Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton....
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Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project on her Lenca people's ancestral lands....
Northern Syrian city of Aleppo dragged deeper into violence
BEIRUT (AP) -- A maternity hospital in a government-held section of Aleppo was struck by rocket fire Tuesday as battles killed 20 people and dragged the contested city in northern Syria deeper into chaos for a 12th straight day....
The Latest: UN Security Council to hold meeting on Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on Syria's civil war and the escalating violence in the contested northern city of Aleppo (all times local):...
Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing
BOSTON (AP) -- After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found....
Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits under their belt - a shift the new commissioner says is needed to alleviate hiring woes....
Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The state attorney general's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children over concerns the board may be violating terms of a 2013 settlement....
Nuns to sell estate, move tomb of 2nd American-born saint
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker's daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun....
Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials want $11.4M fine on Uber cut
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want Pennsylvania regulators to greatly reduce their record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber....
Power company unapologetically closes park, creates backlash
HOLTWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- A power generating company is getting zapped over its decision to close a popular park in Pennsylvania - and its handling of the fallout....
ACLU suit: Man wrongly arrested, jailed for recording police
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested, given a rough ride in a police car and jailed for hours after posting a Facebook video he recorded when a police officer responded to a parking dispute at his home, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday....
Pennsylvania woman: 21 years' probation in churchgoer theft
SLOVAN, Pa. (AP) -- A woman charged with stealing roughly $310,000 from an elderly fellow churchgoer must spend 21 years on probation, during which she must repay some of the money....
Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg....
Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal shooting in family dispute
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot another young man during what police are calling a family dispute....
At the White House Correspondents' Dinner last weekend black comedian Larry Wilmore's in his monologue used the "N" word in referring to President Barack Obama. The president for his part also used the word in an interview last year speaking frankly about the persistence of racism in the United States saying "It's not just a matter of it not being polite to say the "N" word in public. That's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not".
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