Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill.
The deal, which the union says offers "major gains" for workers, was hammered out after months of bargaining but won't bring an immediate end to the strike by 49,000 hourly workers. They will likely stay on the picket lines for at least two more days as two union committees vote on the deal, after which the members will have to approve.
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Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists. Hours later, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats walked out of a meeting at the White House, accusing him of having a "meltdown," calling her a "third-rate politician" and having no plan to deal with a potentially revived Islamic State group.
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Officers arrested two men, including one who fell through a store's ceiling tiles while attempting to elude capture, who broke into a Texas grocery store early Wednesday morning, police say.
Police said Sergio Salinas, 29, and Jose Oscar Salinas, 30, ran to the back of the store when officers arrived at Elrod's Cost Plus around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked out of a meeting with President Donald Trump after Trump had what Democrats described as a meltdown. The meeting took place after the House voted to condemn Trump's unilateral...
President Donald Trump muddled the facts Wednesday on America's withdrawal from Syria and the conditions on the ground there, as he distanced himself and the U.S. from the ongoing Turkish invasion into Syria.
He suggested incorrectly that the Syrian Kurds who fought alongside U.S. forces against the Islamic State group deliberately released IS prisoners and wrongly said Americans have been in the Syria conflict for 10 years.
As part of their five-day trip through Pakistan to improve diplomatic ties, Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited areas of the country affected by climate change.
Boxer Patrick Day has died days after suffering a traumatic brain injury during a bout on Saturday at Chicago's Wintrust Arena, according to manager Lou DiBella.
According to a new update posted to DiBella's website, Day passed away Wednesday.
"He was surrounded by his family, close friends, and members of his boxing team," the statement read.
President Donald Trump wrote Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan an extraordinary letter warning him not to be "a tough guy" or "a fool" as his forces launched their attack on northern Syria, a White House official confirmed to NBC News.
"Dear Mr. President," the Oct. 9 letter began, "Let's work out a good deal! You don't want to be responsible for slaughtering thousands of people, and I don't want to be responsible for destroying the Turkish economy — and I will."
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Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes." The shaking of the sea floor during hurricanes and nor'easters can rumble like a magnitude 3.5 earthquake and can last for days. The quakes are fairly common, but they weren't noticed before because they were considered seismic background noise. A stormquake is more an oddity than something that can hurt you, because no one is standing on the sea floor during a hurricane, said Wenyuan Fan, a Florida State University seismologist.
Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis that says as many as 982,000 children could be affected by the change. About half would have to pay a reduced price of 40 cents for school lunch and 30 cents for breakfast. Around 40,000 would need to pay the full price, which varies depending on the district.
A Iowa homeowner found his basement filled with animal parts and blood. The home is next door to a meat locker.
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Authorities are searching for two women who were caught on camera drugging a tourist at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida, before they allegedly robbed him at a Dania Beach hotel.
Broward Sheriff's Office officials on Wednesday released the surveillance footage of the Sept. 13 incident, which showed the victim playing poker in the casino when he was approached by the two women around 2 a.m.
A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process.
Several gave an iffy explanation of why they're not swinging behind a bold proposal to make people turn over their assault-style weapons. Sloppiness also crept in during robust exchanges over foreign policy, health care, taxes and more.
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The Democratic presidential primary hopefuls debated Tuesday in the shadow of the House impeachment inquiry, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, giving an update an hour before.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the leading contenders in polls, was on the campaign trail for the first time since his heart attack at the beginning of the month.
Chicago Public Schools canceled all classes and activities for Thursday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the district's CEO announced Wednesday morning, in anticipation of the Chicago Teachers Union moving forward with a strike.
"We're assuming that the House of Delegates will vote today to move forward with the strike and as a result, all classes and after-school activities will be canceled tomorrow," CPS CEO Janice Jackson said at a news conference. "This includes team practices and competitions, tutoring, field trips, internships, parent university activities and all other community activities."
"While we will not be able to offer regular instruction during this time, we are going to ensure that all of our school buildings are open so that families have a safe place for students to spend the day and also ensure that they have access to meals throughout the day," Jackson continued, adding that schools would serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to all students during the strike.