House clears way for short-term Homeland Security bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin....
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Mexico official: Top capo nabbed in western Michoacan state
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords who terrorized the western state of Michoacan as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to a Mexican official....
Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs in recent years
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Recent captures or killings of top Mexican drug cartel leaders:...
The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) -- From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to re-shape Earth....
Black Madam talks silicone in buttocks-injection murder case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer she injected with low-grade silicone said Friday she never heard any complaints from the numerous transgender women who sought her services for a more plump buttocks....
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:...
Racist graffiti found at suburban Philadelphia high school
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia school district is investigating after racist graffiti was found in a high school bathroom....
911 caller: Girlfriend confessed to killing chief's brother
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A 911 caller reporting the fatal shooting of the brother of Cleveland's police chief said the man's girlfriend confessed to killing him, according to a recording of the call released by the city....
Chief: Propane leak suspected in Pennsylvania house blast
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- The local fire chief says a propane leak is suspected of causing an explosion and fire that leveled a three-story home in northwestern Pennsylvania....
Water supply slowly coming on line in Bradford, Pennsylvania
BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) -- Water service was slowing returning to residents of a northwestern Pennsylvania city where a water main break drained 5 million gallons from its storage tanks....
Pennsylvania mall's youth policy takes effect after shooting
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Pittsburgh mall's plan to ban minors who aren't accompanied by adults on weekend evenings takes effect nearly three weeks after the shooting that prompted it....
Cops: Man attacked disabled dad in bed with mounted antlers
MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man who was angry that his disabled father wouldn't get out of bed has attacked him with a set of mounted antlers....
Ex-hospice executive indicted in multimillion-dollar fraud
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The former head of a Pittsburgh-area hospice has been indicted on charges she used patients who weren't terminally ill to collect millions of dollars in false Medicare and Medicaid billings....
Canadian National cleaning up 27-car iron ore derailment
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- The Canadian National Railway Co. is hoping to finish cleaning up and repairing a western Pennsylvania line nearly two days after 27 cars carrying iron ore derailed....
The Federal Communication Commission has adopted new Internet regulations sought by President Obama that would bar providers from creating paid "fast lanes" on the Internet which consumer advocates worry would edge out cash-strapped startups and smaller Internet based businesses.
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