Thousands of teachers are set to hit the streets of North Carolina’s capital on Wednesday, determined to force a political showdown over wages and funding priorities for public school classrooms in this conservative, tax-cutting state.
Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he couldn’t remember whether he had discussed the Russia investigation with his father, according to transcripts released Wednesday of his interview with the panel.
With the midterm congressional primaries about to go into full swing, the Department of Homeland Security is playing catch-up in helping to ensure that state election systems are secure against cybertampering by the Russians or others bent on mischief.
PAHOA, Hawaii — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.
President Donald Trump told supporters at the National Rifle Association on Friday that the Second Amendment will “never ever be under siege as long as I am your president.”
Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted, sending molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets.
Missouri lawmakers will convene in an historic special session later this month to consider impeaching Republican Gov. Eric Greitens following allegations of sexual misconduct and misuse of charity resources for his political campaign.
The death was reported in California.
The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February.
NEW YORK — A postal worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.
A retired registered school nurse says she performed CPR on the woman who passengers say was partially sucked out of the window of a Southwest Airlines plane that had been hit by engine debris.
NEW YORK — The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a national reckoning over sexual misconduct
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Thousands of Kentucky teachers hoisted signs and chanted “we love our children” on Friday as they called on legislators to reject the Republican governor’s vetoes and restore increases in education spending.
Just four states — New York, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin — had at least 90 percent funding in their pension systems. Those states and some others that have repaired pension shortfalls since the Great Recession will be in better shape the next time the economy slides.
Claiming he’s accomplished a “heckuva lot,” House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will not run for re-election and will retire next year, injecting another layer of uncertainty as Republicans face worries over losing their majority in the fall.