Presidential race turns to Florida with voting underway
TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- With the race for the White House speeding to an end, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are campaigning Tuesday in swing state Florida, where tens of thousands of voters are already flocking to the polls....
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The Latest: US envoy says no diversion from Mosul fight
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on the developments in Iraq where an operation by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is no in its second week (all times local):...
Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 61
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gunbattle with troops that lasted into early hours Tuesday....
Major militant attacks in Pakistan over the past 3 years
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Militant attacks in Pakistan have killed hundreds of people over the past three years, including many schoolchildren. On Tuesday, authorities were investigating a brazen attack overnight in the Baluchistan provincial capital of Quetta where gunmen stormed a police academy, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits....
Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general....
Sen. Toomey's neighbors' homes hit with anti-GOP graffiti
ZIONSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on the homes of neighbors of GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania....
Restaurant firing workers, cleaning after 'unsanitary' video
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts....
Pennsylvania schools hit by clown 'threats' ban costumes
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- Several eastern Pennsylvania school districts targeted by scary clown threats or hoaxes in recent weeks are banning clown costumes for Halloween parties....
3 US senators want women's golf open moved from Trump course
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- Three Democratic U.S. senators are increasing the pressure on the U.S. Golf Association to move next year's women's open away from a New Jersey course owned by Donald Trump....
Pennsylvania water park expansion focuses on historic battle
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania amusement park near Lake Erie plans to include a history lesson about a key battle in the War of 1812 in a planned expansion of its water park....
Penn State says Beaver Stadium to host concert July 8
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State says it plans to hold a concert at Beaver Stadium - the school's 107,000-seat football venue - for the first time....
Man jailed in shooting spurred by video game controller
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that he fired four shots into a home after he was accused of stealing a video game controller at a party....
Pittsburgh restaurant reopens after wall broken to free man
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A restaurant near the University of Pittsburgh has reopened two months after one of its walls had to be broken through to reach a student who fell into the narrow gap between the restaurant and another building....
Police find body under western Pennsylvania man's bed
ALQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- Police have found a body under a western Pennsylvania man's bed....
Short of troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago, the National Guard offered tens of thousands of soldiers bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist. The Pentagon now is demanding the money back, as investigations have found widespread fraud and mismanagement by National Guard officials under pressure to meet enlistment targets. But soldiers say the military is reneging on 10-year-old agreements and imposing severe financial hardship on veterans whose only mistake was to accept bonuses to reenlist.
Should Pennsylvania lift the ban and allow PennDot to produce ID acceptable to the Federal Real ID program?