Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another....
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Hong Kong protests promise political game change
HONG KONG (AP) -- Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares....
Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country....
Blackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said....
'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein
MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) -- Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. Looking at his face, his black hat and fleece, and his height and weight, Malkowski was certain he had his man....
Halloween saved in town after fugitive's capture
MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) -- State police gave out candy to children trick-or-treating Friday in a community that had been under siege for nearly seven weeks until a man suspected of killing a state trooper was captured....
Union workers, SEPTA reach tentative deal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Union negotiators and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority reached a tentative contact deal Friday night, averting the possibility of a strike....
Wolf, Corbett sprint to finish of governor's race
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates sprinted toward the finish line Friday, going town to town and rally to rally making their final pitches and encouraging their supporters to cast ballots and get everyone they know to join them....
Pathologist: Wife was given fatal dose of cyanide
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An autopsy pathologist testified Friday that the wife of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher was given a fatal dose of cyanide, though he can't determine how or by whom....
Jury rules for ex-university official in lawsuit
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former state university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania is not guilty of allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted students, a jury ruled Friday....
Slain officer's handcuffs were ready for suspect
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police had a special pair of handcuffs set aside and ready for the man wanted in the fatal shooting of one of their troopers, Cpl. Bryon Dickson....
After capture, hunting seasons set to be restored
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is lifting temporary restrictions on hunting and trapping activities in the area affected by the search for the man suspected of killing a state trooper....
Man gets prison, not death in couple's slaying
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A man will spend life in prison instead of being sentenced to death in the drug-related slaying of a western Pennsylvania couple whose young children were locked up nearby....
Attorney General Kane suffers concussion in crash
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane suffered a concussion last week when the driver of her state vehicle struck a parked car in northeastern Pennsylvania, her office said Friday. Two agents were also injured....
The Pentagon has put in place the most stringent Ebola security measures yet for soldiers returning from West Africa Ebola hot spots. They're quarantined for 21 days in isolated military facilities. Board member of the Military Family Advisory Network says there's a lot of confusion over the quarantine policy because the military and civilian guidelines do not match. She says if a quarantine period is justified for one group, it is justified for all.
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