Moon blots the sun out of the sky in historic US eclipse
Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century....
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Barcelona fugitive shot dead outside city wearing bomb belt
SUBIRATS, Spain (AP) -- A man thought to be the driver in the Barcelona van attack was shot dead by Spanish police Monday after authorities announced he also was suspected of killing the owner of a hijacked getaway car. The fugitive was wearing a bomb belt, authorities said....
The Latest: Police shoot and kill Barcelona van attacker
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the aftermath of the Spain attacks (all times local):...
Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The victims of last week's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations, the latest a Spaniard who was stabbed to death by one of the attackers....
Cosby hires Michael Jackson's lawyer for sex assault retrial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania....
Pennsylvania attorney general issues eclipse glasses warning
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor wants to make sure people don't get burned by glassed they've bought to view Monday's solar eclipse....
Wildlife center: 3rd bald eagle dies of lead poisoning
SAEGERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania wildlife center says a 30-year-old bald eagle that was being treated for lead poisoning has died less than two weeks after two other eagles died of the same cause....
SWAT team, police facing man on home's roof with handgun
WEXFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A SWAT team and other police have surrounded a home in a Pittsburgh suburb where an armed man who has climbed onto the roof and won't surrender....
Trial date set for atheist's suit against transit agency
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A federal lawsuit filed by an atheist group whose ads were rejected by a Pennsylvania transit agency is set to be heard by a jury Nov. 13....
Pennsylvania running out of options for cash to pay bills
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania's deficit-strapped government is rapidly approaching a more severe stage in its seven-week-old budget stalemate, one in which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may have to start deciding which bills to pay and which to postpone....
The Latest: Sheriff: Judge fired about 5 shots at gunman
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting of a judge outside an Ohio courthouse (all times local):...
Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; suspect killed
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A judge was shot and wounded Monday morning as he walked toward his county's courthouse, and a suspect was killed after a probation officer returned fire, officials said....
Police call about sex act in Jeep leads to ID theft busts
BETHLETHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a call reporting two people engaged in a sex act in a vehicle outside a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart led them to jail the New York couple on identity theft charges....
Pennsylvania lumber fire took 1.5 million gallons to douse
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A fire chief says a Pennsylvania lumber mill fire took 1.5 million gallons of water to douse, though no workers were hurt in the blaze and only one firefighter suffered a minor injury....
Gettysburg is site of the bloodiest battle in the war between the Union and Confederacy. 1,325 monuments, markers, and plaques, commemorate and memorialize the 46,000 soldiers who died during the battle at Gettysburg. Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments will NOT be removed from the battlefield, stating that they are committed to safe guarding these unique and site-specific memorials in perpetuity.
Should Senator Manchin accept the offer to run the Department of Energy if appointed?