won't) and a new predictive ho...
18:00, 06/23/2019

30 years of capital market progress Asia Pacific used to be an afterthought for global banks, but thanks to China, it is now one of the world’s most important financial regions. Where once bond and loan bankers might do 20 deals a year, now that’s a week’s work. And billion-dollar IPOs...
11:17, 06/28/2019

AI cannot progress without a government-led code of ethics The choices we make today about how to govern AI will determine whether our future resembles dystopian science fiction, or something akin to Star Trek.Read More...
06:34, 06/30/2019

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government̵...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Is college worth it? Here are the top 50 schools that pay off the most College costs can be difficult to estimate, and outcomes can be challenging to quantify. Here are the top 50 US colleges that pay off the most.       ...
16:34, 07/16/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from western Myanmar's Rakhine state....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Ferrari and Leclerc frustrated at lack of progress Charles Leclerc and Ferrari can't understand why they keep finishing behind Mercedes, but they're not short of case studies        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

US and Mexico: Negotiators claim progress; no deal yet WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress in their effort to avoid import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into stemming the flow of Central American...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Coric, Khachanov progress in Halle Open Defending champion Borna Coric outlasts Portuguese qualifier Joao Sousa 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) to reach the Halle Open quarterfinals       ...
22:51, 06/19/2019

Trump says progress made in talks with Mexico but 'not nearly enough' President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that progress was being made in talks with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants to the United States and would continue on Thursday, but unless an agreement can be reached a 5% tariff on Mexican goods would beg...
02:00, 06/06/2019

Don't be too optimistic that trade talks will progress at G-20: Cramer "I do expect our stock market to be hammered if nothing positive comes of this G-20 meeting ... the most likely outcome is nothing happens," Jim Cramer says....
01:34, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Corrections officials say progress being made NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a survey of solitary confinement prisoners by criminal justice advocacy groups in Louisiana (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Louisiana corrections officials say they are making progress in reducing the use of restrictive ...
03:51, 06/26/2019

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway’s government is praising progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mount back home...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Progress on New-Car Quality Stalls After Years of Improvement After four years of steady improvement, new-vehicle quality leveled off within the past year as car companies continued to battle problems with both new and old technology, according to a J.D. Power survey....
23:51, 06/19/2019

Perdue says farmer aid package still a work in progress WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says his agency is still “in the throes of constructing” an aid package for farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs, but he is not saying when it will be ready. Perdue says the Agriculture ...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school g...
05:51, 05/27/2019

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters ...
04:51, 05/25/2019

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
04:51, 06/04/2019

Student loan crisis: These are the schools that pay off the least With college tuition burdening the wallets of so many Americans, these schools aren't necessarily helping to solve the problem.       ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their...
03:34, 06/29/2019

Desegregation remains an issue in many US schools CLEVELAND, Miss. — This small Mississippi Delta town serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past. Two rival high schools in Cleveland, one historically black and the other hist...
16:34, 07/12/2019

Trump DOJ wants role in lawsuit over pay at 2 NC med schools RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal lawsuit in North Carolina accusing neighboring research universities of conspiring to depress wages for medical professionals is nearing a settlement, and the Trump Administration wants to enforce the deal. The U.S. Jus...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000.        ...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
21:00, 06/23/2019

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the s...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Veoneer to raise cash as driverless car progress slows Sweden's Veoneer will seek up to $500 million in new capital to help the supplier cope with a downturn in the vehicle market, delays in introducing self-driving technology and costs associated with new product development....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Voting In Progress For Panaji Assembly Constituency Bypoll Voting is in progress for the bypoll to the Panaji assembly constituency since morning, which was necessitated due to the death of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March....
09:00, 05/19/2019

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
23:17, 07/16/2019

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them together for enrichment....
17:34, 07/15/2019

Jared Kushner: 'We've turned the battleship, making serious progress' As the administration hits its 2 ½ year anniversary, a traditional point to shift to the reelection, top aides feel that President Trump has made good on his 2016 promise to turn back former President Barack Obama’s agenda and replace it with theirs....
14:51, 07/22/2019

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Iran says progress at last-ditch nuclear deal talks 'not enough' European countries offered too little at last-ditch talks on Friday to persuade Iran to back off from its plans to breach limits imposed by its nuclear agreement with world powers, Iran's envoy said....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Daniel, Fucsovics progress from rainy 1st day of Munich Open Rain ended play early on the first day of the Munich Open with just Taro Daniel and the eighth-seeded Marton Fucsovics booking their places in the second round        ...
21:34, 04/29/2019

