OAKLAND, Calif. -- Teachers here are poised to go on strike Thursday despite the findings of a state-appointed arbitrator that the financially strapped district can't afford to give them the raise they're asking for, a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As a provocative Republican operative and former adviser to President Donald Trump, Roger Stone has always described his political strategy as "attack, attack, attack."
But when Stone went on Instagram to ...Read more
American Airlines has just banished two of the most annoying aspects of flying out of Los Angeles International Airport: traffic gridlock and the long security screening line. But it won't be cheap.
In the latest effort ...Read more
DETROIT -- The FBI raided City Hall and the mayor's home in Taylor, Mich., on Tuesday morning amid a sweeping public corruption investigation that has targeted nearly two dozen crooked politicians and businessmen in two ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. Transportation Department announced Tuesday it would attempt to cancel $929 million in federal grant funds for California's troubled high-speed rail project.
The move marks an escalation in the war...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Justice Clarence Thomas filed a solo opinion Tuesday that should appeal to President Donald Trump. He said the Supreme Court should make it easier for public figures to sue for libel.
Thomas said the court ...Read more
Millions of Americans are at least three months behind on their car payments, the benchmark for many lenders to trigger a repossession and a warning light for the economy.
In fact, according to a Federal Reserve Bank ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Fulton County Schools reported that some students sickened after eating Valentine's Day treats last week "exhibited behavior indicative of drug intoxication."
The district on Tuesday released its police ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Bowing to bipartisan concerns in Congress, President Donald Trump retreated Tuesday from his plan to create an independent space force in the Pentagon, proposing instead to consolidate the military's space ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Talks between California and federal officials on vehicle emissions and fuel economy standards have broken down without a deal, three people familiar with the matter said.
The Environmental Protection Agency...Read more
AMMAN, Jordan -- A U.S.-backed militia has sent trucks to the edge of Islamic State's dwindling territory in eastern Syria to evacuate hundreds of civilians as well as surrendering fighters, many of them foreign-born, ...Read more
Tesla and CEO Elon Musk settled with the SEC last year over Musk's tweets about taking the company private, but the fallout isn't over.
The electric-car company said in a filing Tuesday that it "substantially paid by the ...Read more
Facing a severe financial crunch back in 2013 and 2014, the then-owners of the Orange County Register cooked up a creepy plan to dig out of their hole: They bought life insurance policies on their own employees.
The idea ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Hourly Marriott workers in Philadelphia are in the midst of a lawsuit against the Marriott Employees Federal Credit Union, saying the credit union's $500 mini-loans are predatory and lack transparency on ...Read more
MIAMI -- The man who pulled a gun on a group of black teens who were protesting in Miami on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is now facing a host of charges that were enhanced because of a hate crime bill passed by Florida ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The father of a slain Stoneman Douglas High School student will be allowed in the courtroom when his lawyers question the former school watchman who saw the shooter, but failed to stop him from ...Read more
Low-wage workers across Illinois will ring in 2020 with a $1-per-hour raise after Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday signed a bill that sets the state's minimum wage on a path to reach $15 per hour by 2025.
Pritzker signed the...Read more
BOGOTA, Colombia -- It's a battle of the bands with global implications.
On Friday, some of Latin America's hottest artists will be playing a benefit concert in Cucuta, Colombia, in hopes of pressuring Venezuelan leader ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In a major setback to plans to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's South Side lakefront, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit challenging its location can proceed.
In a written decision, U....Read more
AURORA, Ill. -- Four days after a warehouse shooting that killed five Henry Pratt Co. employees and wounded five Aurora police officers, Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman said officers have a long road to recovery, but ...Read more
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