Clinton, Trump poised for must-see debate showdown
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington....
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India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Pakistan continues to believe terrorist attacks will allow it to obtain territory it covets in Jammu and Kashmir, India's foreign minister said Monday....
Building a life in Germany, a Syrian watches war at home
SAARBRUECKEN, Germany (AP) -- At the intersection, Mohammed al-Haj waited patiently for the "green man." It seemed a bit silly: No cars were coming, no policemen watching. Back home in Syria, he wouldn't hesitate....
Syria says truce still viable after week of airstrikes
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister said Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo sifted through the rubble from the heaviest airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years....
Couple pleads not guilty to locking children in dog cages
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania couple has pleaded not guilty to charges they locked two adopted children in dog cages as a form of discipline while living in Connecticut....
Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A vendor booted from a Pennsylvania fair for selling Nazi flags turned out to be a registered sex offender....
Toomey tries to use disagreements with Trump to advantage
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is trying to turn his refusal thus far to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump into a strength....
Old graves being exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A motorist found her wrapped in a blanket on the side of the interstate, clad in shorts, a pink blouse with lace trim, and floral-print slippers. She'd been doused in sulfuric acid....
Police: Man broke into woman's home, sexually assaulted her
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in Connecticut and sexually assaulting her....
Hospital sued over firing of employees who refused flu shots
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Federal officials are suing a Pennsylvania hospital, alleging religious discrimination in the firing of six employees who refused to get flu shots....
2 convicted of murder in Pittsburgh man's '14 shooting death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men were convicted Monday of murder in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh man that authorities said stemmed from a request from a former lover to have him beaten up....
Authorities release names of 2 killed in small plane crash
ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of the two people killed when a small plane crashed at a New Jersey airport....
Pair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3
NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing....
Murder trial again delayed by mental health issues
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has once again postponed the murder trial of a central Pennsylvania man over mental health issues despite the defendant's insistence that he was ready for the proceedings....
Last week a coalition of 21 states sued U.S. department of labor over a new rule mandating employers pay overtime to their white collar workers performing administrative and professional duties while doubling the salary threshold to $47,500 for eligibility. The Obama administration hails it as a meaningful boost to many workers' wallets ensuring fairer compensation. While states claim the regulation will burden private and public sectors by straining budgets, forcing layoffs, and cutting work hours.
Should the Charlotte police release to the public the video footage from the police shooting earlier this week?