Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November....
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Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided
BEIJING (AP) -- A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner....
Comfort food: Eat all'amatriciana to help quake victims
ROME (AP) -- Food lovers and chefs in Italy and beyond are urging restaurants to serve up more pasta all'amatriciana in a move to support the quake-hit hometown of the hearty dish....
Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege
DARAYA, Syria (AP) -- Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with the government to end a four-year siege and aerial campaign that has left the area in ruins....
AG tells staff he won't be releasing lewd email report soon
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's acting attorney general told employees Friday he has no immediate plans to release a report into the exchange of lewd and objectionable emails captured on office computers....
Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing her by a jury that deliberated for four days....
Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti
HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies....
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners....
Man who took girlfriend from hospital waives extradition
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has waived extradition in South Carolina....
University faculty union to vote on whether to strike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month....
Missing 3-year-old Pennsylvania girl found in NYC
NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a missing three-year-old girl apparently taken by her father has been found in New York City....
Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Amtrak is receiving a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements along the busy Northeast corridor, the largest such loan ever by the Department of Transportation, officials announced Friday....
Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game that included drinking her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two confined to his home....
Police: Dead Pennsylvania man found in woods had been shot
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Homicide detectives say a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county had apparently been shot....
Mylan Pharmaceuticals based in Canonsburg under increasing pressure from consumers, politicians and the media, reduced the cost of EpiPen their anti-allergy injection medicine. An EpiPen two pack costs $600, compared with $100 charged when first acquired in 2007. Blaming high health insurance deductibles, Mylan will help by doubling their patient assistance program covering incomes up to 400 percent of the federal poverty level offering discounts u Critics say Mylan needs to lower the price of the drug not to make it easier to pay for it.
Given the controversy surrounding the Clinton Foundation should it be shut down permanently?