According to Reuters, educators in Los Angeles will be heading back to class soon. After a seven day strike, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the United Teachers Los Angeles union agreed to a new contract. The strike began on Jan. 14th,..
According to Huffington Post, a teachers union in Los Angeles reached an agreement with the second-largest school district in the country. The agreement between the United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District will likely..
Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro had the unenviable task of trying to lift spirits at the World Economic Forum in Davos with attendees concerned about slower global economic growth and the effects of climate change. Conway G. Gittens..
Uproxx reports the Academy released its list of Oscar nominations this morning. Two of the biggest best picture snubs are "Sorry to Both You" and "If Beale Street Could Talk." In fact, "Sorry to Bother You" was shut out of the awards entirely. Some..
The 91st annual Academy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday morning. Netflix's " Roma" tied "The Favourite" with 10 nominations apiece, including best picture, best leading and supporting actress, and best foreign film. "Roma" is the fifth film..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the US Supreme Court took up its biggest gun rights case in almost a decade, agreeing to hear a challenge supported by the National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City's strict limits on handgun..
“Mary Poppins Returns” composer Marc Shaiman scored Oscar nominations in the Best Score and the Best Song categories — and if he wins next month, he would be the latest entry to the exclusive EGOT club.
Shaiman has won a Grammy, an Emmy and a..
Supreme Court Allows Trump's Transgender Military Ban The vote was 5 to 4. The ban will be temporarily in effect while the case moves forward in the lower courts. The policy prohibits people to serve in the military if they identify with a gender..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the US Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a victory on his policy barring many transgender people from the military, allowing it to go into effect by lifting a lower court ruling that had blocked..
These students are still facing segregation and inequality every day at school, more than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement.
This video, "Students at Louisiana's Block High School Still Face Segregation in 2019",..
After a nine-day strike which forced about 600,000 students and 34,000 teachers out of the classroom, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the teachers’ union reached a tentative deal Tuesday after five straight days of marathon talks.
After he learned that he had been nominated for an Academy Award, actor Richard E Grant stood gleefully celebrating outside the Notting Hill Gate bedsit he first rented when he arrived in London.“I’m absolutely overwhelmed,” Grant..
When Alfonso Cuarón was making “Roma,” he figured that the black-and-white, Spanish-language film based on his own childhood memories would have a very small, very specific audience far smaller than that of his previous film, “Gravity.” “I..
Soccer fans gathered in Nantes, France, on January 22 to pay tribute to Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala who was onboard a light aircraft that went missing over the Channel Islands. Sala, 28, was one of two people on board a small plane..
Firefighters in Los Angeles, California, joined striking teachers in a march on Tuesday, January 22, hours before Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a tentative deal with the local teachers union. Hundreds of firefighters demonstrated Tuesday morning in..
A fire broke out on January 21 as two ships were performing a ship-to-ship fuel transshipment in the Kerch Strait, east of Crimea, leaving at least 14 people dead.Another 12 people were rescued from the vessels and six more people remained missing,..