Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy did not tip his hand Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry....
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The bilingual Bush in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution immigrants make to the country....
Golf course debate reflects Vietnam army's capitalist streak
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnam's busiest airport, once a major gateway for thousands of U.S. troops headed for battle, is now the scene of a slow-burning controversy linked to the commercial clout of the country's powerful military....
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide....
Man held in bar fight that left Nicki Minaj crew member dead
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A musician says an argument outside a Philadelphia bar led to a stabbing that killed a member of rapper Nicki Minaj's tour....
In path of bird migration, Eastern states see possible flu
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The East Coast is bracing for migratory treks of waterfowl that could put numerous states with poultry farms and backyard chicken operations at risk of a bird flu outbreak....
Atheist group sues transit system over refusal to run ad
A Pennsylvania transit system permitted churches to advertise on the sides of its buses but then refused to allow a group that doesn't believe in God to place an ad containing the word "atheists," fearing it would offend riders, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday....
State police offer assistance after Baltimore riots
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- State police in Pennsylvania say they have offered assistance following riots overnight in Baltimore but haven't been asked to come to the area....
Fate of Benedict Arnold-commanded ship in Pa. city's hands
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Officials in Pennsylvania's capital must decide the fate of a ship once commanded by Benedict Arnold in the Revolutionary War....
DA wants pot-growing evidence used in fatal shooting trial
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor wants to introduce evidence that a Pennsylvania man charged with fatally shooting his friend didn't call police because he was afraid they'd find marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms growing in his home....
Ex-prosecutor's wife paroled in adopted children abuse case
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has paroled the wife of a former Pennsylvania state prosecutor who along with her husband was convicted of abusing their adopted Ethiopian children....
Jury commissioners' organization may be done after 147 years
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The few jury commissioners remaining in Pennsylvania are deciding whether to terminate their trade organization....
Heroin 'good Samaritan' fined $200 after flagging police
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman who dodged drug possession charges by summoning police when two men overdosed in her car has been fined $200 for disorderly conduct....
Mohegan Sun casinos report boost in 2nd-quarter profit
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania reported a strong second quarter Tuesday, as revenue dropped only slightly while profit jumped 56 percent on increased table game popularity and reduced expenses since Mohegan Sun no longer is seeking a Massachusetts casino license after being rebuffed....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Plum High School students that the threat of prosecution for discussing the school teacher-student sex scandal violates their free speech rights? <More Info>
American Civil Liberties Union Pittsburgh staff attorney Sara Rose says Plum police were out-of-line when they told Plum High School students not to discuss the teacher-student sex scandal that has resulted in the arrest and charges filed against three Plum High School teachers. Students were told they could be prosecuted for discussing the case. Students protested saying their First Amendment free speech rights are being violated.
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