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Fear and mistrust: Parkland attack disrupts school life

February 14, 2019

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. more »»

'Atmospheric river' dumps more rain and snow across the West

February 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A storm fueled by a plume of moisture stretching over the Pacific Ocean almost to Hawaii dumped rain on California Thursday, boosting the threat of debris flows from saturated... more »»

Denver strike ends with teacher raises of up to 11 percent

February 14, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Denver school administrators and the city's striking teachers reached a tentative deal Thursday to end a three-day educator walkout with a contract agreement that gives teachers... more »»

Denver strike ends; teachers to get big raises

February 14, 2019

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Public Schools and its striking teachers reached a deal Thursday to end their three-day walkout, with raises of 7 to 11 percent, built-in cost-of-living increases and mor... more »»

Wife says Chicago officer assaulted in Connecticut prison

February 14, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison, the officer's wife said Wednesday. more »»

Denver teachers, officials make progress amid strike

February 14, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Denver Public Schools officials kept meeting with the union representing striking teachers early Thursday, trying to reach a deal that would end this week's walkout. more »»

Perennial presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche dead at 96

February 14, 2019

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has died. He was 96. more »»

Lawsuit means Chicago Obama library plan no sure thing

February 14, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Odds may still favor the eventual construction of former President Barack Obama's $500 million museum and library in a public park along Chicago's lakeshore, but it's no longer a... more »»

Fentanyl deaths from 'Mexican oxy' pills hit Arizona hard

February 14, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. more »»

Parkland massacre reshapes K-12 in Florida

February 14, 2019

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. more »»

Powerful storm dumps more rain and snow across the West

February 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heavy rain again raised the risk of mudslides in Southern California burn areas where evacuations were ordered during a powerful storm that flooded roads, toppled trees and cut... more »»

Denver teacher strike reveals US divide over bonus pay

February 14, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers went on strike to improve their pay, but the fight wasn't that simple. more »»

California governor wants users to profit from online data

February 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. more »»

New storm brings more rain and snow to the West

February 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More rain, snow and wind hit the West on Wednesday, flooding roads, toppling trees and cutting power while raising threats of debris flows from wildfire scars. more »»

FBI posts victim sketches drawn by admitted serial killer

February 14, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — The FBI has released sketches drawn by an admitted serial killer of some of his victims, along with other information on a string of unsolved cold-case homicides to which... more »»

Public school strikes revive clash with Teach for America

February 14, 2019

Young teachers are caught up in a possible strike in Oakland, California, that's giving new life to the long-simmering tension between traditional public schools and the education reform program... more »»

 
 
 

 

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