AP: World Health Organization Report Says Animals The Likely Source Of COVID-19A new report obtained by the Associated Press is detailing where experts believe the spread of COVID-19 began.
AP: Posts To Private Pittsburgh-Area Police Facebook Group Show Hostility, HateIn a private Facebook group called the Pittsburgh Area Police Breakroom, many current and retired officers spent the year criticizing chiefs that took a knee or officers who marched with Black Lives Matter protesters, who they called “terrorists” or “thugs.”
Pennsylvania Spent $35M On Plastic Face Shields In Early '20A tally by The Associated Press shows that nearly a third of the $110 million that Pennsylvania spent on personal protective equipment and ventilators in the early months of the pandemic went toward face shields.
Bill Cosby To Settle Defamation Suits Filed By Seven WomenA spokesman says that Bill Cosby's insurer authorized a settlement of defamation lawsuits against him and that the comedian did not personally sign off on them.
NOT REAL NEWS: A Look At What Didn't Happen This WeekA roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.
Deadliest Attack In A Year Kills 115 In BaghdadA devastating truck bombing on a bustling commercial street in downtown Baghdad killed 115 people early Sunday.
Report: More Than 100 Pennsylvania Water Systems Topped Lead LimitAn Associated Press analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data shows more than 100 water systems serving nearly 50,000 Pennsylvania residents have exceeded the federal lead standard at least once in the past three years.
Official: 6th Person Arrested In Belgium Over AttacksBelgian authorities have detained a total of six people suspected of ties to the Brussels bombings, including the last known fugitive of last year's Paris attacks and a Swedish fighter linked to the French massacre.
Key Paris Attacks Suspect Seized In Belgium, Officials SayA fugitive suspect in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks was arrested in Belgium on Friday, French police officials said, after a raid Belgian authorities said was linked to the deadly March 22 Brussels bombings.
Court Documents Show Bill Cosby Admitted To Giving Drugs To 1 WomanBill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
Judge Dismisses Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray RiceA judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.
Investigator: NFL Should Have Sought More Info In Rice CaseA former FBI director hired to look into how the NFL pursued evidence in the Ray Rice abuse case says the league should have investigated more thoroughly before it initially punished the player.
AP Source: Rice Video Was Addressed To NFL Security ChiefThe video of Ray Rice punching his fiancée inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April, a law enforcement official says.
Source Says Ray Rice Video Sent To NFL Three Months AgoA law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.
Pirates Determined To Make 2013 Dawn Of New EraPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) -- In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word "fluke," they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.