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June 26, 2017 RSS feed / News

Trump claims health overhaul will pass soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn’t think congressional Republicans are “that far off” on a health overhaul to replace “the dead carcass of Obamacare.” Expressing frustrati More...

Man catches teen falling from park ride: ‘It’s OK to let go, I’ll catch you!’

NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew Howard Sr. More...

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ debuts to a franchise-low in America

NEW YORK (AP) — The hulking machines of “Transformers” are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they’re still big in China. More...

Hunt for Bigfoot in Crawford County is on

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. (AP) — T.J. Biscardi and his team were making their way through a seemingly ordinary wooded area in rural Crawford County just east of Cambridge Springs last week. More...

Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

Arrest made after trooper injured

WASHINGTON, Pa. More...

Al Capone song, diamond pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

BOSTON (AP) — Artifacts connected to some of the nation’s most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday.  More...

Body found at site of apartment complex fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — A body was found in an apartment complex a day after a fire swept through the building in northwest Washington.  Local media report that an unidentified man’s body was found Sunday.  District of Columbia fire More...

Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in sword slaying

INDIANA, Pa. More...

Scores missing in massive China landslide; rescuers found 10 bodies

MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.  More...

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries.  More...

Illinois could be 1st state with ‘junk’ credit due to budget

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to “junk” status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come.  More...

Israel freezes Western Wall mixed-gender prayer plan

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government froze a long-overdue plan Sunday to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, a major policy reversal that infuriated the liberal streams of Judaism that represent most Jews in th More...

Pennsylvania gerrymander helped give GOP a big boost

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A map of congressional districts drawn by Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature helped the GOP win nearly three more of the state’s U.S. More...

Opera pops up at New York garage, dive bar, basketball court, even aircraft carrier

NEW YORK (AP) — Opera has been popping up recently at the most unlikely New York places: a revamped garage, a dive bar, a basketball court and even an old aircraft carrier.  It’s part of a festival with an in-your-face goal — t More...

Inmate charged in brutal jail beating of late reggae icon Peter Tosh’s son

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of attacking and seriously injuring the son of late reggae icon Peter Tosh at a New Jersey jail is facing an aggravated assault charge, authorities said.  More...

Over 150 dead, dozens critical as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque’s loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. More...

Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

The “B’’ in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce or Bruno Mars.  Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday’s show, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year.  More...

Teenager slain in Pittsburgh, 4 arrested

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a teenager was found shot to death in Pittsburgh and four people were taken into custody nearby, two after a standoff that lasted for hours. More...

Health bill would mean ‘destructive’ cuts

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Democratic Sen. Bob Casey told a town hall crowd that the Republican health care proposal in the U.S. More...

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