Trade Progress Hides Undercurrent of Risks for Investors Markets cautiously celebrated President Trump’s moves to defuse trade tensions with China over the weekend. Investors should be more wary. The type of deal on display reflects a worrisome trend that other countries are starting to follow: Trade has b...
19:51, 07/02/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corruption....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:17, 06/07/2019

Labour to launch review of City's progress on emissions John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest responsibly to tackle the climate emergency, shadow...
18:17, 06/24/2019

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8) &#...
12:34, 07/08/2019

Progress Made At Nuclear Deal Meeting But Still Not Enough: Iran Diplomats meeting in Vienna made "one step forward" in efforts to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but the outcome "was still not enough", Iran's deputy foreign minister said Friday....
18:00, 06/28/2019

'Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress' Review: A Minimalist Goes Outside the Box Humble materials and a fiercely democratic mindset are at the heart of this retrospective of the underknown Charlotte Posenenske, who gave up making art in her mid-30s....
07:34, 05/07/2019

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an upset victory over Nigeria to qualify for the last 16. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 in the final round of Group B games on Sunday. The victory...
20:34, 06/30/2019

The Latest: David Ortiz making ‘progress’ after shooting The wife of former Red Sox star David Ortiz says her husband is recuperating at a hospital in Boston after being shot at a bar in his native Dominican Republic...
20:51, 06/12/2019

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling ...
07:51, 07/08/2019

| Fleck years: Stalled progress … in insufferable climate Rob Houwing runs the rule over the now-ended Robbie Fleck years in charge of the Stormers. Yes, he laboured … but also in the face of humungous hazards....
16:34, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Trump and administration officials say....
14:17, 06/06/2019

NFL notebook: Cowboys, Prescott making progress on deal Negotiations between the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott on a contract that would make the quarterback the highest-paid player in team history are progressing, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Tuesday....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace process....
01:00, 07/07/2019

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Evo Morales hails 'progress' in natural gas deal with Argentina Amid dwindling income from its two biggest trading partners Brazil and Argentina, Bolivia is seeking to use an onshore liquefaction terminal in Argentina to export LNG to the rest of the world....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Indians’ Kluber has cast removed, making progress CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians ace Corey Kluber had the hard cast protecting his broken right arm removed and the two-time Cy Young winner is healing as hoped. Kluber underwent imaging texts Thursday, which showed that his ulna is mending properly. Clevela...
23:17, 05/23/2019

While Argentina make progress, Messi toils at Copa After carrying Argentina on his back so many times Lionel Messi could be forgiven for having an off day but while his team mates earned high praise for Friday's Copa America quarter-final win over Venezuela the captain did not look like his old self....
09:51, 06/29/2019

Top US and Russian diplomats meet, make no visible progress Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia have met to search for ways to narrow differences between Moscow and Washington but haven’t reported any immediate progress...
19:17, 07/10/2019

Investigation team to announce progress in MH17 probe THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe, nearly five years after the plane was blow...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Small F1 2019 progress can make Red Bull-Honda look a lot different Max Verstappen says "a bit more power and a bit more balance" will make Red Bull-Honda's situation look "a lot different" in the coming Formula 1 races...
17:17, 06/20/2019

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile standoff with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program....
21:00, 07/16/2019

| Daniel, Fucsovics progress from rainy 1st day of Munich Open Rain ended play early on the first day of the Munich Open with just Taro Daniel and the eighth-seeded Marton Fucsovics booking their places in the second round....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Cavs' Gilbert still hospitalized after stroke, making progress Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is in good spirits, although his recovery will "take time," Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said in a statement Wednesday, adding that Gilbert hasn't lost his sense of humor as he remains hospitalized after sufferin...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
02:17, 07/07/2019

Iran says progress at nuclear deal talks not enough to change course Progress was made at talks on Friday aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal but probably not enough to convince the Islamic Republic to change its decision to go over the deal's core atomic restrictions one by one, Iran's envoy to the talks said....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
15:17, 06/28/2019

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
17:17, 07/15/2019

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City,...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had...
03:34, 05/26/2019

If English women’s football is to catch the USA’s, schools will be key There is a gulf in funding for girls’ and women’s football between the two countries but the FA plans to narrow it“The last Fifa World Cup was a remarkable achievement but we are setting an even more ambitious target for 2023. To achieve this we will...
23:17, 07/04/2019

