Russell Baker, author and NY Times columnist is…

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Russell Baker has died at age 93

Latest: Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will…

Los Angeles teachers have approved a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district

LA Teachers Reach Tentative Deal With School…

After 21 straight hours of negotiations, officials from both sides along with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the deal at City Hall Tuesday.

Denver teachers vote to go on strike over pay

Denver teachers have decided overwhelmingly to go on strike after more than a year of negotiations over base pay

Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings…

Authorities: Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings in Nevada

Porn star's hush money suit against Trump could…

Lawyers for President Donald Trump want a federal judge to toss a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels over a hush money agreement she signed not to discuss an alleged affair with Trump

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Singer Chris Brown Detained In Paris On Suspicion…

A judicial official said Chris Brown was detained on Monday and remained in custody the following day.

Court tosses lawsuit in Illinois sex-video suicide case

Judge tosses lawsuit brought against a suburban school by the parents of a student who killed himself after staff warned him he may have to register as a sex offender over a video

Harris Wofford, rights activist and senator, dies…

Former Sen. Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania, a longtime civil rights activist who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 1960 presidential campaign, has died

Erin Brockovich urges California to stop PG&E…

Consumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, urged California lawmakers not to let the utility go bankrupt because it could mean less money for wildfire victims

Becoming An American: David Ward

Together with The Marshall Project, we bring you "We Are Witnesses: Becoming An American." Here, former Border Patrol agent David Ward gives his view.

Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal, will return to work Wednesday after six-day strike.

Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal, will return to work Wednesday after six-day strike.

Boys school shuts down amid fallout over…

As more videos emerge of encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington, President Trump weighs in by saying it appears the students were treated unfairly

Mom arrested after dead baby found in Amazon site…

Police say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful disposal of human remains after her newborn baby was found dead inside an Amazon distribution center in southwest Phoenix last week

China Warns US Against Seeking Extradition Of…

Canadian authorities detained Meng Wanzhou back in December at the request of the U.S

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Judge declares Iowa fetal heartbeat law unconstitutional

A state court judge rules Iowa's fetal heartbeat law unconstitutional, concludes state Supreme Court's earlier decisions affirming a woman's fundamental right to an abortion would include the new law passed last year

Newark operations resume after drone reports halt…

Officials say flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport

40 years after his "folly," Bogle's index funds…

Forty years ago, the thought of buying an index fund and being satisfied with getting simply the market's return was ridiculed by critics

Becoming An American: Youngmin Lo

Together with The Marshall Project, we bring you "We Are Witnesses: Becoming An American." Here, Youngmin Lo shares sacrifices made for his education.

Thousands of birds die at California's Salton Sea

Authorities say thousands of migrating birds have died at California's Salton Sea this month from avian cholera

Teen's death spurs federal, state safe gun…

The death of a Connecticut teenager who accidentally shot himself with his friend's father's gun has spurred his parents to advocate for tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage

Storm brings more snow, ice to large part of…

Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that's threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow

Man sentenced for suffocating infant son after drinking

A 34-year-old Kansas man who authorities say suffocated his 2-month-old twin son by rolling over on him while they slept has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison

Medical examiner: Oregon family slain with ax…

The Oregon State Medical Examiner says the weapons used to kill four people Saturday at their Oregon home were an ax and knives

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Ex-University of Okla. students apologize for…

University of Oklahoma students are demanding action from campus administrators after video of a now-former student wearing black face paint and using a racial slur got attention online

Woman sentenced to life after child drowns in Kansas River

A 26-year-old Missouri woman who intentionally drove her car into the Kansas River with her two children inside has been sentenced to life in prison

US prosecutors: Bribes used to hide Russian…

Prosecutors say a Russian businessman accused of a murder plot bribed authorities in his home country to drop an investigation into a military kickback scheme