Chicago Teachers Prepared to Strike; Union Reviews New Offer The president of the Chicago Teachers Union said late Monday the union was reviewing a new contract proposal from Chicago Public Schools, but it was too early to say if it would be enough to avert a Tuesday morning strike
Iowa Company Recalls Cookie Dough Sold to Other Firms An Iowa company is recalling the cookie dough it sold to Blue Bell Creameries and other food companies because it may be contaminated with listeria bacteria
Portugal's Guterres, Likely UN Chief, Wants to Build Bridges Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres, who is virtually certain to be the next UN secretary-general, says he wants to be "an honest broker, a bridge-builder and someone that tries to create conditions for consensus."
Matthew Death Tolls Climbs to 28 Across 5 Southern States Highest death toll was in North Carolina, where at least 11 were killed.
Duke Energy to Remove Coal Ash From North Carolina Plant Duke Energy has agreed to remove millions of tons of coal ash containing toxic heavy metals from a power plant in North Carolina
The Latest: Rolling Stone Writer Tells of Frat House Visit The author of a discredited Rolling Stone magazine article is telling jurors about her visit to a University of Virginia fraternity house, where a woman claimed she was raped
Church Restoration a Throwback to Days of Kennedy Wedding The church where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier married is being restored to the appearance it had when they wed in 1953
Transit Officials Warn of Delays, Crowding After Derailment Transit officials are warning commuters to be prepared for Monday morning delays following a weekend train derailment on Long Island
Nearly 2M Urged to Evacuate as Matthew Edges Toward US Hurricane Matthew marched toward Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas and nearly 2 million people along the coast were urged to evacuate their homes Wednesday, a mass exodus ahead of a major storm packing power the U.S. hasn't seen in more than a decade