Upper East Side Parents Ask for More Pre-K Seats

Councilman Ben Kallos, who represents the area, said around 900 four-year-olds applied for 600 available seats, leaving about a third of the families with an offer for a seat in another neighborhood. “We’re told there’s pre-K for all, but there’s no way for us to get our child, with two working parents, 45 minutes downtown […]

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters WASHINGTON — After more than three months in office without passing any major legislation, President Donald Trump faces a week with a deadline to avert a government shutdown and the possibility of progress on health care. But massive warfare with millions, potentially millions of people being killed? After the original effort […]

Drones keep elephants away from people in Tanzania

And people also need that same space and resources to develop and grow economically. KUSEKWA ELIAS: There is no animal we hate here more than elephants. So you see wildlife, people, livestock are sharing water resources. There’s lots of flashing lights. But quickly backs away. At the same time, the human population has also grown, […]

Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

He has walked back most of those threats but has proceeded with his efforts to align closer with China. Photo by Mark Crisanto/Pool/Reuters MANILA, Philippines — U.S. Washington, he said, should not play into provocations of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “The discussion that transpired between the presidents was warm, with President Trump expressing […]