“It was a very stressful situation because we don’t have family nearby, and I don’t have the option of working from home,” said one parent.
Crews are planning to use explosives to bring down two cranes that are precariously leaning over the site of the New Orleans’ Hard Rock Hotel. Investigators are working to verify a video posted on social media that appears to show sagging concrete slabs and bent posts before the deadly collapse.
Executives and employees from the student loan servicer were celebrating with a paid trip to a Maui resort after a record year of some $5 billion in loans to 374.000 borrowers. While employees were being rewarded, many student borrowers are finding themselves in a desperate position.
Educators in the nation’s third-largest school district left the classroom for the picket line on Thursday. The union says the strike is about more than just pay, as teachers call for smaller classes and more social workers to help students coping with trauma.
Vice President Mike Pence announced today that Turkey had agreed to a temporary ceasefire, suspending its military operations in northern Syria for 120 hours to allow U.S. Kurdish allies to retreat to a designated safe zone.