Farmers eager for drones, but most can't legally fly them
CORDOVA, Md. (AP) -- Mike Geske wants a drone....
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Yes or no? Greeks vote on high-stakes bailout referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greeks were voting Sunday in a referendum on their nation's financial future, with opinion polls showing that residents were evenly split on whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal....
The Latest: Solid turnout seen so far in Greek bailout vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):...
On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home....
Expectation of veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- After three years of futility, Republicans finally used their majorities in Pennsylvania's state House and Senate to pass their top agenda items: ending the traditional pension benefit in the state's public employee retirement systems and privatizing its government-controlled wine and liquor store system....
Gay rights activists mark landmark 1965 demonstration
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago - but also made it clear that the fight for equality was far from over....
Union denounces release of officer names in police shootings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The union representing Philadelphia police officers is challenging the department's decision to make public the names of officers in police-involved shootings....
Handyman arrested in slaying of elderly Philadelphia woman
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A neighborhood handyman was arrested Saturday in the death of an elderly woman found beaten and stabbed in the bedroom of her northwest Philadelphia home....
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades
Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:...
Pittsburgh police probe slaying, shots fired 5 hours later
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police in western Pennsylvania are investigating a shooting death in Pittsburgh overnight - and trying to find out whether shots fired in the same area five hours later were related....
Man slated for trial in violent robbery of elderly woman
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man goes on trial Monday on charges in a violent home invasion robbery last fall that sent a 91-year-old woman to the hospital....
Supreme Court ruling on threats may affect Connecticut case
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut man charged with threatening a state judge in emails he sent to six acquaintances last year is hoping a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling bolsters his effort to get his case dismissed....
Gunfire critically injures several men early on July 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say gunfire around the city of Philadelphia early on Independence Day sent several people to hospitals in critical condition....
FBI questions Allentown mayor, seizes contract documents
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Federal agents seized documents from Allentown's City Hall and questioned its mayor and a top manager in a grand jury investigation that appears to be related to the city's contracting process, local officials said Friday....
The Vatican officially recognized the Palestinian Authority as a state in an agreement that was signed last month. The treaty, which took 15 years of negotiations to complete, was bitterly condemned by Israel as a setback for the peace process. Vatican officials have described the agreement as reflecting the Church's desire to see the conflict in the Holy Land resolved by a "two-state" solution.
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