Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern Cal
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) -- Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries....
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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year....
Prominent detentions of foreigners in North Korea
Prominent detentions of foreigners by North Korea in recent years:...
After days of carnage, Syrian city of Aleppo mostly calm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian opposition activists say the northern city of Aleppo is mostly calm after days of intense shelling and airstrikes that killed dozens....
Police: Man brandishing sword in custody after standoff
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a man is in custody after he threatened his parents and police with a samurai sword during a standoff with officers at his Philadelphia home....
Authorities: Dozens of drug dealers behind bars after sweep
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say dozens of suspected drug dealers are behind bars after a massive drug sweep in west Philadelphia and its suburbs....
Church member charged with fatal shooting at Sunday service
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A member of a suburban church was charged Wednesday in the shooting death of another churchgoer in an altercation during Sunday services....
Critics of $1 billion NFL concussion deal seek court review
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Critics of the proposed $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims want a full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to review a recent court decision that upheld the deal....
Les Waas, creator of the Mister Softee jingle, dies at 94
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. He was 94....
Turnpike announces next step in plans for Scranton Beltway
PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says it plans to hire an engineering firm as a next step in creating a beltway in the Scranton area to ease congestion on Interstate 81....
Eagles get quarterback Carson Wentz at No. 2 overall
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- From Fargo to Philly, Carson Wentz is the latest quarterback the Eagles hope will deliver the franchise's first Super Bowl....
Steelers take Miami cornerback Artie Burns with 25th pick
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers spent nearly 20 years ignoring cornerbacks in the draft....
The Latest: Church member arraigned in fatal shooting
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a church member charged with fatally shooting another worshipper in suburban Philadelphia (all times local):...
Bill Tilden: A US tennis hero, but with a morals clause
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace - if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys....
The House Armed Services Committee approved a measure requiring women to register for the military draft, this after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units. An amendment by Republican Congressmen and former Marine Duncan Hunter would prohibit women being drafted into combat duty, disallowing their entry into infantry and special operations positions. Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier supporting Hunter's measure added "If we want equality in this country for women and not be discriminated against, then we should be willing to support a universal conscription".
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