PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh student has died while studying abroad in Spain, where she was participating in an internship with a… More »
PARIS (AP) — The European Union’s competition chief says Google isn’t doing enough to overcome concerns that it’s stifling competition, and ordered the Internet giant to come up with new ideas.
The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm,
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister has talked with a series of European leaders a day after the announcement of a decision on a European funding ban to Israeli institutions operating in occupied territories.
Mark Regev, a spokesman
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Federal officials say two members of the Kennedy family who thought they were doing a good deed by freeing an entangled sea turtle actually violated federal law.
John Bullard of the National Oceanic and
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh board of trustees has voted to raise tuition 3.25 percent for students attending its main campus, and… More »
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s top humanitarian official says an unprecedented $12.9 billion in emergency aid will be needed to help 73 million people globally this year— a third of it just for Syria.
Valerie Amos says the
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders started work on fewer homes in June, mostly because apartment construction fell sharply. But applications for permits to build single-family houses rose to the highest level in five years, suggesting the housing recovery
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers in the trial of a lawsuit over Pennsylvania’s new voter-identification law are clashing over the credibility of a year-old… More »
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The Erie County Historical Society plans to donate the Erie Planetarium to nearby Penn State-Behrend, with plans to move the… More »
CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier (ZAY’-vuhr) University in Cincinnati has cut 51 jobs as part of a $5 million cost-cutting effort to balance its budget.… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve’s timetable for reducing its bond purchases is not on a “preset course” and the Fed could increase or decrease the amount based on how the economy
NEW YORK (AP) — The man in the suit and tie and the duo who buys clothes at thrift shops are the leaders at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.
MTV announced Wednesday that Justin Timberlake and Macklemore
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s deal to avert a showdown over its internal rules and confirm several long-stalled Obama administration nominees could upend a major case at the Supreme Court, one that would test the president’s power to
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left open multiple trajectories for U.S. economic policy going forward.
Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed could increase or decrease its massive bond-buying program going forward,
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate pact has smoothed the confirmation path for a batch of President Barack Obama’s nominations and removed, for now, a Democratic threat to impose procedural changes weakening minority Republicans’ clout. Yet there are
COUDERSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A northern Pennsylvania man who fatally shot his ex-wife while she played the organ at a Sunday church service has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Fifty-three-year-old Gregory Eldred, of Coudersport, apologized
JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — A doctor suspected in four slayings in Nebraska is scheduled for another southern Illinois court appearance that could decide how quickly he’ll return to Omaha to face murder charges.
Anthony Garcia, of Terre Haute,
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A military spokesman in Somalia says that government forces will help to replace Ethiopian troops who vacated a Somali town in recent days.
The pull-out by Ethiopian troops from the town of Baidoa on
CAIRO (AP) — Several hundred supporters of Egypt’s deposed president are protesting near the Cabinet building in central Cairo against the country’s new interim government.
The demonstrators Wednesday say the new leadership is illegitimate and demand that ousted
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Officials in one Maryland county say at least 200,000 residents could temporarily be without water so that a pipe can be repaired, with temperatures expected to reach the mid-90s over the next few