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 Francis J. Goldcamp
Francis J. Goldcamp

Obituary: Francis J. Goldcamp / WWII vet, steelworker, father of 13

Francis J. Goldcamp completed 38 missions and received four Air Medal oak leaf clusters and two European Theater Bronze Stars.

Obituary: Rod 'Hot Rod' Hundley / Outsize basketball personality

He parlayed showmanship on the court with flair at the microphone to become a fan favorite for more than half a century.

 Sherif Abdelhak, former CEO for Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation

Obituary: Sherif Abdelhak / Embattled health care CEO died quietly

The CEO of AHERF (Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation), once the state’s largest health system, was jailed after its fall.

 Joseph P. Pavlovich, a former math teacher at Shady Side Academy.

Obituary: Joseph P. Pavlovich / Longtime math teacher loved his work

A lucky break allowed a lad who had lost his father to attend a private boarding school, providing a springboard to a teaching career.


In defeat, a woman disrupts how Silicon Valley does business

A gender discrimination lawsuit has blown open a conversation about the shortcomings in the emerging tech industry.

Young and facing death, but having a say

There are no firm estimates of the number of young patients facing life-threatening diseases at any given time.



Diplomats, U.N. staff flee Yemen

Diplomats evacuated from Aden; U.N. staff leave Sanaa; gulf Arabs offer Yemeni president support at Egypt summit.

Syria rebels take strategic town of Idlib

The loss came amid recent indications that the Assad regime is struggling to maintain the momentum it won on the battlefield last year.



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    Police officer shot, killed at his home near Philadelphia

    The 26-year-old officer had worked part-time for the Darby Borough Police Department for four years.

    State trooper hit by own patrol car, severely injured

    Police say Sgt. Robert Bemis pulled over to the side of I-81 in Schuylkill County on Friday to help a man whose car had caught fire.


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    Marcus Brown (Baltimore Sun photo) 1) It could be that the latest twist in the controversy over the nomination of Marcus Brown

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