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Chicago teachers' strike leaves parents, students in lurch

October 17, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers went on strike Thursday, marching on picket lines in defense of their union's "social justice" agenda after failing to reach a contract deal in a dispute that... more »»

Share of Americans with no religious affiliation growing

October 17, 2019

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew... more »»

Weather Service winter forecast: A bit warmer, but chaotic

October 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect big swings in weather this winter, government forecasters say. more »»

Marines correct ID of second man who raised flag at Iwo Jima

October 17, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Marine Corps on Thursday corrected the identity of a second man in the iconic photograph of U.S. forces raising an American flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima. more »»

Jury seated in opioid case, but settlement talks go on

October 17, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury was seated Thursday for the first federal trial on the opioid crisis, but the push to settle the case before opening arguments next week continued, with company officials... more »»

Cummings, powerful congressman leading Trump probe, has died

October 17, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. more »»

A gusty Northeast cleans up after storm for the record books

October 17, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds... more »»

Prosecutor misconduct alleged in Jodi Arias murder appeal

October 17, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 killing of her former... more »»

Opioid industry presses for settlement as jury is built

October 17, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lawyers in the first federal opioid trial resumed selecting a jury Thursday even as a push continued to settle the case before arguments begin. more »»

Chicago teachers strike, say issue simple: 'It's the kids'

October 17, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers went on strike Thursday, marching on picket lines after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation's third-largest school district in a dispute that canceled... more »»

Detectives across US grill serial killer, close cold cases

October 17, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims. more »»

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

October 17, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.. more »»

Baltimore Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings has died

October 17, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. more »»

Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump

October 17, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. more »»

US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore has died

October 17, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. more »»

US Rep. Elijah Cummings has died.

October 17, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. more »»

Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms

October 17, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisi. more »»

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

October 17, 2019

In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the... more »»

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

October 17, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas... more »»

APNewsBreak: Skeleton unearthed beneath California peak

October 17, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The climbers were closing in on the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field. more »»

 
 

 

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