Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming....
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As A-bomb survivors age, Japanese pass storytelling to young
KUNITACHI, Japan (AP) -- On a recent weekend, an 84-year-old survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bombing retraced his movements on a map: the inferno during his 20-kilometer (12-mile) walk home, the "black rain" of falling radioactive particles and how he felt sick days later....
Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility
BALMA, France (AP) -- A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts....
Afghan Taliban issues statement quoting Haqqani group leader
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan Taliban issued a written statement Sunday purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the notoriously brutal Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort to quell rumors of his death....
Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S....
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled....
Social service agencies brace for budget stalemate damage
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- For the third time in a dozen years, counties and nonprofit agencies that make up Pennsylvania's social services safety net are girding to pay the price of partisan deadlock in Harrisburg....
State police probe report that trooper posted racial joke
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police officials say they are investigating reports that a trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on a social media site....
Company, FAA working on Gulfstream IV jet fail-safe problem
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The manufacturer of the jet that crashed on takeoff in Massachusetts last year, killing the co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people, has reported a problem with a fail-safe system that can allow the planes to reach high speeds on the runway even if they are prevented from taking off....
Coroner: Man killed wife, then himself in Pennsylvania home
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in central Pennsylvania's York County say a man shot and killed his wife before turning the weapon on himself in the county's fourth murder-suicide this year....
Boy, 16, accused of lighting child on fire, held for trial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 16-year-old youth has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he set an 11-year-old boy on fire in west Philadelphia earlier this month....
Woman found shot to death in car in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was found shot to death in a car in northeast Philadelphia....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with President Obama, that if the constitution would allow for it that he would be elected for a third term as president of the United States? <More Info>
While in Africa, during a speech promoting democracy, President Barack Obama boasted if the constitution didn’t prohibit it the American people would elect him president for a third term. Obama made the remarks while criticizing leaders on the continent who wouldn’t step aside at the conclusion of their terms.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Should the U.S. extradite American Dentist Dr. Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the lion?