Trump blames others after combative debate with Clinton
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of critiques about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential debate....
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LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner....
Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies
BEIRUT (AP) -- With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to recapture Aleppo, unleashing the most destructive bombing of the past five years and pushing into the center of the Old City....
Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) -- After a half-century of bloody combat and four years of tense peace negotiations, now the hard work begins....
Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said Tuesday that he will keep fighting for legislation to allow onetime-child sexual abuse victims to sue for damages, despite the measure's rejection in the Senate as the legislative session winds down....
Biden assails Trump on housing crisis remarks
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday questioned Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
Biden attacks Trump over house collapse comments
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is questioning Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
It's a girl! Philly Zoo determines baby gorilla's gender
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Workers at the Philadelphia Zoo have finally determined the gender of a baby gorilla born last month, and it's a girl....
Filings show DNC host committee raised over $85M for event
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The host committee for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia says it raised over $85 million to put on July's event....
Ruling blocks PinnacleHealth, Hershey Medical Center merger
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has reversed an earlier ruling clearing the way for a proposed merger between PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center....
Colleges cut tuition to boost enrollment, transparency
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- La Salle University will cut tuition by nearly 30 percent as it tries to reposition itself after a year of deficits, declining enrollment and layoffs....
Man pleads guilty in slaying of county prosecutor's brother
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the slaying of the brother of a county prosecutor two years ago....
Ex-executive admits to stealing, selling company items
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A former executive for a first-responder equipment supplier has pleaded guilty to stealing the company's products and selling the items on eBay....
Report: Rate of newborns with drug problems up 250 percent
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new state analysis of Pennsylvania hospital data shows the rate of infants born with drug abuse problems rose 250 percent from 2000 to 2015....
With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off Monday night in their first presidential debate, a battle emerged as the most hotly anticipated moment in modern US political history. Suspense had been building for weeks, given the huge political stakes of an increasingly competitive election no one knew how the showdown at Hofstra University in New York would unfold.
Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States?