Judge's order preserves NSA surveillance records
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago....
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Search widens for missing Malaysian passenger jet
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Authorities hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded their search on land and sea Tuesday, reflecting the difficulties in locating traces of the plane more than three days after it vanished....
Airline's lack of information angers relatives
BEIJING (AP) -- The anguished hours had turned into a day and a half. Fed up with awaiting word on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, relatives of passengers in Beijing lashed out at the carrier with a handwritten ultimatum and an impromptu news conference....
Russia preparing counterproposals over Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia said Monday it is drafting counterproposals to a U.S. plan for a negotiated solution to the Ukraine crisis, denouncing the new Western-backed government as an unacceptable "fait accompli" and claiming that Russian-leaning parts of the country have been plunged into lawlessness....
Doc: Pa. trooper's pregnant wife died of gunshot
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Montgomery County coroner has released the results of an autopsy on the pregnant wife of a Pennsylvania state trooper....
Michigan's Nik Stauskas Big Ten Player of Year
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Michigan's Nik Stauskas is the Big Ten's Player of the Year....
'Burger King baby' now seeks birth mom on Facebook
In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother, and tens of thousands of people are trying to help....
Three hopefuls file for Pa. gubernatorial ballot
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The first gubernatorial candidates to file petitions to get on the May 20 primary ballot are Democrats John Hanger and Jack Wagner and Republican Bob Guzzardi....
Former restaurant manager in alleged $30k theft
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former manager for several Primanti Brothers restaurants in the Pittsburgh area has been arrested on allegations he stole more than $30,000 and used it for gambling....
No verdict in Philly priest-abuse case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia jury is set to return Tuesday for a fourth day of deliberations in a priest's sexual-assault trial....
Jury selection begins in Pittsburgh police trial
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jury selection is underway in Pittsburgh in the case of a young black man who claims that he was wrongly beaten by three city police officers....
Super PAC aims to help Pa. Dems in Legislature
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Washington-based super PAC that spent millions on behalf of Democratic candidates for the New Jersey Legislature last year plans to provide similar assistance in 2014 to Democrats running for Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature....
Activists arrested in Philly over XL oil pipeline
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dozens of environmentalists blocked entrances to a federal office building Monday in Philadelphia to protest the Keystone XL oil pipeline and police arrested at least 24 people, organizers said....
Former Sandusky lawyer Rominger subject of probe
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- One of the two defense lawyers who represented former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky at trial is being investigated for the potential theft of money from his clients, a prosecutor said Monday....
Pittsburgh is one of six cities selected to receive funds and technical assistance from the national Green Lanes Project to create five miles of protected bike lanes. These lanes would place curbs, planters, and posts to separate traffic from the bike lanes. This is being done to encourage more people to ride their bikes in the city.
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