CHICAGO The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) finalized its decision on Wednesday to go on strike against the city's school district, the third-largest in the United States, after protracted labor negotiations did not produce a deal before their deadline. | Video
CHICAGO Carmen Rodriguez, a life-long Chicagoan who lives on the city's Southeast Side, sends her two children to a predominately Hispanic elementary school where she says teachers are struggling with class sizes of up to 40 students.
The former chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party on Wednesday pleaded guilty to lying to federal law enforcement agents during an investigation into an attempted bribery scheme of a state official, the U.S. Justice Department said.
Chicago teachers will go on strike against the third-largest U.S. public school district on Oct. 17 if their protracted labor negotiations with the city do not result in a new contract, the teachers' union said on Wednesday.
Missouri on Tuesday executed a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's lover more than 20 years ago, local media reported, after a court rejected his argument he faced cruel and unusual punishment because of a rare medical condition that would make lethal injection severely painful.
CHICAGO Chicago teachers locked in protracted labor negotiations with the city have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their union to launch a strike against the third-largest U.S. public school district as soon as next month, the union said on Thursday. | Video
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The state of Texas on Wednesday executed a man convicted of stabbing his wife and two stepsons to death, then sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters in their home in 2007, later telling police his wife was poisoning him.
Fifty-eight people have been charged with engaging in healthcare fraud schemes that centered on the illegal distribution of more than 6 million opioid pills across Texas, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday.
A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted the man accused of killing 22 people and wounding 26 others in a shooting last month at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting Mexicans, a local prosecutor said.