Obama says Russia may finally come around on Assad's future
PARIS (AP) -- President Barack Obama expressed optimism Tuesday that Russia will ultimately come around on the need for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power to end his country's long civil war, but warned the turnaround would not come overnight....
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Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
PARIS (AP) -- Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. His declaration was both a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real....
The Latest: Obama: Even Republicans will uphold climate deal
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:...
Cuba imposes travel permit for doctors to limit brain drain
HAVANA (AP) -- The Cuban government announced Tuesday that it is reimposing a hated travel permit requirement on many doctors, requiring them to get permission to leave the country in an attempt to counter a brain drain that it blames on the United States....
Kane turns to former Maryland AG to lead porn email probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former attorney general of Maryland will lead a team to investigate the exchange of pornography and other objectionable content in emails by Pennsylvania prosecutors, judges and others on state-owned computers....
Cheyney University back on probation over financial issues
CHEYNEY, Pa. (AP) -- A historically black university in eastern Pennsylvania has been placed on probation over financial concerns raised by the association that accredits colleges and university....
Double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a double shooting in Philadelphia has left one man dead and another in critical condition....
Court rejects appeal of sex offender caught on secret camera
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man serving 12 to 24 years in prison after he was caught on a hidden camera having sex with a 14-year-old girl has lost his appeal to withdraw his guilty plea....
143 bear taken on final day raises 2015 harvest to 2,693
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Hunters killed 143 bears during the fourth and final day of Pennsylvania's statewide bear season, making the preliminary harvest for 2015 at 2,693 bears....
Hearing moved for guard charged with selling drugs in jail
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A suspended guard charged with selling inmates drugs at a western Pennsylvania jail has had his preliminary hearing postponed due to unspecified health issues....
Police investigate after boys, 4 and 9, fall from minivan
PENFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Two young boys have been hospitalized after falling through the open side door of a minivan in a Pennsylvania trailer park....
Pittsburgh zoo closed by power outage, transformer problem
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has closed for the day due to a power outage....
Abortionist Gosnell's son sentenced for 2014 burglary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The son of a notorious Philadelphia abortion provider has been sentenced in a burglary that resulted in the younger man being shot last year....
Wisconsin man hurt by deer into windshield in Pennsylvania
ENON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) -- A Wisconsin man is in intensive care with head injuries after a deer jumped through his windshield while he was driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike....
President Barack Obama says "the world is at a turning point" and it's up to this generation to address global warming. "I believe in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that there is such a thing as being too late. And when it comes to climate change that hour is almost upon us." If nothing is done, he said, no nation will be immune from the consequences, be them rich or poor.
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