Analysis: In debate, Clinton was prepared, Trump was Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- She was at her best. He was not at his worst....
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Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) -- After a half-century of combat that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a historic peace accord between the government and leftist rebels....
Duterte: After tough talk, damage control prevails
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such as removing U.S. counterterrorism forces out of his country's volatile south. His key officials walk back the remarks and say everything is normal....
Reaction around the world to first Trump-Clinton debate
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump:...
Report: Rate of newborns with drug problems up 250 percent
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new state analysis of Pennsylvania hospital data shows the rate of infants born with drug abuse problems rose 250 percent from 2000 to 2015....
Cop who allegedly overdosed while on duty placed on leave
JOHSNTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Johnstown police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly overdosed and was found unconscious while on duty in the Public Safety Building....
Biden, Michelle Obama, to stump for Clinton at 3 colleges
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and first lady Michelle Obama are set to stump for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at two universities in Philadelphia and one in Pittsburgh....
Liberty Bridge reopens with restrictions
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's Liberty Bridge has reopened with traffic restrictions, weeks after a construction fire closed the span for repairs....
Mom headed to prison in son's 'concentration camp' beating
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania mother has been sentenced to the maximum of 3½ to 7 years in prison for failing to protect her 5-year-old son from physical abuse that the judge says resembled a beating that "took place in a concentration camp."...
Ex-principal admits child endangering in student sex scandal
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania high school principal accused of lying about his knowledge of an inappropriate relationship between a teacher and a 16-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to child endangerment under a plea deal....
Toomey tries to use disagreements with Trump to advantage
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is trying to turn his refusal thus far to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump into a strength, saying Monday there's no evidence his Democratic challenger Katie McGinty would stand up to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, should Clinton be elected....
DTE Energy spending $1.3B for natural gas assets in 2 states
DETROIT (AP) -- DTE Energy Co. plans to spend $1.3 billion for natural gas assets in Pennsylvania and West Virginia....
Judges delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appeal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court....
Old graves being exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A motorist found her wrapped in a blanket on the side of the interstate, clad in shorts, a pink blouse with lace trim, and floral-print slippers. She'd been doused in sulfuric acid....
With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off Monday night in their first presidential debate, a battle emerged as the most hotly anticipated moment in modern US political history. Suspense had been building for weeks, given the huge political stakes of an increasingly competitive election no one knew how the showdown at Hofstra University in New York would unfold.
Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States?