Sheriff: Colo. school shooter wounds 1, kills self
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said....
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Fake interpreter reportedly faced murder charge
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's government was confronted Friday with a new and chilling allegation about the bogus sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial: He was reportedly accused of murder 10 years ago....
100,000 gather to see Mandela, many turned away
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- An estimated 100,000 South Africans lined up in Pretoria to view Nelson Mandela in his casket but about a third of the overwhelming crowd was sent away without being able to file past the bier....
Militant rise galvanizes Assad's camp in Syria war
DAMACUS, Syria (AP) -- Ahmed Luay's second-eldest son, a soldier in the Syrian army, fell in battle with rebels just over a month ago. Three more of his sons are still on the front lines in the Damascus suburbs. Luay insists he's prepared to sacrifice them all in what he says is a war against a terrorist invasion....
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North Catholic wins 1st PIAA championship 15-14
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- North Catholic has won its first state football championship by converting a two-point conversion in overtime to edge Old Forge 15-14 in the PIAA Class A title game at Hersheypark Stadium....
Gas co. to leave water tanks with Pa. family
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A natural gas driller will give tanks that have been supplying water to families who claim the company polluted their wells, backing off plans to remove the storage containers....
Coroner: Fraternity pledge died from head injuries
NEW YORK (AP) -- While a pledge was lying in a hospital bed with critical head injuries from blunt force trauma, members of the Baruch College chapter of Pi Delta Psi were told to clear their rented weekend retreat of any trace of fraternity memorabilia, authorities said Friday....
Pa. coroner: NYC pledge died from head injuries
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Pennsylvania coroner says a New York City fraternity pledge died from closed head injuries due to blunt force head trauma that authorities say stemmed from an initiation ritual....
Snow moves Saturday PIAA football games to Sunday
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ahead of an expected third dose of wintry weather in less than a week, two state high school football championship games are being moved from Saturday to Sunday because of snow predicted to move through Pennsylvania and into the Northeast....
Catholic school fires gay teacher, drawing protest
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Administrators at a Roman Catholic high school suffered a sharp and swift backlash this week after firing a well-liked teacher who sought to marry his same-sex partner....
DA: E. Pa. tennis coach texted, tried to kiss teen
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) -- The former tennis coach of at an independent Catholic day school for girls in kindergarten through 12th grade has surrendered to face charges that he texted one of his 15-year-old players and tried to kiss her....
2 oxygen tanks explode in Pittsburgh house fire
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Fire crews say two oxygen tanks exploded at the scene of a house fire in Pittsburgh, though it wasn't immediately clear if the tanks blew up in the fire or caused it....
Pa. DA: Cops justified in stunning teen suspect
TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police were justified in using a stun gun after a handcuffed 14-year-old ran away from a shoplifting arrest, and his facial injuries - shown in a Facebook post made by his mother - were solely caused by the boy falling after he was stunned, not by any other police actions, a district attorney said....
Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner. who says the new budget agreement does reduce the deficit? <More Info>
The two-year Congressional budget agreement that would avoid another government shutdown is being criticized by conservative groups as a farce that jacks up spending in the short-term in exchange for promises of additional cuts years from now. Republican House Speaker John Boehner calls these complaints "ridiculous." He says, "if you're for more deficit reduction, then you're for this agreement."
Do you think it was a mistake for President Obama to shake the hand of Cuban leader Raul Castro even if it was spontaneous?