Handful of schools reopen in Kumamoto as rescue efforts wind down

May 2, 2016

Handful of schools reopen in Kumamoto as rescue efforts wind down

Twenty-three municipal elementary and junior high schools in quake-struck Kumamoto resumed classes Monday for the first time in 18 days after another elementary school reopened last Wednesday. The city hopes to restart classes at 118 other schools and kindergartens on May 10, after the ...

Nearly two-thirds of Kumamoto schools remain closed after quakes

Apr 25, 2016

Nearly two-thirds of Kumamoto schools remain closed after quakes

Nearly two-thirds of educational facilities in Kumamoto Prefecture remained closed Monday due to physical damage or because they are being used as evacuation centers following the powerful earthquakes earlier this month, local officials said. Of the 609 preschools, elementary, junior high and high schools ...

Apr 2, 2016

CIA leaves explosives on school bus after training exercise

A Virginia school bus carrying students had explosives under the hood after the CIA accidentally left them following a training exercise, the intelligence agency said on Thursday. “Last week, a CIA K-9 unit conducted a routine training exercise with law enforcement officials in Loudoun ...