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Female students in Senegal's schools sexually exploited by teachers, HRW says

Fanta was just 16 when she began having sex with her 30-year-old teacher.

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Food, Water, a Ride: Guatemalans Help Honduran Migrants

Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a used baby carriage. “Thank you, thank you very much,” Zuniga told her, accepting the gift with a broad grin. “I couldn’t stand it anymore.” Many of the more than ...

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Immigrant Caravan Organizer Held After Trump Threatens Honduras

The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding ...

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Trump Says Climate Change Is Not a Hoax

U.S. President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax. In an interview broadcast Sunday, Trump told CBS-TV's 60 ... /
Houston teacher fired for racist comments caught on camera

A Houston-based teacher was handed her pink slip after she fired off a racist rant at Hispanic couple following a fender bender The post Houston ...

Stephen Miller's third-grade teacher suspended after saying he ate glue as child

Nikki Fiske told the Hollywood Reporter that when the Trump aide was a student in her classroom, he was a loner with a messy desk who played with ...

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High school officials concerned after student brawl turns into ‘race riot’

School officials in Glendale California are trying to bring calm and piece together what led to a brawl at a high school involving dozens of students. The massive fight last week was caught on video and immediately went viral, KTLA reports ... /
Katt Williams being sued by limo driver after assault and remains in jail

Katt Williams is being sued for attacking a limo driver with his dog. —Teacher accused of calling Black student n-word and hitting him with a clipboard— On Saturday Williams was arrested in Portland after limo driver Wali Kanani reported that he picked up the controversial comedian at the Portland International Airport on Friday and ...

Los Angeles investigates racial profiling against Latino drivers

Sixty-nine percent of drivers stopped during a five-year highway enforcement operation were Latino, according to a Los Angeles Times report. /
Teacher accused of calling Black student n-word and hitting him with a clipboard

A substitute teacher in Portland is being accused of abusing a student by hitting him upside the head with a clipboard and calling him the n-word. ... /
Michigan lawmaker proposes renaming part of highway after Aretha Franklin

Detroit just can’t get enough of showing its love for legendary “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, who died in August at age 76 from pancreatic ...

Gay teacher in China sues school that fired him

"I hope that I can use this case to push forward Chinese society to be more balanced and accepting," he said.

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Whereabouts of 100s of Missouri Sex Offenders Unknown

Police don’t know the whereabouts of nearly 1,300 registered sex offenders in Missouri, including hundreds who fall into the most dangerous category, according to state audit released Monday. Missouri law requires convicted sex offenders to register their names, addresses and other information with their county law enforcement, most often the ...

Gay teacher in Zimbabwe resigns after death threats

A gay deputy headmaster of a boys' school in Zimbabwe has resigned after death threats and pressure from parents. /
Teacher fired for asking Black students to pretend to be slaves launches discrimination suit for $120 Million

A white Bronx social studies teacher who has been terminated for allegedly asking black students to lie on the floor and pretend they were slaves during a lesson on U.S. slavery is now suing the city and Board of Education for $120 million in ...

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Gay Zimbabwe teacher resigns after death threats

He revealed his sexuality at the elite Zimbabwe boys' school before a newspaper outed him. /
Parents sue teacher for pressuring their son into sex for good grades

A South Carolina teacher who used her position to proposition a student and pressured him to perform sexual acts or risk failing, is being sued by ...

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New Florence Flooding Forecasts Are Good News for S Carolina

The last community in the way of Hurricane Florence’s floodwaters as they slowly flow to the sea got some good news Wednesday — the predictions aren’t as dire as they once were. Officials originally expected flooding in the worst areas of Georgetown County to be from 5 to 10 feet (1.5 to 3 meters). But the latest forecast lowered that estimate ...

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California Urges Trump to Drop Plan for Weaker Fuel Standard

California officials demanded Monday that the Trump administration back off a plan to weaken national fuel economy standards aimed at reducing car emissions and saving people money at the pump, saying the proposed rollback would damage people's health and exacerbate climate change.   Looming over the administration's proposal is the possibility ...

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US Catholic Church Plans Hotline for Complaints of Abuse by Bishops

Catholic bishops in the United States plan to set up a hotline to field complaints about bishops who have sexually abused or harassed children or adults, in response to a growing sexual misconduct scandal in the church's highest ranks. The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the U.S. ...

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