Christie expected to drop out; Trump faces fresh test in SC
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faces a fresh test for his once-improbable campaign as the Republican presidential race careens into more conservative territory in South Carolina....
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AP Exclusive: Iran's drone first over US carrier since 2014
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The unarmed Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf last month is similar to those that can carry missiles and was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, U.S. Navy records obtained Wednesday showed....
APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery
EMBU, Kenya (AP) -- Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions....
Kurds attack Syrian air base held by insurgents
BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish fighters helped by Russian airstrikes launched an attack in northern Syria on Wednesday in an attempt to capture a military air base held by Syrian insurgents, while an international aid group warned that the health system in parts of the north is close to collapse....
Senate begins debate on whether to remove Pennsylvania AG
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania senators debated Wednesday whether to remove from office the state's attorney general because her law license is suspended while she defends herself against criminal charges....
The Latest: Senate vote to remove Pennsylvania AG fails
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest on the Pennsylvania Senate's plan for a vote on Wednesday to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):...
Educators back Wolf, but skeptical he'll win over lawmakers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania educators are happy to see Gov. Tom Wolf advocating this week for another big boost in aid to public schools in his second budget proposal, but say they are skeptical he will secure a significant victory from the state Legislature since he's yet to get what he wanted in his first attempt....
DA: Shooting of man who aimed gun at police seems justified
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Six suburban Philadelphia police officers appear to have been justified in shooting and killing a driver who aimed a gun at them after telling his cousin he was "not going back to jail," a prosecutor said Wednesday....
Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with Divac positive
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said Wednesday he has a positive outlook after meeting with team general manager Vlade Divac amid a losing streak and speculation about his job....
Feds seek $58K workplace safety fines against Warren Railcar
WARREN, Pa. (AP) -- Warren Railcar Services in northwest Pennsylvania is facing more than $58,000 in federal workplace safety fines....
School board: Basketball team can play during hazing probe
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania high school basketball team can play while police investigate alleged hazing-related assaults over the last decade, a school board decided....
Police: Good Samaritan with gun helps officer being attacked
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in suburban Philadelphia say a good Samaritan with a gun helped an officer who was being attacked by a group of teens....
Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now that the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there until it closes for renovations....
Dismissal upheld for inmate denied free vitamins, shampoo
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A panel of judges has ruled that a western Pennsylvania prison inmate imprisoned for attempted murder cannot sue a nurse who refused to give him free vitamins and dandruff shampoo....
Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf says the state is facing a "fiscal time bomb" that if explodes would create a fliscal catastrophe the likes of which the state has never seen. He used his budget message to call on the legislature not to give up their political beliefs but to muster the courage to pass a budget and do what they were elected to do.
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