Obama again faces tug of military action in Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria....
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US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security....
Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A suicide bomber hit an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, as an investigation was underway into a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque that has heightened sectarian tension amid a fragile political transition....
Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief
BAGHDAD (AP) -- For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him....
W. Pa. police searching for alligator
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A police department near Pittsburgh has issued an alligator alert....
Daughter fatally shot, mother wounded
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a 34-year-old woman was fatally shot and her mother was wounded inside their Pittsburgh garage....
Police: man claims to have shot would-be robber
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are investigating a fatal shooting and a man's claim that he shot the victim after a robbery attempt....
Job No. 1 for the next governor? A huge budget gap
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation....
Entenmann's bakery exits Long Island
BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) -- A famed bakery has left Long Island after nearly a century....
Police: Steelers' Bell, Blount admitted buying pot
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount told police they "pitched in" to buy a bag of marijuana with a female friend shortly before they were pulled over - and Bell acknowledged smoking some, though he told the officer who pulled them over he felt OK to drive, police said in court papers....
Altered fireworks, chickens found in W.Va. crash
AMMA, W.Va. (AP) -- Altered fireworks, weapons, live chickens and marijuana were found inside an SUV that wrecked Friday on Interstate 79 in West Virginia, and a Pennsylvania man was arrested, police said....
1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years, following a judge's ruling that the case against him was based on now-debunked arson science....
Philly, blue-collar workers union reach new pact
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city of Philadelphia and the union representing its blue-collar workers have reached tentative agreement on a new labor contract after years of negotiations....
Grandfather: Bartender recovering from shooting
BROCKPORT, Pa. (AP) -- The grandfather of a 20-year-old bartender who was shot by a suicidal customer at a northwestern Pennsylvania tavern says the young mother is recovering, though still in critical condition....
According to a recent Gallup Poll Americans now mention a non-economic issue, such as dissatisfaction with government, immigration, or ethical and moral decline-than an economic one as the top problem. The renewed focus on non-economic issues was first evident in May 2013, and the gap between economic and non-economic mentions has now widened to 33 points, with 71- percent of Americans mentioning non-economic issues and 38-percent citing economic issues.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Considering the Governor's comments, if indicted do you think there can be a fair trial in the Michael Brown wrongful death case in Missouri?