12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream....
National & World News
The Latest on IS: Syria claims strike on militant-held Raqqa
6:45 p.m. (1545 GMT)...
Iraq launches operation to drive Islamic State from Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a major military operation to drive the Islamic State from the western Anbar province and retake the Sunni heartland where the extremist group captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month....
For an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate's heart
BEIRUT (AP) -- The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria's war. In the capital of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate," Syrian fighter Abu Bilal al-Homsi was united with his Tunisian bride for the first time after months chatting online. They married, then passed the days dining on grilled meats in Raqqa's restaurants, strolling along the Euphrates River and eating ice cream....
Law enforcement adds backing to Wolf's pre-kindergarten plan
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf is getting help from law enforcement officials in his push to persuade lawmakers to approve a huge new appropriation to raise the quality of Pennsylvania's pre-kindergarten programs....
5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday....
Philadelphia scrap yard fire investigated; nobody injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's Office of Emergency Management says a scrap yard fire in the city's Port Richmond neighborhood was quickly contained and never threatened the public....
Pittsburgh police bust 2 women in motel prostitution sting
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say two women were offering prostitution services at two motels in an online ad....
Second stepbrother sentenced for drilling company arson
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- The second of two stepbrothers has been sentenced for burning down a western Pennsylvania business that manufactured custom-built drilling rigs....
Central Pennsylvania town hit with KKK recruiting flyers
NEW BLOOMFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Residents getting ready for the Memorial Day parade in their central Pennsylvania town found some unwelcome items on their doorsteps....
17-year-old charged as adult with threatening ex with gun
MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- A 17-year-old from Pittsburgh who police say beat and held his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint has been charged as an adult and jailed....
Pennsylvania prison inmates heard shouting about sandwiches
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Inmates at a central Pennsylvania prison who were heard shouting "We're hungry!" through windows were apparently upset because they were served sandwiches without cheese....
Judge to decide whether retired PPG worker remains jailed
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal magistrate in Pittsburgh was scheduled to decide whether a retired PPG researcher will remain jailed until he stand trial on federal charges that he stole trade secrets worth hundreds of millions of dollars for a Chinese company....
Pennsylvania man jailed in hit-and-run of teen on skateboard
NEW HOLLAND, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been jailed in a hit-and-run crash that left a teenage skateboarder in critical condition....
The Patriot Act expires at the end of the month. Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky opposes the law and calls it an unconstitutional intrusion on Americans' privacy. He spoke against the National Security Agency's domestic spying program for nearly 11 hours on the Senate floor last week, to protest the proposed renewal of the Patriot Act.
Do you believe Americans given all the events that occurred in this the 21st century are more or less patriotic today?