Police departments on alert after cop killings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car....
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Pope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they're supposed to be joyful men of God....
North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time....
10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost
SEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) -- Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004....
WWII vet gets honorary degree from Denver's Regis
DENVER (AP) -- A World War II Bronze Star veteran who was sent to Europe before he could graduate from college now has an honorary degree from Denver's Regis University....
5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:...
2014 names in the news: Frein, Cosby and Mo'ne
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A search for the biggest headlines in Pennsylvania this year yields ... a very big search....
Pittsburgh mayor goes 'Undercover' in reality show
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's mayor has gone undercover for a reality show....
Philly commish: Lower volume on police rhetoric
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's police commissioner is calling on all sides to "lower the volume" following the ambush slaying of two New York City officers....
2 hurt in western Pennsylvania car wash explosion
MCDONALD, Pa. (AP) -- Two men suffered burns to their hands and face in a natural gas explosion and fire at a western Pennsylvania car wash....
1 in custody after reported Philadelphia abduction
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One person is in custody after a reported overnight abduction and beating in Philadelphia left a man hospitalized....
SEPTA train strikes, kills man near Philly station
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A SEPTA regional rail train struck and killed a man as it approached Philadelphia's 30th Street Station....
1 dead in western Pa. house fire deemed suspicious
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters say one person has died in a suspicious, two-alarm house fire in western Pennsylvania....
Philly's top cop warns officers after NYC slayings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and other officials condemned the shooting deaths of two New York City officers, and the commissioner warned officers to be careful and alert....
President Obama says the U.S. government will respond proportionately to North Korea in connection with the computer hacking of the Sony Company that led to the cancellation of its film "The Interview". Obama also says Sony made a mistake by canceling the release of the movie saying we can't have a society in which "some dictator some place can start imposing censorship in the United States." Republican House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce says Congress should pass a North Korea economic sanctions bill for starters.
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