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The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.
The 1.6 percent increase translates into increases of more than $3,000 for some of the highest-ranking officials.
The White House pledged to forcefully sell the overhauls to the American people, while many Republicans vowed to derail his efforts.
A group led by City Council president Francis Acosta has begun raising private funds to replace it with something that’s more impressive.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys disagree whether the lack of jail sentences signals the Turnpike case wasn’t a worthwhile prosecution.
To students and colleagues alike, he was a father figure and a strong male African-American role model who was both firm and caring.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, reversed plans to leave Vienna on Friday.
Capt. Derek Herrera had vowed to walk at the event that also marked his retirement after 8½ years in the military.
A rookie New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a darkened stairwell in Brooklyn late Thursday night.
A two-year investigation by the GOP-controlled House Intelligence Committee asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
Authorities publicly appealed on national radio Friday to the unidentified robbers to hand over the samples stolen from the minibus taxi.
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Light Up Night began at noon today with a tree lighting at the City-County Building, Downtown.
A variety of traffic shifts and restrictions will be in place as a result, PennDOT announced.
The ramp will close at 6 p.m. today and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday as crews remove a wall and work on signs.
The restrictions will be in place after 10 p.m. today and end by 6 a.m. Monday.
GOP lawmakers filed the suit the morning after the president announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for immigrants.
Adam Lanza’s social isolation and obsession with mass killings have been detailed by police reports.
The announcement came just a few hours after the hospital reported that the patient was being evaluated.
The warrants show police were interested in scouring Eric Frein’s Internet activity, downloads, writings, images, map history and contacts.
State test results decline for all students and some subgroups, including economically disadvantaged and special education students.
Marijuana laws expand, but not legal access to the seeds for cultivation.
The next threat will be rain and higher temperatures that threaten to produce flooding and add more weight to overstressed structures.
Eric Gonzalez-Huerta, 23, of Kentucky, has been charged with violations such as accidents involving death while not properly licensed.
In 2013-14 and 2014-15, teachers who have earned a satisfactory evaluation will move up one step on the pay scale.
Police in Ferguson have told residents to expect a grand jury decision on Sunday.
Authorities said today the package and others mailed by Florida State alumnus Myron May could contain a video and journals.
Critics characterized the president’s approach on immigration as amnesty
The newly elected Democrat acknowledges the end result will depend on negotiations with the General Assembly.
Bridge and street closures begin at 9 a.m.; 55 Port Authority bus routes will be affected.
A grand jury is deciding whether to charge officer Darren Wilson in the slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown in a St. Louis suburb.
The state closed 16 health centers, including those in Armstrong, Beaver, Greene, Somerset counties, and one of two in Westmoreland County.
The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS models.
A shipment of knives, swords, fireworks and electric-shock devices from China is seized by Israeli police.
The Taliban are staging almost daily attacks against the Afghan government and foreign targets in Kabul, the capital.
The Republican congressional leadership, fearing any stable period of GOP-majority governance may be doomed.
After a U.N. panel’s approval this week of a resolution condemning Pyongyang’s leadership, North Korea has countered with nuke test threats.
As China seeks to limit its carbon dioxide emissions by around 2030, it is setting a cap on coal consumption in 2020.
Official of defective airbag manufacturer equivocates to senators about the need for a nationwide recall.
Health and Human Services figures on Obamacare enrollment comingled health plan enrollment with an extra 380,000 people in dental plans.
She had a social worker’s empathy, a researcher’s analytic mind and a clinician’s ability to effectively diagnose and provide health care.
The winner of nine Tony Awards and one Oscar directed “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” “The Graduate," “Carnal Knowledge” and many more.
I fill the sink with hot, soapy water and begin my trip back through time, thinking of people who touched my life with cherished mementos.
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Preservation groups, meanwhile, are considering nominations of three Forbes Avenue buildings featuring the facades for historic status.
Fees from the company and an influx of drivers to the system are prompting some to re-evaluate their roles.
The surrounding communities along Lake Erie are trying to recover as yet another storm nears.
Students in the library described a chaotic scene where they heard shots, followed by students barricading themselves or taking cover.