Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff....
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Israeli arrested after West Bank arson that killed toddler
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect following last week's arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler and wounded his brother and parents....
Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power struggle within the regime will break into the open - unleashing a new cycle of the bloodshed that plagued the country in the 1990s....
Calais, hit by migrant woes, a city everyone wants to leave
CALAIS, France (AP) -- The truck drivers who pass through don't like it. Neither do the millions of tourists who turn up each year. And the migrants who flock here have only one thing on their mind: leaving....
Mom of battered autistic boy arrested; abuse charges pending
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the mother of a badly beaten autistic boy has been arrested on a fugitive warrant in Pennsylvania and will be charged with child abuse upon her return to Maryland....
Democrat Katie McGinty to run for US Senate in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The former top aide to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says she is seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate next year....
Bridge commission planning 1st toll hikes in 15 years
PALMYRA, N.J. (AP) -- Tolls could rise soon for drivers crossing two bridges connecting southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania....
Things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday....
DA confirms fired jail guard target of inmate sex probe
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor says a western Pennsylvania county jail guard fired last month is being investigated for allegations that he had sex with a female inmate....
UPMC to post satisfaction surveys, star ratings of doctors
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-based health care system wants patients to choose the right doctor and it's posting online satisfaction surveys to help them do that....
Man found dead in pool of blood on Harrisburg street
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a large pool of blood on a Harrisburg street....
Police: Ex-store clerk stole $50K worth of lottery tickets
MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Police have charged a former cigarette store clerk with stealing nearly $50,000 worth of Pennsylvania lottery scratch-off tickets while she worked....
PennEnvironment threatens ArcelorMittal with pollution suit
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The activist group PennEnvironment plans to sue steelmaker ArcelorMittal over alleged U.S. Clean Air Act violations at the company's coke plant in the Pittsburgh suburbs if it doesn't fix its alleged "track record of illegal pollution."...
Victims identified in fatal Pittsburgh crash
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say two men in their late 20s were killed when a car crashed into a support column on a Pittsburgh underpass....
Over the strong objections of various restaurant and small business associations, Pittsburgh city council adopted a requirement that employers with 15 or more workers offer 5 paid sick days. Companies with fewer than 15 employees must offer 3 unpaid sick days after one year. Some warn the city is exceeding its authority and will be sued in court over the mandate.
Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?