NEW YORK | Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

NEW YORK —January 22, 2019— Chelsea Clinton has announced her family is expanding. The 38-year-old former first daughter tweeted Tuesday that she and her husband Marc are expecting another child in the summer. The couple has a daughter Charlotte born in 2014 and a son Aidan born in 2016. She did not announce the sex … Continue reading NEW YORK | Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

LOS ANGELES | Tentative deal reached to end Los Angeles teachers strike

LOS ANGELES—January 22, 2019— 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. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, accompanied by leaders of United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Tentative deal reached to end Los Angeles teachers strike

COVINGTON, Ky | Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

COVINGTON, Ky—January 22, 2019—A Kentucky boys’ school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week. President Donald Trump tweeted early Tuesday that the … Continue reading COVINGTON, Ky | Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

SAN FRANCISCO | Coroner: Couple intoxicated during fatal Yosemite fall

SAN FRANCISCO —January 22, 2019— A young couple from India who wrote a travel blog were intoxicated when they died in a fall from a scenic overlook in Yosemite National Park in California, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday. Menakshi Moorthy, 30, and her husband Vishnu Viswanath, 29, each had intoxicating levels of ethyl … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Coroner: Couple intoxicated during fatal Yosemite fall

WASHINGTON | Stocks sink on growth fears and possible snag in trade talks

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019—Stocks across the world are down Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening and reports of difficulties in trade talks between the U.S. and China. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic forecasts for 2019 and 2020 and pointed to risks including trade tensions and rising interest rates. China’s government … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Stocks sink on growth fears and possible snag in trade talks

WASHINGTON | The Latest: USDA plans to reopen Farm Service Agency offices

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The Department of Agriculture has announced it will reopen Farm Service Agency offices nationwide to process loans, tax documents and trade aid payments to farmers and ranchers. The Farm Service Agency had been shuttered since … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: USDA plans to reopen Farm Service Agency offices

WASHINGTON | Despite Pelosi request to delay, Trump moves ahead with SOTU

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Despite Pelosi request to delay, Trump moves ahead with SOTU

WASHINGTON | High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court’s five conservatives greenlighting it and its four liberal members … Continue reading WASHINGTON | High court lets military implement transgender restrictions