Charter schools charged with stealing $50M from California SAN DIEGO (AP) — A network of charter schools in California is accused of stealing more than $50 million from the state by creating phantom institutions that enrolled unwitting students it found through youth program rosters. San Diego County Distric...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Law refers to ‘ideologically or religiously influenced clothing’ but Sikh and Jewish headwear not affected Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law aimed at banning the headscarf in primary schools, a measure proposed by the ruling right-wing governm...
04:34, 05/16/2019

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third Internati...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers say they’re seeing so much student anxiety that a national union newsletter labels it a “mental health tsunami.” Many of those educators, along with doctors and researchers, say smartphones — especially...
10:00, 06/07/2019

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Bullying in NYC schools hit unprecedented levels last year As city schools have gone soft on discipline, students are tormenting each other more than ever — both in person and online, according to a Post analysis of teacher-generated state data. Staffers flagged a record-high 5,875 incidents of harassment, d...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Hip-hop schools and graffiti art saved Medellin. Can they do the same for Paris? Urban planner Daniel Carvalho says embracing youth culture can transform France’s poorest suburbsIn the hilly streets of Medellín’s Comuna 13, once ranked the most dangerous district in one of the most dangerous cities in the world, Daniel Carvalho i...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
16:17, 06/04/2019

Official: 6 schools to be notified of NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notice of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the sp...
03:17, 06/13/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
08:51, 05/17/2019

Tripura To Hand Over 20 State-Run Schools To ISKCON Tripura government has decided to hand over 20 state-run schools including 13 closed institutions to ISKCON to run them, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said on Friday....
16:00, 06/21/2019

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
17:34, 06/15/2019

McIlroy sees Open as sign of Northern Ireland's progress For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world....
16:17, 07/17/2019

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but the main progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute would take place later this month at a meeting between President...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Kyle Edmund sweeps Jaume Munar aside to progress at Wimbledon British No 1 beats Spaniard 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Centre CourtFaces experienced Fernando Verdasco in second roundKyle Edmund needs no reminding about pressure. He is, nonetheless, asked to dwell on it almost daily as the British No 1 in the absence of And...
11:00, 07/02/2019

U.S.-Mexico Border Negotiations Continue Amid Signs of Progress Negotiators for the U.S. and Mexico prepared for a third day of meetings to build on the new momentum in their border-security talks, as the clock wound down ahead of threatened sanctions on Mexican imports....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Fraser-Pryce, Thompson make easy progress at trials Three-times world champion Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce and training partner Elaine Thompson eased into the semi-finals of the 100 meters at the Jamaican trials for this year's world championships with neither breaking a sweat on Thursday....
07:00, 06/21/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
19:17, 05/05/2019

Trump Sees Progress in Mexico Talks But ‘Not Nearly Enough’ to Halt Tariffs (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks late Wednesday, but President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import ta...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
14:34, 06/10/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
11:17, 05/24/2019

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this month....
19:00, 06/08/2019

President Trump Says Mexico Must Make a ‘Lot of Progress’ to Stop 5% Tariff (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a “lot of progress” must be made to halt the import t...
00:34, 06/07/2019

ProBeat: Has Google’s word error rate progress stalled? If Google hit a wall in 2017 with cloud-powered speech recognition, it makes sense to shift resources to improving offline, on-device speech recognition.Read More...
22:51, 05/10/2019

India Steadfast On Path Of Progress Under PM Modi: Arun Jaitley Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who opted out of the new government at the Centre, on Thursday congratulated PM Narendra Modi for taking oath as Prime Minister for a second consecutive term....
02:51, 05/31/2019

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Alonso/Vandoorne deserve credit for McLaren's 2019 F1 progress Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne deserve a 'lot of credit' for helping McLaren develop a much better Formula 1 car this year, says its new team boss Andreas Seidl...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Nikkei rises on hopes for progress in US-China trade talks at G20 Japan's Nikkei rose on Thursday on hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks as investors cautiously awaited the outcome of the G20 summit this weekend....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Boeing says making progress to certify grounded MAX jets with software fix Boeing Co said on Monday it was making steady progress to certify its grounded 737 MAX jets with a software update and completed a final flight test prior to the certification flight....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Trump ratchets up tariff threat after talks show no progress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China, underscoring a lack of progress by U.S. and Chinese negotiators in talks aimed at ending an escalating trade w...
10:34, 05/11/2019

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Looming over that deadline are already twice-postpon...
22:51, 07/07/2019

