As fast as 18-year-old Sarah Edwards looked down to read a text message while behind the wheel her life ended.
Employers have considerable leeway to use unpaid interns legally when the work serves an educational purpose, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, setting aside a lower court decision that the movie studio Fox Searchlight Pictures had improperly classified former workers as unpaid interns rather than employees
Min Zhong, 19, arrived in the U.S. as a 9-year-old who spoke little English. Her parents struggled to make ends meet. And while her classmates attended after-school activities, Zhong grew up caring for two younger brothers while her parents put in long hours at work. She excelled in school nonetheless.
Greenville tied its record high temperature for June 16 by 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Rising temperatures did not stop local residents from being outside. Dr. Ted Delbridge, chief of emergency services at Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center, provided information about signs of heat-related illnesses, prevention and response to symptoms.