GOP ponders how to capitalize on Obama's woes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The scandals dogging President Barack Obama are a political gift to Republicans, who could use some good luck after recent election losses. It's not clear, however, how Republicans can best capitalize on Democrats' woes, legislatively or politically....
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Myanmar leader making landmark White House visit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former general Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first Myanmar president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years, crowning a dramatic diplomatic rehabilitation for his nation after years of international isolation....
Chinese, Indian leaders call for cooperation
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The leaders of India and China played down their recent border dispute and other tensions Monday, pledging to work together for regional stability and the economic growth of the world's two most populous nations....
Report: 23 Hezbollah members killed in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces pushed deeper into a strategic opposition-held town near the Lebanese border Monday, battling rebels in fierce street fighting, state-media reported. An activist group said at least 23 elite fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group fighting alongside regime troops have been killed in the clashes....
Banned Pa. teen cited after trying to attend prom
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania teenager has been cited for disorderly conduct after authorities say he swore at school officials who wouldn't let him into his school prom, from which he'd been banned for failing to serve detention....
Southern NJ country club to be auctioned off
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- A country club that fell on hard times has become one of New Jersey's most desirable properties....
Jamie Moyer addresses Immaculata graduates in Pa.
IMMACULATA, Pa. (AP) -- Former Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Jamie Moyer wants to see Immaculata College graduates persevere in their lives and remember to give back to others....
Illinois man jailed on charges he carjacked Pa. ex
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- An Illinois man is jailed on charges that he threatened to kill his ex-wife and stole her car as she was driving him to Pittsburgh International Airport after visiting their son....
Police: Drunk man escapes car hit by W. Pa. train
CREIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a drunk man narrowly escaped injury when his car was hit by a freight train after his vehicle inexplicably stopped on some railroad tracks near Pittsburgh....
Boy, 15, dies in ATV drag racing crash in W. Pa.
NEW ENTERPRISE, Pa. (AP) -- Grief counselors and local ministers were at a western Pennsylvania high school after a popular student was killed while drag racing an all-terrain vehicle at a nearby dirt track....
5 things to know for Monday in Pa. news
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday....
Firefighters douse blaze at suspected Pa. meth lab
SUMMIT HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Police say three people are facing charges after firefighters responded to an explosion at a suspected methamphetamine lab in northeastern Pennsylvania....
1 killed, 4 hurt when fire van, taxi crash in Pa.
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a taxi driver was killed and four firefighters were hurt when the cab crashed into a fire police van in northeastern Pennsylvania....
DA to upgrade charges in Pa. toddler's death
BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A district attorney says he plans to upgrade charges against a western Pennsylvania stepfather now that a beaten toddler has died....
Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner that it's going to take someone going to jail to clear up the IRS scandal? <More Info>
House Speaker John Boehner says it's going to take more than firings to clear up the IRS scandal, "it'll take someone ending up serving jail time." He says, "clearly someone violated the law."
Do you agree with Cyril Wecht, who says the Pittsburgh mayoral race has gotten so negative it's adversely affecting voters' ability to make a decision on who to support?