Clinton, Trump struggle for national security upper hand
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will manage all manner of crises....
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Pope urges clergy to go into world and tend to needy
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- Pope Francis encouraged his churchmen to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy on the peripheries as he celebrated a Mass Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish pontiff whose staunch defense of workers' rights in the 1970s and 80s challenged his nation's then Communist rulers....
The Latest: Pope advices young pilgrims over lunch
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):...
What's safe? Europe grapples with security after attacks
PARIS (AP) -- You can't put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are struggling to protect their people as best they can. The French Riviera city of Cannes has banned large backpacks on beaches lest they hide explosives, and Britain is providing extra funding for security at tens of thousands of places of worship....
Mayor says DNC showcased Philadelphians as fun and friendly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's mayor says the Democratic National Convention allowed the city to showcase its fun and friendly side....
Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Giddy if exhausted, Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. The celebratory mood quickly evaporated amid fresh revelations that hackers had breached a program used by her campaign and Republican nominee Donald Trump promised to sharpen his barbs....
Kane to decide at trial whether to testify in own defense
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor says she'll decide at her own criminal trial next month whether to testify in her own defense....
State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal to revamp the trust's board and change its operating rules following reports about its lavish spending....
Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in school stabbings
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A teen who slashed and stabbed 20 fellow high school students and a security guard wants to plead guilty but mentally ill....
Pennsylvania teen gets prison time for teacher killing
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania teenager has been sentenced to at least 54 years in prison for his role in the stabbing death of a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home....
AP EXPLAINS: Conventions depict contrasting views of America
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken?...
No criminal charges in probe of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) -- An investigation into former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company, 38 Studios, has resulted in no criminal charges, authorities announced Friday....
2 men headed for trial in ambush killings of 5, unborn child
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men are heading to trial on charges they ambushed a suburban Pittsburgh cookout and killed five adults and an unborn child....
Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They came. They protested. They got their message out....
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