UN welcomes progress in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia naming dispute The Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the naming dispute between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Matthew Nimetz, has welcomed the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia parliament’s decision to ratify an agreement on...
19:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior admin...
08:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Blues’ Dunn making progress, won’t play Game 1 BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Vince Dunn is making progress to return to the St. Louis Blues’ lineup after taking a puck to the face in Game 3 of the Western Conference final. Dunn practiced Mond...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Standard Chartered Signals Progress With $1 Billion Buyback Plan Standard Chartered is planning its first share buyback in two decades, in a signal of its return to health after a multiyear restructuring and the settlement of a sanctions probe....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough in their bid to end 18 years of war and that further talks would be needed....
15:17, 05/30/2019

China Says "Positive Progress Made" On Masood Azhar's Blacklisting At UN China said on Tuesday that on designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, "positive progress" had been made. Beijing also said the problem would be "properly......
14:17, 04/30/2019

Yankees gushing over Aaron Judge’s slow and steady progress Aaron Judge went through several agility drills and practiced getting jumps on imaginary fly balls Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Afterward, Judge said everything went well, but he didn’t know when he would be able to start hitting. Manager Aar...
05:51, 05/29/2019

Trump says 'not enough' progress made in high-stakes U.S.-Mexico talks Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at averting an imposition of tariffs on Mexican goods, with President Donald Trump saying "not enough" progress on ways to curb migration was made when the two sides m...
02:00, 06/06/2019

World number one Osaka completes remarkable comeback to progress "World number one Naomi Osaka completed an extraordinary comeback on Tuesday as she beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 0-6, 7-6(4), 6-3 in the first round of the French Open."...
00:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-India-U.S. trade talks end without major progress -sources U.S. and Indian trade negotiators ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are straining bilateral ties, according to officials with knowledge ...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last 16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Mali top Group E, South Africa qualify for last 16Cameroon, the holders, will face the three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners Nigeria in the last 16 of the 2019 edition after they were held to a 0-0 d...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Amazon funds STEM programs in Seattle schools Perhaps with an eye on the next generation of engineers that might be interested in working on its delivery robots or in coding, Amazon is funding computer science and robotics programs at up to 30 public schools in its Seattle home base. From this f...
05:17, 06/26/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against extremism....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Oregon teachers are walking out, forcing 600 schools to close Tens of thousands of teachers will air their grievances at protests across the state Wednesday. But unlike with other protests, these teachers aren't fighting for higher pay....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on...
16:34, 05/30/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
08:51, 05/21/2019

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
16:51, 06/03/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
00:51, 07/20/2019

$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues. The grant will provide resources for public school districts in Bullitt, Henderson and Warren County f...
13:00, 05/10/2019

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 20...
12:34, 05/28/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
12:17, 05/21/2019

ABCs of LGBTQ history mandated for more U.S. public schools A picture book for second graders about a family with two moms. A lesson for fourth graders about Gold Rush era stagecoach driver Charley Parkhurst, who was born a woman but lived as a man....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Pakistan aims to bring religious schools into mainstream Pakistan has agreed on a plan to overhaul instruction at madrasas or religious schools to bring the institutions closer into line with conventional schools and curb extremist teaching, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Friday....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to reopen next week, and Sunday Masses will resume this weekend if security conditions are appropriate....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 people....
13:51, 05/09/2019

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering why ransomware continues to be such a problem for state and local governments and other public institut...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of schools remain shuttered....
10:51, 05/28/2019

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school tradition...
15:34, 05/26/2019

Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter attacks on churches and hotels....
08:51, 05/15/2019

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
17:51, 06/10/2019

NYC schools investigator alleges he was denied promotion because of race Thomas Chin claims in his Manhattan federal suit that his bosses at the Special Commissioner of Investigation’s Office routinely passed him over, despite a stellar track record of investigating sexual-abuse cases involving students....
07:51, 07/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they barely recognized anymore....
11:51, 05/02/2019

In #MeToo era, states debate teaching consent in schools Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and consent. At one desk, a girl with banana-colored fingernails begins jotting down some of the hallmarks...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
01:17, 06/06/2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion. Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized....
20:00, 04/28/2019

A Ballot Measure Could Help Los Angeles Schools, but Will Voters Support It? Wednesday: An update on the L.A. teachers’ strike; a proposal to stop unconstitutional abortion restrictions; and Michelin restaurant picks sans stars....
16:17, 05/29/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
21:00, 06/11/2019

