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Calif. governor says deal reached on National Guard mission

California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state’s National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement comes after a week of uncertainty in which President Donald Trump bashed the governor’s insistence that troops avoid immigration-related work.

Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

The question of whether Arizona teachers should walk off the job to call for increased school funding has both mobilized and stratified tens of thousands of educators, with some saying it’s time for an unprecedented strike aimed at improving the system and others skeptical about shutting down schools.

Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their mother was at a sibling’s swimming lesson and their father was on a business trip was convicted of murder by a jury that didn’t believe her claims she was too insane at the time of the crime to be held responsible.