Health care signups pick up but may not close gap
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With time running short, the nation's health care rolls still aren't filling up fast enough....
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Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Lawyers for a leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamic party sought Wednesday to have his death sentence thrown out after a late-night reprieve saved his life just hours before he was to be hanged....
India's Supreme Court upholds anti-gay sex law
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society....
UK halts non-lethal aid to Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- The United States and Britain said Wednesday they were suspending delivery of all non-lethal military aid destined for rebels fighting President Bashar Assad's forces in northern Syria, citing fears the aid could fall into the hands of al-Qaida linked militants....
Pa. burglar steals elderly woman's crochet work
JESSUP, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a burglar in northeastern Pennsylvania fled after taking an elderly woman's crochet work - possibly because the person needed a bandage....
Centre Daily Times in Pa. names new publisher
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Centre Daily Times in Pennsylvania has named a new publisher....
Same-sex marriage activists kick off Pa. campaign
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Proponents of same-sex marriage launched a campaign Wednesday to build public support for legalizing gay marriage in Pennsylvania - the last holdout among the Northeast states....
Marine's family sues Greek entities for lost heart
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The parents of a Marine whose body came back from Greece missing his heart amended their federal lawsuit Wednesday to add the Greek government and an Athens hospital as defendants....
Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests....
NYC college freshman dies in Pa. fraternity ritual
BRODHEADSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Pennsylvania are investigating the death of a New York City college student during a fraternity ritual....
Seed farm cited for actions that led to Pa. fire
EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) -- Environmental officials say that improper burning at a seed company led to a much larger fire in eastern Pennsylvania....
Family sues Greek entities over Marine son's heart
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The parents of a Marine whose body came back from Greece missing a heart have amended their federal lawsuit to add the Greek government and an Athens hospital as defendants....
PATCO unveils new train cars
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) -- A southern New Jersey-to-Philadelphia commuter train line has received its first prototypes for refurbished cars....
Retired Villanova professor stabbed to death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say they don't yet know why a retired Villanova University professor was fatally stabbed in her apartment....
Do you think installing automatic red light cameras at certain Pittsburgh intersections will result in fewer crashes? <More Info>
Motorists who run certain red lights in Pittsburgh next year could be caught by an automatic traffic camera and fined $100 for the violation. Revenues from the traffic fines will be used to make road improvements. Opponents say there's no proof that the red light cameras will result in improved traffic safety.
Do you agree with Newt Gingrich's admiration for former South African President Nelson Mandela who died last week at the age of 95?