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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers and officials in the nation's second-largest school district agreed Wednesday to resume contract negotiations in the midst of a strike that sent tens of thousands of educators onto the streets.

Both sides will resume...Read more

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender.

"Why did you undergo the DNA testing and...Read more

Privacy advocates are calling for a new federal agency to oversee consumer data privacy. The organizations' plan would sideline the Federal Trade Commission and strengthen digital privacy protections for U.S. citizens.

In contrast, a D.C. think tank...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government...Read more

HOUSTON (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie didn't seem to be nearly as wowed by his late-game scoring for the Brooklyn Nets as he was by the fact that his team got an overtime victory on a night James Harden had a season-high 58 points.

"The man had 60 and we won...Read more

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local):

3:55 p.m.

Play has resumed on the three show courts at Melbourne Park after play was suspended because of rain. The roofs on Rod Laver...Read more

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Kei Nishikori could joke about it later, saying he faced more aces in one match from Ivo Karlovic than he himself would serve in a year.

Eighth-seeded Nishikori withstood 59 aces from Karlovic, and had to save three break...Read more

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday after strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street. But a report that the U.S. was investigating China's Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from American companies limited gains....Read more

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving hit a foul-line fadeaway to give Boston the lead, then hit a 31-foot 3-pointer to finish with 27 points and lead the Celtics past the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors 117-108 on Wednesday night.

Returning after missing the last...Read more

TOKYO (AP) — A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries.

Japan Meteorological Agency says Thursday's eruption of the Shindake volcano on Kuchinoerabu island sent rocks...Read more

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