NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) -- Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire....
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German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) -- How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot's license....
Iran nuclear talks near deadline; differences remain
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement....
NEWS GUIDE: The gaps as Iran talks hit crunch time
Centrifuges. Sanctions. Nuclear research. Sticking points remain on some of the most basic issues as negotiations between world powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program hit crunch time....
NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a run-of-the-mill complaint - a smell of gas - with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking....
Prosecutors: Ex-drug cops on trial looted millions in cash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lawyers for six former police officers charged with stealing millions of dollars in cash and drugs while working undercover attacked the Justice Department case Monday as a fable crafted by 19 drug dealers and a dirty colleague....
Michigan entrepreneur claiming idea for Heinz Dip & Squeeze
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Michigan food entrepreneur claims the "Little Dipper" condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which it rolled out in February 2010, lawyers in opening statements told a federal court jury in Pittsburgh on Monday....
Lawyer: Mumia Abu-Jamal hospitalized for unknown reason
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been hospitalized, but his lawyer says prison officials won't tell him why....
Jury awards $38.5 million-plus in fatal shooting at plant
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4 1/2 years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday....
High school students plan walkout over nude photo sharing
LANSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Students at a suburban Philadelphia high school are planning a walkout after nude photos and videos of female classmates were allegedly shared online....
Tennessee pastor, son who saved 3 boys among Carnegie Heroes
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Tennessee pastor and his son are among 20 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission....
1st-degree murder conviction in girlfriend's stabbing death
RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the in the stabbing death of his girlfriend two years ago....
Couple withdraw guilty pleas in elderly woman's death
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man and woman from northeastern Pennsylvania have withdrawn their guilty pleas in the death of an elderly stroke victim in their care....
Judge weighs 'mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think Indiana's Religious Free Restoration Act is fine the way it is written or should it be clarified to make sure it isn't used by business owners to exclude gay and lesbian customers from services? <More Info>
Protests are growing against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Supporters of the Act say it protects a person or business owner from government persecution when following their religious beliefs. But opponents say the measure gives businesses a free pass to refuse gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Should Democrats win back the majority in the Senate in 2016, would Senator Chuck Schumer be a good choice for the majority leader?