Posted: 09/18/2012 - Delegates say they will return to work (with the students) on Wednesday. A tentative contract agreement was reached Sunday. Rank and file still need to vote on the new deal for it to be officially ratified.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - The list of 40 nominees for the American Pop Music Hall of Fame includes pop heavyweights like the Beatles, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - NATO troops in Afghanistan have been ordered to halt some joint operations with Afghan security forces after a spate of attacks by their local allies and amid fallout from a controversial anti-Islam video.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - Authorities in northern Mexico detained a prison director and two other officials after 129 inmates escaped from the facility through a tunnel, officials said.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend and murder trial co-defendant revealed in a new book that he sometimes questioned her innocence because of her "bizarre behavior" the day a British student was found dead in their apartment.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia let stand a federal rule allowing those groups to keep their financiers anonymous.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - Chicago public schoolchildren will spend a seventh day out of classes Tuesday as their striking teachers weigh a tentative proposal to end their walkout.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court sent a controversial voter ID law back to a lower court on Tuesday to assess the availability of alternative forms of identification and whether the new law disenfranchises voters.
Updated: 09/17/2012 - Radio host Helen Aguirre-Ferre says "there are some Hispanics who are concerned" with Romney's immigration positions, as well as Kris Kobach's involvement in the campaign.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - Charlie Dowd was on his way from San Francisco to Montreal last week. He was not on the train when it arrived in Chicago. Police found his phone, luggage and medication on board.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - John Ingle, who played paptriarch Edward Quartermaine on the popular daytime drama, was on the soap for 19 years; he died at age 84 while battling cancer.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - GOP Nominee Mitt Romney tells a Latino group that President Obama failed them, while President Obama says Romney doesn't "walk the walk" on China.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - The missing passenger is a 21-year-old woman from Tennessee, with the search spanning about 320 square miles off Florida. A closed-circuit camera recorded the woman going overboard.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - Jeffrey MacDonald was convicted of killing his wife and two daughters in the 1970s. A judge is hearing testimony Monday on whether he should get a new trial.. as MacDonald blames a group of hippies for the murders of his family.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - American kids eat about 1,000 milligrams of salt more than they should each day - just like adults, a new government study finds. That's about the sodium equivalent of a Big Mac.
Posted: 09/17/2012 - Teens who "sext" - or send sexually explicit text messages - aren't keeping their risky behaviors within the confines of their smartphone, new research suggests.
Posted: 09/16/2012 - Mangoes from Agricola Daniella, a Mexico-based supplier, should not be bought or eaten by Americans because of salmonella risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning.
Posted: 09/16/2012 - Almost half - 46 percent of U.S. adults take prescription drugs. But, rising costs are stopping a vast number of people from filling their prescriptions or going to the doctor.