Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination....
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American killed in combat in Iraq was Navy SEAL
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An American serviceman killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group has been identified as a Navy SEAL....
Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held parts of the city, killing two people and wounding several....
Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone....
Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits as it struggles to hire enough officers....
Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The state attorney general's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children over concerns the board may be violating terms of a 2013 settlement....
ACLU suit: Man wrongly arrested, jailed for recording police
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is claiming a Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested and jailed nearly two years ago when he recorded a police officer who responded to a parking dispute at the man's home....
Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials ask PUC to cut Uber fine
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want the Public Utility Commission to greatly reduce the record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber....
Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg....
Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal shooting in family dispute
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot another young man during what police are calling a family dispute....
Woman found in Pittsburgh river drowned, but why unanswered
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman whose body was pulled from a Pittsburgh river over the weekend drowned, but how and why that happened remains unclear....
Giant Eagle recalls pecan, walnut cookies over milk labeling
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient....
Trump, Biden to attend University of Pennsylvania graduation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be attending the same University of Pennsylvania graduation ceremony, but not for political reasons....
High school teacher charged with institutional sex assault
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student....
In a recent interview, Warren Buffett considered one of the most successful investors in the world and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway said that he thought that it is very likely either Clinton or Trump will be the next president. Buffet went on to say that he didn’t think any one president could totally derail the U.S. economy as it continues to head in the right direction and that won’t change.
Do you think the first priority of school administrators should be to maintain academics rather than capital improvements and athletic facility upgrades?