Colleen Long, Associated Press Published 10:11 a.m. ET April 16, 2021 Chicago – The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014, asked the Justice Department on Friday to reopen the case into his death after it was closed in the waning weeks […]

Horticulturist Frank Phillips trims a topiary on the grounds of Universal Studios Hollywood. The park is scheduled to reopen April 16. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) Universal Studios Hollywood is scheduled to reopen April 16, more than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to shut, and on […]

UNIVERSAL CITY (CNS) – After a yearlong closure forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, Universal Studios Hollywood will reopen with limited capacity on April 16, although annual and season pass holders will be able to return one day early, park officials announced Tuesday. Park officials said most rides will be operational, […]

The UC Santa Barbara Recreation Center is reopening in a limited capacity on April 12, the university announced in an email to students on March 23.  The recreation center — known as the Rec Cen — closed in March 2020 after the university transitioned to online learning in light of […]

Christopher Palmeri and Emily Chang, Bloomberg Published 2:07 p.m. ET March 17, 2021 Walt Disney Co. plans to reopen its two California theme parks on April 30 after they were dark for more than a year, a key step in the entertainment giant’s recovery from the pandemic. Disneyland and Disney […]

Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced Wednesday that both of California’s two Disney theme parks will reopen at the end of April. Chapek appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” and told host Julia Boorstin that Disneyland Resort and Disney’s California Adventure park are set to reopen on April 30. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa will […]

Frustrated parents are calling on the Jersey City Public Schools to reopen, but the local teachers union wants staff members vaccinated before in-person learning resumes. Dozens of parents and students called into the Board of Education’s virtual meeting on Thursday, urging the district to reopen schools as soon as possible […]

About a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of theme parks statewide, Disney California Adventure park plans to reopen starting March 18 at limited capacity, welcoming visitors who buy tickets to stroll through the park and purchase food, drinks and merchandise. Months ago, Disney reopened its park-adjacent Downtown […]

In response to “Montclair parent: Let’s get kids back in the classroom,” the recent op-ed by Dr. Lauren Brucia, I would like add my own thoughts resulting from almost 40 years of teaching in elementary schools. I taught in the inner-city in a major New Jersey district, and the newest […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California expects to reopen campuses this fall, joining the state’s major public universities in planning to resume on-campus life that was curtailed by the coronavirus outbreak. “With conditions improving and vaccine distribution now being ramped up, many of us are feeling a […]

Many parents, including those in politically crucial suburbs, crave the normalcy that will come with the reopening of classrooms, which have been closed for nearly a year in much of the country. But few groups did more to push Biden’s candidacy than teachers unions, which have resisted returning to school […]

The long-predicted pandemic-fueled dark days of winter are upon us, and as COVID-19 cases spike around the country and the death toll continues to rise, the economic situation gets worse and worse. Some 140,000 nonfarm payroll jobs were lost in December, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in […]

New York City will reopen elementary schools on December 7 and offer in-person classes for special-needs students of all ages despite a recent surge in coronavirus cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. © Kena Betancur Parents of New York students are seen protesting in that city on November 20, […]