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Courts roll back voter restrictions in 3 states (Sat, 30 Jul 2016)
Portion’s of the Wisconsin’s voter ID law were struck down by a federal judge. (AP)Rulings block a N.C. law requiring photo ID, loosen a similar one in Wisconsin, and halt strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.

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New Sandy Hook school opens 4 years later (Sat, 30 Jul 2016)
CORRECTS YEAR TO 2012- The new Sandy Hook Elementary School hosts a media open house, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Newtown, Conn. The public is getting its first look at the school which will replace the one torn down after a gunman entered it in December 2012 and killed 20 first graders and six educators. The $50 million, 86,800-square-foot building opens next month. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Built to replace the one demolished after the 2012 massacre, it features three courtyards, “treehouse” study spaces, and a rain garden.

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OECD News about Portugal

OECD Employment Outlook 2016 - Key findings for Portugal (Sat, 09 Jul 2016)
Since the resumption of economic growth in early 2013, Portugal has experienced a strong improvement in both employment and unemployment rates – greater than what one would have expected given the pace of the recovery in GDP. Despite the progress made, many challenges remain.
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Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Lisbon on 7-8 July 2016 (Wed, 06 Jul 2016)
The Secretary-General spoke at the 2016 OECD Global Forum on Productivity: Structural Reforms for Productivity Growth. He also met with Portuguese President Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and other high-level officials.
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