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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding extensive influence over America's economy and politics, according to new survey data.
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6 hrs ago | WFMZ
Gov. Tom Corbett's administration said the federal government isn't enforcing a Jan. 1 deadline to shift tens of thousands children from a health insurance program for children to Medicaid.
10 hrs ago | PennLive.com
Fisher had been in a minor crash at 12:30 p.m. that was part of a multiple-vehicle collision on the Turnpike.
14 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
Two Pennsylvania newlyweds used a Craigslist escort ad to lure a married engineer to his bloody doom - just for the excitement of stabbing and strangling him, authorities charge.
The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a... The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist ... (more)
A massive winter storm that left parts of Southeastern United States in a deep freeze was pushing up the East Coast on Sunday, with snow and ice snarling road travel and forcing another round of airline cancellations.
A Pennsylvania teacher at a Catholic School as been fired for obtaining a marriage license so that he could wed his same-sex partner.
After cold rain and winds lashed the Southwest and other parts of the country Friday, millions of residents hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend as the cold snap was forecast to... A mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow is delivering a sloppy winter smorgasbord from the Mid-Atlantic through southeastern Pennsylvania ... (more)
Walt Disney Co's animated princess fairy tale "Frozen" heated up movie box office charts in the United States and Canada, displacing dystopian thriller "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" as the top-earning film.
The fatal crash of a truck tractor into a horse-drawn Amish buggy over the weekend underscored the continuing danger faced by those who travel the state's rural roads in animal-driven vehicles.
An all-honors student and varsity soccer player, Luc LaChance could have had his pick of colleges when he left Slippery Rock High School in Butler County.
By Phil Devlin Saturday marks is the 72nd anniversary of the attack by Japan on Pearl Harbor that launched the United States into World War II.
Nick Wilkins was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 4 years old, and when the cancer kept bouncing back, impervious to all the different treatments the doctors tried, his father sat him down for a talk.
By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer The passing of Nelson Mandela leaves a waning number of global figures representing freedom and resilience against oppression - and a changing world that... By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer The passing of Nelson Mandela leaves a waning number of global figures representing freedom and resilience against ... (more)
During the 54th Annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show on Oct. 26 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Chelsea Folmar of Luthersburg received one of the highest honors for the Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Program.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is opening the door for the U.S. to sell missile defense and other weapons systems to a group of U.S.-friendly Gulf nations.