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Educators rally as a strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District entered its fifth day outside City Hall in Los Angeles Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Clashes over pay, class sizes and support-staff levels in the district led to its first strike in 30 years and prompted the staffing of classrooms with substitute teachers and administrators. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Teachers union: Los Angeles strike to go into 6th school dayThe union representing striking teachers in Los Angeles says the strike will continue into its sixth school day Tuesday regardless of the outcome of negotiations Monday
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Shutdown and disunity themes of MLK celebration in AtlantaA commemorative service for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that was nearly imperiled by the federal government shutdown was held Monday morning in Atlanta at a church called King's "spiritual home."
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
A pedestrian walks in the cold in Carleton Place, Ontario on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 6 deadFalling temperatures has replaced the weekend's falling snow as bitter cold and gusty winds sweep across the Northeast
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, a large crowd representing a majority of the remaining Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, including Nathan Phillips, center with glasses, march out of the Oceti Sakowin camp before the deadline set for evacuation of the camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Phillips says he felt compelled to get between a group of black religious activists and largely white students with his ceremonial drum to defuse a potentially dangerous situation at a rally in Washington. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounterMore videos have emerged of the encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018, file photo, a microplate containing embryos that have been injected with Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA is seen in a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. A Chinese investigation says Chinese scientist He Jiankui, behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus, acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claimA Chinese probe into reports of the world's first gene-edited babies seems to have confirmed their existence
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo Transportation Security Administration officers work at a checkpoint at O'Hare airport in Chicago. The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday, Jan. 21, that Sunday’s absence rate compared to 3.1 percent on the comparable Sunday a year ago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekendAbsence rate among unpaid government airport screeners hits 10 percent
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
This Nov. 29, 2017, photo shows a murals of Christopher Columbus at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New WorldThe University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This combination photo shows the totally eclipsed moon, center, and others at the different stages during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. It was also the year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position. During totality, the moon will look red because of sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. That's why an eclipsed moon is sometimes known as a blood moon. In January, the full moon is also sometimes known as the wolf moon or great spirit moon. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonusThe moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the only total lunar eclipse this year and next
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, a large crowd representing a majority of the remaining Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, including Nathan Phillips, center with glasses, march out of the Oceti Sakowin camp before the deadline set for evacuation of the camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Phillips says he felt compelled to get between a group of black religious activists and largely white students with his ceremonial drum to defuse a potentially dangerous situation at a rally in Washington. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn't provokeThe student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester outside the Lincoln Memorial in a videotaped confrontation that drew outrage over the internet says he did nothing to provoke the man
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Caleb Seely rides a unicycle on a snow covered sidewalk as he heads home after helping shovel out his brother's driveway during a winter storm, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Portland, Maine. The extra knobby tire on Seely's ride provided traction on a day when snow, sleet and freezing rain kept most motorists indoors. Parts of New England residents are bracing for up to 18 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zeroA winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow this weekend has manifested into a deep freeze
The Associated Press22 hours ago
This Aug. 2018, booking photo of Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, was provided by the Clackamas, Ore., County Sheriff's Department. Gago killed four members of his family Saturday night, Jan. 19, 2019 at the rural home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said. Gago killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, night before deputies shot him, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office identified the victims as Olivia Gago, 9 months, Shaina Sweitzer, 31, Jerry Bremer, 66, and Pamela Bremer, 64. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Department via AP)
Deputies shoot man after he kills 4, including baby daughterAuthorities in Oregon say a man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In an Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, Antonio "Tony" Mendez, former CIA technical operations officer, poses for photographers at the premiere of the film Argo in Washington.  Mendez, a former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film “Argo,” died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at an assisted-living center in Frederick, Maryland, according to a family statement and his literary agent. He was 78. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died
The Associated Press1 day ago
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