Governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The mayor called on federal investigators Wednesday to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department uses a pattern of excessive force or discriminatory policing....
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Teen survivor tells of panic during deadly migrant rescue
NICOLOSI, Sicily (AP) -- Calloused and stained, Baboucar Lowe's hands tell the story of a difficult life, one that nearly ended at 17 when the rubber dinghy he was on deflated within sight of a rescue ship, drowning dozens of migrants trying to reach Europe....
Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash
PARIS (AP) -- The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday....
Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse....
Education Management to close 15 Art Institute campuses
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-based for-profit college company has announced plans to close 15 of its Art Institute campuses nationwide, one quarter of the total, over the next two or three years....
Exterminator goes on trial in Philadelphia doctor's death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A pediatrician researching tuberculosis, HIV and other infectious diseases was strangled by an exterminator after she questioned his work and was then tied up with equestrian gear and set on fire, a prosecutor said Wednesday in opening statements at his murder trial....
Latest on GOP pension plan: Democrats say it's unfair
Crash probe continues as officer's funeral set for Saturday
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The K-9 partner of a western Pennsylvania police officer killed in an unusual wrong-way crash was recovering from surgery Wednesday as state police continued to investigate the circumstances of the collision....
EPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking water
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing guidelines to help state and local officials detect dangerous levels of algal toxins in drinking water....
Police: Officer shoots suspect in stranger's basement
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a central Pennsylvania officer shot a suspect in the basement of an apparent stranger after a report of gunfire elsewhere....
Pennsylvania's first breast milk bank to open in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pennsylvania's first breast milk bank is opening in Pittsburgh....
Cops: Man breaks into, robs closed drug store, beats manager
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a man has been jailed on charges he broke into a closed retail drug store, robbed the business and beat its manager before he was arrested....
Pa. man welcomes newborn miniature horse
SALTLICK, Pa. (AP) -- SALTLICK, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man is celebrating the newest addition to his growing family of miniature horses....
Senate GOP advances bills on labor negotiations, contracts
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill to require government employers to publicly post proposed collective bargaining agreements online two weeks before they are finalized is advancing after heated exchanges during Pennsylvania Senate debate....
New research indicates the U.S. birth rate remains at an all-time low. Experts attribute the low birth rate to reduced teen pregnancies, weak economy and women postponing motherhood to establish careers.
From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders?