Dolores Huerta, a social activist and labor leader who marched with Cesar Chavez, was arrested Tuesday along with seven other union members during a protest to demand a raise for Fresno county home care workers.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 3:53pm
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges two security guards who worked at a public high school in suburban Chicago had sex with female students, and the school failed to adequately protect girls from purported predators.
State officials have approved a 4.5 percent increase in payouts to public schools and other beneficiaries from money generated from the state's 3,750 square miles (9,700 square kilometers) of endowment lands.
Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 3:34pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio's relationship with New York City's police force was destined to be rocky. He took office promising to overhaul how the city's 36,000 officers interacted with the public, especially people of color.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to "various representatives" of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, but refused to say whether such dialogue is being conducted with socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello.
Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 3:12pm
A nonprofit that advocates for more open and accountable government sued San Francisco Mayor London Breed and city police on Tuesday after failing to get access to records about a controversial police raid on a freelance journalist.
A judge on Tuesday acquitted a Mississippi lawmaker of a domestic violence charge in which he was accused of punching his wife in the face because she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex.