CHICAGO (AP) — Comedian Jimmy Fallon took a quick but icy dip in Lake Michigan — dressed in a full suit and tie — then screamed and darted out quickly with a shocked expression on […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The only man to hold both jobs says in a Discovery documentary that airs Wednesday that the White House chief of staff generally has more power than the vice president. “I […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools officials ended months of speculation when they released the list of 54 schools the city plans to close, but the pushback against Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his schools chief is likely just starting to ramp up.
The Associated Press recaps seven cities with pension problems.
CHICAGO (AP) – At the end of a bitter showdown with striking teachers, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago’s longer school day will mean an end to what he described as the “shortchanging” of the city’s […]
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Teachers Union president says the city’s students will be back in class Wednesday after delegates voted overwhelmingly to suspend a seven-day teachers strike. Karen Lewis spoke during a Tuesday evening […]
CHICAGO (AP) – The head of the Chicago teachers union says delegates may have a lengthy debate about a new contract offer when they meet this afternoon. The meeting comes two days after they refused […]
CHICAGO (AP) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked a state court to force Chicago school teachers back to work, ending a week-long strike he calls illegal. City attorneys asked the circuit court Monday to force […]
CHICAGO (AP) – The city’s nearly weeklong teachers strike appeared headed toward a resolution Friday after negotiators emerged from marathon talks to say they had achieved a “framework” that could end the walkout in time […]
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Teachers Union president says a deal to end the city’s first teachers’ strike in 25 years is close, but she’s pushed back her timeline a bit. Just hours after predicting […]
(AP) — As Chicago teachers walk the picket lines, their union and the city’s school district resumed negotiating Monday over a new contract that includes bigger salaries, more benefits, revised job security measures and revamped […]
CHICAGO (AP) – Parents and students are figuring out their options on the first day of a Chicago teachers’ strike. The district is keeping some schools open, and they’re serving breakfast and lunch, but […]