Facebook CEO, now a father, will give away most of his money
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Talk about birth announcements: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said they'll devote nearly all their wealth - roughly $45 billion - to good works in celebration of their new baby daughter, Max....
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Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that parts of the global warming deal being negotiated in Paris should be legally binding on the countries that sign on, setting up a potential fight with Republicans at home....
New arrest in Paris attacks linked to apartment raid
PARIS (AP) -- A woman was arrested Tuesday in a Paris suburb for suspected links to an intermediary to the only man charged in connection the Paris attacks, according to two officials close to the investigation....
Morrissey wins annual 'Literary Review Bad Sex' award
LONDON (AP) -- Maybe he should have stuck to writing songs - former Smiths frontman and lyricist Morrissey has won the annual award for the poorest quality writing about sex....
GOP leader says House considering broader use of sales tax
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Republican leader in the Pennsylvania House says budget negotiators are considering whether to apply the state's sales tax to more goods or services as part of an effort to end a 5-month-old stalemate....
Ex-death row inmate Mumia wins hearing over medical care
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal (moo-MEE'-ah AH'-boo jah-MAHL') has been granted a federal court hearing in Pennsylvania over the medical care he's received for hepatitis C and other health problems....
Pennsylvania tax collections slightly above 2014 numbers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania collected more in state taxes in November than it did a year ago, but not by much....
Kane turns to former Maryland AG to lead porn email probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A team of Washington-based lawyers will comb through thousands of emails on government computers in an independent review of pornographic and other objectionable content shared among judges, prosecutors and others, embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Tuesday....
House OKs moving children's insurance program to new agency
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has approved a bill that would move a program that provides health insurance for more than 150,000 children into a new department....
Pennsylvania GOP says Trump fundraiser isn't an endorsement
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Republican Party will feature Donald Trump as the guest at a New York City fundraiser, but it is not necessarily an endorsement from the party elite....
Eagles hopeful to have QB Bradford against Patriots
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles are hopeful quarterback Sam Bradford can return to action as the team takes a three-game losing streak on the road to face the New England Patriots....
Man who claimed water system poisoned gets lengthy sentence
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Army National Guardsman convicted of sending an email from a prison computer claiming the local water system had been poisoned has been sentenced to at least six years in prison....
Royal Dutch Shell closing Pittsburgh-area office next summer
SEWICKLEY, Pa. (AP) -- Royal Dutch Shell is closing an office near Pittsburgh next summer, but that won't affect a pending decision on whether to build a major petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania....
Cheyney University back on probation over financial issues
CHEYNEY, Pa. (AP) -- A historically black university in eastern Pennsylvania has been placed on probation over financial concerns raised by the association that accredits colleges and university....
President Barack Obama says "the world is at a turning point" and it's up to this generation to address global warming. "I believe in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that there is such a thing as being too late. And when it comes to climate change that hour is almost upon us." If nothing is done, he said, no nation will be immune from the consequences, be them rich or poor.
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