Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight
LONDON (AP) -- A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside....
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Nigerians continue voting after violence, technical hitches
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Voting in Nigeria's elections continued in certain areas on Sunday after technical problems prevented some people from casting their ballots on Saturday....
Waving fronds around the world, Christians mark Palm Sunday
Christians around the world are marking Palm Sunday by waving fronds, attending church services and visiting sites in the Holy Land at the start of the Holy Week that ends with Easter....
Lee Kuan Yew eulogized at funeral as architect of Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday with an elaborate procession and a three-hour state funeral at which his son, the current prime minister, eulogized the statesman and declared that the wealthy city-state he helped build is his monument....
Off-duty Delaware County police officer shot, killed in home
GLENOLDEN, Pa. (AP) -- An off-duty police officer was shot and killed Saturday inside his Philadelphia-area home, police said. They said no one was taken into custody, but they were not searching for a suspect....
Trooper wounded in barracks ambush hopes to return to force
DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the state police force....
Kane's troubles could haunt her hopes for second term in '16
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest ranking law enforcement official is waiting to hear how the state Supreme Court will rule on whether a county judge had the power to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate her and what to do about a grand jury report that recommends she be charged with a crime....
New RISD president hopes to educate the world about art
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The prestigious Rhode Island School of Design didn't have a furniture department when Rosanne Somerson arrived in 1972 as an undergraduate from Philadelphia. But that wouldn't stop her from becoming renowned for her intricately designed tables and chairs over the last four decades....
Bride accused of niece's death after wedding found guilty
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony....
Sestak ends journey across Pennsylvania in US Senate bid
OHIOVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Ending a 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, former Congressman Joe Sestak said Saturday he hoped the trek will ease what he called the country's biggest shortfall - the "trust deficit" between politicians and the people who elect them....
Bail granted for student accused of shooting 2 others
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has granted bail for an northwestern Pennsylvania university student accused of having shot two other students in a drug-related confrontation....
Man convicted of 3rd-degree murder in 2013 slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in a retrial in the shooting death of a man pulled off a western Pennsylvania party bus two years ago....
Bald eagles abandon Pittsburgh nest after loss of 2nd egg
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A pair of bald eagles in western Pennsylvania have abandoned their nest following the loss of their second egg....
Worker killed in blast at eastern Pennsylvania plant
MORGANTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a worker was killed in an explosion at an eastern Pennsylvania manufacturing plant....
The Steel Valley School Board voted unanimously to allow a student with special needs to use a faculty lavatory over the objections of the teachers. The teachers' restroom is the only one on the first level of Parks Elementary school and the student has difficulty climbing stairs. The teachers filed a grievance saying their labor contract calls for an exclusive restroom for teachers.
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