Chicago teachers on Friday approved the contract deal that ended an 11-day strike and includes pay raises, $35 million to enforce limits on class sizes and a pledge to supply each school with a nurse and a social worker.
Iraqi security and medical officials say protesters have pushed closer to the Green Zone, Baghdad?s fortified seat of government, after security forces pulled back following a night of violent altercations.
The Iron Curtain was more than just a figure of speech: Communist regimes set up thousands of miles of heavily-guarded, electrified barbed wire fencing to completely isolate Eastern Europe from the West.
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