FBI: Man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities at his home early Wednesday while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case, officials said....
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Polish man gets quick face transplant after injury
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation....
Kerry: US, allies, ready to step up aid rebels
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The United States and its Arab and European allies will step up their support for Syria's opposition to help them "fight for the freedom of their country" if President Bashar Assad's regime doesn't engage in peace talks in good faith, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Wednesday....
Iran's Ahmadinejad denounces election decision
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that a decision by election overseers to disqualify his top aide from next month's presidential race is an act of "oppression" and that he will take the case to the country's supreme leader....
Pa. control may limit role of new Harrisburg mayor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's debt-laden capital city will have a new mayor next year, but that could mean little for Harrisburg's most pressing financial problems....
Man fatally struck by commuter train near Philly
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) -- Transit officials say a commuter train has struck and killed a man on the tracks outside Philadelphia....
Skateboarders might find new love at Philly park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Brokenhearted skateboarders long banned from Philadelphia's internationally renowned shredding paradise of Love Park may have a new object of affection: Paine's Park....
Witnesses in Md. and region report seeing meteor
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a fragmenting meteoric fireball....
5 victims of Ill. van crash were from Baltimore
VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say the five men killed when their van veered off a southern Illinois freeway were from Baltimore....
Man sues manufacturer, Philly shop over sex gel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A competitive martial artist is suing a Philadelphia sex shop and the makers of a gel he says burned and scarred his genitals....
5 things to know for Wednesday in Pa. news
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday....
UPMC transcriptionists offered work with vendor
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is cutting costs by laying off more than 100 transcriptionists, all of whom are being offered jobs by a Massachusetts company which has worked with the hospital network to develop voice recognition software....
Lancaster police question, release 2 in abduction
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Lancaster say two men brought in for questioning in the abduction of a woman who called 911 from the trunk of her car have been released....
Game, humane groups offer $5K in bald eagle death
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission and The Humane Society of the United States are offering more than $5,000 for information on whoever fatally shot a bald eagle in western Pennsylvania earlier this month....
What's your opinion, do you approve or disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing? <More Info>
After a week dominated by stories on Benghazi, the IRS targeting conservatives, and subpoenaed AP phone records, President Barack Obama's job rating remains unaffected according to the latest Washington Post/ABC poll. The President has a 51 percent approval rating with 44 percent disapproving. That's largely unchanged from the past two months.
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