23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The health care bill that Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront many others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday....
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Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers
Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network
LONDON (AP) -- British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday....
Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital Wednesday night killed three policemen and injured ten other people, including five officers, police said....
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated....
The Latest: 2 blacks on Cosby case of 12; alternates picked
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local)...
Hall of Famer's widow causes stir with memorabilia auction
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The family of baseball Hall of Famer Willie Stargell said it is hurt and angry that his widow is auctioning his memorabilia, including his World Series ring and his National League MVP award....
Philadelphia police to move into former newspaper building
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has announced plans to relocate its police headquarters to the former home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News....
Pennsylvania Senate OKs internet play for casinos, lottery
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Legislation to allow an expansion of casino-style gambling and lottery play to the internet in Pennsylvania passed the state Senate on Wednesday, as lawmakers look for ways to heal the state's deficit-ridden finances by capturing new and younger gamblers....
Philadelphia man out of prison after 24 years
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia man who was exonerated of murder has been released from prison after 24 years....
Kayaker still missing days after accident that killed friend
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Searchers outside Pittsburgh are continuing to look for a kayaker who has been missing since a weekend boating accident that killed her friend....
Lawmakers send Real ID bill to Wolf, who plans to sign it
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly for a bill designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities....
2 addiction counselors at halfway house die of drug overdose
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Two addiction counselors at a suburban Philadelphia halfway house died of opioid overdoses inside the facility on the same day, authorities said Wednesday....
Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Johnson & Johnson has reached a $33 million settlement with 42 states, resolving allegations the health care giant sold nonprescription medicines that didn't meet federal quality requirements....
The state Supreme Court ruled 6-0 in favor of allowing 870 Pittsburgh Police officers to live outside of the city limits as long as the residence is within 25 air-miles of City Hall downtown. The president of the FOP, called it a huge win for the city's officers seeking school options or lower tax rates. Mayor Peduto said the city defended the requirement on behalf of the residents who voted overwhelmingly to maintain the residency requirement, but doesn't expect scores of officers to move to the suburbs.
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