Saturday, November 28, 2015


The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has removed a senior judge who once presided over many of the state's biggest grand jury investigations, accusing him of judicial misconduct and abandoning his sense of objectivity during a feud with Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane.
The man soon to become Philadelphia's 99th mayor is not on board with one of the last initiatives of the 98th.
Two years ago, a Lancaster County couple were found dead in their home. Darryl Morton, 50, and Aida Judy Cora, 54, died at Morton's Manheim Township home due to carbon monoxide poisoning, officials determined six months after their deaths. Their Lincoln, with a keyless ignition system, had been left running in their garage, with the fob that activated the starter still in the car.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump is denying he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.
If gun violence is terrorism, then fight it like terror.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
CHICAGO (AP) - An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community college has been touted as all these, by President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, and some Republicans.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is in the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him.
Q: Did Donald Trump tell People magazine in 1998 that if he ever ran for president, he’d do it as a Republican because “they’re the...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A physicist who spends his days lecturing about how to re-create conditions at the center of the sun has managed to alter conditions in the Legislature - by upending a Republican incumbent political experts had expected to win.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country.
Jim Kenney spotted on Broad Street line with snazzy Eagles jacket; McGinty gets ahead of herself; Joe Certaine clears the record.
WASHINGTON - Sure, Jeb Bush can become a leading Republican candidate. It's going to be tough, but hardly impossible.
The state Senate should move forward with hearings to determine whether to remove embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office, a Senate committee announced Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as President Barack Obama tries to make a hard case for overhauling sentences, rehabilitating prisoners and confronting racial bias in policing, he has been less clear about the death penalty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times.
A DAY AFTER he was widely rebuked for mocking a reporter with a physical disability, business mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump yesterday denied that he had done so and accused the reporter of "using his disability to grandstand."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.
TRENTON - Gov. Christie on Wednesday pardoned a 61-year-old Philadelphia man who was convicted more than 40 years ago on robbery charges in Atlantic City, but who has recovered from the drug addiction that once consumed him.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane promised Wednesday an even broader investigation of offensive emails on government computers - a search for "filth" on "every public server over which it was circulated."
It seemed like an inevitable display of frustration after days of mixed messages from Harrisburg on the fate of the long-overdue state budget.
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said in South Carolina on Wednesday that the Obama administration is making the United States less safe instead of more secure.
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago.
HARRISBURG - On the eve of a key decision by a Senate panel on whether Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane should remain in office, a House Republican legislator is proposing a separate investigation into whether she should be impeached.
TRENTON - Federal prosecutors say the trial of former allies of Gov. Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closure case should remain in New Jersey, rejecting one of the defendants' arguments, that "sensationalistic" media coverage has prejudiced a potential jury pool in Newark.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie says President Barack Obama continues to underestimate the threat posed by Islamic State militants despite the Paris attacks.