White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska....
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Governor: Boko Haram kills 56 in remote part of Borno State
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Islamic extremist group Boko Haram killed 56 villagers in a remote area, the governor of Borno State of the region said Sunday, as the government warned that the extremists are trying to extend their violent campaign...
Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island....
Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) -- On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police....
Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country - ever in his life....
Police officer shot in chest, leg, discharged from hospital
NORWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Philadelphia-area police officer has been discharged from a hospital after being shot while answering an early morning call about a man believed to be suicidal....
Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77
ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) -- Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77....
Woman stabbed to death in western Pennsylvania apartment
NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man was taken into custody after a woman was stabbed to death during an altercation at a western Pennsylvania apartment building....
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) -- When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party....
California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago....
Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight, kept in a refrigerator and then buried in his yard....
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image....
1 shot, 1 assaulted in melee outside apartment complex
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a one man was shot and another assaulted during a melee outside a western Pennsylvania apartment complex that offers off-campus housing to Indiana University of Pennsylvania students....
Growing national security questions about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state are drowning out her message as a presidential candidate. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46-percent of likely U.S. voters believe Clinton should suspend her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination until all of the legal questions about her use of the private e-mail server are resolved.
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