Sacramento teacher strike comes to an end

Students in the Sacramento City Unified School District are finally heading back to school. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento schools will be back in session on April 4. The Sacramento City Unified School District said they’ve reached a deal with labor unions, putting an end to a strike that’s kept kids out of school for about … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 40, including the Bucha killings | Ukraine

Ukraine has accused Russian forces of committing war crimes and a “massacre” in Buchaa town 30km north-west of the capital, Kyiv, after the bodies of unarmed Ukrainian civilians and mass graves were found on Sunday. Bodies of civilians – many with bound hands, close-range gunshot wounds and signs of torture – were found on the … Read more

Mets Notes: Scherzer, deGrom, Nimmo

Max Scherzer is set to throw a bullpen session on Tuesday, Mets manager Buck Showalter told Newsday’s Tim Healey and other reporters. Right hamstring tightness kept Scherzer out of a scheduled seven-inning intrasquad game on Saturday, which was supposed to be Scherzer’s last bit of spring work before the beginning of the regular season. The … Read more

CDC Drops COVID-19 Health Warning for Cruise Ships

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dropped its COVID-19 health warning for cruise ship travelers. The federal health agency said it will leave it up to travelers to determine whether they feel safe getting on a cruise ship, although it still issued a warning about going on a cruise. “While cruising will … Read more

Tourism is reviving, March data show

Hotels and restaurants in the tourist hub of Thamel are jumping back to life after two years of deathly quiet as the tourists return. Adventure seekers are putting the pandemic behind them, and are once again ready to pound the Himalayan trails, insiders said. It’s spring in Nepal, and the high season has begun. On … Read more

Is grieving too long a disorder?

What is the correct amount of grief? How much bereavement constitutes an appropriate portion? And when does the expected sorrow of loss cross over into something else to be reckoned with — a mental health problem? The newest update to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders arrived earlier this month with an expected … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of massacre, city strewn with bodies

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) — Bodies with bound hands, close-range gunshot wounds and signs of torture lay scattered in a city on the outskirts of Kyiv after Russian soldiers withdrew from the area. Ukrainian authorities accused the departing forces on Sunday of committing war crimes and leaving behind a “scene from a horror movie.” As images … Read more

Aliyah Boston’s redemption – National player of the year delivers NCAA title to South Carolina

10:18 PM ET Mechelle Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. MINNEAPOLIS — Do-overs don’t always happen in sports. The shot that bounces off the rim is the stuff of melancholy memories … Read more