Sharpton denounces violence against police
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rev. Al Sharpton is denouncing any violence against police in the name of Eric Garner and Michael Brown....
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US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company....
Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said his plan to normalize relations with Cuba gives the U.S. a chance to influence events at an important moment of change for the communist nation, and he brushed off critics who accuse him of kowtowing to dictators....
Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock
MIAMI (AP) -- The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil....
2014 names in the news: Frein, Cosby and Mo'ne
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A search for the biggest headlines in Pennsylvania this year yields ... a very big search....
Philly police commissioner concerned after 2 NYC cops killed
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is calling on his officers to be careful and alert following the fatal shooting of two New York City officers and says he's concerned about the current environment for police....
No compromise on Pittsburgh abortion clinic zones
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys for the city of Pittsburgh and anti-abortion activists have been unable to reach a compromise on an ordinance that establishes a 15-foot buffer zone for protesters around abortion clinic entrances....
4 teens die in fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania
PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say speed was a factor in a fiery head-on crash in eastern Pennsylvania that claimed the lives of four teens and left one car upside-down and another split in two....
Man gets 3 1/2 to 10 years in stabbing death of friend
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 to 10 years in prison for the murder of a friend that authorities said was committed while the defendant was under the influence of hallucinogenic mushrooms....
Trial ordered for woman in mother's shooting death
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting death of her 71-year-old mother last month....
Man gets life on sex trafficking convictions
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A southeastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in federal prison on a conviction of trafficking women and a minor for prostitution....
According to results of a national poll by the Robert Morris University Polling Institute and Trib Total Media, nearly half of Americans support a ban on youth playing contact football prior to entering high school. In addition to encouraging children to ban football prior to high school and middle school, nearly 47-percent of respondents would be very or somewhat likely to encourage their own child or another child to avoid playing contact football altogether.
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