NYPD won’t arrest students for low-level offenses in schools Police will stop arresting or summonsing Big Apple students “whenever possible” for a host of crimes — such as boozing, smoking pot and vandalism — in city schools, as part of a sweeping change to NYPD policy set to be announced Thursday, according t...
20:34, 06/20/2019

20 Years After Columbine, Schools Have Gotten Safer. But Fears Have Only Grown. The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Conservative legal group challenges ‘mindfulness’ in schools A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is based on Buddhism and forces children to participate in meditation....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Florida State football finishes last in APR among Power Five schools Florida State football's APR took another hit for the 2017-18 season. The Seminoles finished last among Power Five programs and could face NCAA penalties.        ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behavior and academic results...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
19:00, 06/15/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put him at odds with some of his opponents and underscore his renewed efforts to win black ...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. Wary of the typewriter th...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Judge Real, who desegregated California schools, dies at 95 LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real, who desegregated schools in Southern California, has died. He was 95. The court’s Central District of California said in a statement posted Friday that Real died on Wednesday. His courtroom wa...
01:51, 07/01/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat school shootings are shifting toward software and other technology to reduce the number of victims. Security experts say gunshot detection systems, apps and artificial intelligence are becoming more common because...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Johann Zarco buoyed by progress made away from "stress" of race weekend KTM rider Johann Zarco says an in-season test at Le Mans was a boost to his confidence because it allowed him to work away from the "stress" of a MotoGP race weekend...
17:34, 05/02/2019

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed       ...
11:51, 07/18/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Toyota’s progress toward its second Le Mans victory Sunday can, in some ways, be traced back to the Toyota’s progress toward its second Le Mans victory Sunday can, in some ways, be traced back to the 2007 Supra HV-R. With a 3UZ-FE V8 engine and a 200HP rear-axle electric motor, plus two front in-wheel 13HP motors, this was the first hybrid car in h...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Trump warns 'not nearly enough' progress made during Mexico negotiations, tariffs imminent President Trump declared Wednesday evening that "not nearly enough" progress was being made in last-minute negotiations with Mexico, as the U.S. prepares to impose escalating tariffs on the country unless it does more to stop the rush of illegal immi...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But h...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Women’s empowerment ‘essential to global progress’ says Guterres, marking International Day Women’s empowerment and gender equality are “essential to global progress”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stressed in his message for International Women's Day which this year puts “innovation by women and girls, for women and gir...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Australia says no progress in finding student feared detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said the UN Special Envoy for the war-torn country on Tuesday, stressing that Syria “contains many threats f...
23:34, 04/30/2019

New York City traffic deaths surge in 2019 after years of progress Sixty-five people have been killed so far this year, up from 50 at the same time in 2018, according to police statistics Traffic deaths have surged in New York City this year, alarming advocates after years of progress under the Vision Zero push to e...
01:17, 05/08/2019

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden European title is just one part of the club's grand ambitions in the booming women's game....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Mnuchin hopes for ‘substantial progress’ in China talks Mnuchin arrived Tuesday in Beijing for the latest negotiations on the trade fight between the two biggest global economies, which has rattled financial markets.        ...
11:23, 04/30/2019

U.S., Mexico to resume talks over tariffs, border as Trump seeks more progress Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at heading off punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as President Donald Trump called for Mexico to take more action to curb migration at the southern U.S. border....
16:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. Treasury chief hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Matthew Stafford gives update on wife Kelly’s progress after brain surgery Matthew Stafford is appreciative for the unyielding support he and wife Kelly have received as she continues to recover from brain surgery. Appearing on “The Mitch Albom Show” Wednesday, the Lions quarterback said Kelly is doing well sinc...
22:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Fortum makes progress in talks to resolve Uniper standoff Fortum on Tuesday made progress in talks over cooperation with energy group Uniper , of which it owns 49.99%, shortly after activist funds stepped back from increasing pressure on the Finnish utility to seek full control....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Cops making ‘important progress’ in David Ortiz shooting probe Red Sox legend David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston, then took his first steps soon after on Tuesday — as Dominican Republic cops said they have made “important progress’’ probing his shooting. “Big Papi’’ had an “exploratory’’ operation ...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Summer crop sowing lags in India on slow monsoon progress Planting of summer-sown crops in India such as soybean, cotton, rice and corn has been delayed by at least two weeks because of the slow progress of monsoon rains in central and western parts of the country, raising concerns over lower production....
19:51, 06/17/2019

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Summer Crop Sowing Delayed By 2 Weeks On Slow Monsoon Progress Monsoon rainfall was 43 per cent lower than normal so far in June, but in some states, such as Maharashtra, the rainfall deficit was as high as 68 per cent, data compiled by the state-run India......
14:51, 06/17/2019

