BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Updates from start to finish
NEW YORK (AP) -- Black Friday was already well underway before many awoke this morning....
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UN panel raps US record on torture
GENEVA (AP) -- A U.N. panel has concluded that the United States falls short of full compliance with an international anti-torture treaty....
Rebels push forward in southern Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to the doorstep of President Bashar Assad's seat of power...
Pope calls for Muslim opposition to IS in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Pope Francis has condemned the Islamic State assault on Christians and other religions minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists who twist religion to justify terrorism....
5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
Whoops! Police say woman drops drugs in station
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Whoops!...
Pittsburgh diocese warns against outside groups
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's Catholic diocese is warning parishioners against worshipping with groups it says aren't affiliated with the church....
Roads clear after black icy start to Black Friday
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Overnight snow squalls and temperatures hovering at the freezing have given way to sunshine, but not before turning the Pittsburgh-area's Black Friday into a black icy nightmare....
$250,000 in Rolexes taken from Pennsylvania mall
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- Police are searching for three men a jeweler says stole about $250,000 worth of Rolex watches from a central Pennsylvania mall....
2 western Pennsylvania ski resorts opening Friday
CHAMPION, Pa. (AP) -- Southwestern Pennsylvania's two largest ski resorts are celebrating White Friday....
7 hurt in Pennsylvania buggy, SUV crash
KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Seven people were injured when a sport-utility vehicle slammed into a horse-drawn buggy in Pennsylvania Dutch country....
Flames damage 6 cabs at Pittsburgh taxi company
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say fire damaged six taxis at a Pittsburgh cab company after flames spread from one vehicle that was under repair....
1 dead, 3 hurt when SUV crashes into tree
SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) -- Maryland State Police say a woman was killed and three people, including two children, were injured when the car they were in crashed into tree in Snow Hill....
Flight 93 chapel closed after being struck by car
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A car has crashed into a Pennsylvania chapel honoring the Sept. 11 victims of United Airlines Flight 93, temporarily closing it....
Today is Black Friday which traditionally signals the beginning of the shopping season. Some consider the day after Thanksgiving the celebration of consumerism.
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