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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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World Series 2014: Baseball Is No Longer the Center of Attention in a New Landscape

October 23, 2014 - 10:45pm
The opening game of the 2014 World Series was the lowest-rated Game 1 on record, a viewership that highlights changes in the nation’s media habits.

Nathan Cirillo, Soldier Killed in Ottawa, Used Strength to Help Others

October 23, 2014 - 10:23pm
Corporal Cirillo, 25, was a gym buff with a fondness for rescue dogs and the proud father of a boy who just started kindergarten.

A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: End Hurdle to Job After Prison

October 23, 2014 - 10:08pm
Cities and states are approving laws that forbid criminal-history questions on most job applications, part of an effort to ease ex-offenders’ re-entry into society.

In Mexico, an Embattled Governor Resigns

October 23, 2014 - 10:07pm
The leader of the southern Mexico state where 43 college students have gone missing stepped down on Thursday under pressure from his own party.

New York City Police Kill Man Who Hit 2 Officers With Hatchet

October 23, 2014 - 10:01pm
A bystander was also hit by the gunfire, which occurred after the assailant approached a group of officers on the sidewalk of Jamaica Avenue in Queens.

U.S. Is Investigating Report That Islamic State Used Chlorine Gas

October 23, 2014 - 9:58pm
American officials said they were examining a report that 11 police officers were sickened after a bomb dispersed chlorine gas last month near Balad, north of Baghdad.

K-9 ‘Agents’ Lift Spirits of the Secret Service With Heroics at the White House

October 23, 2014 - 9:41pm
Two dogs, Jordan and Hurricane, made a flawless catch of a fence jumper at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.






Unsolved Murders Prompt Outcry on Lack of Justice for the Poor

October 23, 2014 - 9:40pm
After four unsolved killings in a year, some residents of Huntington Station, on Long Island, say that the police are not paying enough attention to crimes against poor or Hispanic people.

Sports of The Times: The Royals' Terrance Gore Excels as a Pinch-Runner

October 23, 2014 - 9:26pm
The Royals’ potent running attack is amplified by the speed of Terrance Gore, a recently acquired player who often pinch-runs for the team.

Matter: As Ebola Spreads, So Have Several Fallacies

October 23, 2014 - 9:19pm
Flu season will bring a virus that spreads far faster than Ebola, and will kill thousands.






Losses Jump at Amazon, as Investments Pile Up

October 23, 2014 - 9:03pm
The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it might lose money then.






Despite Telltale Signs, Ottawa Gunman Was Not Flagged as a Threat

October 23, 2014 - 9:02pm
The Canadian police acknowledged that the man who killed a soldier was not identified as a threat despite a criminal record, an embrace of extremist ideas and an intent to travel to Syria.






Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf

October 23, 2014 - 8:50pm
An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.

Jihadist Captive Faces Terror Charges in U.S.

October 23, 2014 - 8:45pm
The former Russian soldier who joined mujahedeen fighters during Russia’s war in Afghanistan in 1980s also later fought against American troops until his capture in 2009.

In Iraq, Relief After News of Blackwater Convictions

October 23, 2014 - 8:22pm
For many of the survivors of the 2007 shooting in Baghdad, the verdicts offered some solace after a traumatic event that became synonymous with the worst of the American occupation.

Unable to Marry Gay Couples, Some Italian Mayors Rebel

October 23, 2014 - 8:15pm
Local leaders aim to force national legislators to clarify the legal standing of same-sex couples who have married abroad.

Small Change Looms Large: The Strike-Zone Revolution

October 23, 2014 - 8:03pm
One reason that baseball teams are scoring less is that the strike zone has gotten larger in recent years, mostly around batters’ knees.






DealBook: Drawn to Lost Causes, a Hedge Fund Seeks to Turn Them Around

October 23, 2014 - 7:51pm
Standard General, a behind-the-scenes player on Wall Street, has landed at the center of visible corporate turnaround efforts for RadioShack and American Apparel.

In Reversal, Barnes & Noble Executives Say Store Will Remain in the Bronx

October 23, 2014 - 7:45pm
Executives said the bookstore in the Bay Plaza in Co-op City will remain open for at least two more years.






Motherlode Blog: Looking at Soccer’s Concussion Risk, and Asking It to Change

October 23, 2014 - 6:33pm
Talking to kids about personal safety is like talking about retirement planning. We can’t expect them not to play the game to win—so if heading the ball puts kids in danger, then soccer has to change the rules.