State Dept. will review Clinton emails for possible release
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private email account that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used for government business, but it cautioned that the process will move slowly and perhaps take months....
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Attack on US envoy part of S.Korea's violent protest history
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A knife attack Thursday that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country where some protesters portray their causes as matters of life and death....
Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad camps
BAGA SOLA, Chad (AP) -- Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria. Her husband was nowhere to be found, and so she pulled her 4-year-old son onto her back and grabbed her two little girls by the hand....
Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment
KURAKHOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Tears welled up in Vera Pavliy's eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. The 76-year-old was stuck behind the battle lines in the east Ukraine town of Kurakhove with no money and no way to get home....
Accidents in snowbound Pennsylvania forcing highway closures
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Accidents are closing a number of eastern Pennsylvania highways as more than a half-foot of snow falls across much of the region....
Roof of Philadelphia apartment house collapses, no one hurt
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The roof of an apartment building in Philadelphia has caved in but authorities say no injuries are reported....
Judge asked to give boy, then 11, new trial in 2009 slaying
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Attorneys for a boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee asked a judge on Thursday to dismiss those charges or, at least, grant him a new juvenile court trial....
Philadelphia mayor unveils 9 percent property tax hike plan
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hopes to raise property taxes by 9 percent, an increase he said Thursday would raise millions for the city's struggling school district....
Last blast? Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities....
'Black Madam' out of hospital, murder trial still on hold
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A transgender "body sculptor" is back in prison after spending two days in a Philadelphia hospital in the midst of her murder trial testimony....
4 returning medalists lose early in Class AA PIAA wrestling
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association kicked off its 78th state wrestling championships with a new format and one surprising result....
Man found fatally shot in abandoned car after 911 call
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- County homicide detectives were investigating after a man was found fatally shot in the back seat of a car abandoned in the middle of a western Pennsylvania road....
5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
Senate panel advances ban on plastic beads polluting lakes
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana moved closer Thursday to banning a key exfoliant in cosmetic products, a crusade gaining traction nationwide to protect water resources from plastic pollution....
Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O'Connor proposes giving small businesses that raise their minimum wage for full-time employees to 10-dollars-and-10 cents, free promotional space on city owned assets including bus shelters, trash cans and senior centers. He says the program wouldn't cost the city any money.
With the proposed changes in Pennsylvania’s tax structure will you expect to pay more or less in states taxes?