CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania state prison guard has waived charges stemming from an armed standoff that state police say grew out… More »
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andy Warhol’s art doesn’t often conjure warm and fuzzy images — but this tribute to the iconic pop artist just might.… More »
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime soap opera actress Maxine Stuart has died at age 94. She had regular roles on “The Young and the Restless” and “The Edge of Night.”
Her daughter, Chris Ann Maxwell, tells the Los
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new trial is underway for a man convicted in the drowning of his 3-year-old stepson and disappearance of the… More »
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says a smokejumper has been killed while fighting one of dozens of lightning-sparked fires in northeast California.
Luke Sheehy, of Susanville, was fatally injured by part of a falling tree
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal grand jury in Pittsburgh has charged a man with collecting more than $304,000 worth of Social Security benefits meant… More »
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African’s defense minister says 93 of its soldiers are being disciplined for offenses committed during a United Nations mission in Congo and four of them already have been discharged for sexual misconduct.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh officials promised beefed up security for last month’s Pittsburgh Marathon, even though they couldn’t say at the time how they… More »
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian official who this week took charge of the West Bank economic policy acknowledges that he has no radical new solutions for old problems, including a crippling budget deficit and Israeli restrictions
LONDON (AP) — Britain will start regulating electronic cigarettes and other products containing nicotine as medicines, according to the country’s top regulator.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Medicines and Health Regulatory Agency said it would treat e-cigarettes
ASPINWALL, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission has shot a wandering bear with a tranquilizer dart, but it ran across a busy highway… More »
RIDLEY PARK, Pa. (AP) — A Boeing plant in suburban Philadelphia has been awarded a new five-year, $4 billion contract to make Chinook helicopters… More »
The price of oil was down slightly but remained above $95 a barrel Wednesday as experts said global demand for crude would be slightly lower than previously expected.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for July delivery
MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russian opposition activists marched through Moscow on Wednesday, decrying President Vladimir Putin’s authoritarian rule and calling for the release of more than two dozen people they consider political prisoners.
The march on Russia
FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — India’s Apollo Tyres Ltd. is buying Ohio’s Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. for about $2.22 billion.
Apollo says the combined company will be one of the world’s largest tire makers, with a strong presence
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The head of Ohio’s Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. says a $2.2 billion deal that puts the company under new… More »
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man charged after the shooting death of his 4-year-old son has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
The… More »
BAGHDAD (AP) — Kuwait’s prime minister has arrived in Baghdad on an official visit, signaling the improving ties between the two neighbors.
State TV showed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki greeting Sheik Jaber Al Mubarak Al Sabah on
Turkey’s Islamic-led government is facing its biggest protests in years as demonstrators and police clash in the streets. Here’s a look behind the scenes