Top general in Afghanistan: US strike on hospital a mistake
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday....
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New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest
SURDA, West Bank (AP) -- A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force....
Nobel Prize for key discoveries about subatomic particles
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for key discoveries about a cosmic particle that whizzes through space at nearly the speed of light, passing easily through Earth and even your body....
The Latest: Research changed the course of particle physics
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):...
South Carolina sees sun, but flooding ordeal far from over
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and 17 deaths....
Wolf seeks income, drilling tax hikes to end budget impasse
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf wants a half-point increase in the state's personal income tax and a new extraction tax on natural gas drilling in an effort to solve the state's 3-month-old budget impasse, according to an administration document obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press....
Police: Pennsylvania mom breaks month-old baby's leg
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say a woman broke her month-old daughter's leg and then lied about it to police....
Cops: Teen pulled gun on college student, prompting lockdown
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A teenager pulled a gun on a student outside a community college building, prompting a campus lockdown and police search and leading to the teen's arrest, police said....
Garbage truck driver, 44, fatally struck by pickup truck
ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) -- Police were investigating after a pickup truck fatally struck a garbage truck driver who was outside of that vehicle collecting refuse in central Pennsylvania....
Scaife estate says it overpaid state taxes by $10 million
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The estate of former Pittsburgh Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife says it has overpaid the state's estate tax by about $10 million....
Pittsburgh detectives investigate body found under bridge
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police detectives were investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the Monongahela River under the Smithfield Street Bridge....
Universal Stainless & Alloy has new deal at Titusville plant
TITUSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area specialty steelmaker has a new five-year contract covering workers at a small plant in northwestern Pennsylvania....
Police: 'Bored' nuke plant worker downloaded child porn
SHIPPINGPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a western Pennsylvania nuclear plant worker downloaded hundreds of child pornography pictures because he was bored....
Pittsburgh street closing for paving, new signals, sidewalks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials say part of a street in downtown Pittsburgh will be closed for seven months beginning next Monday....
Phone Poll 10/5/2015Former chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernake stated during an interview with USA Today, stated that more corporate execs should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis of 2008 that brought the U.S. economy to the brink and triggered the great recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown.
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