`Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England
BOSTON (AP) -- Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow....
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Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia....
Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends ties to kingdom
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch....
Mexico: Investigation shows that all 43 students are dead
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Investigators are now certain that 43 college students missing since September were killed and incinerated after they were seized by police in southern Guerrero state, the Mexican attorney general said Tuesday....
People across the Northeast US deal with snowstorm
The snowstorm that pounded some areas of the Northeast and barely skimmed others left some residents battling drifts , while others found themselves surprised and a little disappointed by the less-than-predicted amount of white stuff. Some took advantage of the storm-abandoned New York City streets to have a little fun....
Grounds laid out for death penalty in trooper ambush case
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania prosecutor formally notified a court on Tuesday he is seeking the death penalty for the survivalist accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another in a barracks ambush in September....
Partial store roof collapse in Philadelphia injures 3 women
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An athletic-wear store's roof partially collapsed Tuesday, apparently as bricks fell from a taller building next door, injuring three women inside....
Senate GOP refuses to halt 11th-hour Corbett nominations
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Leaders of the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Senate say they're not returning the paperwork for more than two dozen nominations to state boards and commissions that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf wants to halt....
Confessed killer testifies against man with bodies in yard
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A confessed killer told a jury Tuesday he helped a man torture and kill a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to rob him of tens of thousands of dollars he had made from illegal drug sales....
Wolf vows to support Senate's medical marijuana bill
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf held an impromptu reception Tuesday for parents of children who are suffering daily from debilitating seizures and vowed to sign a medical marijuana bill that senators are writing....
Where did the snow go? Blizzard was a miss, but not a bust
In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything, which New York and Massachusetts learned too well Tuesday....
Public defender charged with hiding client's whereabouts
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An assistant public defender in Pittsburgh has been charged with lying about his client's whereabouts just days before the defendant wound up killing himself....
Another Philadelphia disappointment: Big snowstorm is bust
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia thought it was done with hype and underperformance when football season ended....
Pittsburgh police reviewing halfway house arrest on video
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- City police have defended - and promised to investigate - the arrest of a man at a halfway house who was hit with batons after police said he resisted efforts by staff to search him for drugs....
The Obama administration recently announced it would push Congress for a $3 billion contribution to the U.N. affiliated, Green Climate Fund. The GCF is a fund set up to redistribute money from developed countries to lesser developing countries. Republic Senator, Jim Inhofe said "President Obama's pledge to give unelected bureaucrats at the U.N. $3 billion for climate change initiatives is an unfortunate decision to not listen to voters in the recent election."
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