McConnell bids to shelter GOP senators from Trump upheaval
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is wrestling with an unenviable, arguably impossible task this election year: protecting Senate Republicans from the political upheaval caused by Donald Trump's presidential candidacy....
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Attackers kill 42 in scenes of chaos at Istanbul airport
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 42 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, apparently targeting Turkey's crucial tourism industry. The government blamed the attack on Islamic State extremists but there was no immediate confirmation from the group....
The Latest: Death toll from airport blasts rises to 42
ISTANBUL (AP) -- The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local):...
External attacks rise as Islamic State fortunes fall
BEIRUT (AP) -- International terror attacks seemingly inspired by the Islamic State group are increasing as its fortunes fall in Syria and Iraq....
Senate to advance House budget bill, with more for higher ed
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Senate is planning quick action on the House's just-passed budget bill, a day before the state government's fiscal-year deadline....
Charges dismissed against officer in traffic stop
READING, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has dismissed criminal charges against an eastern Pennsylvania police officer accused of punching a woman and smashing her cellphone during a traffic stop....
NCAA wants to question 2 1970s-era Sandusky accusers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The NCAA wants to question two men who claim they were sexually abused in the 1970s by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky....
Bail cut nixed for 2 nabbed at NYC tunnel with weapons cache
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A judge has denied a bail reduction for two Pennsylvania residents arrested last week when they attempted to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons...
NTSB delays mission to retrieve sunken ship's 'black box'
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Federal officials have announced a one-month delay in the mission to retrieve the "black box" of a freighter that sank in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Joaquin....
State police investigate whether dead inmate was assaulted
LA BELLE, Pa. (AP) -- State police and prison officials are trying to determine whether an inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his southwestern Pennsylvania cell had been assaulted by another inmate....
'Target' in cookout ambush that killed 6 now wanted himself
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man authorities say was targeted but only wounded in a cookout ambush that killed five adults and an unborn child in the Pittsburgh suburbs is now a fugitive himself....
The Latest: American Airlines investigates cause of fire
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Latest on an airplane catching fire at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (all times local):...
Fire ignites as flight heads to runway at Seattle airport
SEATTLE (AP) -- A fire erupted on an American Airlines plane as it left the gate and headed for the runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Wednesday, but the blaze was quickly extinguished, officials said....
Fire chief: Man saved from blaze by son's cackling chickens
CREEKSIDE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania fire chief says some cackling chickens turned out to be cock-a-doodle-do-gooders....
Supreme Court on Monday threw out a Texas abortion access law in a victory to supporters of abortion rights. The 2013 law required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and for the abortion clinics to meet the same building standards as ambulatory surgical centers. The state said the law was passed "to ensure patient safety and raise standards of care." The number of abortion clinics in Texas dropped to 19 from 42 since its passage.
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