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Teachers across Wisconsin are retiring or quitting at higher rates than usual, due in part to a new law that cuts benefits and curtails collective bargaining rights.
Two Democratic state senators kept their seats in Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election. Republicans still hold the legislature, but less comfortably. They are now more likely to tailor policy to independent voters, say analysts.
International Criminal Court on Monday indicted Libya's Qaddafi on charges of crimes against humanity. Human rights groups cheer, but others say the move will cause him to dig in even more.
A $2 billion restoration effort may help rehabilitate Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes, but environmentalists say it may be too late to reverse four centuries' worth of damage.
25,000th Big Mac: Wisconsin man reaches milestone 39 years after he began eating Big Macs.
A county clerk discovered 14,000 unrecorded votes, which just happened to turn the election for the man she once worked for. "Human error," as she claims, or something more nefarious?
Protesters showed signs in the rotunda of the State Capitol prior to Gov. Scott Walker's State of the State address in Madison, Wis., Jan. 25, 2012. More than a year after the standoff over union rights that rocked Wisconsin for weeks, the Republican governor faces Milwaukee's Mayor Tom Barrett (D) in a recall election.
Festivus, the holiday introduced on a "Seinfeld" episode 13 years ago, is being marked around the world today, especially by the twittering classes who turned the made-up celebration into a top Twitter trend.