PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few dozen baggage handlers, airplane cleaners and other non-union workers went on strike at Philadelphia's airport Thursday, demanding higher wages, benefits and an end to what they say are unfair labor practices.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officers armed with rifles on Thursday searched homes in eastern Illinois for a convicted murderer on the run, as the sheriff overseeing the manhunt linked his escape to budget and jail staffing cuts.
HAVANA (AP) — The popular online home-rental service Airbnb is allowing American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente between the two countries late last year.
A fifth-grade boy who lost a chess match during recess was in tears and upset because his opponent did not say "checkmate" before he jumped to his death from a second-story window at his school, according to a police report.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Gary Whitlock watched water run to a sidewalk as gardeners hosed down a bed of marigolds outside an Orange County office building and questioned whether California's latest attempt to curb water use would be any more successful than previous efforts in the drought-stricken state.