Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate
NEW YORK (AP) -- Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt....
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India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Pakistan continues to believe terrorist attacks will allow it to obtain territory it covets in Jammu and Kashmir, India's foreign minister said Monday....
Building a life in Germany, a Syrian watches war at home
SAARBRUECKEN, Germany (AP) -- At the intersection, Mohammed al-Haj waited patiently for the "green man." It seemed a bit silly: No cars were coming, no policemen watching. Back home in Syria, he wouldn't hesitate....
Syria says truce still viable after week of airstrikes
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister said Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo sifted through the rubble from the heaviest airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years....
Police: Man broke into woman's home, sexually assaulted her
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in Connecticut and sexually assaulting her....
Old graves being exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A motorist found her wrapped in a blanket on the side of the interstate, clad in shorts, a pink blouse with lace trim, and floral-print slippers. She'd been doused in sulfuric acid....
2 convicted of murder in Pittsburgh man's '14 shooting death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men were convicted Monday of murder in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh man that authorities said stemmed from a request from a former lover to have him beaten up....
Authorities release names of 2 killed in small plane crash
ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of the two people killed when a small plane crashed at a New Jersey airport....
Pair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3
NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing....
Murder trial again delayed by mental health issues
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has once again postponed the murder trial of a central Pennsylvania man over mental health issues despite the defendant's insistence that he was ready for the proceedings....
Michelle Obama to campaign for Clinton in Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- First lady Michelle Obama will be in Pennsylvania on Wednesday to campaign for Hillary Clinton....
Police struggle, disarm troubled man in Montgomery County
ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Montgomery County struggled and disarmed a man who wanted to commit "suicide by cop."...
Police say they're investigating homicide of teenager
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police say they're investigating a homicide after a teenager was found dead in eastern Pennsylvania....
Ex-Baltimore cop convicted in 2014 love triangle shooting
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A former Baltimore police officer has been convicted of aggravated assault in the shooting of a man he feared was coming to kill him for exchanging text messages with the man's wife....
Last week a coalition of 21 states sued U.S. department of labor over a new rule mandating employers pay overtime to their white collar workers performing administrative and professional duties while doubling the salary threshold to $47,500 for eligibility. The Obama administration hails it as a meaningful boost to many workers' wallets ensuring fairer compensation. While states claim the regulation will burden private and public sectors by straining budgets, forcing layoffs, and cutting work hours.
Should the Charlotte police release to the public the video footage from the police shooting earlier this week?