NEW YORK) — A Texas school district that included masks as part of its dress code has been hit with a temporary restraining order. Paris Independent School District (ISD), which serves about 3,900 students in northeast Texas, amended its dress code in early August to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The number of job openings hit a record high of 10.9 million on the last day of July, the Department of Labor said Wednesday, as businesses struggle to lure back workers in the wake of COVID-19's shock to the economy. The latest figure... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Howard University canceled classes on Tuesday after it was hit with a ransomware attack, the Washington, D.C., the school said in a statement. The HBCU said it has been working to fully address the incident and restore operations "but please consider that remediation, after an... Read More.
Vanilla Fudge had their biggest hit in 1967 with a psychedelic cover of The Supremes' classic "You Keep Me Hangin' On," and now the veteran rockers are set to release a rendition of another chart-topping smash by the legendary Motown group -- "Stop! In... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A festival in New Orleans. Concerts in Nashville, Tennessee. A comic book convention in Atlanta. As the delta variant surges across the country, states with low COVID vaccination rates are reeling from a loss in tourism dollars due to large-event cancellations... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Fines for unruly behavior during flights have soared in 2021, with the Federal Aviation Administration reporting Thursday that it has proposed more than $1 million in penalties this year alone. The FAA has received almost 4,000 reports of aggressive behavior from airlines since... Read More.
(KYOTO, Japan) -- Moe, 30, is a former geisha turned mom and YouTuber. She's well aware of how drastic her career change may look as no two professions appear to be more different. In Japan, geishas are enigmas with utterly private lives. They study traditional... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- The parents of a toddler who was hit by a foul ball during a 2019 Houston Astros game, fracturing her skull, have reached a settlement with the team, according to the family's lawyer. In a petition filed Thursday, parents Jonathan David Scott and... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- When the pandemic hit the U.S. in March 2020, Schantayln Sherman, a single mother of a daughter with special needs, faced a series of medical and financial setbacks that left her unable to pay her rent. As she received rental assistance, Sherman said... Read More.