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Teachers take to the picket lines in Los Angeles

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The president of the National Education Association said that as a strike begins today in Los Angeles , teachers are optimistic their action will draw attention on the plight of public schools - just like in several red states last spring. “When we saw that redfored wave starting in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona last year, they took it to the streets, and the public then started to pay attention to what had been happening for years in their public school," Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the nation's largest labor union, told MSNBC in an interview that aired before the school day...
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Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

5 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

“I feel like it's not just about the teachers, it's about everyone,” said a student at the nation's second-largest school district.
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Rep. Katie Porter Of California Joins Democrats Calling For Impeachment Inquiry

Rep. Katie Porter Of California Joins Democrats Calling For Impeachment Inquiry

The congresswoman is California's first freshman House member to join the chorus of Democrats who support an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Read more ...

Administration Backtracks on Aid to Central America

Administration Backtracks on Aid to Central America

The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new... Read more ...

Pentagon claims new photos show Iran responsible for tanker attacks

Pentagon claims new photos show Iran responsible for tanker attacks

The Pentagon on Monday released more photographs related to the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, claiming the images provide ironclad evidence Iran was... Read more ...

Supreme Court Lets Virginia Use Election Map Redrawn To Fix Racial...

Supreme Court Lets Virginia Use Election Map Redrawn To Fix Racial Gerrymandering

The court ruled that Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates did not have standing to appeal a lower court ruling that struck down the old map. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape'...

Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape' Over 9/11 Bill

The comedian blasted the Senate majority leader a day earlier for not doing enough to help 9/11 responders and their families. Read more ...

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher To Begin War Crimes Trial

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher To Begin War Crimes Trial

Trump is considering pardoning Gallagher, who faces trial for murdering an Islamic State prisoner in his care and attempting to murder civilians. Read more ...

Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

Hundreds of representatives of companies and trade groups are warning President Donald Trump that carrying out his plan to impose on tariffs on $300 billion more in Chinese... Read more ...

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete... Read more ...

Pompeo Claims There's 'No Doubt' Iran Attacked Tankers, But U.S. Allies Want...

Pompeo Claims There's 'No Doubt' Iran Attacked Tankers, But U.S. Allies Want Proof

Casting the Trump administration's credibility gap into sharp relief, allies like Japan and Germany have demanded more "credible" evidence to support the U.S. claim. Read more ...

Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

HONG KONG - Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that... Read more ...