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Schools nationwide brace for cuts from new financial crisis

ATLANTA (AP) - It was during the Great Recession when Catoosa County first shortened its school year, from 180 to 175 instructional days, as...

Vanishing jobs for young could create ‘lock-down generation’

GENEVA (AP) - Bashar Ali Naim used to work in a perfume and accessories store in Baghdad, earning $480 per week on average. About...

Spike in South Korea virus cases shows perils of reopening

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - As Mediterranean beaches and Las Vegas casinos laid out plans to welcome tourists again, South Korea announced a spike...

Britain divided over reopening schools as virus rules ease

LONDON (AP) - David Waugh is putting down barrier tape and spraying yellow lines on the ground outside the main door of his school...

Union-funded ads support spending billions for schools

The nation’s largest teachers union launched a $1.6 million advertising campaign on Thursday to drum up support for federal funding that union leaders say...

Saturday classes? Schools mull ways to make up lost time

When students return to school after a lengthy pandemic-induced absence, the consensus is they will have lost significant academic ground. Still unresolved for governments...

Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emerged as a champion of defying stay-home orders intended to stop the coronavirus from spreading, picking up support -...

Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emerged as a champion of defying stay-home orders intended to stop the coronavirus from spreading, picking up support -...

Rangers, IRS volunteers lead in returns of federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Returning Internal Revenue Service workers in Kansas City are being directed to a room well-stocked with face masks, while some other...

Rangers, IRS volunteers lead in returns of federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Returning Internal Revenue Service workers in Kansas City are being directed to a room well-stocked with face masks, while some other...