Obama To Leave About 8,400 Troops In Afghanistan At Year-EndPresident Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. will leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan when he completes his term, down slightly from the current number but well up from the 5,500 he announced previously, arguing America's interests depend on helping Afghanistan's struggling government fight continuing threats from the Taliban and others.
Gov. Wolf Orders Flags At Half-Staff to Honor Orlando Shooting VictimsGovernor Tom Wolf has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex, Commonwealth facilities, and all public buildings and grounds in Pennsylvania lowered to half-staff.
'Heroin Havens:' Drug Shoot-Up Rooms Get Serious Look In U.S.Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the bathrooms of fast-food joints - because no one was around to save them when they overdosed.
Managing Mosquitoes Amid Zika Virus ConcernsThe mosquito that carries the Zika virus is a problem in Brazil.
Sunday Is National Oreo Cookie Day Sunday is National Oreo Cookie Day!
LIST: Best Places To Live In The United StatesA new list is ranking the best United States cities to live in.
Diplomats Aim For Temporary Syria Truce In A WeekU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says diplomats meeting in Munich have agreed to work with Syrian parties to implement a "nationwide cessation of hostilities."
Pennsylvania Gas Price Average Slips Below $2As gas prices drop lower, Pennsylvania has become the latest state to see its average dip below $2.
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $800 Million, Largest U.S. Prize EverThe Powerball jackpot, already the largest in the United States history, has been boosted yet again to a whopping $800 million.
Powerball Jackpot Soars To Record $800 MillionJust 12 hours after hitting a record $675 million, the Powerball jackpot has been boosted up to $700 million.
Pope Francis Arrives In U.S., Faces A Polarized CountryPope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his "church of the poor" to a rich and powerful nation polarized over economic inequality, immigration and equal justice.
U.S. Defeats China 1-0, Plays Germany In World Cup SemifinalsCarli Lloyd scored in the 51st minute, and the United States beat China 1-0 Friday night to reach a semifinal against Germany at the Women's World Cup.