WASHINGTON (AP) — In one sense, Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency secrets, is in rare company: He’s one of fewer than a dozen people charged under World War I-era espionage law in the near-century of
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish lawmakers vote 127-31 to legalize abortion for life-saving cases, including suicide risk.
SAXONBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a western Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly dousing a 7-year-old boy with flammable liquid and then… More »
The man, 46, was living in a unit at Tiger Storage on state Route 170 with his dog.
LONDON (AP) — Relatives of a British soldier killed in broad daylight by alleged Islamic extremists say they are profoundly grateful for the support they have received from the public ahead of his funeral on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defending Pennsylvania’s law effectively banning same-sex marriage against a legal challenge in federal court will fall to Gov. Tom Corbett.
Pennsylvania’s… More »
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti has taken a rare step to protect the endangered mangrove forests along its coastline, the Caribbean nation’s government announced Thursday.
The move could complicate U.S. efforts to build a port in a bay
NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready for more stage versions of your favorite movies — 20th Century Fox has formed a new joint venture to turn the studio’s vast arsenal of films into musicals.
The studio said Thursday
NEW YORK (AP) — Autism-friendly performances of “Wicked,” ”Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” and “The Lion King” are on tap for later this year and next.
The Theatre Development Fund, a nonprofit that provides access to live theater,
CAIRO (AP) — The liberal and youth movements that backed the military’s removal of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi are now pushing to ensure their calls for change are heard in the face of the generals’ strong grip on
NEW YORK (AP) — The playboy boyfriend of a fashion designer was convicted Thursday of strangling and drowning her in the bathtub of a swank hotel room after a tumultuous six-month relationship.
Nicholas Brooks, whose father was an
David Morales, 51, is facing 20 charges, including 10 counts of rape and 10 counts of sexual battery.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of workers across Brazil walked off their jobs on Thursday in a mostly peaceful nationwide strike demanding better working conditions and improved public services in Latin America’s biggest nation.
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A National Geographic freelance photographer who took pictures of a western Kansas feedlot from a paraglider was charged Thursday with criminal trespassing.
Photographer George Steinmetz, of Glenn Ridge, N.J., and paragliding instructor Wei
CHICAGO (AP) — Pop star Justin Bieber is listed as an underage guest on a citation that Chicago police issued to a nightclub.
Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection spokeswoman Jennifer Lipford confirmed Thursday that the
Robert Purfey Jr., 32, was indicted on two counts of felonious assault, two counts of child endangering and one count of tampering with evidence in the abuse of his 2-month-old son.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Hamm is going from a presenter to host of the ESPY Awards, a natural segue for the former three-sport prep athlete who is unabashed in his love for his hometown St. Louis Cardinals.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, cannot access evidence obtained through secret electronic surveillance, a federal appeals court ruled.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona state helicopter paramedic was calm and straightforward as he radioed in the first confirmation that 19 firefighters were dead in a blaze northwest of Phoenix, recordings released Thursday show.
Paramedic Eric Tarr called