After a judge issued an order banning a one-day strike against layoffs set for May 15, LA teachers are continuing to mobilize as the stakes get higher.
The man who greased the way for the lies about Pat Tillman's "friendly fire" death is assuming overall control of U.S. operations in Afghanistan.
"What is a Black man's life worth in Atlanta?" Derrick Boazman asked a crowd of 200 people who gathered for a rally to end police shootings.
About 75 New York City public school teachers, students and parents rallied to resist school closings and city control of schools.
More than 300 teachers, librarians, counselors and others packed a recent Portland Public Schools board meeting to protest working without a contract.
The Pentagon has appointed a new general to run the war in Afghanistan, but it's still following an old strategy that is causing massive civilian casualties.
The D.C. City Council approved a bill recognizing same-sex marriages from other states, but Congress could still block the measure from becoming law.
An ongoing Spanish investigation is adding harrowing details to the portrait of the torture of detainees inside and outside Guantánamo.
The birth of Israel 61 years ago last week established a pattern of ethnic cleansing of Palestinians that continues today.
A new study provides further evidence for the case in favor of "everybody in, nobody out" single-payer health care reform.
Texas prisoner Kenneth Foster Jr. shares a poem about Gaza and life in prison.
The deadly toll of combat stress was illustrated starkly when a U.S. soldier shot and killed five of his fellow soldiers in Iraq.
Nurses from across the country descended on Washington for two days of action that included a protest at a Senate hearing on health care reform.
Rank-and-file members of New York City's powerful subway and bus workers' union have united to challenge the leadership in local elections.
A majority of workers at the Laurelhurst Village nursing home in Portland, Ore., signed union cards. But their battle was just beginning.
A scheduled teachers' rally in Boston against budget cuts and layoffs will take place May 19, but without support from union leaders.
Union and community leaders held a 24-hour vigil in Los Angeles to rally support for the Employee Free Choice Act.
D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee is a media darling for her zealous mission to lay blame for the crisis in public schools at the feet of teachers.
By threatening sanctions that could bankrupt the union if LA teachers hold a one-day strike, a judge is backing efforts to eliminate 5,000 jobs.
In Joss Whedon's new television series Dollhouse, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly takes another hard look at good and evil.
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