Judge won't dismiss general's sex assault charges
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- A military judge has declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against an Army general....
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Stolen passports probed in Malaysian plane mystery
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) -- Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight....
What is known about missing Malaysia Airlines jet
An extensive search has revealed no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. What authorities say is known as of Monday evening:...
Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy....
Jury selection begins in Pittsburgh police trial
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jury selection is underway in Pittsburgh in the case of a young black man who claims that he was wrongly beaten by three city police officers....
Super PAC aims to help Pa. Dems in Legislature
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Washington-based political action committee that spent millions on behalf of Democratic candidates for the New Jersey Legislature last year plans to provide similar aid in 2014 to Democrats running for Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature....
PA environmentalists arrested over XL oil pipeline
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia are starting to arrest a group of activists staging a protest over the Keystone XL oil pipeline....
Former Sandusky lawyer Rominger subject of probe
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- One of the two defense lawyers who represented former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky at trial is being investigated for the potential theft of money from his clients, a prosecutor said Monday....
New money for Pa. highways to flow out in April
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvanians should soon start seeing highway projects funded under the state's major new transportation funding bill signed four months ago by Gov. Tom Corbett....
Pa. jury hears legal charge again in priest case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia jury is reviewing legal instructions on the third day of deliberations in a priest's sexual-assault trial....
Firm: Pittsburgh-area woman was on missing flight
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman was among the 239 people aboard a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared en route to Beijing over the weekend, her employer said Monday....
Clown membership in Erie, US declining
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Mike Zehner loves entertaining when he's Emerald the Clown....
Hazleton police reach out to Latino community
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) -- Hazleton Police Chief Frank DeAndrea fights crime one luncheon and one church service at time....
Study: Grass carp pose dangers for Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- A newly released scientific paper raises fresh concerns about the potential for grass carp to invade the Great Lakes and do significant damage....
The federal government is starting to join banks, utilities, and countless other industries in moving more information and operations online to save money. But a paper industry-backed group called Consumers for Paper Options recently launched a PR campaign to slow the federal government's dive into the digital age, arguing that the government is racing ahead of the public's ability to get online. They were able to place language in last month's budget deal that forces the government to resume paper delivery of annual Social Security earnings statements to 150 million Americans.
One year later, do you think the election of the Argentine-born pontiff Pope Francis was a positive change for the Catholic Church?