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W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education bill

W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia teachers' unions on Monday called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as lacking their input and as retaliation for a walkout last year.
Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

LONDON — Honda will close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, British media and a local lawmaker said Monday, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit.

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country's industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.

Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

NEW YORK — Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, says it wants to be greener. The online retail giant announced plans Monday to make half of all its shipments carbon neutral by 2030.
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country's industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.

Petroleum terminal expands to allow more oil trains

PORTLAND, Ore.
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.
Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit

Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit

JERUSALEM — Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli hosts, to protest claims by Israel's acting foreign minister that Poles collaborated with the Nazis and "suckled anti-Semiti
Tense standoff spells endgame for IS militants in Syria

Tense standoff spells endgame for IS militants in Syria

BAGHOUZ, Syria — The collection of tents was largely silent on a sunny winter Monday afternoon.
Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas — When President Donald Trump visited Beto O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border would make the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready.