Chicago teachers may test unions' 'social justice' strategy

Chicago teachers may test unions' 'social justice' strategy

A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would be the latest test of teachers' unions strategy to expand contract talks beyond members' pay or benefits and into broader classroom issues.

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Syria's state news agency says government forces have entered the northern town of Tal Tamr that is close to Turkey's border.

'Nothing-burger': US-China truce leaves big issues for later

'Nothing-burger': US-China truce leaves big issues for later

"Nothing-burger': US-China truce short on details, leaves tough issues for later.

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

The U.S. appears to be moving toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war.

Ex-National Security Council official testifies to Congress

Ex-National Security Council official testifies to Congress

A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy there was no 'quid pro quo. in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what he was told by President Donald Trump.

Parents of crash victim urge diplomat's wife to return to UK

Parents of crash victim urge diplomat's wife to return to UK

The parents of a motorcyclist killed in a traffic crash with an American diplomat's wife are urging the woman to return to Britain.

California regulator criticizes utility over power outages

California regulator criticizes utility over power outages

California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls "failures in execution" during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid wildfires.

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

Experts say it's hard to know whether keeping millions of Californians in the dark prevented a catastrophic wildfire.

Japan storm victims felt worst had passed, then floods came

Japan storm victims felt worst had passed, then floods came

Residents in this storm hit town north of Japan's capital are cleaning up after a powerful typhoon dumped massive rain and turned neighborhoods into swamps.

Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

Literary critic, author and Yale professor Harold Bloom dies at age 89.

Protests erupt as Spain convicts leading Catalan separatists

Protests erupt as Spain convicts leading Catalan separatists

Spanish court convicts Catalan leaders for secession attempt; likely to inflame supporters.

Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

Feds mull tighter standards for organ collection groups, as AP finds some secure donors at half the rate of others.

'Glory to Ukraine': Nationalist groups protest president

'Glory to Ukraine': Nationalist groups protest president

Far-right groups protest Ukrainian president's peace plan as he warns against violence.

US pullout from Syria leaves a major prize for its foes

US pullout from Syria leaves a major prize for its foes

The U.S. decision to withdraw from northeastern Syria after paving the way for a Turkish invasion has placed the oil-rich region back in play, heralding a new phase in the long civil war in which America's enemies are set to make major gains.

Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozens

Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozens

Rescue crew dug through mudslides and searched near flooded rivers in Japan after a typhoon caused serious damage and left scores dead or missing.

White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn't seen it

White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn't seen it

Journalists call on Trump to condemn violent parody video that depicts a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing critics and media members.

Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous

Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous

Ecuador is celebrating a deal President Lenín Moreno and indigenous leaders struck to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests.

3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the last Nobel winner later Monday, when it awards its prestigious economics prize.

3 EU nations say Brexit talks likely to go beyond summit

3 EU nations say Brexit talks likely to go beyond summit

Ireland says that a Brexit deal may be possible in the coming days, after technical teams from Britain and the European Union worked through the weekend.

Officer who shot naked man found not guilty of murder

Officer who shot naked man found not guilty of murder

Jurors have found a former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man not guilty of murder.

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

Changing voting patterns put Ohio in unfamiliar position: in danger of being ignored in 2020 race.

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham says he'll meet with President Donald Trump on Monday and plans to discuss sanctions against Turkey over its invasion into Syria.

AP Interview: Sanders details plan to 'end corporate greed'

AP Interview: Sanders details plan to 'end corporate greed'

AP Interview: Bernie Sanders on his proposal to 'end corporate greed and corruption' by making big companies give ownership stakes to workers.

The Latest: Nobel winner thought message was scam at first

The Latest: Nobel winner thought message was scam at first

The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.".

Pacific Northwest tribes: Remove Columbia River dams

Pacific Northwest tribes: Remove Columbia River dams

Two Pacific Northwest tribes are demanding the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.