Senate Democrats refuse to back Obama on Sept. 11 bill veto
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats abandoned President Barack Obama Wednesday, siding with Republicans to overwhelmingly reject his veto and permit families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers....
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The Latest: US backs report that Russian missile downed MH17
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) -- The Latest on the probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014 (all times local):...
Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words - by design or coincidence - mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency....
Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries....
The Latest: First Lady calls for "adult in the White House"
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):...
Penn becomes latest college sued over sex-assault review
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The University of Pennsylvania has become the latest college sued by a student fearing expulsion over what he calls an unfounded sexual-assault complaint....
Wolf urges lawmakers to act fast on opioid addiction bills
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf told lawmakers Wednesday that now is the time to take a stand against opioid addiction, and he outlined his legislative priorities in the waning days of the fall legislative session....
Superintendent to return following teacher-sex scandal
PLUM, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania school board has reinstated its superintendent after a law firm found no evidence he and other employees failed to properly investigate reports that teachers were having sex with students....
Seeking maximum lift from debate, Clinton courts millennials
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to parlay her widely praised debate performance into stronger support from women, young Americans and other critical voter groups, while Donald Trump kept focus on the die-hard backers who have thronged his rallies this year....
Binge-drinking UMass student nearly dies in Pennsylvania
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A University of Massachusetts student nearly died of alcohol poisoning in central Pennsylvania after police say he drank so much vodka his blood-alcohol content was more than six times the state's legal limit for drivers....
Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review to become online-only newspaper
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper plans to stop its print edition Nov. 30 and offer an online-only publication in a reorganization that will also require 106 layoffs, its publisher announced Wednesday....
Penn State offers course focusing on Trump ahead of election
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State is dedicating an entire course this fall to one person: Donald Trump....
Judge: Man incompetent for trial in nursing home death
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) -- The case against a man accused in the 2013 death of a Pennsylvania nursing home resident is delayed because a judge says he's incompetent to stand trial....
Pennsylvania clown sightings linked to stabbing, harassment
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Bizarre clown sightings in Pennsylvania are nothing new in recent weeks, but this is: Criminal accusations....
The Liberty Bridge on Monday reopened for the first time since a fire on September 2nd that that warped a key structural steel support causing the closure of the essential south hills artery for more than 55,000 vehicles daily. Concerns about the bridge's strength remain, as state police will enforce restrictions for vehicles weighing nine tons or more. Firetrucks, school buses, tractor-trailers and Port Authority buses will be prohibited. PennDot hopes to raise the weight limit to 30 tons over the next few weeks.
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