Gloda/iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — A city-wide teacher “sick-out” shut down 88 Detroit schools Wednesday, causing 44,790 students to miss class, according to the Detroit Public Schools system. Teachers held the sick-out in protest of run-down buildings, large classroom sizes
(NEW YORK) — In his first public remarks on the water crisis gripping Flint, Michigan, President Obama said he would be “beside myself” if he were a parent there.
(LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected Wednesday to release his collection of email from 2014 and 2015 involving the toxic water crisis in the city of Flint, hoping to provide a better understanding of
(NEW YORK) — Armed carjackers picked the wrong mom to mess with Monday evening.
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A major winter storm, with the “potential” to bring historic amounts of snowfall to certain regions, is expected to hit the East Coast this weekend, according to meteorologists at the National Weather Service
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Flint, Michigan needs more help to deal with the water-contamination crisis in the city, Mayor Karen Weaver said Wednesday at a U.S. Conference of Mayors Event in Washington, D.C. “Our resources are being sent to
Photo by Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter recently freed by Iran after being imprisoned for 18 months, shared what he wants to do when he gets back to
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a new report released Tuesday morning, a Harvard-based group is calling for colleges to change the application process to give greater importance to applicants’ community involvement. “Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others
Raghu Ramaswamy/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(KENT, Ohio) — An associate professor at Kent State University in Ohio is under FBI investigation for possibly supporting ISIS, according to school officials. The probe was first revealed by a student newspaper after its
Netflix(NEW YORK) — The Netflix docu-series Making a Murderer, the true-crime 10-part story about the murder trials of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey and their legal battles, left many viewers with more questions than answers.