AP-NORC Poll: Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election....
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Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people....
Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) -- It was the cries of children - and the moment they decided they must save themselves - that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives....
The Latest: Italy breaks up unofficial migrants' tent camp
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):...
Pennsylvania AG's office: Report on emails isn't ready yet
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania attorney general's office canceled a news conference scheduled for Tuesday that was to announce preliminary results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers....
After Gamergate, female video game developers on the rise
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Students from an all-female arts college in Philadelphia attended a conference for video game developers last year and, without even trying, they stood out....
The Latest: Verizon union says pact protects American jobs
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a tentative agreement to end a strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon workers (all times local):...
Girl shocked in backyard pool remains in critical condition
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a girl was critically injured when she and seven other children were shocked in a backyard pool in central Pennsylvania....
Police: Man drowned after trying to save dog in creek
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a man drowned in a northeast Philadelphia creek after jumping in to try to save his dog....
Beer: The fight over where you buy it in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Beer-buying Pennsylvanians are seeing a growing number of options where they can pick up a six-pack or two, though Pennsylvania still remains home to some of the nation's most restrictive beer sales laws....
As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year....
Cops: Lost couple cuts chain to enter nuclear plant property
DELTA, Pa. (AP) -- A couple who got lost in Pennsylvania while driving to New York entered the property of a nuclear plant by cutting a chain at a gate, apparently in a quest to get back on the right road, authorities said....
Horse tosses rodeo performer off back, tramples him to death
PILESGROVE, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey authorities say a horse tossed a rodeo performer off its back in front of a crowd of thousands and then trampled him to death....
A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) -- A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the 100th anniversary next April of the United States' entry into the conflict....
As the country pauses today in recognition of the only American holiday dedicated to the memory of those who died while serving in our military, offering dramatic graveside ceremonies and moments of silence. Unfortunately much of the country will simply carry on as usual. According to recent surveys, less than 5 percent of Americans plan to attend a parade, be part of a memorial service or visit gravesites on what was originally called Decoration Day for its tradition of putting flowers on graves of the fallen heroes.
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