October 05, 2017 3:16 AM SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (REUTERS) - Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country.
Orlando Sentinel journalists Bianca Padró Ocasio and Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda continue their journey this week telling stories of families from Central Florida and of scenes around Puerto Rico. Here are ... Read more
Seeking to close the educational achievement gap between whites on the one hand and African-Americans and Hispanics on the other, the Virginia Department of Education has found a new focus: an insuffi ... Read more
The UNC Board of Governors’ Task Force on Board Meetings met Wednesday, putting together a series of suggestions for streamlining meetings. The meeting comes as a more conservative wing of the 2 ... Read more
"Vijay is running for City Council to ensure that Asheville neighborhoods have a greater voice in the preplanning of land development and redevelopment, transportation and roadway improvements, and ot ... Read more
The poaching of Sumatran tigers (Panthera Tigris Sumatrae) on the island of Sumatra for trading remains rampant, following the apprehension of a man in possession of a Sumatran tiger skin in Jambi. Ja ... Read more
A violent engine failure aboard an Air France Airbus A380 jet last weekend could add to the aging superjumbo jet's woes, an aerospace analyst says. A second industry analyst, though, said that what ha ... Read more