Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times....
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Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
PARIS (AP) -- Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. His declaration was both a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real....
The Latest: Negotiators take heart at Obama comments
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Israeli troops kill 2 Palestinians after stabbing attempts
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military on Tuesday said it shot and killed two Palestinians who tried to carry out separate stabbing attacks in the West Bank....
Pennsylvania GOP says Trump fundraiser isn't an endorsement
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Republican Party will feature billionaire real-estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as the guest at a New York City fundraiser....
Kane turns to former Maryland AG to lead porn email probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A team of Washington-based lawyers will comb through thousands of emails on government computers in an independent examination of pornographic and other objectionable content shared among judges, prosecutors and others, Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Tuesday....
Cheyney University back on probation over financial issues
CHEYNEY, Pa. (AP) -- A historically black university in eastern Pennsylvania has been placed on probation over financial concerns raised by the association that accredits colleges and university....
Double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a double shooting in Philadelphia has left one man dead and another in critical condition....
Roethlisberger to remain under concussion protocol
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger says he had a migraine. Mike Tomlin says the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has a concussion....
State police say they've found cop-killing suspect's rifle
NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say they've found the rifle allegedly used to kill a western Pennsylvania police officer....
Court rejects appeal of sex offender caught on secret camera
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man serving 12 to 24 years in prison after he was caught on a hidden camera having sex with a 14-year-old girl has lost his appeal to withdraw his guilty plea....
143 bear taken on final day raises 2015 harvest to 2,693
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Hunters killed 143 bears during the fourth and final day of Pennsylvania's statewide bear season, making the preliminary harvest for 2015 at 2,693 bears....
Hearing moved for guard charged with selling drugs in jail
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A suspended guard charged with selling inmates drugs at a western Pennsylvania jail has had his preliminary hearing postponed due to unspecified health issues....
Police investigate after boys, 4 and 9, fall from minivan
PENFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Two young boys have been hospitalized after falling through the open side door of a minivan in a Pennsylvania trailer park....
President Barack Obama says "the world is at a turning point" and it's up to this generation to address global warming. "I believe in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that there is such a thing as being too late. And when it comes to climate change that hour is almost upon us." If nothing is done, he said, no nation will be immune from the consequences, be them rich or poor.
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