No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement....
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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator Tuesday in a historic transfer of power following the nation's most hotly contested election ever....
Nigeria new leader Muhammadu Buhari has strict reputation
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's next president, the first opposition candidate to unseat a democratically elected president in the country's history, also knows how to take power through other means....
Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said security forces had reached the heart of the city....
Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) -- A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said....
Kane loses challenge to probe recommending she face charges
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Tuesday lost a challenge in the state's highest court over an investigation that recommended she be charged criminally in the leaks of secret material....
Pennsylvania college expels 3 for racist radio broadcast
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur....
Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes complications
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal was rushed to a hospital to be treated for complications from diabetes, according to family members and supporters who asserted Tuesday that the state prison system has been providing him with substandard medical care....
Girlfriend charged with murder in off-duty officer's death
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- The girlfriend of an off-duty police officer has been charged with shooting him to death inside his home after she originally contended it happened accidentally when she removed a gun from their dog's mouth, authorities said....
Jewelry expert testifies in $20M insurance fraud-fires case
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A local GOP fundraiser charged in a $20 million insurance scheme after three mansion fires in five years cursed and discussed the Mafia while meeting with a jewelry appraiser about her claims, the appraiser testified Tuesday....
Mom who blamed baby's death on toddler daughter gets prison
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An Alabama woman who blamed the death of her infant son on her toddler daughter has been sentenced in Pennsylvania to 15 to 30 years in prison....
Judge won't dismiss Ohio suit over banned prison interviews
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Inmates and reporters challenging a ban on face-to-face media interviews with prisoners convicted for their roles in Ohio's deadly 1993 prison riot can proceed with their lawsuit, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
Police: 2 bodies found with 'lacerations from a chain saw'
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say two people have been found dead in a Philadelphia-area residence, and the bodies were reported to have injuries from a chain saw....
Car drives into Philadelphia nail salon; 1 killed, 3 injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A car has crashed into a northeast Philadelphia nail salon, killing a customer and injuring three other people....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think Indiana's Religious Free Restoration Act is fine the way it is written or should it be clarified to make sure it isn't used by business owners to exclude gay and lesbian customers from services? <More Info>
Protests are growing against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Supporters of the Act say it protects a person or business owner from government persecution when following their religious beliefs. But opponents say the measure gives businesses a free pass to refuse gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds.
Should Democrats win back the majority in the Senate in 2016, would Senator Chuck Schumer be a good choice for the majority leader?