GOP ponders how to capitalize on Obama's woes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The scandals dogging President Barack Obama are a political gift to Republicans, who could use some good luck after recent election losses. It's not clear, however, how Republicans can best capitalize on Democrats' woes, legislatively or politically....
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Myanmar leader making landmark White House visit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former general Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first Myanmar president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years, crowning a dramatic diplomatic rehabilitation for his nation after years of international isolation....
Chinese, Indian leaders call for cooperation
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The leaders of India and China played down their recent border dispute and other tensions Monday, pledging to work together for regional stability and the economic growth of the world's two most populous nations....
Report: 23 Hezbollah members killed in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces pushed deeper into a strategic opposition-held town near the Lebanese border Monday, battling rebels in fierce street fighting, Syrian state-media said. An activist group said at least 23 elite fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group fighting alongside regime troops have been killed in the clashes....
Jamie Moyer addresses Immaculate graduates in Pa.
IMMACULATA, Pa. (AP) -- Former Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Jamie Moyer wants to see Immaculate College graduates persevere in their lives and remember to give back to others....
Firefighters douse blaze at suspected Pa. meth lab
SUMMIT HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Police say three people are facing charges after firefighters responded to an explosion at a suspected methamphetamine lab in northeastern Pennsylvania....
1 killed, 4 hurt when fire van, taxi crash in Pa.
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a taxi driver was killed and four firefighters were hurt when the cab crashed into a fire police van in northeastern Pennsylvania....
Police search for wandering bear in Philly suburbs
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- Police and wildlife officers are trying to track down a black bear that's been spotted wandering around several residential areas in suburban Philadelphia for days....
Disabled veteran robbed in Philly home invasion
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are seeking for six suspects who beat and robbed a disabled war veteran during a home invasion....
Police search for missing college student from Pa.
SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) -- Police are searching for a missing University of Rhode Island student who was traveling home to southeastern Pennsylvania last week, but never made it....
Paper: Drilling damage in 161 Pa. water supplies
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Oil and gas development damaged the water supplies of at least 161 Pennsylvania homes, farms, churches and businesses between 2008 and the fall of 2012, according to state records obtained by a newspaper....
In 2013 Pa. primary, most action in the cities
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary, most of the action will be in Democrat-controlled cities: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton and Harrisburg....
Jurors to mull death penalty in Pa. slayings of 12
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jurors return to federal court in Philadelphia on Tuesday to hear arguments and evidence on whether a drug dealer convicted in the deaths of a dozen people should be sentenced to death or to life in prison without possibility of parole....
Ohio newspaper editor David Miller dead at 66
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Editor David C. Miller of The (Bowling Green) Sentinel-Tribune newspaper in Ohio died Saturday at a hospital in York, Pa., the paper said in a statement. He was 66....
Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner that it's going to take someone going to jail to clear up the IRS scandal? <More Info>
House Speaker John Boehner says it's going to take more than firings to clear up the IRS scandal, "it'll take someone ending up serving jail time." He says, "clearly someone violated the law."
Do you agree with Cyril Wecht, who says the Pittsburgh mayoral race has gotten so negative it's adversely affecting voters' ability to make a decision on who to support?