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
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 short on details, leaves tough issues for later.
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
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
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'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
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
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
Literary critic, author and Yale professor Harold Bloom dies at age 89.
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
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
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
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
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
Journalists call on Trump to condemn violent parody video that depicts a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing critics and media members.