Iran nuke talks drag past deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will pass the negotiators' self-imposed Tuesday night deadline to produce the outline of an agreement and will be extended by at least a day, the United States said....
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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly contested election in the country's history....
Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said security forces had reached the heart of the city....
Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid as thousands more displaced
BEIRUT (AP) -- International donors at a conference in Kuwait pledged $3.8 billion Tuesday to help Syrians affected by the civil war, as U.N. officials warned of a fresh wave of mass displacement after Islamic groups took over a major city in northwestern Syria....
Court upholds judge's role in investigation of Pa. AG Kane
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court says a county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office....
Pennsylvania college expels 3 for racist radio broadcast
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur....
Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes complications
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal was rushed to a hospital to be treated for complications from diabetes, according to family members and supporters who asserted Tuesday that the state prison system has been providing him with substandard medical care....
Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) -- A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said....
Wolf renews case for his agenda in Facebook session
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf renewed the case for his agenda in his second official appearance on social media....
Corbett gets nearly $40K pension for 11 years' state service
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For his 11 years of state government service, former Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is collecting a pension of nearly $40,000....
Jewelry expert testifies in $20M insurance fraud-fires case
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A local GOP fundraiser charged in a $20 million insurance scheme after three mansion fires in five years cursed and discussed the Mafia while meeting with a jewelry appraiser about her claims, the appraiser testified Tuesday....
Cops: Pa. man turned mom's day care center into heroin den
SHAMOKIN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man turned his mother's day care center into a heroin den once the kids left for the day....
Morgan Stanley cuts estimate of US online bet market in half
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Morgan Stanley has cut its estimate of the potential U.S. Internet gambling market by nearly half....
Police: 1 dead after tractor-trailer crash in Pennsylvania
LENHARTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- One person has died in a crash involving two tractor-trailers and a car on a Pennsylvania highway....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think Indiana's Religious Free Restoration Act is fine the way it is written or should it be clarified to make sure it isn't used by business owners to exclude gay and lesbian customers from services? <More Info>
Protests are growing against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Supporters of the Act say it protects a person or business owner from government persecution when following their religious beliefs. But opponents say the measure gives businesses a free pass to refuse gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds.
Should Democrats win back the majority in the Senate in 2016, would Senator Chuck Schumer be a good choice for the majority leader?