Refugees and Displaced Persons

Johnston School Board hears mixed remarks on in-person school proposal

Johnston School Board hears mixed remarks on in-person school proposal

23 minutes ago   |   KCCI

Teachers protested in Johnston Monday as the school district prepared to finalize its “Return to Learn” proposal.
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With Microsoft Purchase of TikTok, US Tightens Grip Over International Media

39 minutes ago   |   MintPress News

Following Donald Trump's Friday announcement that he would ban the popular Chinese-owned video platform, Microsoft has today swooped in to hoover up TikTok after it received...
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City Council Person Phillipe Cunningham Pushes For Comprehensive Approach To Public Safety

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A change in the Minneapolis Charter would take the input of everyone in the city to ensure public safety for all. WCCO's Reg Chapman spoke with the lead council...
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The survivor: last Korean war criminal in Japan wants recognition

1 hour ago   |   National Post

TOKYO - To the casual observer, 95-year-old Lee Hak-rae could be just another elderly person in Japan. Surrounded by pictures of his family and paintings by his...
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Former King of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

Former King of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

1 hour ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

Juan Carlos I, who is credited with guiding the country out of dictatorship and into democracy, is under investigation by Spanish authorities for his personal Swiss bank account.
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Massachusetts not tracking coronavirus outbreaks in schools even as health officials say they're ‘inevitable'

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The state said it has no formal reporting process for tracking coronavirus outbreaks that have already cropped up in summer school programs, leaving teachers unions wondering...
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F.T.C. Investigating Twitter for Potential Privacy Violations

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The social media company said the agency was examining whether it had misused people's personal information to serve ads.
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Body found in Hudson River believed to be missing Schaghticoke swimmer

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

COHOES - State police said at around 7 a.m. Monday they found the body of a man believed to be the person who went missing while swimming in the Hudson River in...
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Many Anne Arundel private schools will open in person classes this fall

2 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Private schools in Anne Arundel County are preparing to reopen school buildings for students to return to in-person instruction for the fall semester.
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IMT Des Moines Marathon cancels 2020 in-person events

IMT Des Moines Marathon cancels 2020 in-person events

2 hours ago   |   KCCI

Organizers of the IMT Des Moines Marathon announced Monday that all in-person races in 2020 are canceled.
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President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

The president on Monday set Sept. 15 as the deadline for TikTok to find a U.S. buyer, failing which he said he will shut down the app in the country. Read more ...

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit. Read more ...

Oldest living Marine celebrates 105th birthday

Oldest living Marine celebrates 105th birthday

The oldest living Marine had a special birthday celebration on Friday. Read more ...

'My son's death cannot be in vain': Judge whose family was attacked details...

'My son's death cannot be in vain': Judge whose family was attacked details her son's last words

The federal judge whose son was killed and whose husband was shot at their home last month called for greater privacy protections for judges in her first comments since the... Read more ...

Prosecutor says he's justified in seeking President Trump's taxes

Prosecutor says he's justified in seeking President Trump's taxes

A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump's tax returns told a judge that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and... Read more ...

Dwayne Johnson buys XFL in $15 million deal

Dwayne Johnson buys XFL in $15 million deal

The XFL began its season earlier this year, before being forced to shutter operations in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Men's Wearhouse files for bankruptcy as men sport sweats over suits

Men's Wearhouse files for bankruptcy as men sport sweats over suits

Suit retailer Men's Wearhouse filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as the coronavirus has kept millions of office workers at home and in lounge pants. Parent company Tailored Brands... Read more ...

An adopted 14-year-old girl is helping senior dogs find a forever home just...

An adopted 14-year-old girl is helping senior dogs find a forever home just like she did

A 14-year-old girl has raised $14,000 for senior dogs who have been left behind with the goal of helping them find a forever home like she did when she was adopted. Read more ...

Deborah Birx warns US COVID-19 pandemic in ‘new phase' as cases surge

Deborah Birx warns US COVID-19 pandemic in ‘new phase' as cases surge

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said the US is in a “new phase” of the pandemic - with the outbreak more widespread than when it first... Read more ...

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

WASHINGTON - Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and... Read more ...