Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year....
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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast....
Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday Thursday, according to people close to his family. He was 87....
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions
GENEVA (AP) -- Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine....
Pa. man sentenced for selling counterfeit goods
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to selling thousands of counterfeit goods, including military-grade integrated circuits, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison....
9 Pennsylvania colleges target of gender complaint
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A women's legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, alleging the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students over several decades....
Ex-honor student gets 5 years in terrorism case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An immigrant teen who had earned a scholarship to an elite U.S. college but helped solicit support for Jihadists he met online was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison....
Wolf reports $2.2M in 2012 income
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Tom Wolf, a Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2.2 million in adjusted income in 2012, according to the two pages of his 2012 tax return he released Thursday....
UPMC wants city to bill subsidiaries for taxes
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city should send tax bills to subsidiaries of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center if officials really believe the hospital network shouldn't be a tax-exempt nonprofit, an attorney is arguing....
Police ID 4 dead in Pennsylvania head-on crash
SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) -- Police have identified three teenagers and a 41-year-old woman killed in a head-on crash on a rural western Pennsylvania highway....
Philly armored car robbed of $105,000; no injuries
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say two men armed with rifles robbed an armored car of $105,000 in northeast Philadelphia, but no injuries were reported....
3 to run marathon to help school stabbing victims
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a high school stabbing rampage hope to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon....
Man gets 75 to 150 years for 2002 Pittsburgh rape
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man linked to the 2002 rape of a Pittsburgh college student using DNA taken from him after an unrelated arrest has been sentenced to 75 to 150 years in prison....
Pennsylvania postmaster sentenced for taking $13K
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former rural Pennsylvania postmaster must spend two-and-a-half years on probation, including six months on house arrest, for pocketing more than $13,000 that customers paid for stamps and money orders....
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that makes it a crime to lie during an election. This law forbids candidates, issue groups or anyone else from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about someone on the ballot - whether the untruths are intended to help elect or defeat the candidate. Opponents claim enforcement of this law infringes on one’s First Amendment Rights of Freedom of Speech.
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