Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies....
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IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10
BEIRUT (AP) -- A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars....
Hoarding in Syria's largest city as government advances
BEIRUT (AP) -- As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria's largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on rooftops to dry it out for storage....
UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo
KILIS, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey must open its doors to the tens of thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, as an aide group said tents on the Syrian side are overcrowded and food in short supply....
Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, as he sent them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the year that began back in July....
2 female Pennsylvania residents test positive for Zika virus
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Two female Pennsylvania residents tested positive for the Zika virus, however they are mild cases and the public is not as risk, Pennsylvania health authorities said on Tuesday....
Cosby's ex-lawyer dismissed from lawsuit
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Tuesday dismissed model Janice Dickinson's defamation claim filed against Bill Cosby's former lawyer for denying her allegations that the comedian had drugged and raped her in 1982....
Pittsburgh man gets new trial in pregnant woman's death
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- An appeals court has ordered a new trial for a western Pennsylvania man convicted in the 2012 death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child....
The Latest: Senate outlines plans for AG Kane removal vote
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest on the Pennsylvania Senate's plan for a vote on Wednesday to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):...
Prosecutors weigh charges against LeSean McCoy in club brawl
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prosecutors are reviewing a police file as they decide whether to charge Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub brawl that left two off-duty police officers injured....
The Latest: GOP objects to Wolf tone, taxes in budget speech
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to the state Legislature for the 2016-17 fiscal year that begins July 1 (all times local):...
Lonely Planet names Philadelphia top US destination for 2016
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lonely Planet gave some love to The City of Brotherly Love on Tuesday, ranking Philadelphia the No. 1 place to visit in the United States in 2016....
Funding included for C-17 squadron at 911th Airlift Wing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The budget sent by President Obama to Congress on Tuesday includes $85 million to establish a squadron of C-17 carbon planes at a western Pennsylvania Air Force base....
The Latest: Areas of Cape Cod hit hardest by latest storm
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local):...
President Obama will ask Congress for more than 1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes, and has been linked to a surge of children born with abnormally small heads and brains in Latin America. The World Health Organization has declared the growing outbreak a global medical emergency. The continental U.S. has yet to see any cases of transmission by mosquitoes, but Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories that are typically warmer are on alert for a possible outbreak.
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