NASA astronauts begin urgent spacewalking repairs
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronauts ventured out Saturday on the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line at the International Space Station....
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Momentum gains to unite ancient Cambodian statues
PREAH VIHEAR PROVINCE, Cambodia (AP) -- Rising out of the jungle on white pillars, the new Preah Vihear Museum's largest building stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will be the place where nine ancient statues depicting a dramatic battle scene are reunited from around the world....
US military aircraft hit in S. Sudan, 4 wounded
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Gunfire hit a U.S. military aircraft trying to evacuate American citizens in a remote region of South Sudan that on Saturday became a battle ground between the country's military and renegade troops, officials said. Four U.S. service members were wounded in the attack in the same region that gunfire downed a U.N. helicopter the day before....
Memorials to mark Lockerbie attack anniversary
LONDON (AP) -- Bagpipes played and wreaths were laid in Scotland's town of Lockerbie Saturday, as the families of those who died in the deadly airliner bombing over the town 25 years ago gathered to remember the victims....
3rd landmark Pa. forest hit by invasive pest
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Invasive insects have been found in a third landmark Pennsylvania forest, and scientists are considering a possible link to global warming....
1 dead, 1 injured after Philadelphia shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One man is dead and another was injured in a Philadelphia shooting....
Paper: Judge approves Harrisburg sales
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has issued several orders on Harrisburg's financial recovery plan....
Police: man dead in Pa. shooting
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a man has been shot and killed in Harrisburg....
Milestones loom for Dem gov hopefuls in 2014
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In a field oozing with political ambition and pent-up energy, Pennsylvania's Democratic candidates for governor will ring in the new year without a clear front-runner....
Police called after Pa. crowd mobs toy giveaway
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A crowd grew unruly at a western Pennsylvania toy distribution event, and the Salvation Army shut the program down for a day....
4 arrested on murder charges in NJ mall carjacking
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Four men have been arrested on charges of murder, conspiracy and other counts in the carjacking death of a man shot in front of his wife outside an upscale mall in northern New Jersey last weekend, authorities said Saturday....
Man dies, 3 others injured in W. Pa. crash
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An 86-year-old man died in a Pittsburgh car crash that also injured a police officer and a paramedic....
Newlyweds ordered to trial in Craigslist slaying
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) -- Newlyweds who police said wanted to kill someone together were ordered Friday to stand trial on charges they lured a stranger with a Craigslist ad, stabbed him to death after he got into their car and dumped his body in an alley....
Doctor's case against Pa. drilling law revived
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling is reviving a challenge to a provision that requires doctors to sign a confidentiality agreement in return for access to proprietary information on chemicals used by the booming natural gas industry....
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Governor Tom Corbett supports legislation outlawing discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation. Currently Pennsylvania law prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, education status, and handicap or disability but not sexual orientation. Bills currently before the Republican-controlled State House and Senate would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation for employment, housing, and public accommodation.
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