Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?...
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Syria president says victory in Aleppo won't end the war
BEIRUT (AP) -- President Bashar Assad said in comments published Thursday that Syrian forces' victory in the battle for Aleppo will be a "big gain" for his government but that it will not end of the country's civil war....
The Latest: UN official says Syria approves Aleppo aid
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):...
Assad supporters see domino effect in Aleppo government win
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) -- Aleppo shakes with explosions and gunfire day and night in both the government- and rebel-held sides of the divided Syrian city. But for supporters of President Bashar Assad, there is a growing sense of imminent victory....
Couple held in death of 76-pound disabled man with bed sores
VERONA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania couple has been jailed in the death of a disabled man who weighed just 76 pounds when he died last year....
DRPA holds line on tolls in new operating budget
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Commuters will not be paying more to cross the four bridges operated by the Delaware River Port Authority next year....
Police probe death of man found near cliff after fight call
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police have continued to investigate the death of a man found dead beneath a cliff after an assault was reported in eastern Pennsylvania....
Pennsylvania Supreme Court nixes appeal in lawyer's $1M fine
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled a Philadelphia-area lawyer won't have to pay a nearly $1 million fine because a witness she called gave banned testimony that caused a mistrial in a medical malpractice case....
Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin
DETROIT (AP) -- Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots....
Conduct Board: District judge improperly pursued clerk
AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) -- The state Judicial Conduct Board says a western Pennsylvania district judge improperly pursued a romantic interest in one of his clerks and otherwise had an improper demeanor....
Expert: 2013 Philadelphia building collapse was preventable
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A structural engineer renowned for his investigation into the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11 says a fatal 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia was "an entirely preventable accident."...
1 of 2 suspects charged in slaying of Philadelphia boy, 14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police have charged a 19-year-old man with murder, robbery and other charges in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the city's Mayfair section last month....
Columbus statue falls on car after crash
PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) -- A statue of Christopher Columbus fell on a car after the vehicle struck its base in a northeast Pennsylvania town....
Philly police: Man wounded in drive-by at busy intersection
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a man has been wounded in a drive-by shooting at one of the busiest intersections in west Philadelphia....
Time Magazine named Donald Trump as their Person of the Year. In bestowing the award, Time Magazine said Trump's victory in the presidential election has shaken up the U.S. political system, for better or worse. Accepting the accolade Trump called it "a tremendous honor that from a magazine I grew up reading". Runner-up for the award was Hillary Clinton, who narrowly lost the 2016 presidential election to Mr. Trump.
Was Sarah Palin right to criticize Donald Trump for using subsidies to keep manufacturing jobs from going to Mexico?