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by presenting a new sumo championship....
18:51, 05/26/2019

England seek response to Netherlands nightmare with reminder of progress made "The final of the Nations League will take centre stage on Sunday, but not even the most ardent England fan will admit to being enthused by the starter course involving Gareth Southgate\u0027s exhausted group and Switzerland."...
20:51, 06/08/2019

New commemorative loonie marking ’50 years of progress’ for LGBTQ2 people unveiled The Royal Canadian Mint says the new one-dollar coin pays tribute to Parliament's passing of legislation that "initiated the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada."...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
06:00, 06/16/2019

Pelosi cites 'progress' in talks to clinch budget deal this month House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested on Tuesday that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be within striking distance of a two-year agreement to avoid billions in automatic spending cuts and a default on the nation’s debt. “We have a clear...
02:17, 07/17/2019

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials held a second day of talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on optimism a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to persuade the Trump ...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new analysis....
17:34, 07/11/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:17, 06/05/2019

Top Carranza executives ditched their residential zones for ‘whiter’ schools Two of Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top executives ditched their residential zones to get their kids into better — and less diverse — schools, The Post has learned....
06:51, 07/07/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Jewish schools seek piece of public grants for security Amid a rise of violent attacks against the Jewish community, students and staff members at Jewish day schools in the same neighborhood as the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the site of October's mass shooting are asking state lawmakers for help paying...
20:51, 05/07/2019

DOE slacking on Jewish, Muslim dietary options at schools: councilman A free-lunch pilot program for Jewish and Muslim city school kids with religious dietary restrictions has been plagued by delays, two politicians charge....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their children at home over fears of more attacks by ISIS......
12:34, 05/06/2019

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.        ...
01:17, 06/01/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
02:17, 07/13/2019

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
13:34, 07/17/2019

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one o...
19:17, 07/15/2019

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
20:34, 07/10/2019

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson...
16:34, 07/15/2019

Lawsuits: Schools knew girls were sexually assaulted, taped NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bull...
12:00, 05/13/2019

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF said on Tuesday....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
19:00, 04/28/2019

RuPaul schools Stephen Colbert on camp, and which Met Gala celebs get it In her stellar piece on the recent Met Gala and the true essence of “camp” (this year’s theme of the celebrity-sprinkled evening of couture and gawking), new A.V. Club contributor Samantha Powell explored the concept, and showed how tricky it is to t...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson...
09:34, 07/13/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, ...
08:00, 06/09/2019

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
01:34, 07/17/2019

Inside China’s top ‘party schools’: Plenty of Communist doctrine on tap Playing a crucial role in Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s campaign to promulgate Communist Party ideology to skeptical young Chinese are nearly 3,000 training institutes, where thousands of visiting party members are taught how to carry out and maintain ...
03:17, 07/17/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She a...
08:51, 06/18/2019

Probability helps zebrafish stay in schools when faced with predators Fish track the movement of their neighbours to swim in dense schools as they flee predators – and they pay more attention to the motion of some fish than others...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla. massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post Monday. Jad...
21:17, 06/10/2019

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
11:51, 06/13/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criticism of the private education sector to antisemitic abuse.Anthony Wallersteiner, of the £12,000-a-ter...
14:51, 05/11/2019

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched-earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders, bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate st...
08:17, 06/04/2019

Ohio lawmaker pushes bill to require schools to name a valedictorian An Ohio lawmaker introduced a bill on Monday that would require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to abolish singling out top grade earners in graduating classes. ...
22:17, 06/11/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Malaysia shuts schools after chemical pollution sickens kids KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government has shut more than 100 schools in a southern state after chemical pollution sickened dozens of students for the second time in three months. The education ministry ordered 111 government schoo...
12:17, 06/25/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the three-year conflict between the Government and armed...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Wall Street sinks as hopes fade for rate cuts, trade progress Wall Street stock indexes fell on Tuesday, led by a sharp selloff in technology shares, as simmering trade concerns and disappointing economic data sent buyers to the sidelines, while the Federal Reserve chairman pushed back on pressure from Presiden...
05:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Fri...
12:34, 05/31/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
03:51, 07/05/2019

'Jeopardy!' TV host Trebek reports 'mind-boggling' progress in cancer battle Alex Trebek, the long-time host of television game show "Jeopardy!" and one of U.S. television's most recognizable personalities, said in an interview published on Wednesday that doctors have told him that his deadly pancreatic cancer is now "near re...
19:34, 05/29/2019

