Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton - a stunning political triumph for a first-time candidate whose appeal to frustrated voters was widely underestimated....
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US Defense Sec'y Carter: Campaign against IS 'far from over'
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday....
Syrian state media say rebel shelling kills 3 in Aleppo
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian state media say three people have been killed in renewed rebel shelling of government-held areas in the deeply contested northern city of Aleppo....
Syria's volunteer sappers improvise mine-clearing methods
BEIRUT (AP) -- Volunteers in opposition-held areas of Syria are forced to improvise as they carry out one of the world's most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return....
Philadelphia police officer wounds armed man
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer wounded a man who police say opened fire after he refused to drop his gun....
Philadelphia police shoot, kill driver during traffic stop
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia shot and killed the driver of a minivan who they say drove toward them when they attempted to stop the vehicle....
2 teens killed, 1 injured in high-speed crash
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Two teenagers are dead and a third is injured in what authorities say was a high-speed crash in western Pennsylvania....
Officials ID man killed in shootout outside dollar store
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Officials have identified a man killed in a shootout outside a Pennsylvania dollar store, which investigators say happened during a verbal altercation....
Temple student hurt in hit-and-run to walk at graduation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Temple University lacrosse player plans to walk at graduation after she was critically injured in a hit-and-run last year while riding her bicycle near the Philadelphia university's main campus....
Skull found in state forest last month is human, experts say
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania university has determined a partial skull found in a state forest last month is human....
Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing
BOSTON (AP) -- After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found....
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 under their belt - a shift the new commissioner says is needed to alleviate hiring woes....
Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials want $11.4M fine on Uber cut
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want Pennsylvania regulators to greatly reduce their record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber....
Nuns to sell estate, move tomb of 2nd American-born saint
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker's daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun....
At the White House Correspondents' Dinner last weekend black comedian Larry Wilmore's in his monologue used the "N" word in referring to President Barack Obama. The president for his part also used the word in an interview last year speaking frankly about the persistence of racism in the United States saying "It's not just a matter of it not being polite to say the "N" word in public. That's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not".
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