Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics....
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Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East....
Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) -- One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to make some photocopies. Then she vanished....
Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting around the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo and prevent more refugees making their way into Europe....
Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow
BOSTON (AP) -- The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow....
Questions grow in Pennsylvania's confusing budget situation
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with growing questions over the state government's increasingly confusing budget situation, and with no answers on how they will solve it....
Porn actress drops $500K assault lawsuit against Josh Duggar
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A porn actress has dropped her $500,000 assault lawsuit against reality TV personality Josh Duggar amid evidence that her claims were fabricated....
1 killed, 1 wounded in police-involved shooting
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a police-involved shooting following a pursuit near Philadelphia ended with one person killed and another injured....
Professor faces 5 years, likely more, for child porn
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An award-winning contemporary literature professor faces at least five years in federal prison when he's sentenced for his massive child pornography collection....
Man charged with death by auto in crash that killed toddler
WINSLOW, N.J. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of causing a multivehicle crash in southern New Jersey that killed a toddler last summer has been charged with death by auto....
The Latest: 30 of 70 on bus that crashed in snow were hurt
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):...
Woman convicted in group attack on gay men awaits sentence
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police chief's daughter will be sentenced Monday in an attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation....
Villanova latest No. 1 in AP poll; 6th top team this season
Villanova joined an exclusive club Monday. The Wildcats are now among the 57 schools to have been ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll....
Pennsylvania facing another round of snow
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania is facing another round of snow that could slow traffic across the state....
The Obama administration is proposing a $10 per barrel tax on oil companies for the purpose of funding hundreds of billions of dollars worth of alternative transportation efforts, all part of the presidents ambitious climate agenda. The tax proposal, which would be phased in over five years, is described by the administration as a fee. GOP leaders are likely to oppose any new tax on energy companies.
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