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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out of classrooms in the latest evidence of teacher rebellion in some Republican-led states...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a weekend arrest in which a white officer was caught on video kneeling on a black man's back and punching him while a black officer kneed him. In the 50-second video of Saturday's arrest posted on...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has ruled Meek Mill should remain behind bars while appealing a prison sentence for violating probation, saying the rapper's drug use, arrests and other issues while under supervision merited the jail time. Judge Genece Brinkley turned down Mill's bid...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced Monday she will not seek re-election this year amid calls for her resignation over her handling of the firing of a former chief of staff accused of harassment, threats and violence against female staffers in her...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — From rodeo announcer to custom-cabinet builder, second jobs have become a necessity for many teachers in Oklahoma, where educators are some of the lowest paid in the nation. Thousands of teachers demonstrated Monday at the Capitol, in step with teachers in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than $421 million in claims have been filed since deadly mudslides tore through the coastal community of Montecito during extremely heavy January rains, California's insurance commissioner said Monday. Insurers have received more than 2,000 claims for...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has ruled Meek Mill should remain behind bars while appealing a prison sentence for violating probation, saying the rapper's drug use, arrests and other issues while under supervision merited the jail time. Judge Genece Brinkley turned down Mill's bid...
WASHINGTON (AP) — First, the United States imposed a tax on Chinese steel and aluminum. Then, China counterpunched Monday with tariffs on a host of U.S. products, including apples, pork and ginseng. On Wall Street, the stock market buckled on the prospect of an all-out trade war...
Environmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Obama was not appropriate and set standards "too high." The Environmental Protection Agency said it completed a review that will...