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Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Teachers Strike

Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Teachers Strike

By John Antczak | Jan 22
A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said.

Protest Fears Close School of Boys in Washington Videos

Protest Fears Close School of Boys in Washington Videos

By John Minchillo and Bruce Shreiner | Jan 22
A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect.

Top Journo Who Fled Nicaragua Says Nation's Press Threatened

Top Journo Who Fled Nicaragua Says Nation's Press Threatened

By Christopher Sherman | Jan 22
One of Nicaragua's most prominent journalists says President Daniel Ortega is working to close any spaces of freedom in the Central American country.

Democrats Lurch Left on Top Policies As 2020 Primary Begins

Democrats Lurch Left on Top Policies As 2020 Primary Begins

By Steve Peoples | Jan 22
Almost no policy is too liberal for Democrats fighting to win over their party's base, which is demanding a presidential nominee dedicated to pursuing bold action on America's most pressing challenges.

Germany, France Renew Friendship Treaty, Warn of Nationalism

Germany, France Renew Friendship Treaty, Warn of Nationalism

By Martin Meissner and Frank Jordans | Jan 22
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Tuesday against rising nationalism in Europe and called for a revival of cross-border cooperation as she and her French counterpart signed a pact renewing their countries' decades-long friendship.

Supreme Court Inaction Suggests DACA Safe for Another Year

Supreme Court Inaction Suggests DACA Safe for Another Year

By Mark Sherman | Jan 22
The Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation and that President Donald Trump has sought to end seems likely to survive for at least another year.

Trump's Proposal to Break Budget Deadlock Falls Flat

Trump's Proposal to Break Budget Deadlock Falls Flat

By Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 22
Voting in Congress was not expected to unfold until later in the week. Even then it seemed doubtful that the 1,300-page measure, dubbed "End The Shutdown And Secure The Border Act," had any chance of passing swiftly.

Questions over Payments Involving Son of Brazil President

Questions over Payments Involving Son of Brazil President

By Anna Jean Kaiser | Jan 22
The son of new Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is fending off suspicions of financial irregularities that are starting to cast a shadow over the administration just four weeks in power.

House Democrats Bringing New Scrutiny to Education Secretary

House Democrats Bringing New Scrutiny to Education Secretary

By Collin Binkley | Jan 22
Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Murky Claims on Weather, Shutdown

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Murky Claims on Weather, Shutdown

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jan 21
Over the past week and through the weekend, Trump and his team misstated the reality on myriad issues, many connected with the partial government shutdown, Trump's proposed wall and the Russia investigation. Here's a look.

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