Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) -- Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America....
National & World News
Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting
BEIRUT (AP) -- Thousands of Syrians rushed toward the Turkish border Friday, fleeing a fierce government offensive and intense Russian airstrikes near Syria's largest city of Aleppo....
Russia says it will offer new ideas to restart Syria talks
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Facing Western criticism over the halt to Syria peace talks, Russia said Friday it plans to present new ideas on how to restart peace efforts at a meeting of nearly 20 key nations on Feb. 11....
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, causing at least two buildings to collapse....
Prosecutors seek to restore Penn State officials' charges
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors said Friday they were asking a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of some criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky....
Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law license
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license will remain suspended after the state's highest court on Friday denied her request to have it reinstated while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it....
Meek Mill gets 3 months house arrest for parole violation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia judge is giving Robert Williams at least three months to earn back his status as rapper Meek Mill....
Woman killed in bed by falling tree, husband trapped
BROOMALL, Pa. (AP) -- A 90-foot tree fell on a home in suburban Philadelphia early Friday, killing a woman in her bed and trapping her husband beside her for hours before he could be rescued, authorities said....
Boy, 12, dies after returning to burning home to find father
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Relatives say a 12-year-old boy died when he returned to a burning suburban Philadelphia house to search for his father who just had hip surgery....
Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials
BOSTON (AP) -- Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele....
Pennsylvania's insurance sign-ups dip after Medicaid expands
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say the number of Pennsylvanians enrolled in insurance plans sold through the federal marketplace shrank from a year ago as some people migrated to Medicaid after the program's eligibility guidelines expanded....
Amusement park will rehire special needs worker after outcry
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania amusement park has offered to rehire a special needs employee after his co-worker took to social media to lambaste the company for firing him....
Man convicted in jewelry store worker kidnap gets 30 years
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One of three men convicted of kidnapping and torturing a Philadelphia jewelry store worker before dumping her in a cemetery in an attempt to get the shop's security codes has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison....
Ex-NFL star Plaxico Burress gets probation for tax evasion
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution or face going to jail, a judge said Friday....
Darrell Issa former Chairman to the House Oversight Committee thinks, FBI Director James Comey has no other choice but to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton. Last week the State Department withheld the release of 22 emails found on the private email server used by Clinton because they were top secret. Clinton says she's never sent or received any emails marked classified, and asserted that the report was a "leak" designed to harm her in the presidential race despite offering no evidence.
Who do you think will ultimately win the Democratic Party Nomination for U.S. President?