| Oct 1, 2013
Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea.
Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
On the verge of having their contract with Los Angeles County expire, labor organizers on Thursday urged their members to participate in a march and rally next week.
“Our purpose right now is to make sure we send a message to the media, educate...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Superior Court judge’s ruling in favor of a referendum targeting Anchorage’s controversial labor law rewrite could be headed to the Alaska Supreme Court, after an appeal announced Friday by city officials.
City Attorney Dennis Wheeler says...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi told fans at the team’s fan fest event he believes the franchise is “at a critical stage” but has a unique opportunity to “create something special” despite the challenge of operating under...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:12 PM
STANFORD — A Crab Orchard man has been accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, driving her to a remote field, beating her and threatening her with a baseball bat and a shovel.
“He tried to kill me,” Juanita Snow, the ex-girlfriend,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON — Thomas E. Perez was confirmed as secretary of Labor on Thursday, ending a long battle over his nomination in a key test of this week’s deal to end a showdown over Senate rules.
Perez, currently the nation’s top civil...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Lehigh County commissioners on Wednesday voted to hire outside counsel to represent the county in a labor lawsuit filed last month. County Solicitor Matt Sorentino said it's rare for them to recommend outside counsel, but this area of law is highly...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Stan Lee Media can't claim ownership to any of the iconic comicbook characters Stan Lee created for Marvel, a federal court judge ruled Thursday, giving full control of superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Chris Brown is nowhere near done with his probation now.
The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been ordered to complete an additional 1,000 hours of community labor as a result of prosecutors' accusations that he did not properly report his previous...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Senators have reached a tentative agreement that will avoid a Democratic move to change Senate rules and eliminate the power of a minority to block action on executive branch nominations, Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday....