Oklahoma's teacher strike, inspired by one in West Virginia, shuttered schools a second day Tuesday. After nine years into an economic expansion in which the gains have been unevenly distributed, teachers in red states are demanding a larger share of the pie.
Tributes have been pouring in for a French police officer who died after offering himself up to an extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage during an attack on a supermarket. Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, died from his injuries after the attacker shot him.
Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla, Morocco brings together more than 1,000 participants and leaders representing more than 100 countries across Africa. They debate economic, social and environmental development by themes such as food security, sustainable agriculture, public health and renewable energies.
President Trump announced steps to institute new tariffs and penalties to crack down on China’s intellectual property practices as concerns grow that a recent spate of trade actions could launch a global trade war. Even though the business community supports the objective.