Alaska-bound, Obama faces backlash on Mt. McKinley renaming
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska. Meanwhile, his decision to rename Mount McKinley faced a backlash from Ohio politicians protective a native son from the state, former President William McKinley....
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Syrian official: Amount of damage at Palmyra temple unclear
BEIRUT (AP) -- A Syrian official in charge of antiquities said Monday his government has not been able to determine how much damage an explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel caused the ancient structure in the militant-controlled city of Palmyra....
Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of bomb suspect
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai police congratulated themselves for making an arrest in Bangkok's deadly bombing and announced Monday they would give themselves an $84,000 reward, though the man has not been charged - let alone convicted - and may not be the prime suspect....
Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, and released their images in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago that yielded its first arrest over the weekend....
PennDOT suspends major roadway construction for Pope's visit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania Transportation Department officials say they will halt work on major roadway construction projects in the Philadelphia area for Pope Francis' visit to the city in September....
Off-duty Philadelphia officer dies in hit-and-run
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An off-duty Philadelphia police officer has died in a hit-and-run crash....
Wrong-way driver stopped on Interstate 78
UPPER MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are crediting a quick-thinking motorist with helping to stop a wrong-way driver on Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie....
Little League teams gets hero's welcome as it returns home
LEWISBERRY, Pa. (AP) -- The victory went to Tokyo, but members of Lewisberry's Red Land Little League team returned to their small community as hometown champions, escorted by police, firefighters and EMS crews....
Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country - ever in his life....
Police officer wounded in shooting; suspect charged
NORWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- A 36-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting a police officer at an apartment building in southeastern Pennsylvania....
Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77
ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) -- Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77....
Woman stabbed to death in western Pennsylvania apartment
NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man was taken into custody after a woman was stabbed to death during an altercation at a western Pennsylvania apartment building....
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) -- When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party....
1 shot, 1 assaulted in melee outside apartment complex
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a one man was shot and another assaulted during a melee outside a western Pennsylvania apartment complex that offers off-campus housing to Indiana University of Pennsylvania students....
You can now register to vote online in Pennsylvania. Gov Wolf and State Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Cortes made the announcement this week. Cortes says it will make registering more convenient and accessible for voters while saving money and time for county voter registration staff. Pennsylvania is the 23rd state to offer online voter registration. Republican lawmaker Darryl Metcalfe of Cranberry says there are good arguments for moving forward with online registration but he says he's considering filing a lawsuit because he doesn't believe the governor has the authority to make the change.
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