No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up
LONDON (AP) -- There is still time to save lives - that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle....
National & World News
Aftershocks terrify survivors of quake that killed 2,500
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people....
Mountaineers, guides stream from Everest after avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered avalanche that obliterated parts of the rocky village of nylon tents. Some warned that dozens of people may still be missing....
Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower....
Senate GOP majority to see if they can back words with votes
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Even before Gov. Tom Wolf took office, Republican lawmakers drew lines in the sand. Now, with two months until the new fiscal year begins, Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are under the gun to back up their words with votes....
Ex-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- For years after Col. William O. Darby was killed in World War II, fellow soldiers would make a pilgrimage to his family's home just to talk to his mother about the fallen hero credited with forming the U.S. Army Rangers....
Police suspect 4 kids locked in basement overnight
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say four children ages 9 to 13 were rescued from the basement of a Philadelphia home where authorities suspect they'd been locked since the day before....
Judges to decide on electronic devices on case-by-case basis
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- With the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declining to ban tweets, texts, email and other electronic communication in Pennsylvania courtrooms, county judges will decide on a case-by-case basis whether the public and news organizations are allowed to report court proceedings in real time....
DA: Deaths of elderly man, woman appear to be murder-suicide
UWCHLAND, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the deaths of an elderly Philadelphia-area man and woman appear to have been a murder-suicide....
Elderly vet, wife abducted, forced to rent vehicles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an elderly Korean War veteran and his wife reported that three women pushed them into a minivan in Philadelphia and forced them to open a bank account and rent two cars for them....
3 juveniles , 3 women arrested in gas station attack
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with an attack at a north Philadelphia gas station that critically injured a homeless man earlier this month....
Man sought in shooting in bar that killed 1, wounded 2
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man awaiting trial in suburban Philadelphia on drug charges is now being sought in a shooting in a central Pennsylvania bar that killed one person and wounded two others....
With the 114th Congress now settling into the new realities of the Republican majority, members are apparently discovering what it's like to work together across party lines toward concrete, achievable goals. There was the Medicare doctor payment fix okayed last month, Loretta Lynch confirmation as the next U.S. Attorney General and the Senate Education committee's approval of a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Should NSA's authorization to collect bulk phone records under the Patriot Act be renewed?