Sen. McCain exhorts Obama to address controversies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama is “mired” in a series of scandals and must find a way to surmount them. McCain tells CBS’s “This Morning” he believes “the president’s credibility obviously is at…

Solar plane leaves Texas for St. Louis

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country trip. The Solar Impulse took off early Monday from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport…

3 arrested in slashings of 39 cars in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people are charged with slashing tires and damaging the paint on dozens of cars in a Philadelphia neighborhood. Police say two men and a woman……
YSU Energy Forum 2012

YSU Energy Forum Begins

Youngstown State University's fifth annual Sustainable Energy Forum began Monday amid a growing attraction as energy-related businesses become more and more intertwined with the area’s economic growth.…

South Korea’s president to make state visit to UK

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says South Korean President Park Geun-hye will make a state visit to the U.K. later this year. The palace said Monday that Park, South Korea’s first female leader, has accepted an invitation from…

Israel to send African migrants to third country

JERUSALEM (AP) — A court document shows that Israel has reached an agreement with an unknown country to which it plans to send thousands of African migrants. In the document obtained Monday, a state lawyer in a Sunday…

Wounded and civilians trapped in Syria’s Qusair

BEIRUT (AP) — A doctor in an embattled Syrian town near the border with Lebanon says 300 seriously injured residents need to be evacuated for medical treatment. Kasem Alzein, who coordinates treatment in several makeshift hospitals in the…

Port Authority cuts 430 Pittsburgh-area bus stops

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It may be getting tougher to catch a bus in Pittsburgh. The Port Authority of Allegheny County says it will eliminate more than 430 bus stops on 36 diffe……

Columbus struggles with food truck regulations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unhappiness by food truck owners over proposed rules may thwart efforts by Columbus to regulate the fast-growing industry. The city is trying to……

Obama calls for end to mental illness stigma

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actors Bradley Cooper and Glenn Close are among those gathering Monday at the White House for a conference on mental health, organized as part of President Barack Obama’s response to last year’s shooting massacre at…

Verizon investigating 911 outage in eastern Pa.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An investigation has been launched to determine what caused Carbon County’s 911 center to shut down. Officials from Carbon County and Ver……

Defense denies erotic dinners at Berlusconi villa

MILAN (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi’s defense says the former premier was “convinced” that a Moroccan teen at the center of a sex scandal was related to the former Egyptian president. Nicolo Ghedini said Tuesday during closing arguments that…

Bradley Manning trial begins 3 years after arrest

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning goes on trial Monday more than three years after he was arrested in Iraq and charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history. Manning has admitted…

Gasoline prices back up in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The price of gas has gone back up in Ohio and continues to remain higher than the national average. A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was listed at an ave……

Pa. Convention Center to vote on management change

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania Convention Center board members are scheduled to vote this week on whether to hire a private firm to run the day-to-day operations. T……

UN nuke chief urges Iran cooperation in atom probe

VIENNA (AP) — The chief of the U.N. nuclear agency is urging Iran to cooperate with a probe of his agency, in unusually frank language showing exasperation with the stalled investigation. Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy…

Building of new US-Mexico border crossing stalls

TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — On the U.S.-Mexico border, construction workers are completing a bridge over the Rio Grande. But the six-lane span abruptly ends 30 feet above the river. By June, this was supposed to be the site…

Pistorius forced out of hiding for trial hearing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be back in the glare of public scrutiny for the first time in months when he appears at a court hearing ahead of his murder trial Tuesday, launching the next chapter of…

Manning’s attorney thanks supporters

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The lawyer for an Army private accused of sending troves of classified material to WikiLeaks has issued a message of thanks to supporters who gathered outside Maryland’s Fort Meade ahead of Pfc. Bradley…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, June 03, 2013. Wet and unsettled weather will continue across much of the Eastern Seaboard and along the Gulf Coast on Monday as a slow moving cold front continues Eastward across the region…