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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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Australia Says Man Sent Money to American in Syria

September 29, 2014 - 10:27pm
One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria.

Revisiting the Lehman Brothers Bailout That Never Was

September 29, 2014 - 10:15pm
New accounts of events in 2008 as the New York Fed assessed the bank’s eligibility for rescue from bankruptcy have cast the firm’s collapse in a new light.

Once Considered Won, Battle Against Invasive Beetles Is Renewed

September 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
Believed to be nearly eradicated, the voracious Asian long-horned beetle has been found in hundreds of trees in Long Island.

California Law on Sexual Consent Pleases Many but Leaves Some Doubters

September 29, 2014 - 9:50pm
Under the state law colleges must require “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” which can be verbal or communicated through actions.

With ‘Crouching Tiger’ Sequel, Netflix Takes Aim at Hollywood

September 29, 2014 - 9:44pm
Netflix and the Weinstein Company said that they planned to release a sequel to the movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” simultaneously on Netflix and a select number of Imax theaters.






Club Shooting in Rough Miami Neighborhood Continues a Cycle of Violence

September 29, 2014 - 9:33pm
Miami police officers continued to try to make sense of what happened at 1 a.m. Sunday inside the Spot, a Caribbean nightclub, when gunfire broke out.

Many Missteps in Assessment of ISIS Threat

September 29, 2014 - 9:28pm
The question of how officials failed to anticipate the rise of ISIS resonates inside and outside the Obama administration.

Drug Patents Held Overseas Can Pare Makers’ Tax Bills

September 29, 2014 - 9:17pm
While not as advantageous as an inversion, biotech players are saving on taxes by transferring patents to foreign subsidiaries.

Opposition in Syria Is Skeptical of U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS

September 29, 2014 - 9:13pm
Protests against American airstrikes have broken out across insurgent-held Syria over the past week, including among some of the very insurgents who spent years calling for them.






Armed Intruder at White House Got to East Room

September 29, 2014 - 9:05pm
Omar J. Gonzalez, who jumped the White House fence this month, made it far deeper into the mansion than previously disclosed, overpowering a Secret Service agent before he was tackled, according to a member of Congress.






De Blasio’s Executive Order Will Expand Living Wage Law to Thousands More

September 29, 2014 - 9:00pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to sign the order, which also raises the hourly wage, on Tuesday. The administration estimates that about 18,000 wage earners will be affected.

James Shields, an Imported Ace, Is an Important Piece for the Royals

September 29, 2014 - 9:00pm
Over the last two years, perhaps no one player has done more than Shields to change the culture and the mind-set in Kansas City.

Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change

September 29, 2014 - 8:52pm
Five groups of researchers analyzing last year’s Australian heat waves came to the same conclusion: They could not have been as severe without human influence.






A U-Turn for a Terminal Built in Texas to Import Natural Gas

September 29, 2014 - 8:36pm
Qatar Petroleum wants to export American gas by converting the terminal to export from import at a cost of at least $10 billion.

F.C.C. Appears Poised to Loosen Sports Blackout Rule, Despite Protests by the N.F.L.

September 29, 2014 - 8:24pm
If the commission, which is expected to vote on the rule on Tuesday, strikes it down, cable and satellite providers could show games even if they are not sold out.






Trial Opens in Atlanta School Cheating Scandal

September 29, 2014 - 8:16pm
Prosecutors alleged that teachers and administrators had engaged in a “widespread, cleverly disguised” conspiracy to cheat on standardized test scores.






IsnotÚ Journal: As Catholic Church Seeks Proof, Venezuela Sees a Saint

September 29, 2014 - 8:12pm
The Roman Catholic Church is seeking evidence of miracles linked to Dr. José Gregorio Hernández, who died in 1919.

Open Source: Indian Anchor’s Scuffle in New York Draws Supporters and Critics

September 29, 2014 - 6:54pm
Indian journalists rallied Monday in support of a television host who was harassed by supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.






Well: Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas

September 29, 2014 - 6:42pm
Anecdotal reports suggest fleas are getting harder to control, but vets and product makers said the products still work.

The TV Watch: ‘Selfie,’ ‘A to Z’ and Others Refresh the Romantic Comedy

September 29, 2014 - 6:20pm
Several new network comedies attempt to breathe life into a genre that has been lagging at the box office.