Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racism

The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school’s recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a “shocking” and “serious” admission of discrimination. In a letter to the university on Wednesday, the U.S. Education Department said the school’s acknowledgment of racism conflicts with previous assurances that […]

LIST: Companies hiring during coronavirus outbreak

With so many out of work due to coronavirus spread concerns, there are companies across Connecticut who are, in fact, looking for more employees during this time.

Judges scrutinize suit’s claims in Harvard racial bias case

BOSTON (AP) — A panel of appeals court judges on Wednesday repeatedly challenged the legal claims of a group that accuses Harvard University of intentional discrimination against Asian American students who apply to the Ivy League school. The three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston appeared skeptical of arguments made […]

Q&A: What does a deal between TikTok and Oracle mean?

HONG KONG (AP) — ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the popular video-sharing app TikTok, has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as a new American technology partner to help keep the app operating in the U.S. TikTok confirmed the decision Monday, echoing earlier statements from Oracle and the U.S. treasury secretary. ByteDance faces a Sept. 20 […]

Will long Labor Day weekend mean another coronavirus spike?

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Stir-crazy in some cases after the dreary Summer of COVID-19, Americans headed into the Labor Day weekend amid warnings from public health officials not to make the same mistakes they did over Memorial Day and July Fourth. The fear is that backyard parties, crowded bars and other gatherings will cause the […]

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