AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters....
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Mass protest in Venezuela demanding end of 'dictatorship'
The Latest: Russian envoy attacks UN official over Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):...
AP Explains: Why African states have started leaving the ICC
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Until last week, no country had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court. Now, three African states - South Africa, Burundi and Gambia - have made official decisions to leave. Gambia announced its decision late Tuesday. Concerns are high that more African countries now will act on years of threats to pull out amid accusations that the court unfairly focuses on the continent. Here's a look at what it all means....
The Latest: Beer packaging changes pass Pennsylvania House
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the flurry of activity in the Pennsylvania Legislature as its two-year session winds down (all times local):...
Toomey's split strategy embraces Kaine and attacks Clinton
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, in a campaign pitch to moderate voters, has launched a TV ad that recounts praise from Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, but he also is on TV attacking Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in other parts of the state....
Lawmakers weigh big public pension changes, but not for them
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The fate of sweeping changes to benefits in Pennsylvania's big public pension systems hung in the balance Wednesday as state lawmakers prepared for up-or-down votes on the proposal that would affect newly hired public school teachers and state government workers, but not lawmakers themselves....
In session's final hours, some measures approved, others die
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers worked late into the night Wednesday in a rush to wrap up dozens of bills on what was expected to be their final day of votes in the two-year legislative session....
D.A.: Villanova student secretly filmed in campus bathrooms
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Villanova University student used a cellphone camera to secretly video in public restrooms and a classroom on the school's Main Line Philadelphia campus....
Transit agency urges bus, subway riders to plan for a strike
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials in the nation's sixth-largest transit system on Wednesday urged customers to start figuring out alternate ways to get to work and school because of a strike threat looming for city bus, trolley and subway workers....
Ex-judge's regrets could help cut sentence of drug kingpin
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former judge's regret could lead to the early release of a drug kingpin whose case became well-known because of its connection to an organ transplant that saved Pennsylvania's ailing governor in 1993....
Teen arrested, 1 sought in shooting death of girl, 17
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania have arrested a teenager and are seeking another suspect in the shooting death of a teenage girl last month in Pittsburgh....
Bill Clinton heading to Pennsylvania to stump for his wife
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton is heading to Pennsylvania to stump for his wife, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton....
Headmaster who fought with son over pot is returning to job
HAVERFORD, Pa. (AP) -- The headmaster of a suburban Philadelphia prep school who fought with his son over marijuana will return to his job after an assault charge was dismissed....
Former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced Monday to 10 to 23 months in jail for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a rival and lying about it under oath. Kane was also sentenced to eight years of probation by a Montgomery County judge who said Kane's ego drove her to take down enemies and break the law.
Should the Defense Department forgive the improper bonuses awarded to reenlist soldiers to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq wars?