Search for tornado survivors nearly complete
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children....
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Top figures barred from Iran's June ballot
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday, blocking a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former president who revived hopes of reformers....
Iran candidate list for presidential race
The eight candidates approved Tuesday for Iran's June 14 presidential election to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who cannot run again because of term limits....
Key senator to let Myanmar sanctions bill lapse
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, easing up on his long-held tough stance on Myanmar, said Tuesday he planned to allow key sanctions legislation against the Southeast Asian nation to lapse because of the country's progress toward democracy....
US: Prison can't contain Pa. drug kingpin's rage
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- No prison can contain the fury of a Philadelphia boxer-turned-drug kingpin who killed a dozen people, including two women and four children trapped in a retaliatory house fire, prosecutors told a federal jury Tuesday....
Polls close in Pa. primary and the counting begins
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The polls are now closed in Pennsylvania's primary election and now the counting begins....
Penn State's costs for Sandusky scandal top $44M
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's costs for legal fees, consultants and other services connected to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal have topped $44.4 million, the university's latest bill shows....
Pa. gov seeks to clarify proposed school standards
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett has asked state education officials to clarify that a set of proposed academic achievement standards for Pennsylvania public school students are not uniform national standards, a step a spokesman said Tuesday is designed to respond to criticism of the proposal....
Smoke inhalation cited in fire death of 4 Pa. kids
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say the four children killed in a Mother's Day fire in eastern Pennsylvania died of smoke inhalation....
Police: Family kept 80 animals in Pa. mobile home
EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) -- Police in central Pennsylvania said Tuesday they charged three adults after finding them living inside a mobile home with a small child, two other people and more than 80 animals....
Pa. couple charged in theft of $854K from township
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A former municipal employee and her husband, a former police officer, have been charged with embezzling more than $850,000 from an eastern Pennsylvania township....
Questions remain in deadly Illinois van crash
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- None of five men who were killed when their Pennsylvania-bound van veered off a southern Illinois freeway and rolled repeatedly was carrying identification, a coroner said Tuesday with frustration in announcing he had managed to identify three of the dead....
Melvin's attorneys file notice of Superior appeal
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys for former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin have filed a notice that they intend to appeal her campaign corruption conviction and sentence to the state Superior Court....
Head of La Salle University in Philly to step down
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The longtime leader of La Salle University in Philadelphia will be leaving the institution....
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Only about 20 percent of registered voters are expected to cast their ballot at the polls in today's primary election. The race capturing the most attention in this area has been the Democratic contest for Mayor of Pittsburgh. The only statewide race is for a seat on the Pennsylvania Superior Court.
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