Hardly a dog's life for Obama's pets Bo and Sunny
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny....
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Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU
MADRID (AP) -- Gibraltar could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next month, the chief minister of the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip said Sunday....
Syria's cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch
BEIRUT (AP) -- Al-Qaida's branch in Syria has recruited thousands of fighters, including teenagers, and taken territory from government forces in a successful offensive in the north, illustrating how the cease-fire put in place by Russia and the United States to weaken the militants has in many ways backfired....
Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF
BEIJING (AP) -- China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame, about the issue....
Beer: The fight over where you buy it in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Beer-buying Pennsylvanians are seeing a growing number of options where they can pick up a six-pack or two, though Pennsylvania still remains home to some of the nation's most restrictive beer sales laws....
As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year....
Cops: Lost couple cuts chain to enter nuclear plant property
DELTA, Pa. (AP) -- A couple who got lost in Pennsylvania while driving to New York entered the property of a nuclear plant by cutting a chain at a gate, apparently in a quest to get back on the right road, authorities said....
Horse tosses rodeo performer off back, tramples him to death
PILESGROVE, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey authorities say a horse tossed a rodeo performer off its back in front of a crowd of thousands and then trampled him to death....
A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) -- A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the 100th anniversary next April of the United States' entry into the conflict....
Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide identified
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania have identified a couple found dead in a Pittsburgh home in an apparent murder-suicide....
Long road to Cup Final ends for rebuilt Sharks and Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- It wasn't supposed to take the San Jose Sharks this long to reach their first Stanley Cup Final. It wasn't supposed to take this long for Sidney Crosby to guide the Pittsburgh Penguins back to a destination many figured they'd become a fixture at after winning it all in 2009....
$1,000 reward offered after 2 dogs found in burned container
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- An animal welfare group is offering a $1,000 reward for information after the charred remains of two dogs were found in a plastic container set afire in an alley near Philadelphia....
Jones sets new AA pole vault record in PIAA track events
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Southern Williamsport's Katie Jones set a new AA record in the pole vault and Downingtown West's Joshua McLemore won three AAA gold medals on Saturday in the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University....
School funding creates divide in attorney general's race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The battle in Pennsylvania over school funding could take on a new dimension....
The Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against the San Jose Sharks in a best of seven game series for the National Hockey Leagues coveted championship trophy the Stanley Cup. This will be the Penguins fourth appearance in the finals having won three but the first ever for the Sharks, with Pittsburgh having the home ice advantage due to their better regular season record.
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