Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination....
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Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held parts of the city, killing two people and wounding several....
Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone....
Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea, the world's last great master of Cold War-era spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week....
Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children....
Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg....
High school teacher charged with institutional sex assault
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student....
Pennsylvania highway damaged by gas blast still being fixed
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A rural highway damaged when a natural gas pipeline exploded into a fireball in western Pennsylvania will remain closed for repairs for at least a few more days....
Appeals court rejects latest claim by Erie collar bomb perp
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a request for a new trial by a western Pennsylvania woman convicted in a bizarre bank robbery plot that killed a pizza deliveryman forced to wear a bomb collar....
Cops: Brothers selling heroin in Burger King kids' area
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) -- Two brothers are jailed on charges they sold $4,600 worth of heroin to an undercover officer in the children's play area of a Pennsylvania Burger King....
Broken water main creates 'geyser,' closes Pittsburgh road
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A water main break has caused a geyser-like rush of water from a manhole, closing a busy Pittsburgh street indefinitely....
7 Philadelphia child welfare workers fired for false reports
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania officials say several Philadelphia child welfare workers have been fired in connection with false reports about home visits....
Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge....
Investigators looking into oil sheen on Philadelphia river
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say they still don't know why there's an oil sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River in Philadelphia....
In a recent interview, Warren Buffett considered one of the most successful investors in the world and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway said that he thought that it is very likely either Clinton or Trump will be the next president. Buffet went on to say that he didn’t think any one president could totally derail the U.S. economy as it continues to head in the right direction and that won’t change.
Do you think the first priority of school administrators should be to maintain academics rather than capital improvements and athletic facility upgrades?