Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times....
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Retired Anglican priest convicted of sex abuse
LONDON (AP) -- A retired Anglican priest has been convicted of 36 separate sex offenses against children in the 1960s and 1970s....
Myanmar leader making landmark White House visit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former general Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first Myanmar president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years, crowning a dramatic diplomatic rehabilitation for his nation after years of international isolation....
Chinese, Indian leaders call for cooperation
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The leaders of India and China played down their recent border dispute and other tensions Monday, pledging to work together for regional stability and the economic growth of the world's two most populous nations....
Banned Pa. teen cited after trying to attend prom
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania teenager has been cited for disorderly conduct after authorities say he swore at school officials who wouldn't let him into his school prom, from which he'd been banned for failing to serve detention....
Southern NJ country club to be auctioned off
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- A country club that fell on hard times has become one of New Jersey's most desirable properties....
Jamie Moyer addresses Immaculata graduates in Pa.
IMMACULATA, Pa. (AP) -- Former Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Jamie Moyer wants to see Immaculata College graduates persevere in their lives and remember to give back to others....
Illinois man jailed on charges he carjacked Pa. ex
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- An Illinois man is jailed on charges that he threatened to kill his ex-wife and stole her car as she was driving him to Pittsburgh International Airport after visiting their son....
Ex-caseworker gets prison for shooting at Pa. cops
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare caseworker will spend five to 10 years in state police for firing 17 shots at state troopers who surrounded his house after he allegedly refused to come out when they responded to a drunken domestic dispute in October....
Pa. duo charged with supplying heroin in overdose
DONORA, Pa. (AP) -- A southwestern Pennsylvania duo has been jailed on charges they sold the heroin that led to the overdose death of a 55-year-old man....
Pa. man charged with 4th DUI hits police cruiser
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a western Pennsylvania man charged with his fourth drunken driving offense was fleeing police when he smashed into a police cruiser belong to a township where another officer was killed in a similar crash earlier this month....
PPG Industries closes on acquisition of Deft
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- PPG Industries Inc., which makes paints and coatings for autos, aircraft and other industries, has completed its acquisition of specialty coatings company Deft Inc....
Pa. woman charged with texting before fatal crash
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman has been charged with text-messaging while driving in connection with a crash earlier this month that killed a former volunteer fire chief....
Police: Drunk man escapes car hit by W. Pa. train
CREIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a drunk man narrowly escaped injury when his car was hit by a freight train after his vehicle inexplicably stopped on some railroad tracks near Pittsburgh....
Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner that it's going to take someone going to jail to clear up the IRS scandal? <More Info>
House Speaker John Boehner says it's going to take more than firings to clear up the IRS scandal, "it'll take someone ending up serving jail time." He says, "clearly someone violated the law."
Do you agree with Cyril Wecht, who says the Pittsburgh mayoral race has gotten so negative it's adversely affecting voters' ability to make a decision on who to support?