Jerusalem: One dead after explosions at Ramot bus station and interchange, Israeli police say

Jerusalem CNN — Two explosions shook Jerusalem early Wednesday, killing a teen and injuring more than a dozen others in a suspected “combined terror attack,” a spokesman for Israel Police and the teen’s family said. The first explosion occurred at 7:06 a.m. at a bus station at the entrance to Jerusalem, injuring at least 11 … Read more

Zambian student captured in Russia killed in Ukraine

CNN — A Zambian student imprisoned in Russia has been killed in fighting in Ukraine, Zambia’s foreign ministry said Monday. The student was a 23-year-old student who had been sponsored by the Zambian government to study nuclear engineering at the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute. The man was identified as Lemekhani Nathan Nyirenda by Zambian Foreign … Read more

Iranian official admits student protesters are being taken to psychiatric facilities

CNN — As women burn headscarves and cut their hair during nationwide protests, an Iranian official said on Tuesday that students participating in street protests are being detained and taken to mental health facilities. In an interview with an independent reformist Iranian newspaper, Iranian Education Minister Yousef Nouri confirmed that some students have indeed been … Read more

Iran protests: Security forces beat, shot and detained students at Tehran’s elite university as crackdown on protests escalated

CNN — When Farid’s friend called for help on Sunday, he jumped on his bicycle and quickly rode to Tehran’s Sharif University. ‘Please come rescue us. We’re stuck here. They’re shooting at us,” his friend said. Scenes of violence and “cruelty” met him as he arrived at the elite university campus, he said, where hundreds … Read more

Primary school Robb may be demolished. This is what happened to schools after other horrific attacks

CNN — Just months after the devastating mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, students return to class on Tuesday. But survivors will never return to the building where 19 of their classmates and two teachers were massacred in May. Robb Elementary School will be demolished, Uvalde mayor Don McLaughlin said during a July city council meeting, … Read more

Parents struggle with inflation: ‘I left that $25 backpack for my toddler at the checkout. ‘

New York CNN Business — While Sarah Longmore finished her school shopping, the mother of five looked at a $25 backpack for her preschooler. The skyrocketing inflation had crushed the family budget, and she decided her daughter could do it with a hand-me-down. She put the backpack back. Like Longmore, many parents — regardless of … Read more