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Chicago teachers strike over funding CHICAGO – Chicago teachers took to picket lines Friday in a one-day strike they say is aimed at getting lawmakers to adequately fund education and other...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Company officials held after collapse KOLKATA, India – Indian police on Friday detained five officials of a company constructing an overpass that collapsed onto a crowded Kolkata neighborhood,...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Extra

Auto Racing Third consecutive pole for Logano at Martinsville MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway on Friday. It is the third...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

World Briefs

18 go blind after cataract surgery SAO PAULO – Eighteen Brazilians were left blind after surgeons apparently used unsterilized instruments during a cataract treatment campaign in an industrial...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Extra

College Basketball George Washington takes NIT title with 76-60 win NEW YORK – George Washington won its first National Invitation Tournament championship, getting 18 points from Kevin Larsen and...

DATE: March 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Nation & World Briefs

Alabama governor’s aide resigns post MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A top political aide to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Wednesday, a week after the goernor publicly admitted making inappropriate...

DATE: March 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Foreign adoptions fell last year in U.S. NEW YORK – The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 12 percent last year to the lowest level since 1981, according to new State...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Extra

Cycling Belgian cyclist dies after suffering heart attack AJACCIO, Corsica – Belgian cyclist Daan Myngheer has died in hospital after suffering a heart attack over the weekend at the Criterium...

DATE: March 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Nation & World Briefs

Pentagon chief used own email for a year WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Ash Carter used his personal email account for government business for nearly a year, until December 2015, when news reports...

DATE: March 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World & Nation Briefs

Iraqi suicide bomber kills 29 in stadium BAGHDAD – A suicide bomber blew himself up in a soccer stadium south of the Iraqi capital on Friday, killing 29 people and wounding 60, security officials...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Extra

College Baseball Colorado Mesa coach apologizes for anti-gay remark GRAND JUNCTION – A Colorado Mesa University assistant baseball coach has apologized for using what an investigation concluded was...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Nation Briefs

U.S. charges Iranians in hacking case WASHINGTON – The U.S. charged seven hackers linked to the Iranian government with executing large-scale coordinated cyberattacks on dozens of banks as well as...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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