Fire chief says search almost complete in Oklahoma
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The search for survivors and the dead is nearly complete in the Oklahoma City suburb that was smashed by a mammoth tornado, the fire chief said Tuesday....
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Sorrentino, Bruni Tedeschi bring Italy to Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) -- La dolce vita came to Cannes on Tuesday, thanks to a pair of films set in Italy exploring lives of affluent ennui....
Top figures barred from Iran's June ballot
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday, blocking a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former president who revived hopes of reformers....
Iran candidate list for presidential race
The eight candidates approved Tuesday for Iran's June 14 presidential election to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who cannot run again because of term limits....
Pa. voters trickle into polling places for primary
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania voters cast ballots Tuesday in a primary election that appeared to be living down to predictions that turnout would be light....
Pa. gov seeks to clarify proposed school standards
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett has asked state education officials to clarify that a set of proposed academic achievement standards for Pennsylvania public school students are not uniform national standards, a step a spokesman said Tuesday is designed to respond to criticism of the proposal....
Smoke inhalation cited in fire death of 4 Pa. kids
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say the four children killed in a Mother's Day fire in eastern Pennsylvania died of smoke inhalation....
Police: Family kept 80 animals in Pa. mobile home
EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) -- Three people are facing criminal charges after police say they were discovered to be living in a mobile home with an infant, two other people and more than 80 animals....
Pa. couple charged in theft of $854K from township
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A former municipal employee and her husband, a former police officer, have been charged with embezzling more than $850,000 from an eastern Pennsylvania township....
Questions remain in deadly Illinois van crash
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- None of five men who were killed when their Pennsylvania-bound van veered off a southern Illinois freeway and rolled repeatedly was carrying identification, a coroner said Tuesday with frustration in announcing he had managed to identify three of the dead....
Melvin's attorneys file notice of Superior appeal
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys for former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin have filed a notice that they intend to appeal her campaign corruption conviction and sentence to the state Superior Court....
Head of La Salle University in Philly to step down
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The longtime leader of La Salle University in Philadelphia will be leaving the institution....
Retired boxer wins round in Pa. parking dispute
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant....
Pa. board OKs charges to use new resort casino
FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved charges that non-resort guests must pay to gamble at a soon-to-open casino at a southwestern Pennsylvania resort....
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