Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy asked skeptical questions of both sides Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry....
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Golf course debate reflects Vietnam army's capitalist streak
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnam's busiest airport, once a major gateway for thousands of U.S. troops headed for battle, is now the scene of a slow-burning controversy linked to the commercial clout of the country's powerful military....
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide....
Iran fires warning shots across bow of cargo ship
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iranian patrol vessels have fired warning shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel that was traversing the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, a Pentagon official said Tuesday....
Witness: Fight led to stabbing that killed Minaj crew member
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A musician says a fight outside a Philadelphia bar led to a stabbing that killed a member of rapper Nicki Minaj's tour....
In path of bird migration, Eastern states see possible flu
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The East Coast is bracing for migratory treks of waterfowl that could put numerous states with poultry farms and backyard chicken operations at risk of a bird flu outbreak....
Atheist group sues Pa. transit system over refusal to run ad
An atheist group is suing a Pennsylvania transit system over its refusal to run ads with the word "atheists" on the sides of buses....
Jury commissioners' organization may be done after 147 years
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The few jury commissioners remaining in Pennsylvania are deciding whether to terminate their trade organization....
Heroin 'Good Samaritan' fined $200 after flagging police
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman who dodged drug possession charges by summoning police when two young men overdosed in a car she was in has, instead, been fined just $200 for disorderly conduct....
Mohegan Sun casinos report boost in 2nd-quarter profit
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania says revenue dropped slightly in the second quarter, while profit jumped 56 percent as more gamblers headed to table games....
Philadelphia mayor defends Baltimore leader's riot response
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is defending his Baltimore counterpart as a stand-up leader....
5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday....
Pennsylvania boys' tennis team disqualified for using girl
CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania boys' high school tennis team has forfeited four matches and lost its section title for using a girl to round out its squad during those contests....
Appeals court won't lift stay on NRA's Pittsburgh lawsuit
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A state appeals court has refused to lift a stay of the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh's gun regulations....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Plum High School students that the threat of prosecution for discussing the school teacher-student sex scandal violates their free speech rights? <More Info>
American Civil Liberties Union Pittsburgh staff attorney Sara Rose says Plum police were out-of-line when they told Plum High School students not to discuss the teacher-student sex scandal that has resulted in the arrest and charges filed against three Plum High School teachers. Students were told they could be prosecuted for discussing the case. Students protested saying their First Amendment free speech rights are being violated.
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