The Latest: Merkel calls for calm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest on the war in Syria, including Russian warplane shot down by Turkey. All times local:...
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Pope brings peace message to Africa amid security fears
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis wants to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to an Africa torn by extremist violence, but security concerns are so high that he might be forced to make changes to his itinerary for the final leg of the trip....
Militant attacks abroad a diplomatic quandary for China's Xi
BEIJING (AP) -- The killings of Chinese citizens by Islamic militants in Syria and Mali place President Xi Jinping in a quandary: How can Beijing respond effectively without betraying its strict stance against intervention?...
Francis begins peace pilgrimage to 3 African countries
ROME (AP) -- Pope Francis has begun a pilgrimage to three African nations....
Court: Sherri Shepherd can't get out of surrogacy contract
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Television personality and actress Sherri Shepherd has been found legally responsible for a child born to a surrogate she and her ex-husband hired before they divorced, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled this week in upholding the surrogacy contract....
The Latest: Cops identify trooper shot in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The latest on the shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper in Philadelphia (all times local):...
Philadelphia traffic stop ends in bloodshed, burning bus
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 17-year-old who was in a car stopped for an expired car registration sticker traded gunfire with police during a Tuesday morning highway chase that ended with a fiery crash involving a school bus and a trooper with a gunshot wound, police said....
Man faces charges in police chase that ended with 5 injured
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man is facing charges in a high-speed chase over the weekend that ended in a two-vehicle crash that injured a 12-year-old and four others....
Man heading to prison in killing outside Pittsburgh bar
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man convicted in a stabbing death outside a Pittsburgh bar last year after he escaped from a halfway house is heading to prison....
The Latest: Budget work to continue after two-day whirlwind
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest from Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers on efforts to negotiate a deal to end Pennsylvania state government's five-month budget standoff (all times local):...
Lawmaker seeks support in House for Kane impeachment memo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A state lawmaker asked his colleagues Tuesday to support an investigation into whether Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane should be removed from office....
Judge weighing juvenile court for teen in mass stabbing
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A teen who stabbed 20 classmates and a security guard at his high school "believed he was being controlled from hell" by the two boys who perpetrated the Columbine High School massacre, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday....
Board to decide whether to charge justice in email scandal
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The board that investigates misconduct allegations against Pennsylvania judges said Tuesday it will soon decide whether charges are warranted against state Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin over his email practices....
Pennsylvania police chief apologizes for emailed racial slur
FARRELL, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania police chief is apologizing for using a racial slur in a fundraising email....
The United States issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans amid concerns that terror groups and individuals plan more attacks after the Paris massacres. The alerts does not instruct Americans to avoid travel, but it does urge U.S. citizens to "exercise vigilance when in public places or using transportation."
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