Smoother ride for Clinton? She says controversies behind her
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's sniping on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no new blockbuster accusations on the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November....
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UN renews commitment to help implement Colombia cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is warmly welcoming the final peace agreement between the Colombian government and leftist rebels and reiterating its commitment to help implement and verify the cease-fire....
US, Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria
GENEVA (AP) -- The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a truce....
Toronto man charged in crossbow murders that left 3 dead
TORONTO (AP) -- A man once dubbed the Fake Beard Bandit as a suspect in a string of bank robberies and due to be married in three weeks was charged Friday in a bloody crossbow attack that left three people dead in a middle-class Toronto suburb....
AG tells staff he won't be releasing lewd email report soon
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The man currently running the Pennsylvania attorney general's office is telling employees he won't be releasing a report into the exchange of lewd and objectionable emails in the near future....
Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing her by a jury that deliberated for four days....
Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti
HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies....
University faculty union to vote on whether to strike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month....
Missing 3-year-old Pennsylvania girl found in NYC
NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a missing three-year-old girl apparently taken by her father has been found in New York City....
Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game that included drinking her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two confined to his home....
Police: Dead Pennsylvania man found in woods had been shot
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Homicide detectives say a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county had apparently been shot....
Man, woman facing charges in violent home invasion
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A man and woman are facing charges in a home invasion in eastern Pennsylvania that left a 75-year-old man bound and his 49-year-old daughter severely beaten....
Staff, faculty at university get transgender benefits
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Faculty and staff members at the University of Pittsburgh now receive transgender benefits, including behavioral health support, medications and surgery....
National Weather Service confirms small Pennsylvania twister
RENFREW, Pa. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a small tornado downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania....
Mylan Pharmaceuticals based in Canonsburg under increasing pressure from consumers, politicians and the media, reduced the cost of EpiPen their anti-allergy injection medicine. An EpiPen two pack costs $600, compared with $100 charged when first acquired in 2007. Blaming high health insurance deductibles, Mylan will help by doubling their patient assistance program covering incomes up to 400 percent of the federal poverty level offering discounts u Critics say Mylan needs to lower the price of the drug not to make it easier to pay for it.
Given the controversy surrounding the Clinton Foundation should it be shut down permanently?