Teacher strikes, unrest hit West Coast as unions flex muscle

SEATTLE (AP) — Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from widespread teacher strikes in more conservative states.


  • Written by By SALLY HO , Associated Press

Have you herd? Moose, bighorn sheep pass on migration tips

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for the best place to eat? Ask a local. Now scientists say that same insider knowledge shapes the springtime migrations of moose and bighorn sheep.


  • Written by By MALCOLM RITTER , AP Science Writer

Group: Reports of sex abuse at kids' shelters need inquiry

PHOENIX (AP) — A group formed in the wake of outrage over the separation of immigrant families at the Mexico border criticized an investigation by the state of Arizona into reports that some of those children were sexually abused at shelters.

  • Written by By ASTRID GALVAN , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: Stable costs may shift 'Obamacare' politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two years of double-digit premium hikes, millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest increases next year, according to an exclusive analysis that highlights the changing politics of health care heading into the midterm elections.


  • Written by By MEGHAN HOYER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Suit seeks payout for immigrant families separated at border

BOSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration should be held accountable for emotional trauma inflicted on children who were separated from their parents at the U.S. border, lawyers say in a lawsuit that could result in compensation for more than 2,000 immigrant families.


  • Written by By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER , Associated Press