Attack in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torched
DUMA, West Bank (AP) -- Suspected Jewish assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Friday and torched two homes, hurling fire bombs inside and setting off a blaze that killed a sleeping toddler and critically wounded his 4-year-old brother and parents....
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Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKK
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked a fragile peace process....
Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leader
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar, a statement likely meant to rally followers behind the leadership at a time of a deeply fractured insurgency....
Searchers scour beaches in hopes of unlocking MH370 mystery
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) -- After 16 agonizing months without answers, loved ones of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will likely have to wait at least another day for confirmation that it crashed into the sea, as investigators work to identify the source of a barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island and searchers scoured the shoreline for more debris....
Police seek teen abducted from Wilkes Barre home
WILKES BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for a 16-year-old who they say was abducted from her home in Wilkes Barre by a man who is considered armed and dangerous....
Police searching for man who gunned down 22-year-old mother
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 22-year-old woman in Philadelphia while her young daughter was also home....
Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and distant drop-off locations, are planning to stay home....
Traffic foils robber's getaway, forcing him to flee on foot
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- All was going as planned for a suburban Philadelphia bank robber until his getaway cab hit traffic, forcing him to ditch his haul and flee....
White House nominates 4 for US judgeships in Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- President Barack Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvania....
Triple shooting leaves boy, 12, in critical condition
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting that wounded at least two others in Pittsburgh....
Philadelphia police ID 3 victims in deadly high-speed crash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities have identified the three people killed in a high-speed crash that left a car split in half in Philadelphia....
Escaped Pennsylvania inmate suspected in killing near jail
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped jail inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program....
Anchor denies sham Porsche sale; congressman husband charged
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A news anchor said Thursday that authorities have wrongly accused her of a shady Porsche transaction in the indictment of her congressman husband....
New grave marker for Pa. baby who inspired Safe Haven Law
SHAMOKIN DAM, Pa. (AP) -- A new bronze plaque has been installed with the help of dozens of donations seven months after one was stolen from the grave of a Pennsylvania infant who was killed in 2000....
When President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law in 1990, he said many citizens with disabilities are unemployed even though they want to work and they can work. Now 25 years later, a little more than 17 percent of people with a disability are employed according to the latest government numbers.
Do you think granting Jonathan Pollard parole is an attempt to ease tensions between the U.S. and Israel following the nuclear deal with Iran?