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Strike 2: West Virginia teachers walking out again

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 11:19pm

Nearly a year to the day after West Virginia teachers went on strike that launched a national "Red4Ed" movement, they're doing it again.

Police: More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:36pm

Police say more than a dozen people trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego have been rescued.

Trump pleads with Venezuela's military to back Guaido

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:38pm

President Donald Trump on Monday pleaded with Venezuela's military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido and issued a dire warning if they continue to stand with President Nicolas Maduro's government.

Official: Deputy AG Rosenstein expected to depart in March

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:16pm

A Justice Department official says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his position in the middle of next month.

Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post about her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:51pm

President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone has apologized to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun.

NY joins lawsuit challenging Trump's border wall declaration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:14pm

New York is joining California and 14 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.

Iowa governor opts not to appeal fetal heartbeat law ruling

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:23pm

Iowa's governor said Monday she decided against appealing a judge's ruling last month that struck down Iowa's "fetal heartbeat" abortion law, which would have been the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation.

Mississippi man shot and killed after standoff with police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:44pm

A Mississippi man was shot dead Monday by police after a standoff, with police saying he emerged from a house pointing a gun at officers.

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial delayed until June

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:37pm

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York City is being delayed until June 3.

W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education bill

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:33pm

West Virginia teachers' unions on Monday called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as lacking their input and as retaliation for a walkout last year.

West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill they view as retaliation.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:27pm

West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill they view as retaliation.

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:19pm

California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Officials: Ohio has a hepatitis A outbreak, but it's not new

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:48pm

The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case involving a restaurant worker.

Proclamation remembers Idaho internment camp prisoners

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:31pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has issued a proclamation to recognize and remember the people of Japanese ancestry imprisoned at the Minidoka prison camp in south-central Idaho during WWII.

The Latest: Maduro says Trump sounds almost Nazi-like

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:19pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

3 children among 4 found dead after west Michigan shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 2:59pm

Authorities say three children and a woman were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a home in western Michigan.

Man arrested during Virginia Capitol protest over Northam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 2:24pm

A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam.

Protests slam Trump's declaration as states ready lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 2:14pm

Protesters around the U.S. spent Presidents Day rallying against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration as at least a dozen states planned a lawsuit to block Trump's latest ploy to fund his long-promised border wall.

Video of officer punching teen prompts AG investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:45pm

A video showing police repeatedly punching a 16-year-old during an arrest has prompted the Delaware Attorney General's Office to review the case.

University of Oklahoma regents to discuss investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:42pm

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents have scheduled a special meeting to discuss an undisclosed "personnel investigation."