In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change....
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The Latest on Thailand: Bomb fingerprints match suspect's
BANGKOK (AP) -- The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):...
Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running....
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make "this agonizing and painful decision."...
Business groups: Smog rule would hurt Pennsylvania economy
Pro-business groups say the federal government's plan to reduce smog will hurt Pennsylvania manufacturers and the state's broader economy....
Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for ending automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants living illegally in the U.S., saying the idea "plays on our worst fears and resentments."...
Wolf administration wraps up overhaul of Medicaid benefits
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Wolf administration said Tuesday that it had completed the transfer of more than 1 million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits package it had created as the program expands to record numbers under the 2010 federal health care law....
Mayors to talk government and families ahead of papal visit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayors of Rome, New Orleans and Puebla, Mexico are headed to Philadelphia for an event tied to Pope Francis' visit that'll focus on the role of local governments in strengthening and sustaining families....
Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago....
Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Oh, for the days of late July, when the biggest question surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers was whether Antonio Brown's custom-wrapped Rolls Royce would avoid the occasional pothole at Saint Vincent College....
Funeral director charged after decomposing bodies found
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A funeral director is facing charges after authorities reported finding decomposing bodies and human organs in a west Philadelphia funeral home, the second such incident in two weeks....
Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory, in spite of furious opposition....
Auditor general: School audits will reflect budget impasse
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania audits of its school districts will highlight unscheduled expenses resulting from the state government's budget impasse now in its third month, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Tuesday....
Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowl linebacker Tom Scott dies at 84
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tom Scott, a two-time Pro Bowl linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles, has died, team officials said Tuesday. He was 84....
Tuesday, the New York Stock Exchange invoked Rule 48, a measure designed to smooth the opening of the market amid potentially volatile conditions. Rule 48 was designed to be executed only when a number of special conditions exist. They include volatility during the previous day’s trading, trading in foreign markets before the open, and government announcements. The stock exchange invoked it on three consecutive trading days last week and again yesterday morning.
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