'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat....
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Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) -- On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents, catching their breath, fresh from evading border police....
Tens of thousands protest defense bills outside Japan's Diet
TOKYO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside Japan's parliament Sunday to oppose security legislation in one of this summer's biggest protests ahead of its anticipated passage next month....
Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge
SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) -- The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their property....
Police officer shot in chest, leg, listed in good condition
NORWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Philadelphia-area police officer is in good condition after being shot while answering an early morning call about a man believed to be suicidal....
Woman stabbed to death in western Pennsylvania apartment
NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man was taken into custody after a woman was stabbed to death during an altercation at a western Pennsylvania apartment building....
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) -- When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party....
California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago....
Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight, kept in a refrigerator and then buried in his yard....
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) -- Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state visitors hoping to catch walleye to stay home for now....
Man who fled halfway house convicted of 3rd-degree murder
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer....
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend....
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image....
Trial to open in November shooting in downtown Erie
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Opening statements are scheduled Monday in the northwestern Pennsylvania trial of two men accused of having killed another man in downtown Erie last fall....
Growing national security questions about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state are drowning out her message as a presidential candidate. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46-percent of likely U.S. voters believe Clinton should suspend her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination until all of the legal questions about her use of the private e-mail server are resolved.
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