NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Thomas J. Fee, a former state representative in western Pennsylvania for more than two decades, has died. He was… More »
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The state attorney general’s office has charged 13 people for their alleged roles in a ring that brought Mexican heroin to… More »
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a controversial bill to grant amnesty to people charged with political offenses during turmoil that began with a 2006 military coup.
The lower house of parliament voted 300
CAIRO (AP) — The wife of Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi has addressed thousands of his supporters at a protest camp in Cairo, where she vowed: “He is coming back, God willing.”
Naglaa Mahmoud made her first appearance
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In his documentaries, Werner Herzog has examined grizzly bears, plane crash survivors, cave paintings and death row inmates. For his latest project, the 70-year-old filmmaker is exploring the dangers of texting while driving in
DONEGAL, Pa. (AP) — State police have arrested a suspect in the case of a body found inside an overheated car along a western… More »
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — International flights began landing and taking off from Nairobi’s fire-damaged airport Thursday, and officials said they expected to return to full operations by day’s end.
Kenyan officials, assisted by members of the FBI, began
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli anti-settlement group says the country is pressing forward with plans to build more than 1,000 new apartments in West Bank settlements.
Peace Now says the military has approved construction plans for units in
BAGHDAD (AP) — An attack on a policeman’s home in central Iraq killed 13 people, including the policeman and his entire family, officials said on Thursday.
Violence has been on the rise across Iraq since a deadly crackdown
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — Police say a western Pennsylvania couple kept a drunken intruder at bay with baseball bats until officers could arrive.
Online… More »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Human Rights Watch says a picked-up wave of political assassinations in Libya has killed 51 people as the country lacks any effective law enforcement.
In a statement released Thursday, the group says authorities have
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who managed the facilities at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital must spend 14 months in prison for… More »
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb planted in a graveyard in rural eastern Afghanistan killed 14 members of a single family on Thursday as the country’s president urged the Taliban to lay down their arms.
The family was
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Twenty-five years later, you can still see the fear in the eyes of the doctors — two young men carrying a schoolgirl, her blouse drenched in blood, through streets where soldiers were brutally crushing
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A spokesman for Desmond Tutu says the retired Anglican archbishop’s home in South Africa was burgled this week while he and his wife were asleep. The couple was not harmed.
Spokesman Roger Friedman said Thursday
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge says the 6-year-old daughter of a University of Pittsburgh researcher who’s charged with fatally poisoning his wife with cyanide… More »
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Andy Warhol Bridge in Pittsburgh is set to close for nearly four days so volunteers can cover it with knitted blankets as part of an installation art “yarn bombing.”
The bridge, one of several
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Andy Warhol Bridge in Pittsburgh is set to close for nearly four days so volunteers can cover it with knitted… More »
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. battle against smoking has moved outdoors.
City parks, public beaches, college campuses and other outdoor venues are putting up signs telling smokers they can’t light up. Outdoor smoking bans have nearly doubled in
NANUET, N.Y. (AP) — The families of two people killed after their powerboat slammed into a barge in the dark waters of the Hudson River are launching a memorial fund for a new lighthouse.
The families of Lindsey