Make progress or risk redundancy, UN chief warns world disarmament body A new global vision for arms control is needed and States must not “sleepwalk” into a new nuclear arms race, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Djokovic, Nadal and Konta progress to Rome semis, Osaka and Federer bow out with injury Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Johanna Konta progressed to the Italian Open semi-finals on Friday, but Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka were forced to withdraw with injury problems....
04:17, 05/18/2019

Rescuers make slow progress on freeing entangled North Atlantic right whales The whale known as 4423, which had been partially disentangled last Thursday, was spotted again Tuesday morning during an aerial surveillance flight, the department said....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May's government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, citing unidentified Labour sources....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: Allied Progress Uncovers Stephen Moore's History of Racist Rhetoric The Federal Reserve System, founded by Congress in 1913, is the central bank of our beloved United States. In order to promote the effective operation of our economy, as well as public interest, it performs a number of general functions that involve ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says progress at Xi-Trump Japan meet 'difficult' China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said o...
05:17, 05/31/2019

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
04:00, 06/22/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
08:17, 07/09/2019

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppression, erasure, rebellion, progression, and much, much more....
15:51, 06/28/2019

N.B. Green Party makes progress in bill that promotes municipality-based renewables The plan - which passed second reading on Thursday - would amend the Electricity Act to allow local governments and First Nations to partner with local renewable energy power producers....
21:34, 05/17/2019

Italian prime minister says major progress made on bill wanted by League Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday the coalition parties had made great progress towards securing a deal on a reform promoted by the League party that will give greater powers to the regions....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leaders of Japan and United States....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
03:34, 07/10/2019

Petr Cech: Arsenal must win Europa League to prove progress under Unai Emery Petr Cech on Thursday claimed Unai Emery has Arsenal on the right path to restoring former glories but warned winning the Europa League is a vital step in rebuilding the club....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Don't expect the US and China to make any trade progress at G-20, short-seller Carson Block says Investors shouldn't get their hopes up for the U.S. and China to make any progress on the trade front at the G-20 summit next week, short-seller Carson Block said on Friday....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Buttigieg says it's 'nice' Trump supports his marriage, but wants more progress on LGBT issues from administration 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg thinks it’s nice that President Trump is cool with his marriage to another man, but what really interests him is how the Trump administration handles LGBT policies....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
01:17, 05/29/2019

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily int...
05:00, 07/12/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public sc...
06:51, 06/01/2019

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The story was pitched as “heartwarming,” but it was not, because debt shouldn’t even exist for third graders...
04:17, 06/20/2019

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with child...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 ...
06:51, 05/15/2019

"Separatists Close Schools, But Send Their Children Abroad": Amit Shah As many as 130 family members of separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. He was replying to queries......
02:51, 07/02/2019

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percen...
15:51, 06/30/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for ...
19:34, 07/17/2019

Children in Xinjiang housed in mass boarding schools, research claims Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research....
10:34, 07/05/2019

London tubes, schools and homes 'face climate change chaos' Heatwave of 2018 will become the capital’s new normal, claims Green party in reportHundreds of schools, hospitals and tube stations in London are at risk of flooding or overheating as the climate crisis accelerates and global temperatures continue to...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Florida law allowing armed teachers largely impotent as schools rebel The Guardian finds that none of the state’s largest school districts plan to allow teachers to carry weaponsFlorida’s new law allowing teachers to carry guns in their classrooms is largely impotent, research by the Guardian has found, with dozens of ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
22:34, 07/13/2019

Schools shut in Paris as 'potentially lethal' heatwave engulfs Europe Countries across Europe are taking extraordinary measures as a "potentially lethal" heatwave bringing record-breaking June temperatures takes hold. ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Audio Surveillance Systems at Schools Appear To Confuse Laughter With Aggressive Behavior The deeply founded fear of school shootings is being capitalized on by tech companies shilling their surveillance systems that can purportedly detect the threat of violence. But according to a recent report, these systems are still far from dependabl...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Haryana Makes Sit-Ups In Schools Compulsory, Calls It "Super Brain Yoga" In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will......
03:51, 07/05/2019

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own k...
03:34, 06/29/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
23:34, 07/12/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
04:00, 05/19/2019

NCAA says California schools could be banned from championships if bill isn't dropped The California State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow athletes to earn compensation for use of their own name, image or likeness.       ...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Asian parents call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing Branding him a “dangerous” anti-Asian racist, a group of some 80 protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Department of Education headquarters in Manhattan to call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s ouster. Chanting, marchin...
04:34, 06/27/2019

