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L.A. teachers' strike is over: Teachers to return Wednesday L.A. teachers' strike is over: Teachers to return Wednesday
LOS ANGELES —The Los Angeles teachers' union ended its week-long strike Tuesday night, union leaders said, overwhelmingly supporting an agreement with the nation's second-largest school district. Teachers will return to 900 Los Angeles Unified School District public schools on Wednesday, restoring a sense of normalcy for about 500,000 students. Although the union will finish counting votes ...
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Government shutdown at one month: Where things stand for the average American Government shutdown at one month: Where things stand for the average American
WASHINGTON – With the partial government shutdown heading into its second month, the strain on the country continues to grow, especially on the 800,000 federal workers who are headed toward missing their second paycheck next week. To help pay the bills, some have resorted to part-time jobs or soliciting donations through crowdsourcing websites. Across the country, airline passengers are facing ...
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Tornado causes significant damage in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama Tornado causes significant damage in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama
WETUMPKA, Ala. – A tornado caused major damage in downtown Wetumpka, the city's mayor said Saturday, with several buildings on the ground after an intense storm passed through the area. One injured was reported by 4:30 p.m., said Mayor Jerry Willis. The injury wasn’t serious. The damage seems to be confined on the west side of the city, located about 15 miles northeast of Montgomery. First B...
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North Pole tracking on ice because of government shutdown North Pole tracking on ice because of government shutdown
The North Pole is gradually shifting, and the model used to keep track is not updating because of the government shutdown. Nature reports the Earth's magnetic pole is slowly moving from Canada toward Siberia because of liquid iron moving inside the planet's core. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British Geological Survey both manage the World Magnetic Model, which ...
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'Blockbuster' storm heads east, could drop 40 inches of snow. Then an Arctic blast will freeze 200 million. 'Blockbuster' storm heads east, could drop 40 inches of snow. Then an Arctic blast will freeze 200 million.
After hammering California with rain and snow, a "blockbuster" winter storm is taking aim at the East, where as much as 40 inches of snow could fall over the weekend. Road travel may become impossible in the heavy snow, and flight delays and cancellations are likely. After the storm heads offshore Sunday, the intense cold will be the main weather story as air straight from the Arctic will roar ...
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Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion between the campaign' and Russia Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion between the campaign' and Russia
WASHINGTON – In a stunning interview on CNN Wednesday evening, President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said there may have been "collusion" between members of the Trump campaign and Russia – but the president wasn't involved. "I never said there was no collusion between the campaign. Or between people in the campaign," Giuliani told CNN host Chris Cuomo while live on air. "I have no ...
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Tanker carrying 3,500 gallons of liquid chocolate spills onto Arizona highway Tanker carrying 3,500 gallons of liquid chocolate spills onto Arizona highway
PHOENIX — A tanker carrying 3,500 gallons of hot, liquid chocolate rolled over and spilled its contents onto an Arizona interstate. On Monday, a "river of chocolate" was flowing down Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, Arizona, and blocking traffic, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The crash happened just before 9 a.m., Arizona's ABC 15 reports, and lanes reopened after 1 p.m. ...
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Amid border wall debate, third drug tunnel found in less than a month along Arizona border Amid border wall debate, third drug tunnel found in less than a month along Arizona border
TUCSON — Mexican authorities uncovered another tunnel in Nogales, Sonora — across the border from Nogales, Arizona — which they suspect was used to smuggle drugs and people across the U.S.-Mexico border. It's the third time they have made such a discovery in less than a month, and comes amid President Donald Trump's demand for funding to build more physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border...
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Flu is widespread in US with 7.3 million people sick, but experts see a milder season Flu is widespread in US with 7.3 million people sick, but experts see a milder season
As the flu season enters its most active period, early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention points to a milder season than last year. As many as 7.3 million people have fallen sick with the flu since the season began in October, the CDC reported Friday. An estimated 69,000 to 84,000 have been hospitalized. The report offered the first peek at data for the 2018-19 season, ...
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'I live paycheck to paycheck': Federal workers rally for their jobs at White House 'I live paycheck to paycheck': Federal workers rally for their jobs at White House
Federal workers and their supporters rallied for their jobs near the White House on Thursday as the partial government shutdown rolled through its third week with no end in sight. Almost half of the 800,000 civilian federal employees are not working, and even those that are won't be paid until the stalemate is settled. For most, the furlough becomes real Friday when they miss their first payday...
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