Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty
PHOENIX (AP) -- It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday - and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it....
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Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. Congress, in which he argued against an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, has received tacit support from an unlikely quarter -- Saudi Arabia....
Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said....
Knifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification....
Philadelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday....
Amtrak to continue limited schedule on Northeast Corridor
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak says its trains will continue to operate on a limited schedule between New York and Washington as the region is affected by a late-winter storm....
States on edge about the future of health insurance markets
MIAMI (AP) -- Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning....
More than 10 inches of snow hits southeastern Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Snowfall accumulations exceeded 10 inches in parts of suburban Philadelphia on Thursday, as accidents closed highways in eastern Pennsylvania, flights and trains were canceled and the snow was sure to cause more problems Friday....
Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal....
Roof of Philadelphia apartment house collapses, no one hurt
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The roof of an apartment building in Philadelphia has caved in but authorities say no injuries are reported....
Judge asked to give boy, then 11, new trial in 2009 slaying
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Attorneys for a boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee asked a judge on Thursday to dismiss those charges or, at least, grant him a new juvenile court trial....
Philadelphia mayor unveils 9 percent property tax hike plan
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hopes to raise property taxes by 9 percent, an increase he said Thursday would raise millions for the city's struggling school district....
Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands without power in West Virginia....
'Black Madam' out of hospital, murder trial still on hold
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A transgender "body sculptor" is back in prison after spending two days in a Philadelphia hospital in the midst of her colorful murder-trial testimony....
Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O'Connor proposes giving small businesses that raise their minimum wage for full-time employees to 10-dollars-and-10 cents, free promotional space on city owned assets including bus shelters, trash cans and senior centers. He says the program wouldn't cost the city any money.
With the proposed changes in Pennsylvania’s tax structure will you expect to pay more or less in states taxes?