West Virginia teachers: No raise, no school; strike goes on

Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with the governor.

  • Written by By MICHAEL VIRTANEN , Associated Press

Seoul envoys to meet N. Korea's Kim during Pyongyang trip

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in planned to meet Monday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of a rare two-day visit to Pyongyang that's expected to focus on how to ease a standoff over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and restart talks between Pyongyang and Washington.

  • Written by By HYUNG-JIN KIM , Associated Press

Trump links tariff relief for Canada, Mexico to NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that North American neighbors Canada and Mexico will get no relief from his new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports unless a "new and fair" free trade agreement is signed.

  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER and KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press

Trump-Netanyahu visit comes amid legal distractions for both

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

China's Xi poised to make historic grab at indefinite rule

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China's legislators gather beginning Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely and undo decades of efforts to prevent a return to crushing dictatorship.

  • Written by By GILLIAN WONG , Associated Press