SAN FRANCISCO | Oakland teachers get ready to strike over pay, class sizes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Teachers in Oakland, California, prepared Wednesday to walk off the job in…

FALLS CHURCH, Va | Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group called for a congressional investigation Wednesday…

WASHINGTON | Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers last month noted greater threats to the U.S. economy, ranging…

DALLAS | Southwest grapples with new labor and revenue problems

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing its mechanics, suggesting that…

President Trump Tweet: President Donald Trump tweets about China, U.S. trade war

President Donald J. Trump posted the following tweet: China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs…

United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

United States – On November 15, senior officials from the United States, Australia, India, and Japan…

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey shaken by financial fears, Trump rattles it further

ANKARA, Turkey — A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday as its currency nosedived on…

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— What’s the television industry’s top summer destination? A hotel in which 200-plus U.S.…

NEW YORK | US stock indexes dip as oil prices sink energy companies

NEW YORK— A late gain for U.S. stocks slipped away Wednesday as a four-day winning streak…

WARSAW, Poland | Photo exhibit documents revival of Polish Jewish life

WARSAW, Poland — American photographer Chuck Fishman was just 21 when he began traveling behind the…

WASHINGTON | Zverev beats de Minaur for 2nd consecutive Citi Open title

WASHINGTON— Alexander Zverev became the first man in nearly a decade to win consecutive titles at…

CHICAGO | Crackdown on ‘bots’ sweeps up people who tweet often

CHICAGO— Nina Tomasieski logs on to Twitter before the sun rises. Seated at her dining room…

Stocks are mostly higher in early trade as earnings roll in

U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in early trading Wednesday following a mixed batch of quarterly…

NEW YORK | Comcast drops Fox bid, paving way for sale to Disney

NEW YORK— Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney…

ALBANY, N.Y | Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

ALBANY, N.Y.— U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving…

LONDON  | Djokovic eyes 4th Wimbledon title, facing Anderson in final

LONDON  — Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces…

Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A California man pleaded guilty today to shooting a U.S. diplomat stationed at…

MEXICO CITY | Pompeo in Mexico to meet country’s president-elect

MEXICO CITY— Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a Cabinet-level delegation arrived in Mexico Friday to…

WASHINGTON News: Maryland Man, Ranjith Keerikkattil Found Guilty of Stalking Former Co-Worker, Now Accused of Fleeing U.S. to Iceland

Defendant Left Country Soon After Verdict WASHINGTON – Ranjith Keerikkattil, 30, of Catonsville, Md., has been…

BRUSSELS  | Rattling NATO, Trump attacks another nation’s ties to Russia

BRUSSELS  — President Donald Trump tore into this week’s NATO summit questioning the value of a…

New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney, Geoffrey S. Berman Announces Extended Deadline For NYCHA Monitor Applications

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New…

U.S. Department of State News: United States, Cuba Hold Fourth Law Enforcement Dialogue in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and Cuba…

HONG KONG  | Phone maker Xiaomi falls then rises in Hong Kong debut

HONG KONG  — Xiaomi Corp. shares slipped and then rebounded Monday in the Chinese smartphone maker’s…

MAE SAI, Thailand | Forecast of heavy rain could complicate Thai cave rescue

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Heavy rains forecast for northern Thailand could worsen flooding in a cave…

TOKYO  | Japan’s Uzabase to acquire online news platform Quartz

TOKYO  — Japanese media startup Uzabase is acquiring Quartz, a New York-based online business news platform,…

WASHINGTON | US seen backing away from Syria de-escalation enforcement

WASHINGTON  — The Trump administration appears to be walking away from a pledge to enforce an…

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, U.S, Attorney Brady Announces the Arrest in Nigeria of an Individual who Conspired with 4 Others Charged in a Business E-Mail Compromise Scheme

Arrest is part of a coordinated International Enforcement Operation targeting hundreds of individuals in BEC schemes…

NEW YORK | Trade tremors: How tariffs, tough talk has unsettled markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Fears of a trade war have given a boost to some of…

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France | Veterans, families mark 74 years since Allied D-Day landings

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Families of fallen soldiers and dwindling numbers of veterans of the D-Day…

NEW YORK | Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it’s adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political…