The coach of a Washington state high school football team who prayed at games despite orders from the school district to stop was placed on paid administrative leave the same day a group of self-described Satanists said it planned to attend a Thursday game to protest the practice.
Joe Kennedy, Bremerton High School’s assistant football coach, was put on leave because he refused to comply with district directives to avoid overt religious displays on the field, Bremerton School District officials said in a statement late Wednesday.
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case stemming from allegations of sexual misconduct in a deal with prosecutors that could still force him to serve time in prison.
The tentative plea agreement, disclosed during a brief hearing in federal court in Chicago on Thursday, would mark a dramatic downfall for someone who once ranked among the most powerful men in the country.
Fresh video footage from the surveillance cameras installed inside Mexico’s highest-security prison has increased suspicions that the guards allowed Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman to escape.
The world’s most infamous drug lord fled from the Altiplano prison on July 11. And footage aired on Mexican television on Wednesday night illustrated how the guards were oblivious – intentionally or otherwise – to the strange goings on in his cell.
U.S. naval vessels sailing through international waters in the South China Sea, including areas claimed by China, cannot be considered provocative, the U.S. Navy’s most senior uniformed officer said on Thursday, while a Chinese newspaper called for a firm response to any “unscrupulous” U.S. behavior.
China has overlapping claims with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei in the South China Sea, through which $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year.
A 12-year-old California honors student violated his school’s dress code for wearing a patriotic T-shirt administrators claim is “gang related,” Fox 40 reported Tuesday.
Dustin Cole, a student at Yuba Gardens Intermediate school in Olivehurst, arrived home last week wearing the T-shirt his mom had bought him inside out, according to the station.