Train crashes into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurt
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- A commuter train plowed into the bustling Hoboken rail station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said....
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Tumult to tranquility: Migrant family finds peace in Germany
ELZACH, Germany (AP) -- They fled Iraq just ahead of an Islamic State group onslaught in which thousands of their fellow Yazidis were enslaved or slaughtered. Months as refugees on the fringes of Turkish society, a nearly fatal trip across the Aegean and a long trek through the Balkans and Austria north to Germany came next....
Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's unity government is expected to remain in place despite the formal expiration on Thursday of the U.S.-brokered deal between two electoral rivals whose internal feuding has undermined efforts to battle the Taliban and stabilize the country....
Philippines' President Duterte to scrap war games with US
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said joint military exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills, although his foreign secretary quickly said the decision was not final....
Police fatally shoot suspect in Philadelphia stabbings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police said officers fatally shot a man who stabbed two boys, one of them his son, and attacked three other people Wednesday night....
Philadelphia police officer injured in crash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer guarding a crime scene is in good condition after a pickup truck slammed into his patrol vehicle....
Driver who crawled to road 3 days after crash faces charges
VERNON, Ind. (AP) -- Police in Indiana say a Pennsylvania man faces charges for lying to officers when he was found injured three days after a crash that sent the SUV he was driving down an embankment, killing his girlfriend....
Newborn found alive in trash bin inside gas station restroom
NORTH BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a newborn baby has been found alive in a trash bin inside a gas station restroom in Pennsylvania....
Former Pennsylvania state Rep. Tim Pesci dead at age 72
FREEPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Tim Pesci (PAY'-see), a former Democratic state representative from western Pennsylvania, has died. He was 72....
Pennsylvania congressman Tim Murphy helps save man's life
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania congressman helped save the life of a man found unconscious in a Washington, D.C., office building....
Parking agency head resigns amid sexual harassment claims
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The head of Philadelphia's agency that oversees on-street parking enforcement, taxis and towing has resigned amid accusations that he sexually harassed two co-workers....
Trump planning central Pennsylvania rally for Saturday
MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump plans to hold a rally in central Pennsylvania on Saturday....
Just Born, maker of candy Peeps, sues union over strike
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania company that makes marshmallow Peeps as well as Mike and Ike candies has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a workers' strike is illegal....
Accountant pleads guilty in $8M PA Cyber school fraud
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An accountant has pleaded guilty to helping the founder and former CEO of Pennsylvania's largest online charter school avoid federal income taxes on more than $8 million that man siphoned from the school....
The United Nations Human Rights Council weighed in on U.S. domestic policy Wednesday by concluding that after 14 years of speaking with U.S. officials, activists, and families of people killed by police in major American cities "the slave trade was a crime against humanity and the government should pay reparations." The U.N. panel sighted how "it's deeply concerned at the alarming levels of police brutality and excessive use of lethal force committed with impunity against people of African descent in the United States”.
Will you drive on the Liberty Bridge during the remainder of its rehabilitation project?