WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" became a piece of history Tuesday along with other items from the popular TV show that were donated to the Smithsonian Institution.
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A group of California lawmakers has proposed gutting a much-touted middle-class scholarship program for students at California's two public university systems, the latest salvo in tense negotiations over funding. Democrats in the state Senate on Tuesday proposed shutting down the scholarship program and using the money to avoid controversial tuition hikes approved for the prestigious University of California, increasing funding for that system as well as the California State University. ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man stabbed to death last week on a Las Vegas Strip pedestrian walkway was identified Tuesday as a homeless ex-convict from Pennsylvania dubbed the "pantyhose prankster" and sentenced to prison for making lurid telephone calls to women in several Eastern states.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's minimum-wage workers will earn $13 an hour by 2019 under a plan the City Council approved overwhelmingly on Tuesday. Pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the change makes the nation's third-largest city the latest to raise its rate. Still, opponents worry about the impact on business.