Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic negotiator
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants....
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British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of high honor
LONDON (AP) -- The British Film Institute stripped disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of its highest honor Thursday, saying his alleged "appalling conduct" stands in opposition to the organization's values....
US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before....
Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after 'Maria'
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....
Penn State sued over request for Spencer to speak on campus
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man who was turned down by Penn State for rental space to hold an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer is suing the university....
Wolf to combine prison, parole systems short of full merger
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's governor is moving to consolidate parts of the state's prison and parole systems in hopes of saving money by eliminating duplicated functions....
Minimum prison term reduced for man convicted of killing dog
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has knocked five years off the minimum prison term for a Pennsylvania man originally sentenced to at least 20 years for killing a homeowner's dog during a botched robbery....
Olympic cyclist Nothstein in Pennsylvania congressional race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein is the latest to announce he's running for the eastern Pennsylvania congressional seat being vacated by fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Dent....
Facebook bug puts Pittsburgh users in Philadelphia for a day
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Facebook users in Pittsburgh and other western and central Pennsylvania locations have found themselves transplanted to Philadelphia for a day....
Cuban man faces deportation for ID theft of hospital workers
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Cuban national faces deportation once he finishes serving about three years in prison for his role in an international conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center....
Teacher hit in the face with brick after dispute, police say
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say an elementary school teacher was hit in the face with a brick and dragged from her car in Pittsburgh after a dispute with the parents of one of her students....
School district reviewing pic of students, 'racist' pumpkins
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania school district is dealing with a second race-related incident in just over a week, investigating a Facebook photo showing current and former students posing with pumpkins carved with racist symbols....
Death of 84-year-old man at personal care home is a homicide
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner says the death of an 84-year-old man at a Pennsylvania personal care home was a homicide....
Fire company closes following sexual abuse lawsuit
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania volunteer fire company that was sued over sexual abuse by a firefighter and its alleged cover-up by fire officials has closed its fire station....
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should Gov. Wolf approve the House revenue proposal that borrows $1.5 billion-dollars, expands gambling, and uses fund transfers without raising taxes to balance the budget? <More Info>
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has approved a revenue proposal that covers 1.5-billion dollars of the 2.2-billion dollar deficit by borrowing against the state's Tobacco Settlement Fund, with no significant new tax revenue. The House is also seeking an additional 765-million in revenue from expansion of gambling and fund transfers. Gov. Wolf says he'll review the proposal, but favors a natural gas severance tax to close the deficit.
Should Sgt. Bergdahl be given a life sentence for desertion and endangering comrades?