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Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town
The Latest: Death toll rises to 278 in Italian earthquake
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):...
Rebels, civilians evacuating long-besieged Damascus suburb
DARAYA, Syria (AP) -- Syrian rebels and their families began evacuating a long-besieged Damascus suburb Friday as part of an agreement reached with the government following four years of grueling airstrikes and siege that left the suburb in ruins....
University faculty union to vote on whether to strike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month....
Man, woman facing charges in violent home invasion
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A man and woman are facing charges in a home invasion in eastern Pennsylvania that left a 75-year-old man bound and his 49-year-old daughter severely beaten....
Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game that included drinking her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two confined to his home....
Staff, faculty at university get transgender benefits
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Faculty and staff members at the University of Pittsburgh now receive transgender benefits, including behavioral health support, medications and surgery....
National Weather Service confirms small Pennsylvania twister
RENFREW, Pa. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a small tornado downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania....
Board member, teacher cleared of not reporting sex abuse
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A judge dismissed all charges against a school board member and a substitute teacher accused of not properly relaying a report that an older student had sex with a 12-year-old girl in a western Pennsylvania school district....
Woman jailed in cancer med thefts facing meth charges, too
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania hospice nurse already charged with stealing a dying cancer patient's pain medication is now also charged with conspiring to make methamphetamine with a man she lives with....
Pennsylvania baby sitter jailed in death of ex's 2-year-old
WOODLAND, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges she killed her ex-boyfriend's 2-year-old daughter while babysitting the girl nearly three years ago....
Death of man found in woods is being considered a homicide
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The death of a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county is being treated as a homicide....
Jury deliberations enter fourth day in 3-year-old's death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jury deliberations were entering a fourth day Friday for a woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania ravine last year....
Mylan Pharmaceuticals based in Canonsburg under increasing pressure from consumers, politicians and the media, reduced the cost of EpiPen their anti-allergy injection medicine. An EpiPen two pack costs $600, compared with $100 charged when first acquired in 2007. Blaming high health insurance deductibles, Mylan will help by doubling their patient assistance program covering incomes up to 400 percent of the federal poverty level offering discounts u Critics say Mylan needs to lower the price of the drug not to make it easier to pay for it.
Given the controversy surrounding the Clinton Foundation should it be shut down permanently?