Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders looked to emerge from Tuesday's New Hampshire primary with their first victories of the 2016 presidential election, while rivals hoped a state famous for political surprises would give their own White House bids a needed boost....
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Hoarding in Syria's largest city as government advances
BEIRUT (AP) -- As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria's largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on rooftops to dry it out for storage....
Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) -- Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said....
IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10
BEIRUT (AP) -- A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars....
Cosby's ex-lawyer dismissed from lawsuit
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Tuesday dismissed model Janice Dickinson's defamation claim filed against Bill Cosby's former lawyer for denying her allegations that the comedian had drugged and raped her in 1982....
2 female Pennsylvania residents test positive for Zika virus
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State health authorities say two female Pennsylvania residents have tested positive for the Zika virus....
The Latest: Senate outlines plans for AG Kane removal vote
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest on the Pennsylvania Senate's plan for a vote on Wednesday to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):...
Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, as he sent them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the year that began back in July....
The Latest: GOP objects to Wolf tone, taxes in budget speech
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to the state Legislature for the 2016-17 fiscal year that begins July 1 (all times local):...
Lonely Planet names Philadelphia top US destination for 2016
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lonely Planet gave some love to The City of Brotherly Love on Tuesday, ranking Philadelphia the No. 1 place to visit in the United States in 2016....
Funding included for C-17 squadron at 911th Airlift Wing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The budget sent by President Obama to Congress on Tuesday includes $85 million to establish a squadron of C-17 carbon planes at a western Pennsylvania Air Force base....
The Latest: Areas of Cape Cod hit hardest by latest storm
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local):...
New England digs out from latest storm; snow in Mid-Atlantic
BOSTON (AP) -- A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted....
DA gets more time to mull death penalty in officer slaying
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania prosecutor will have until March 26 to decide whether to seek the death penalty against a man charged in the shooting death of a police officer....
President Obama will ask Congress for more than 1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes, and has been linked to a surge of children born with abnormally small heads and brains in Latin America. The World Health Organization has declared the growing outbreak a global medical emergency. The continental U.S. has yet to see any cases of transmission by mosquitoes, but Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories that are typically warmer are on alert for a possible outbreak.
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