Chicago teachers union and school officials resumed talks on Friday to end a five-day strike over education reforms sought by Mayor Rahm Emanuel with both sides saying a deal is close but the union tempering optimism about an imminent agreement.
The Federal Reserve launched another aggressive stimulus program on Thursday, saying it will buy $40 billion of mortgage-backed debt per month until the outlook for jobs improves substantially as long as inflation remains contained.
As talk of progress spread from the bargaining table to the picket line, striking Chicago teachers said this morning they hope their actions will be a good lesson not just for their students, but for other unions across the country.
The men behind the wheel say there’s no favorite as NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup prepares to get under way.
Not long ago, I had the privilege of shooting Bryan and Avery’s same-sex wedding. However, they called their union a cereversary because it coincided with their ten year anniversary.