A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims
In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"...
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Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration....
John Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- The top U.S. diplomat flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban in an apparent sign of his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations....
In international flight, volatile conflicts abound
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi....
Latest attack ad hits air in governor's race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The race for Pennsylvania governor is heating up, as a second outside group joined the fray with an attack ad on TV....
7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Seven former professional football players have filed a court challenge to a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million....
Man dies after jumping off rope swing into pond
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A 24-year-old man has died in an apparent drowning after he jumped off a rope swing into a pond in eastern Pennsylvania....
Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack
DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive....
Pa. auditor cites flaws in gas drilling regulation
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide clear and timely information to citizens, the state auditor general said Tuesday....
Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized....
7th death blamed on 2013 Philly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday linking his death to the catastrophe....
Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
Md. state senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar....
Judge sets Sept. 29 trial on August Wilson Center
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has scheduled a Sept. 29 trial to determine whether deed covenants prevent selling Pittsburgh's bankrupt August Wilson Center for African American Culture to a New York developer....
The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit ruled the government cannot give tax credits or subsidies to anyone buying coverage on the health insurance marketplace run by federal authorities. The case revolves around four words in the Affordable Care Act, which says the tax credits are available to people who enroll through an exchange "established by the state." The IRS interpreted the law to include both federal and state exchanges, without Congressional approval.
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