Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump renewed the United States' commitment Monday to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring that U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops might be sent to wage America's longest war....
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Police: Fugitive's death 'breaks' cell behind Spain attacks
SUBIRATS, Spain (AP) -- The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard not far from the city he terrorized, authorities said....
Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The victims of last week's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations, the latest a Spaniard who was stabbed to death by one of the attackers....
The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain
SINGAPORE (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):...
Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said....
Pennsylvania must start freezing spending, top senator says
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf should start freezing spending on various programs because the deficit-strapped state government soon will not be able to pay every bill on time, Pennsylvania's ranking state senator said Monday....
Law firms hedge bets on marijuana being legalized nationwide
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A number of Philadelphia-area law firms are setting up practices to serve the cannabis industry despite concerns of an uncertain future....
Cosby hires Michael Jackson's lawyer for sex assault retrial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual-assault charges in Pennsylvania....
Pennsylvania attorney general issues eclipse glasses warning
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor wants to make sure people don't get burned by glassed they've bought to view Monday's solar eclipse....
Wildlife center: 3rd bald eagle dies of lead poisoning
SAEGERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania wildlife center says a 30-year-old bald eagle that was being treated for lead poisoning has died less than two weeks after two other eagles died of the same cause....
SWAT team, police facing man on home's roof with handgun
WEXFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A SWAT team and other police have surrounded a home in a Pittsburgh suburb where an armed man who has climbed onto the roof and won't surrender....
Trial date set for atheist's suit against transit agency
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A federal lawsuit filed by an atheist group whose ads were rejected by a Pennsylvania transit agency is set to be heard by a jury Nov. 13....
Police call about sex act in Jeep leads to ID theft busts
BETHLETHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a call reporting two people engaged in a sex act in a vehicle outside a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart led them to jail the New York couple on identity theft charges....
Pennsylvania lumber fire took 1.5 million gallons to douse
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A fire chief says a Pennsylvania lumber mill fire took 1.5 million gallons of water to douse, though no workers were hurt in the blaze and only one firefighter suffered a minor injury....
Gettysburg is site of the bloodiest battle in the war between the Union and Confederacy. 1,325 monuments, markers, and plaques, commemorate and memorialize the 46,000 soldiers who died during the battle at Gettysburg. Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments will NOT be removed from the battlefield, stating that they are committed to safe guarding these unique and site-specific memorials in perpetuity.
Should Senator Manchin accept the offer to run the Department of Energy if appointed?