AP EXPLAINS: Long history of women running for president
It's been read, written and said countless times in the last few days: Hillary Clinton is the first woman to claim a major party's presidential nomination....
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Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues
MOSCOW (AP) -- Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia's military takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about the Republican candidate's intentions toward the Kremlin....
Indonesia executes 4 drug traffickers
CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia executed four drug traffickers on Friday and said it had not yet decided when 10 others convicted of drug crimes would be put to death....
N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month....
Judge nixes pornographic email scandal as Kane trial defense
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The judge in Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's criminal case won't allow jurors to hear as a trial defense that she was prosecuted to stop her from revealing a pornographic email scandal her office unearthed....
Clinton's pledge: Steady hand at 'moment of reckoning'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a volatile world....
Wounded officers struggle with news of Hinckley's release
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Hinckley Jr. shot four people outside a Washington hotel on March 30, 1981, but two of his victims understandably got most of the attention: President Ronald Reagan and his press secretary, James Brady....
Police and protesters credited with restraint at convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders' devoted followers were careful to pick up after themselves and wore hats embroidered with a dove to remind everyone to remain peaceful. And the police, instead of hauling demonstrators off to jail, issued them $50 tickets for disorderly conduct and released them with a complimentary bottle of water....
Gov. Cuomo at DNC: "Soul of America" at stake in election
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo addressed his party's national convention Wednesday night, praising Hillary Clinton, honoring his late father and warning of dire consequences if Donald Trump wins the White House....
The Latest: Man who brought gun into theater was troubled
MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a George man jailed on charges of bringing a stolen gun, ammunition into a Pennsylvania movie theater (all times local):...
DA: 'Real possibility' armed man in theater wanted to shoot
MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- There's a "real possibility" a Georgia man jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a western Pennsylvania movie theater planned to shoot it up, a prosecutor told The Associated Press on Thursday....
Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement....
McGinty gets on biggest stage in Pennsylvania US Senate race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Party officials gave Katie McGinty another big gift besides millions of dollars in campaign funds to help in her bid to unseat Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in the November election....
3,200-pound air conditioner falls off trailer, kills worker
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a 3,200-pound commercial air conditioner has fallen off a truck, crushing a worker at a Pennsylvania plant....
The turnpike will see increase tolls for the ninth year in a row and most likely each year until 2044 according to Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The 6 percent hike will raise the cost of a trip from Ohio to New Jersey to $51.85 and $37 for E-ZPass users. Part of the reason is the turnpike's obligation to pay PennDOT $450 million a year under a 2007 state law, earmarked for public transit, but cutting back to $50 million in 2023.
Which concerns you most about the exposed DNC emails; that Russia may have played a role, or apparent party favoritism shown Hillary Clinton during the primaries?