It is a major step in the massive operation to retake the Islamic State held city of Mosul.
Earlier this month, the man known on the wrestling circuit for his dives was found not competent to stand trial in a 1983 death.
PHILADELPHIA — Health officials say drug overdose deaths in Philadelphia surged to 900 in 2016, a 30 percent increase from the previous
By then, people as far away as the United Kingdom had seen the footage of Appalachian girl Katelyn Nicole Davis.
The party’s leaders faced crowds ranging in size from dozens to thousands of people, urging them to protest the push for repeal.
Much of the region remained under an ice storm warning on the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
There were 27,875 deaths in the first three quarters of last year, compared to 25,808 deaths in the same period in 2015.
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The move is a show of goodwill toward the government of longtime Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir.
In 2015, killings peaked at 104 per 100,000 residents, the highest rate for any nation not in open war that year.
Washington had encouraged Britain and France to move forward on a resolution that would sanction Damascus and the Islamic State group.
The Brookline-based Democrat says safety and specialized inmate services are good arguments for keeping the lockup open.
Dozens of countries urged both sides to “officially restate their commitment to the two-state solution.”
The president-elect declined to reveal specifics in the telephone interview late Saturday with The Washington Post.
Robert Rubinstein is likely to lead the agency, which has come under criticism for waiting nearly five years to make a permanent choice.
That’s the conclusion of a 104-page assessment of the freight industry released last month by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.
Wilkinsburg will be among communities nationwide to honor a legacy of peace and justice
Officials at CCAC said the ban applies both indoors and outdoors and covers use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
Despite the president’s personal achievement, the struggles for 38 million other people continues.
Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos, the nominee for education secretary, has spent millions to support charters and school choice.
Kalvin Stewart, 38, is charged with killing India Stewart, then trying to destroy evidence by torching his Jeep.
But Iraqi forces still face the formidable task of defeating Islamic State forces in the western section of Mosul.
Donald Trump talked tough on China during his presidential run, blaming the country for the loss of American jobs.
Russian government is trying to hold down expectations about a new relationship with the United States.
The trip exonerated Secretary of State John Kerry from the attacks on his war record opponents raised when he ran for president in 2004.
Jeff Jeans said that he only got health insurance because of Obamacare and wonders why Congress would repeal it without any new plan in
The rocket placed into orbit a group of Iridium Communications satellites that are more powerful than the original ones nearly 20 years
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The Pennsylvania governor has battled gridlock during his first two years and with Trump’s victory, help in D.C. will be scarce.
Joshua David Bellin’s new young adult novel “Scavenger of Souls” drops readers into a dystopian future.
Panel will look at policy that would halt redistricting within same neighborhoods twice within 7-year period.
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Broadway star Jennifer Holliday became the latest high-profile entertainer to back out as a performer in this week’s inauguration of Donald
In the weeks after entrance into World War II, local students joined a nationwide program to collect millions of books for USO libraries.
Two state officials said State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker told agency managers he believes the testing slows down the hiring process.
Father Michael Scanlan led the turnaround of a struggling college into today’s Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Dozens of members of Donald Trump’s team have ties to the late conservative Richard Mellon Scaife’s philanthropy.
Richard Mellon Scaife’s death resulted in a six-fold increase in the Allegheny Foundation’s assets and giving power.
At the helm of a conservative power center with many ties to Trump is a shy man with Braddock roots.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is calling it quits with the last show May 21 in Long Island, New York.
Kansas City, the site of Sunday’s Steelers playoff game, could get hit twice by ice.
SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket for the first time since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four
Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican’s White House victory.
John F. Kerry will spend his last hours in office negotiating a consensus document on how Israelis and Palestinians can live side by side.
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By a vote of 227-198, the House approved a budget blueprint that allows Republicans to obliterate major provisions of the health care law.
The dispute erupted Friday after a top House Republican demanded to question the director of the independent Office of Government Ethics.
Angola announced this week its first two cases of the virus.