Cruz hits at Trump as Indiana votes, calling rival 'amoral'
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a braggadocious, arrogant buffoon." Replied Trump, "Cruz does not have the temperament to be president of the United States."...
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UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council responded to an upsurge in deadly attacks on hospitals and medical personnel, unanimously adopting a resolution Tuesday demanding that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick....
Islamic State fire kills American in combat in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A U.S Navy SEAL was killed Tuesday by fire from the Islamic State group outside the IS-held city of Mosul, and Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged it as a "combat death" as the U.S. expands its role in the northern part of Iraq....
Northern Syrian city of Aleppo dragged deeper into violence
BEIRUT (AP) -- A maternity hospital in a government-held section of Aleppo was struck by rocket fire Tuesday as battles killed 20 people and dragged the contested city in northern Syria deeper into chaos for a 12th straight day....
Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits as it struggles to hire enough officers....
Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The state attorney general's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children over concerns the board may be violating terms of a 2013 settlement....
ACLU suit: Man wrongly arrested, jailed for recording police
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is claiming a Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested and jailed nearly two years ago when he recorded a police officer who responded to a parking dispute at the man's home....
Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials ask PUC to cut Uber fine
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want the Public Utility Commission to greatly reduce the record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber....
Pennsylvania woman: 21 years' probation in churchgoer theft
SLOVAN, Pa. (AP) -- A woman charged with stealing roughly $310,000 from an elderly fellow churchgoer must spend 21 years on probation, during which she must repay some of the money....
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....
Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal shooting in family dispute
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot another young man during what police are calling a family dispute....
Woman found in Pittsburgh river drowned, but why unanswered
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman whose body was pulled from a Pittsburgh river over the weekend drowned, but how and why that happened remains unclear....
Giant Eagle recalls pecan, walnut cookies over milk labeling
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient....
Trump, Biden to attend University of Pennsylvania graduation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be attending the same University of Pennsylvania graduation ceremony, but not for political reasons....
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?