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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

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Trump Backers Go to Court to Block Vote Recounts in 3 States

December 2, 2016 - 8:36pm
Supporters of the president-elect in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan are ramping up efforts to stop the election recounts in their tracks.

Walmart Settles Discrimination Suit Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

December 2, 2016 - 7:55pm
The $7.5 million agreement signals a shift in legal doctrine on discrimination against gays and lesbians, making it more likely to be considered sex discrimination.

Taiwan, Italy, Joe McKnight: Your Friday Evening Briefing

December 2, 2016 - 7:45pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Obama Moves to Block Chinese Acquisition of a German Chip Maker

December 2, 2016 - 7:25pm
The White House’s intervention could set the stage for President-elect Donald Trump to take a tougher stance on foreign deals.

Downside of Lower Manhattan’s Boom: It’s Just Too Crowded

December 2, 2016 - 7:25pm
The neighborhood has made a comeback since the Sept. 11 attacks. That success now threatens its quality of life.

Judge Rejects Bid for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Christie in Bridge Scandal

December 2, 2016 - 7:07pm
The citizen who made the request to investigate Gov. Chris Christie’s involvement in the lane closings did not have standing to make such a motion, a judge ruled.

Peng Chang-kuei, Chef Behind General Tso’s Chicken, Dies at 98

December 2, 2016 - 7:07pm
Mr. Peng, whose chicken has been called “the most famous Hunanese dish in the world,” left a lasting mark on the food scene.

Trump’s Tough Trade Talk Could Damage American Factories

December 2, 2016 - 5:18pm
If President-elect Donald J. Trump imposes steep tariffs on Chinese goods, he could harm the people he aims to help — American factory workers.

Night Out: Anne Rice Finds Inspiration Amid Taxidermied Animals

December 2, 2016 - 5:03pm
On the eve of her latest book release, the author of “Interview With the Vampire” examined taxidermied animals at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn.

News Report on Global Temperatures Is Wrong, Scientists Say

December 2, 2016 - 5:01pm
The report, which first appeared in The Daily Mail and Breitbart News, cited incomplete data and drew incorrect conclusions about climate change, according to experts.

As Double Dutch Wanes in New York, Competition Comes From Abroad

December 2, 2016 - 4:29pm
With fewer New Yorkers practicing double dutch jump rope, an annual tournament at the Apollo Theater in Harlem will draw teams from France and Japan.

Tulane and St. John’s Coaches Share a Goal: Returning Teams to Glory

December 2, 2016 - 4:08pm
Chris Mullin of St. John’s and Mike Dunleavy of Tulane have much in common, including their game in New Orleans on Friday night.

Out There: Twinkle, Twinkle Little [Insert Name Here]

December 2, 2016 - 3:35pm
An international astronomy group has published a first set of approved names for 227 stars, seeing that there are more Mimosas and fewer HD 85512s.

President Obama Is Handing a Strong Economy to His Successor

December 2, 2016 - 3:26pm
Employers in the United States added 178,000 workers last month, while the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in more than nine years.

Retiring: Pageant Glamour for Those Who Have Reached the Age of Elegance

December 2, 2016 - 3:18pm
The Ms. Senior America pageant, and others like it, celebrate women of a certain age — “between 60 and death,” one contestant joked.

‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Gate Thought to Be Stolen From Dachau Is Found

December 2, 2016 - 3:05pm
A gate bearing the Nazi slogan and believed to have been stolen from the concentration camp in 2014 has been found in a suburb of Bergen, Norway.

Gambia’s President, in Power 22 Years, Loses Election

December 2, 2016 - 2:52pm
The electoral commission declared Adama Barrow the upset victor over Yahya Jammeh, one of Africa’s most eccentric leaders.

Deluged Immigration Courts, Where Cases Stall for Years, Begin to Buckle

December 2, 2016 - 2:40pm
With a backlog of more than 520,000 cases, many have become crippled by delays and bureaucratic breakdowns, creating a major obstacle for the president-elect’s deportation plans.

Italy’s Constitutional Referendum: What You Need to Know

December 2, 2016 - 1:41pm
The Sunday vote, which could end up significantly altering the nation’s charter, is a major test for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, whose political career could hang in the balance.

Canadian Journalist’s Detention at U.S. Border Raises Press Freedom Alarms

December 2, 2016 - 1:20pm
Border officials questioned Ed Ou, a freelance photojournalist, and confiscated his phones for a period before denying him entry.