Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 1:53pm
A new Iowa law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public workers is unconstitutional and should be immediately blocked, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by a key union in the state.
Severe storms pushed at least three tornadoes through parts of San Antonio overnight, ripping the roofs off homes and damaging dozens of other houses and apartments yet causing only minor injuries, authorities said Monday.
CORRECTS: Authorities say California police officer killed while responding to traffic accident. (Corrects APNewsAlert to say shooting occurred as officers responded to scene of traffic accident, not during traffic stop)
Edith M. Lederer and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 12:56pm
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission.
Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 12:44pm
The United States on Monday marked Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as Republican President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and the delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office.