Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black president....
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'Finally': Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- With an exclamation of "Finally," Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during a stopover in Cuba before the pope flew on to Mexico....
The Latest: Pope briefly emerges to speak with well-wishers
HAVANA (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):...
US deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated U.S. missile defense in a move that has worried China and Russia....
Cosby's lawyers try again to get his sex assault case tossed
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lawyers for Bill Cosby tried again Friday to have his criminal sex-assault case dismissed, asking an appeals court to consider whether Cosby had a binding agreement that he would never be charged....
Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike, has died at age 84....
Politics is 'a disease' that needs to be cut out, Kane says
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general says politics in the state is "a disease" that "needs to be cut out."...
Indiana University of Pennsylvania reassigns questioned dean
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania has reassigned one of its deans after a newspaper questioned more than $35,000 in spending linked to him....
Pennsylvania state trooper charged over skateboarder beating
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged over the beating of a skateboarder who claims he was attacked after making an obscene hand gesture....
No classes at Pennsylvania college as 192 students sickened
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Classes and weekend activities have been canceled at Ursinus College in eastern Pennsylvania as the school deals with a mystery illness that has sickened more than 190 students....
Grandma charged in toddler granddaughter's smothering death
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania grandmother is charged in the suffocation death of her 14-month-old granddaughter....
Appeal rejected for man convicted in Fort Dix plot
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge in New Jersey has rejected the appeal of a Philadelphia man serving more than three decades behind bars after he was convicted of scheming to kill soldiers at Fort Dix, according to a ruling released Thursday....
Police: Boy, 3, severely burned when 1-pot meth lab explodes
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Pennsylvania say a 3-year-old boy suffered serious burns when a one-pot methamphetamine lab exploded....
Kane gets 2 weeks to give ethics board Justice Eakin emails
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judicial ethics court has given Attorney General Kathleen Kane two weeks to provide records in a disciplinary case against Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin after lawyers complained she did not respond to requests for a full set of his salacious and objectionable emails....
Attorney General Loretta Lynch reaffirmed that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State is free of outside political influence. Top Republicans are questioning whether the Attorney General can be a neutral arbiter. Senator John Cornyn has called for a special prosecutor to be appointed because of the potential conflict of interest.
If Bloomberg was to run for President as a third party candidate which political party nominee would be hurt the most?