Kerry at House hearing: Nothing in Iran deal built on trust
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry pitched the administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran before a skeptical House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, pushing back against the allegation it would ease crippling sanctions forever in exchange for temporary concessions on weapons development....
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Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern....
Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group....
NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish jets bombed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey on Tuesday as NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with the country's fight against the Islamic State group but urged restraint in a campaign that has also targeted Kurdish separatists....
Gay accuser questions Cosby's ability to 'read' sexual cues
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The accuser in the only sex assault case settled by Bill Cosby is questioning his self-described ability to "read" people's cues in sexual situations....
Pennsylvania expands notice for victims of sexual predators
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Victims of some of Pennsylvania's most horrific sexual crimes are getting better information about offenders' status under a new partnership between the state police and the Office of Victim Advocate....
Gay Catholic teacher says firing felt 'like a death'
MERION, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia Catholic educator says being fired over her same-sex marriage felt like a death inside....
Former Cal U. football player sues police, DA over arrest
CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) -- A former football player at a state university in western Pennsylvania is suing the police department and prosecutor that accused him in the beating and stomping of a man outside an off-campus restaurant....
Town helps 92-year-old vet who got lost on way to meeting
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) -- A 92-year-old Navy veteran has been treated to a hero's welcome in a New Jersey town where he ended up by mistake....
Child wounded in shooting near Pittsburgh
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) -- A child has been wounded in a shooting near Pittsburgh....
Smog component spike triggers Pittsburgh air quality alert
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The state has issued an air quality alert for the Pittsburgh area, saying clear, warm conditions will spike levels of a key smog component....
Firefighter hurt in southwest Philadelphia house fire
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a house fire in southwest Philadelphia that left a firefighter with a minor injury....
Town declares state of emergency ahead of pope's visit
LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) -- Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has already triggered a state of emergency in suburban Philadelphia....
Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
BOSTON (AP) -- Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel....
Two Inspector generals have requested the Justice Department to launch a criminal probe into whether Hillary Rodham Clinton mishandled sensitive government information on a private email account she used as Secretary of State. According to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, an internal review of Clinton's emails included intelligence material that should have been "secret", the second highest level of classification.
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