The Latest: Computer system used by Clinton campaign hacked
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):...
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Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) -- Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors as well as aging saviors who helped Jews escape certain doom. In a guest book entry he made an anguished plea: "Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!"...
Turkey's Erdogan dropping lawsuits for insults against him
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday he was dropping all lawsuits against those charged with insulting him....
The Latest: Pope Francis: 'cruelty did not end in Auschwitz'
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):...
Mayor says DNC showcased Philadelphians as fun and friendly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's mayor says the Democratic National Convention allowed the city to showcase its fun and friendly side....
Kane to decide at trial whether to testify in own defense
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor says she'll decide at her own criminal trial next month whether to testify in her own defense....
Clinton keeps up anti-Trump push; he critiques her speech
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a "stark choice" in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked many of the speeches in Philadelphia. Donald Trump denounced her convention speech as "full of lies" and said he's starting to agree with those calling for Clinton to be locked up....
State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal to revamp the trust's board and change its operating rules following reports about its lavish spending....
Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in school stabbings
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A teen who slashed and stabbed 20 fellow high school students and a security guard wants to plead guilty but mentally ill....
Pennsylvania teen gets prison time for teacher killing
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania teenager has been sentenced to at least 54 years in prison for his role in the stabbing death of a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home....
AP EXPLAINS: Conventions depict contrasting views of America
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken?...
No criminal charges in probe of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) -- An investigation into former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company, 38 Studios, has resulted in no criminal charges, authorities announced Friday....
2 men headed for trial in ambush killings of 5, unborn child
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men are heading to trial on charges they ambushed a suburban Pittsburgh cookout and killed five adults and an unborn child....
Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They came. They protested. They got their message out....
FOP president Robert Swartzwelder, is calling for disciplinary action to be taken against Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay for violating municipal code when speaking at Democratic National Convention on Tuesday while in uniform. "Anyone who believes the DNC isn't a political campaign…to endorse a candidate is an idiot" said Swartzwelder. McLay disputes he was campaigning but instead was speaking about meaningful police reform efforts such as here in Pittsburgh.
To help mitigate future toll increases should the legislature cut the amount paid to PennDOT by the Turnpike Authority?