MUNICH — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.
Counterfeit pills that look like oxycodone or other prescription opioids, but actually contain black market fentanyl, are causing deaths nationwide, according to a Drug Enforcement Administration report issued yesterday, which prominently features an Ohio bust.
After his B-17 was shot down just outside Berlin in a bombing raid during World War II, Raymond A. Capone Sr. was taken prisoner by the Germans and remained in captivity until the end of the war.
For the first time in more than half a century, the waiting room of the small doctor’s office at 514 Beltzhoover Ave. was about to be empty. George McCollum was seeing his last patient of the day and the final one of his medical career.
The inclusion of Fallingwater on the United Nations’ World Heritage List of significant cultural landmarks remains a bit of a cliffhanger.
WASHINGTON — In the biggest health care fraud case the Justice Department has ever brought, prosecutors charged on Friday that the owner of a network of Florida nursing facilities orchestrated an elaborate scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid of more than $1 billion over the last 14 years.
The dispute that led to the ouster of Temple's top two leaders in the last month is rooted in a merit scholarship program that grew too quickly and raised questions about how much aid not based on need a state-supported university should hand out.
LEHMAN, Pa. -- Despite criticism over his approval of $93 million in settlement payments to Jerry Sandusky's accusers, Philadelphia investment-fund manager Ira Lubert was elected chairman of Penn State board of trustees on Friday.
Curiosity, the NASA rover on Mars, can now fire at will.
Part of Pittsburgh’s industrial past was reborn Friday in a sleek new building on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University.
Starting today, middle and high school students in Pennsylvania can be criminally charged for hazing their peers, as new state regulations go into effect following several high-profile incidents at public schools.
Some state officials say they are willing help the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission with its debt problem, but first they has to find another source for the $450 million the turnpike now annually contributes to public transit.
CAIRO — Evidence gathered in an investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 in the Mediterranean Sea in May indicates that the plane most likely broke up in midair after a fire near or inside the cockpit that quickly overwhelmed the crew, according to Egyptian officials involved in the inquiry.
CLEVELAND - Donald Trump on Friday revived an unsubstantiated accusation that Sen. Ted Cruz’s father met with the man who killed president John F. Kennedy, swiftly casting aside the uncharacteristically restrained persona on display when he accepted the GOP presidential nomination one night before.
CLEVELAND — Donald Trump on Friday revived an unsubstantiated accusation that Sen. Ted Cruz’s father met with the man who killed president John F. Kennedy, swiftly casting aside the uncharacteristically restrained persona on display when he accepted the GOP presidential nomination one night before.
PHILADELPHIA — The stage is set.
ISTANBUL — A top Turkish official on Friday accused the United States of “standing up for savages” by not immediately handing over a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who the government claims orchestrated last week’s failed coup. Speaking in Washington, President Barack Obama said there was a legal process for extradition and encouraged Turkey to present evidence.
Chinese scientists are embarking on what appear to be the first human trials with the Crispr gene editing tool, the latest effort by the country’s researchers to master a technology that might someday be a potent tool in developing therapies worldwide.
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — The more than 2-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery.
Agreements for Iran to buy more than 200 jetliners from Boeing and Airbus, the most prominent commercial outcomes of the nuclear accord reached a year ago, face delays that could reduce or even unravel them, aviation lawyers and analysts said.
BATON ROUGE, La. — When protests erupted here over a black man’s killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge police Officer Matthew Gerald made a promise to an old friend who urged him to be careful.
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president.
Penn State trustees voted 34-0 this afternoon to elect Philadelphia businessman Ira M. Lubert as the university's board chairman.