Mexico City Earthquake Update: All Children Are Accounted For

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGcpni1h4vg Updated at 4:35 p.m. ET A strong earthquake that hit Mexico City and other central areas has killed at least 273 people, officials say. Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were trapped. However, Navy Assistant Secretary Angel Enrique Sarmiento said there is no missing child at the collapsed Mexico City school that has been the focus of rescue efforts. "We've done an accounting with school officials, and we are certain that...

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Hispanic Heritage Month is a nationally recognized, not-quite-a-month. (It's the back half of September and the front half of October).

Welcome to the latest installment of our education news roundup. This week: student loans, HBCUs, federal education policy, and more:

The Department of Education scolds an online university

Western Governors University was ineligible for federal student aid, and may have to return more than $700 million, according to an audit by the U.S. Education Department's oversight branch.

China is imposing new limits on trade with North Korea after the isolated country's latest nuclear test.

China's Ministry of Commerce said Saturday it would limit refined petroleum exports starting Oct. 1 and ban the import of North Korean textiles immediately. It would ban exports of liquefied natural gas to the North immediately as well.

China accounts of about 90 percent North Korea's trade, according to The Associated Press. The BBC estimates the textile ban will cost the North more than $700 million per year.

Well before this year's series of historically powerful hurricanes, Puerto Rico already had a notoriously fickle power supply and crushing debt — the power authority effectively declared bankruptcy in July. Power outages were routine, even in cities.

When Alexia Boggs was applying to law school, she initially considered all the big specialties, but none of them seemed quite right.

"I was looking for a field of law where none of my family could ever seek my help," she says, sarcastic but also not really joking.

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This week the big story in baseball is pretty sobering. It's about the safety of fans at the ballpark.

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The trouble at West High School started on Monday. That's when students and teachers at the Salt Lake City school noticed something.

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Events Sept 22 - Sept 28

There are lots of great events for the first week of Fall in Waco. There's Waco Hispanic and Senior Resource Fair, The Two Become One Bridal Expo, Casa 101, House and Family Lecture Series, and more in this edition of Act Locally Waco.

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Saturday at 11am with encores Sunday at 10am and 7pm