Trump, GOP look to 'Obamacare' report as comeback lifeline
DORAL, Florida (AP) -- Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum....
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4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park
SYDNEY (AP) -- Four people including a young mother and her brother were killed Tuesday after a river rapids ride malfunctioned at a popular theme park on Australia's east coast, officials said....
Hungary: Publisher of suspended opposition newspaper sold
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister said Tuesday it had acquired the publisher of the main opposition newspaper, which suspended publication 2 ½ weeks ago....
With every turn of a wrench, Jordanian woman breaks barriers
ZARQA, Jordan (AP) -- It is graduation day, and Maryam Mutlaq is celebrating her transformation from stay-at-home mom to licensed plumber....
Decision in McDonald's payroll card suit is upheld on appeal
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- An appeals court has upheld a judge's decision that the owners of 16 McDonald's restaurants in Pennsylvania violated state law by paying hourly employees strictly with fee-laden debit cards....
Washed-out bridge blamed for pipeline rupture, gas spill
TROUT RUN, Pa. (AP) -- A bridge washed out by flooding traveled the length of a football field and ruptured a pipeline last week, spilling about 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a Pennsylvania creek, pipeline officials said Tuesday....
Prince Albert II visits new purchase: mom Grace Kelly's home
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prince Albert II of Monaco was in Philadelphia on Tuesday inspecting a house he recently bought: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from his father, Prince Rainier III....
Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) -- Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day....
3 US senators want women's golf open moved from Trump course
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- The United States Golf Association is continuing its plan to hold the 2017 U.S. Women's Open at a New Jersey course owned by Donald Trump....
Toomey, McGinty campaigning with out-of-state senators
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- With their debates over, Democrat Katie McGinty and Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey are getting campaign help from U.S. senators coming in from other states....
Pennsylvania advances rules under new medical marijuana law
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The state moved a few steps closer to setting up a medical marijuana program on Tuesday as the health department posted draft rules for dispensaries and said temporary regulations for growers and processors would be made public in a few days....
Man convicted in 2003 death of woman found on old steel site
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in an abandoned shed on an old steel mill property more than a dozen years ago....
Court-martialed Army colonel gets 4 years for child porn
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Army colonel who worked at the U.S. Army War College faces up to four years in military prison after pleading guilty to three child pornography counts during a court-martial at Fort McNair in Washington....
Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general....
Short of troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago, the National Guard offered tens of thousands of soldiers bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist. The Pentagon now is demanding the money back, as investigations have found widespread fraud and mismanagement by National Guard officials under pressure to meet enlistment targets. But soldiers say the military is reneging on 10-year-old agreements and imposing severe financial hardship on veterans whose only mistake was to accept bonuses to reenlist.
Should Pennsylvania lift the ban and allow PennDot to produce ID acceptable to the Federal Real ID program?