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Biden Administration Insists the $230M Gaza Pier Will Reopen This Week

The Biden administration insists that the Gaza Strip pier will reopen this week after it was recently towed for a second time to an Israeli port so it can withstand waves more than four feet high. “We expect operations to resume sometime this week,” said Air Force Brigadier General Pat Ryder, a Pentagon spokesman. Said […]

Why five Red Line Metro stations are closed and when they will reopen

A large chunk of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Red Line from Glenmont to Silver Spring will be closed for the summer as the agency looks to improve several aspects of the platforms and stations during Purple Line construction. Four stations will be closed from June 1 to Aug. 31, and Takoma, along with […]

Judge cites error, will reopen sentencing hearing for man who attacked Paul Pelosi

A federal judge will resume the sentencing hearing for the man who broke into Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home and beat her husband with a hammer after the judge wouldn’t allow him to speak during a court appearance last week. On Friday, District Judge Jacqueline Scott Coley sentenced David DePaap to 20 years in prison […]

Israeli War Cabinet Votes Unanimously to Continue War in Rafah, Reopen Talks

Israel’s war cabinet unanimously voted on Monday to continue its attack on Hamas’ last stronghold in Rafah, while also sending diplomats to Cairo, Egypt, to investigate whether Hamas is really interested in a ceasefire. The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office posted the following on Twitter/X (with some translations by Google Translate): Prime Minister’s Office: The Army […]

Bangladesh Schools Reopen After Searing Heatwave Decline

Parents welcomed the decision. (File) Dhaka: Schools reopened on Sunday and continued over the weekend in Bangladesh after an intense heat wave a week ago that saw temperatures rise well above 40 degrees Celsius and classes suspended. Bangladesh, with about 33 million students under pressure to prepare for exams, despite the worst heatwave in 70 […]

Lewiston bowling alley to reopen after Maine’s deadliest mass shooting

The Jurays were faced with the difficult decision of whether to reopen their Maine bowling alley in the wake of last October’s mass shooting. In the end, the decision was made to reopen, and the venue was completely transformed. Maine Gov. Janet Mills is scheduled to speak at Friday’s reopening ceremony. Deciding whether to reopen […]

State Department must reopen SIV case to repair six years of separation

The following concludes a series about how State Department age determinations put special immigrant visa applicant Wali Akrami’s son Waheed in needless peril for six years. Afghan refugee Waheed Akrami arrived in Rochester, New York, this month on humanitarian parole after an apparent State Department blunder separated him from his family for six long years. In 2018, […]

New York’s Vessel to reopen with steel-mesh safety measures after suicides | New York

The Vessel, the giant climbable centerpiece of New York’s upscale Hudson Yards development that has been the site of a number of suicides, will reopen later this year with new safety features, developers say. The 150-foot-tall sculpture, designed by Thomas Heatherwick and built at a cost of $260 million, was closed three years ago after […]