National Spelling Bee co-champions include youngest ever
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same....
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G7 leaders pledge collective action on sagging global growth
SHIMA, Japan (AP) -- The leaders of the Group of Seven rich economies pledged Friday to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist attacks, violent extremism and refugee flows....
Obama's every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls, both in America and Asia....
Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama's visit
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S.-dropped atomic bomb at the end of World War II....
The Latest: 2nd man sentenced for stalking TV anchor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on sentencing for the stalkers of two TV news anchors (all times local):...
US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey testified for the prosecution Thursday in the trial of a congressman accused of trying to land an ambassadorship for a friend in exchange for a bribe....
Health insurers seek more big increases in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's insurance regulators are starting a review of health plans for coverage next year through the federal marketplaces, including several that seek premium increases in excess of 40 percent....
Feds launch review of suburban Philadelphia city's police
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department is launching a review of a suburban Philadelphia police department at the city's request....
Man convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man convicted of killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole after a jury deadlocked on whether he should get the death penalty....
Report: 1st US case of germ resistant to last resort drug
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort treatment, scientists said Thursday....
1 pleads, 1 balks to Pennsylvania heroin overdose deaths
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- One Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths, but his co-defendant balked at a scheduled plea and opted to stand trial instead....
Hospital, family agree to $1.35M settlement in mold death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed to pay $1.35 million in a settlement to the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak at the hospital, according to court records....
Kane's lawyers refile motion to quash charges
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Lawyers for Attorney General Kathleen Kane have refiled a motion to throw out her criminal charges after an earlier motion was thrown out on a technicality....
The Latest: Target settles lawsuits tied to girl's stabbing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Latest on lawsuits linked to a girl's stabbing in a Pittsburgh Target store (all times local):...
The DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has long been accused of favoritism by Bernie Sanders supporters, who claimed that her decision to schedule and limit Democratic debates was meant to protect Hillary Clinton,and in recent weeks, been increasingly open in attacking Sanders. Pro-Clinton voices on Capitol Hill are recommending Wasserman Schultz be removed prior to July national convention to avoid the appearance of bias.
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