Big ruling for abortion rights in Supreme Court's Texas case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court issued its strongest defense of abortion rights in a quarter-century Monday, striking down Texas' widely replicated rules that sharply reduced abortion clinics in the nation's second-most-populous state....
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UK credit rating slashed, Cameron insists economy is robust
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Monday that Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union won't send the economy into a tailspin, even as Standard & Poor's stripped the U.K. of its top credit rating....
UK's anti-EU victors will find it hard to fulfill promises
LONDON (AP) -- Politicians who wanted Britain to leave the European Union were not shy about making promises. They plastered their campaign bus with vows to "take back control" on immigration and boost funding for the beloved National Health Service....
The Latest: Britain's Labour Party in turmoil over leader
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):...
Ex-Pittsburgh Steeler to be arrested for graffiti project
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former Pittsburgh Steeler-turned-artist faces 30 counts of criminal mischief after police say he painted graffiti along high-profile locations in Pittsburgh including a riverfront trail system and a bridge....
Super PAC pledges $9M to help McGinty in US Senate race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A national super PAC that works to elect Democrats to the U.S. Senate says it's reserved about $9 million in television advertising to help Katie McGinty beat Republican incumbent Pat Toomey....
The Latest: Wolf, top senators cool to House GOP budget plan
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on developing budget legislation in the Pennsylvania Capitol (all times local):...
'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller pleads in bankruptcy case
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller pleaded guilty Monday to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country....
Grace Kelly's childhood home is up for sale in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is on the market....
Worker dies after being struck by 2 vehicles at car wash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a worker at a northeast Philadelphia car wash was killed when he was struck by two vehicles....
Police: Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
GREENCASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend....
Judge to decide man's fate in strangulation slaying
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend, wrapping her body in plastic and storing it in an attic before fleeing to Mexico has waived his right to a jury trial....
Pennsylvania officer shot 7 times is released from hospital
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer who was shot seven times while conducting a drug investigation has saluted colleagues as he left a Philadelphia hospital....
PATCO operating on emergency schedule due to track work
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- PATCO trains are operating on an emergency schedule due to track work....
The U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 Thursday over a challenge to President Obama's immigration policy which sought deferred deportation for some 4 million undocumented immigrants currently in the United States. The split decision affirms the lower court ruling blocking its implementation after Texas and 25 other states sued, claiming the president had no authority to order the changes without Congressional approval. Under the proposal, illegals could remain if they meet certain residency requirements and have children who are American citizens or lawful permanent residents.
Is two weeks after consent enough time for birth parents to revoke an adoption?