After successful treks across Europe and its native Canada, a child-size hitchhiking robot could not survive the streets of Philadelphia, its makers say.
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast are now working without a contract - but thus far have chosen not to strike after their contracts expired at midnight Saturday.
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) - An 18-year-old has been convicted of vehicular homicide and involuntary manslaughter in the death of a teenager who was struck as he walked to a school bus in suburban Philadelphia last year.
Frederick L. Cusick, 65, of Lancaster, a longtime reporter and writer for The Inquirer, died Saturday of complications from colon cancer at the Bob Fryer & Family Inpatient Center in Mount Joy, Pa. He had been battling the illness for a year.
A pedestrian was in critical condition after he was hit by a car in Roxborough early Sunday.
Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe on Sunday dismissed a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a well-known lion killed by an American hunter in early July.
A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.
Pennsylvania State Police officials say they are investigating reports that a trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on a social media site.
Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year.
Pedaling wildly along her block in Chester, Jade Mills approached the chain-link fence, dropped her bike, and sprinted toward a picnic table lined with bins of fruit.