Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79....
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The Latest: Turkey confirms shelling Kurds in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria as government troops, backed by Russian air power, continue to encircle rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo (all times local):...
Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group said....
Russian PM: West is rekindling the Cold War with NATO moves
MUNICH (AP) -- Russia's prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary response to aggression from Moscow....
Democrats' US Senate race heats up over natural gas industry
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate Democratic primary, where there are few differences over issues, jousting over natural gas drilling is providing an opening....
3rd-degree murder conviction in girlfriend's 2014 death
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in her western Pennsylvania home....
Woman convicted of 3rd-degree murder in boyfriend's death
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A woman has been convicted of third-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in northeastern Pennsylvania more than four years ago....
Cosby's lawyers try again to get his sex assault case tossed
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lawyers for Bill Cosby tried again Friday to have his criminal sex-assault case dismissed, asking an appeals court to consider whether Cosby had a binding agreement that he would never be charged....
Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike, has died at age 84....
Longtime Philadelphia journalist Acel Moore dies at 75
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists, has died. Acel Moore was 75....
Firefighters battle massive body shop blaze in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say 150 firefighters battled bitter cold and strong wind gusts in bringing a massive blaze at an auto body repair shop under control in northeast Philadelphia....
Politics is 'a disease' that needs to be cut out, Kane says
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general says politics in the state is "a disease" that "needs to be cut out."...
Indiana University of Pennsylvania reassigns questioned dean
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania has reassigned one of its deans after a newspaper questioned more than $35,000 in spending linked to him....
Pennsylvania state trooper charged over skateboarder beating
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged over the beating of a skateboarder who claims he was attacked after making an obscene hand gesture....
The U.S. Supreme Court put on hold President Obama's Clean Power Plan until the lower courts have ruled, ultimately paving the way for a showdown with the highest court in 2017. The plan requires states and utilities to use less coal in favor of electricity derived from wind, solar, and natural gas, cutting carbon output to less than 2005 levels.
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