Thought: Anyone can open the Bible daily. But the lives that are transformed are those who are meditating on it and obeying its words.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday walked back comments he made about discussions Trump had with his former personal attorney about a real estate project in Moscow during the presidential election campaign.
ATLANTA (AP) — A commemorative service for Martin Luther King Jr. that was nearly imperiled by the federal government shutdown was held Monday morning in Atlanta at a church called King’s “spiritual home.”
Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend.
Lawmakers marked the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with commemorative statements and memorial visits. But there appeared to be no movement on the shutdown front.
Strong river currents caused a dozen barges hauling coal to break loose from a tow boat, prompting the closure of major bridges crossing the Monongahela and Ohio rivers, at least one of which was struck, officials said.
A man and woman robbed the Sheetz store at 1978 Baltimore Pike near Lake Heritage Saturday about 3:30 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police, Gettysburg.
WALNUTPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died and another is missing after an early morning house fire and explosion in eastern Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia says city departments and agencies will be offering flexibility in bill payments to federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office.
BUNA, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a woman was stranded for two days after her 79-year-old husband was fatally swept away in a river after their amphibious all-terrain vehicle became stuck in the water.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police department says an officer ran over two people who were lying in a dark roadway to watch Sunday night’s lunar eclipse.
SAXTON — Tussey Mountain School District will move forward with negotiations to explore the possibility of becoming a member of the Bedford County Technical Center despite a close vote among board members Monday night.
APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women’s March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald Trump’s White House.
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Some people work a job their whole lives and it is nothing more than a job. When it is time to retire, they spend that time focusing on passion projects or hobbies. Other people have the privilege of finding a job that is their passion.
VFW Post 2088 in Everett meets on the first Friday at 7:30 p.m. of every month. All war veterans are invited to join the unit. For more information, call 652-2411. The canteen is open seven days a week, starting at noon.
Winter storms moving across the state brought less precipitation than expected in some areas but the Pennsylvania Department of Health urges residents to be prepared for the cold wind chills expected throughout today.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he’s now a published poet.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to end Britain’s Brexit stalemate appeared deadlocked, with neither May nor Britain’s opposition leader shifting from their entrenched positions.
With winter storm “Harper” expected to bring as much as 10 inches of snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state this weekend, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a state of emergency declaration Friday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll make a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to assure opponents of abortion rights on Friday that he stands with them and would veto any legislation from a Democratic-controlled House that “weakens the protection of human life.”
The program that provides what used to be called “food stamps” is alerting beneficiaries that while they may have received their February benefits early on their electronic benefits cards, they should be sure to carefully budget those funds.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate stayed the same in December, at close to a two-decade low, although payrolls still jumped to a new record high.
LATROBE (AP) — Officials say a constable used the threat of non-existent arrest warrants and other court matters to scam money from people, telling them he could take care of their issues for a fee.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Newly inaugurated state attorneys general said they plan to continue investigations of clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic church as thousands of victims reach out to state hotlines and online systems to report past abuse.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Early on Dec. 24, Rhonda and Brad Bender of Yankton got a knock on the door and news of a terrible accident involving their daughter, Brooklyn Bender. This was not the Christmas they wanted. But in the end, with their help, their daughter may have given the greatest Chri…
Buses will travel from central Pennsylvania to the 46th Annual March for Life on Jan. 18. Buses will pick up riders for the one-day trip at 7 a.m. at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church in Altoona, 7:20 a.m. at St. Mary Church in Hollidaysburg and 7:30 a.m. at the Walmart in East Freedom. …
NEW YORK (AP) — Former CBS CEO Les Moonves is fighting the company’s decision to deny his $120 million severance package following his firing over sexual misconduct allegations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gymboree has filed for bankruptcy protection for a second time in as many years, but this time the children’s clothing retailer will begin winding down operations for good.