Living in Holland Park: area guide to homes, schools and transport It's the smart, tree-lined, mansion-filled enclave where top celebrities will pay millions in cash to live, though these neighbours don't always get on....
11:00, 07/19/2019

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has tweaked its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern states to compulsorily learn Hindi. In the new draft National......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl’s back to change schools EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student’s back. News outlets report Eagleville High coach and hist...
16:00, 06/14/2019

French town plans to give out free Viagra to save its schools Free viagra offered to help repopulate a town. Yeah, you read that right. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
14:51, 06/14/2019

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers diverts 'nearly $100M' to schools in budget veto Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a series of budget vetoes Wednesday, one of which will funnel millions of extra dollars for spending at state schools....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Char...
23:00, 06/05/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:51, 05/27/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation spe...
08:51, 06/07/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report o...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'Medicare for All' would hold back medical progress President Trump's former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the "Medicare for All" debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services....
23:51, 05/10/2019

Elon Musk shakes up Tesla Autopilot team after growing frustrated with the group’s progress While the Autopilot capability of Tesla vehicles has improved markedly over time, the Autopilot team responsible for delivering said capabilities has long seemed to be plagued by dysfunction. Going back to 2017, there were credible reports that the t...
03:51, 07/10/2019

Serena Williams overcomes slow start to make smooth progress in Italian Open • Williams beats qualifier in comeback game from injury• Konta eases through, but Edmund out in first roundSerena Williams and Venus Williams will face each other in the second round of the Italian Open, a clash that constitutes the first meeting bet...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trade agreement between the two countries. Reuters reports today that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ec...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Djokovic continues calm French Open progress as Nishikori battles past Paire • Djokovic easily beat Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-2, 6-2• Nishikori goes into quarter-finals with five-set win over PaireTop seed Novak Djokovic’s untroubled progress continued at the French Open as he chalked up a fourth successive straight-sets vict...
15:51, 06/03/2019

| Hong Kong protesters | Trump, Kim Jong Un progress: WATCH the top world new videos for today Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices | A year since Singapore, has Trump made progress?; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
09:34, 06/12/2019

Japan supports U.S.-North Korea process, hopes latest talks lead to progress: Abe Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday Japan supported the United States and North Korea's "process" and wished for the latest talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to result in positive developments, Japanese media reported....
04:17, 07/01/2019

Liberal think tank Center for American Progress selling hyper-partisan ThinkProgress site that's $3M in red Liberal think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) is its selling hyper-partisan news site ThinkProgress as the organization questions the site’s viability since it’s millions in the red....
16:34, 07/02/2019

Ed Henry and his sister, Colleen, both recovering and making 'good progress' after liver donation surgeries Fox News chief national correspondent Ed Henry and his sister, Colleen, are making good progress in their recoveries after liver donation surgeries, their family said Wednesday....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Tory leadership: Johnson, Gove and Hunt progress as Javid is eliminated – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the last two rounds of voting by MPs in the Tory leadership contest and the choice of the final two candidates for next PMFull story: Javid knocked outLeadership election results in full...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on universal education dream; the UN list of essential medicines updated; life-threatening floods in Rohingya ...
03:51, 07/10/2019

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairyt...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Summer Break Of Haryana Government, Private Schools Extended Till July 7 Haryana government today extended summer holidays of all government and private schools till July 7 due to rising temperature and prevalent heatwave....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entrance exam for admission into the city’s specialized high schools. The Democrats who run the state...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Tyson Foods recalls over 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters sold to restaurants, schools Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
05:17, 06/09/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:17, 05/09/2019

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made whiteness ‘toxic’, DOE insiders claim At least four top Department of Education executives who have been demoted or stripped of duties under Carranza’s sweeping reorganization claim he has created “an environment which is hostile toward whites."...
06:34, 05/19/2019

Morgan Stanley on trade truce: No real progress, downside risks to economy and market remain Tensions between the U.S. and China are not escalating but there is still no clear path towards a deal between the world's two biggest economies, according to Morgan Stanley....
16:17, 07/01/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that have been wary of outside help, the UN World Healt...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Buzz Aldrin 'disappointed' in progress made since Apollo 11: 'We have the number one rocket and spacecraft and they can’t get into lunar orbit' Speaking at an event honoring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, said he's "disappointed" with the progress America's space program has made over the past 50 years....
18:51, 07/19/2019