Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio....
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Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe....
Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and others toil under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine....
AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration
For the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control: the heat of the sun, the location of guards or police, the reliability of a cellphone signal....
Postal inspectors, police probe packages sent to girls
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Five suspicious packages addressed to girls who had been in touch with a California man on social media were intercepted and destroyed at a post office in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
Selfie sticks not allowed at pope's Philadelphia events
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- If you want to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia later this month, you'll have to leave your selfie stick at home....
Hospital, prosecutors spar over fate of confiscated wine
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A dispute between state prosecutors and a suburban hospital over the fate of nearly 1,400 bottles of confiscated wine will play out in a southeastern Pennsylvania courtroom Thursday, as a county judge decides whether the contraband ends up going down the hatch or down a drain....
Regulators reject DeNaples bid to do business with casino
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania gambling regulators are rejecting a second bid by a northeastern Pennsylvania billionaire to do business with the casino that he founded but relinquished in a deal to drop perjury charges....
Pitt quarterback Voytik eyeing expanded role for Panthers
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Chad Voytik is OK if some get the impression he's simply a game manager....
Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting an effort by her parents to have the operation blocked....
Feds confirm probe of $15M theft from Matthews International
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh have confirmed they're investigating roughly $14.8 million stolen from a city firm that makes memorials, cremation urns and other burial products....
Penn State relying on young players up and down depth chart
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The anxiety Marcus Allen felt on the eve of Penn State's showdown with Ohio State last season wasn't uncommon for a rookie. The sudden responsibility was....
Ex-Sen. Jane Orie appeals conviction to federal court
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie filed a federal appeal Wednesday of her state criminal conviction and prison sentence, arguing as she has previously without success in state court that a second trial amounted to double jeopardy....
Trial ordered for man accused of killing father with sword
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he stabbed his father to death with a sword at his parents' suburban Philadelphia home last month....
Tuesday, the New York Stock Exchange invoked Rule 48, a measure designed to smooth the opening of the market amid potentially volatile conditions. Rule 48 was designed to be executed only when a number of special conditions exist. They include volatility during the previous day’s trading, trading in foreign markets before the open, and government announcements. The stock exchange invoked it on three consecutive trading days last week and again yesterday morning.
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