The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Deal reached to settle Geneva teachers' strike

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — A tentative contract agreement has been reached in a suburban Chicago teachers strike that's been keeping nearly 6,000 students out of school.

The Geneva school district and its teachers union say the agreement was reached about 3:30 a.m. Monday after a 12-hour negotiating session with a federal mediator beginning Sunday afternoon.

GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker contends with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers.

Nearly 85% of U.N. nations back migration deal, but not U.S.

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Defying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the U.N. agreed Monday on a sweeping yet nonbinding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration.

Indiana teen arrested in death of pregnant schoolmate

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — A 16-year-old northern Indiana boy has been arrested in the killing of a 17-year-old pregnant schoolmate whose body was found in a restaurant dumpster, authorities said.

Wintry storm slickens roads across much of Southeast

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A lingering storm kept dumping immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across five southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. Authorities urged people to stay home Monday in areas where driving was dangerous.

Detaining undocumented immigrants pays for McHenry County

WOODSTOCK (AP) — A northwest Illinois county's decades-old deal with the federal government to detain immigrants living in the country illegally will bring in $10 million this year, according to records.

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Democrats have raised the prospect of impeachment or the real possibility of prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scandals.

Job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of open jobs rose in October to the second-highest on record, evidence that U.S. employers remain determined to hire despite ongoing trade disputes and rocky financial markets.

Macron to speak to France amid protests

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will be speaking to his nation at last Monday, after increasingly violent, radicalized protests against his leadership have shaken the country and scarred its beloved capital. His long silence has aggravated that anger and many protesters are hoping only to hear one thing from Macron: "I quit."

That's a highly unlikely prospect.

Officer fatally shoots driver of car that struck 2

PALATINE (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago say an officer shot and killed a man who struck the officer and another person with a vehicle.

Police in Palatine say officers investigating a reported homicide were standing outside talking to a local resident about 2 a.m. Sunday when the speeding vehicle was driven from a parking lot at the officers, striking one of them and the resident.

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