Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics....
National & World News
Syria troops make more gains in Aleppo, near Turkish border
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian army troops recaptured a new village north of Aleppo Monday, bringing troops and allied militiamen to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border as part of a major Russian-backed offensive in the area, the Syrian government and opposition activists said....
Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones....
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to try to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aimed at halting attacks against Syria's largest city....
Questions grow in Pennsylvania's confusing budget situation
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers are returning to the Capitol with growing questions over the state government's increasingly confusing budget situation....
The Latest: Coastal communities braces for moderate flooding
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):...
Woman convicted in group attack on gay men awaits sentence
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police chief's daughter will be sentenced Monday in an attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation....
Pennsylvania facing another round of snow
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania is facing another round of snow that could slow traffic across the state....
Award-winning prof faces 5 years for child porn, likely more
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An award-winning contemporary literature professor faces at least five years in federal prison when he's sentenced for his massive child pornography collection - and likely more....
SWAT at vacant Pittsburgh home after worker shot in the hand
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's SWAT team has surrounded a home that's supposed to be vacant after someone inside shot a construction worker....
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud scheme
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered to pay the government $1 million each after admitting they fraudulently funneled nearly $19 million in federally funded projects to a family firm....
Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned
IRWIN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute....
Detectives: 4 county guards hurt when inmate grabs Taser
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Detectives say four Pennsylvania jail guards were hurt when an inmate grabbed one of their Tasers during a struggle....
Man accused of dragging officer charged with assault
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man accused of dragging a Philadelphia police officer with his car over the weekend has been charged with aggravated assault and other counts....
The Obama administration is proposing a $10 per barrel tax on oil companies for the purpose of funding hundreds of billions of dollars worth of alternative transportation efforts, all part of the presidents ambitious climate agenda. The tax proposal, which would be phased in over five years, is described by the administration as a fee. GOP leaders are likely to oppose any new tax on energy companies.
Which is your top phone pet peeves?