In Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life....
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Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving....
Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops land in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates, came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the nation's exiled president....
Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Several thousand people, mostly from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority, protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night....
Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss....
Police: Crash that injured lawmaker may be DUI case
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A motorcycle crash on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate that injured a powerful state senator is being investigated as a possible case of driving under the influence, authorities said....
Trial opens for man in 2012 murder of estranged girlfriend
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Trial opens Monday for a western Pennsylvania man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend more than three years ago....
Woman gets 17 to 34 years after plea in 2013 slaying case
WELLSBORO, Pa. (AP) -- A woman has been sentenced to 17 to 34 years in state prison in the shooting death of an elderly man during a 2013 home invasion and robbery in northern Pennsylvania....
Kennywood ends opening day early after disturbances
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say disturbances involving several large groups of teenagers prompted a western Pennsylvania amusement park to end its opening day early....
Frank Olivo, Santa pelted with snow at '68 Eagles game, dies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The fill-in Santa whose downfield jaunt at a Philadelphia Eagles game in 1968 lives on in sports history for the hail of snowballs and shower of boos that rained down on him has died. Frank Olivo was 66....
Eagles wrap up draft with three defensive players
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It's all about defense for the Philadelphia Eagles....
Girl, 9, reported shot with BB gun near Philadelphia
HULMEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a child was flown to a hospital after reportedly being shot with a BB gun in suburban Philadelphia....
Massachusetts National Guard honors airmen killed on duty
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Barnes Air National Guard Base is holding a memorial service to honor the 13 members of its 104th Fighter Wing who have died on duty since 1948....
Steelers go heavy on defense in final day of NFL draft
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers won the AFC North last season almost in spite of a defense that couldn't get to the quarterback or the ball with any regularity....
Pope Francis has said he wants women to have a greater role in the Roman Catholic Church around the world and in the Vatican bureaucracy but he has said the "door is closed" to the possibility that women could become priests. The Church teaches that women cannot become priests because Jesus willingly chose only men as his apostles. Advocates of a female priesthood reject this view, saying he was acting according the norms of his times.
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