Feds: 80 Charged in Prison Racketeering, Drug Conspiracies Federal authorities say correctional officers at Maryland's largest men's prison for years helped scores of inmates smuggle narcotics, tobacco, pornography and cellphones into the facility in exchange for money and sex
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
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.
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
Teacher Accused of Writing 'Focus' on Student's Forehead A Virginia Beach math teacher has been accused of assaulting an eighth grader in class by writing "focus" on the boy's forehead
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
Repeal or Reform? Death Penalty Voter Decisions for 3 States California voters face opposite choices to end or fix the state's broken death penalty
Police: College Students Shot While Trying to Buy Car Police are searching for two suspects who they say shot and wounded two Ohio college students during an apparent robbery
Woman Accused of Trying to Extort Money From Ex-Gov. Spitzer A woman who accused former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer of assaulting her has been arrested for trying to extort money from him