Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said....
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Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians....
Probe says missile launcher from Russia downed Malaysian jet
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) -- An international criminal probe concluded that a missile which destroyed a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard was fired from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russia and hastily returned there....
Syrian government attacks 2 hospitals, bread line in Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- Government shelling and airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo landed near a bread distribution center and two hospitals Wednesday, killing seven people and putting at least one of the medical facilities completely out of service, activists and medics said....
Prosecutor: Boy, 2, was groomed to handle guns, shot himself
PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) -- The father of a 2-year-old suburban Philadelphia boy who accidentally shot himself to death has been accused of leaving a loaded handgun out and charged with involuntary manslaughter....
The Latest: Early voting shows signs of surging nationally
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):...
Penn becomes latest college sued over sex-assault review
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The University of Pennsylvania has become the latest college sued by a student fearing expulsion over what he calls an unfounded sexual-assault complaint....
Wolf urges lawmakers to act fast on opioid addiction bills
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf told lawmakers Wednesday that now is the time to take a stand against opioid and heroin addiction, and he urged quick action on a package of legislation in the waning days of the fall legislative session....
Superintendent to return following teacher-sex scandal
PLUM, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania school board has reinstated its superintendent after a law firm found no evidence he and other employees failed to properly investigate reports that teachers were having sex with students....
Philadelphia man sentenced for sex trafficking of teen girl
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia man involved in the sex trafficking of a 15-year-old girl has been sentenced to eight years in prison....
Seeking maximum lift from debate, Clinton courts millennials
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to parlay her widely praised debate performance into stronger support from women, young Americans and other critical voter groups, while Donald Trump kept focus on the die-hard backers who have thronged his rallies this year....
Binge-drinking UMass student nearly dies in Pennsylvania
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A University of Massachusetts student nearly died of alcohol poisoning in central Pennsylvania after police say he drank so much vodka his blood-alcohol content was more than six times the state's legal limit for drivers....
Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review to become online-only newspaper
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper plans to stop its print edition Nov. 30 and offer an online-only publication in a reorganization that will also require 106 layoffs, its publisher announced Wednesday....
Penn State offers course focusing on Trump ahead of election
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State is dedicating an entire course this fall to one person: Donald Trump....
The Liberty Bridge on Monday reopened for the first time since a fire on September 2nd that that warped a key structural steel support causing the closure of the essential south hills artery for more than 55,000 vehicles daily. Concerns about the bridge's strength remain, as state police will enforce restrictions for vehicles weighing nine tons or more. Firetrucks, school buses, tractor-trailers and Port Authority buses will be prohibited. PennDot hopes to raise the weight limit to 30 tons over the next few weeks.
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