Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 states
CHICAGO (AP) -- Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights - blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas....
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Pope urges clergy to go into the world, tend to the needy
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- Pope Francis encouraged Catholic priests and nuns to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy as he celebrated a Mass on Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish pontiff whose staunch defense of workers' rights in the 1970s and '80s challenged his nation's then-Communist rulers....
The Latest: Young pilgrims fill meadow for meeting with pope
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):...
Fighting between Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels kills 43
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Authorities say fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in the restive southeast of the country has killed eight Turkish soldiers and 35 Kurdish fighters....
45-foot ship to tell story of the American Revolution
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Visitors to Philadelphia can soon climb aboard a replica Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city's historic district, while staying firmly planted on land....
Mayor says DNC showcased Philadelphians as fun and friendly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's mayor says the Democratic National Convention allowed the city to showcase its fun and friendly side....
Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Giddy if exhausted, Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. The celebratory mood quickly evaporated amid fresh revelations that hackers had breached a program used by her campaign and Republican nominee Donald Trump promised to sharpen his barbs....
2 to face charges in shots fired at Pennsylvania officers
COLUMBIA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say two suspects will face charges of attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer in connection with shots fired - some of them at officers - in central Pennsylvania....
Death of man, 72, attacked near home ruled homicide
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the death of a man attacked a few blocks away from his western Pennsylvania home has been ruled a homicide....
Kane to decide at trial whether to testify in own defense
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor says she'll decide at her own criminal trial next month whether to testify in her own defense....
State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal to revamp the trust's board and change its operating rules following reports about its lavish spending....
States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag....
Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in school stabbings
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A teen who slashed and stabbed 20 fellow high school students and a security guard wants to plead guilty but mentally ill....
Pennsylvania teen gets prison time for teacher killing
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania teenager has been sentenced to at least 54 years in prison for his role in the stabbing death of a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home....
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