Group says domestic spying goes too far

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Civil liberties groups released newly obtained documents Thursday that they say show innocent Americans being swept int…

Circovirus worries

Canine virus sparks concern

Questions remain regarding the deaths of four dogs in Ohio last month, all with the same symptoms. The Ohio Deptartment Of Agriculture conti…

NBC developing Johnny Carson miniseries

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Johnny Carson is coming back to NBC. The network said Thursday that it is developing a miniseries based on the life…

Mercer County landfill

Landfill permit denied

A landfill permit has been denied by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for a facility in Mercer County.

The truth about a government 'shutdown'

So the world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill before the new budget year begins on Oct. 1.

Exports up in area

Report: Area leader in exports

According to a national report, the Youngstown-Warren metro area leads the nation in export growth.

Indie rock disc inspired by Kerouac novel

NEW YORK (AP) — Several indie rockers have collaborated on a disc that pays tribute to a Jack Kerouac novel — and it’s not “On the Road.” Th…

Junot Diaz still feels like an immigrant

NEW YORK (AP) — He has won a Pulitzer, teaches Americans how to write at MIT and his Spanish-sprinkled stories have been acclaimed in the Un…