Education

Bezos' ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, gives millions to 2 Chicago colleges

11 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

City College officials say the money is the largest single private donation ever given to Kennedy-King College.
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Bezos' ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, gives millions to 2 Chicago colleges

Bezos' ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, gives millions to 2 Chicago colleges

12 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - Two Chicago educational institutions have received donations from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the largest gifts from a single person in their histories, officials...
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Wake County Board of Education approves new school-resource officer agreement with Raleigh

Wake County Board of Education approves new school-resource officer agreement with Raleigh

13 hours ago   |   WRAL

The Wake County Board of Education has approved a new memorandum of understanding to sign with law enforcement agencies for staffing school resource officers at district schools.
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Mental health resources available for kids at summer camps

Mental health resources available for kids at summer camps

15 hours ago   |   WMUR

The New Hampshire Department of Education has $3 million in funding to ensure that money isn't a factor in a child getting to camp this year.
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Delaware sisters celebrate acceptance into West Point Military Academy

16 hours ago   |   ABC

With an acceptance rate of 12 percent and a lengthy application process, getting into West Point Military Academy is difficult for one person, let alone two.
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Report: More than half of NFL players are vaccinated, but four teams lag behind

16 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The NFL's 32 teams have done their best to educate players about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine. The league isn't requiring vaccines for players but is encouraging them...
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Gates empire still intact as newly-divorced Melinda recasts herself as HR maven to Biden administration - reports

Gates empire still intact as newly-divorced Melinda recasts herself as HR maven to Biden administration - reports

17 hours ago   |   RT

Melinda Gates, who split with Microsoft founder-turned-vaccine-evangelist Bill Gates last month in a surprise but reportedly long-brewing divorce, is diving into politics...
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UC will require students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated even without full FDA approval of shots

18 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The University of California is reversing course and will require all students, staff and faculty to be vaccinated against the coronavirus this fall.
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Column: On a nondescript corner of 95th and Damen, a mosaic mural will pay tribute to Black pioneers of medicine

18 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Michelle Lyn Murff, a music and fine arts teacher at nearby Alice L. Barnard Elementary School, wants to educate and inspire her students and the community about the history...
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Millard House II officially approved as new HISD superintendent

19 hours ago   |   ABC

There is a new era in Houston ISD, ushered in by a unanimous vote by the school district's board.
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IDF ‘neutralizes' Palestinian woman who rammed and stabbed Israeli troops in...

IDF ‘neutralizes' Palestinian woman who rammed and stabbed Israeli troops in West Bank

The Israel Defense Forces have said that one of their troops has been lightly injured after a Palestinian woman rammed Israeli soldiers near Ramallah before attempting to stab... Read more ...

Russia-US summit begins in Geneva as Putin & Biden sit down to start talks...

Russia-US summit begins in Geneva as Putin & Biden sit down to start talks; agenda includes Ukraine, hacking, climate & Syria

Discussions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart, Joe Biden, have begun in the Swiss city of Geneva, where the two are meeting for the first... Read more ...

Baltimore police search for missing 70-year-old man

Baltimore police search for missing 70-year-old man

The Baltimore Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 70-year-old Delton Edwards. Read more ...

Christopher Wray: FBI Still Working On Hundreds Of U.S. Capitol Riot Cases

Christopher Wray: FBI Still Working On Hundreds Of U.S. Capitol Riot Cases

The agency has already arrested nearly 500 people in connection with the insurrection, the director told lawmakers on Tuesday. Read more ...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protestor

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protestor

MUNICH - Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protestor parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany's game against France... Read more ...

When does the English Premier League season start in 2021? Complete EPL...

When does the English Premier League season start in 2021? Complete EPL Matchday 1 schedule, matchups

The English Premier League 2021-2022 season will open on Saturday, August 14 with Manchester City traveling to face Tottenham and Manchester United hosting Leeds United Read more ...

Trump will visit southern border as Texas Gov. teases crowdfunding wall

Trump will visit southern border as Texas Gov. teases crowdfunding wall

DALLAS - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will host former President Donald Trump at the southern border June 30 as he drums up support for a privately funded wall, according to a... Read more ...

Face to face: Presidents Biden, Putin prepare for highly anticipated summit

Face to face: Presidents Biden, Putin prepare for highly anticipated summit

In a moment of high-stakes diplomacy, President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin will hold a highly anticipated summit in Geneva, at a time when both leaders agree that... Read more ...

Betts homer in front of 52,078 leads Dodgers over Phillies

Betts homer in front of 52,078 leads Dodgers over Phillies

LOS ANGELES - Mookie Betts hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium before... Read more ...

Amber Alert for 5-year-old Abel Keil canceled

Amber Alert for 5-year-old Abel Keil canceled

The State of Iowa canceled an Amber Alert issued Tuesday in search of missing 5-year-old Abel Lee Keil. Read more ...