Fatal police-involved shooting in Easton

1 dead in police-involved shooting in Northampton County

One person is dead after a police chase ended in a shooting early Friday in Easton.

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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin finds a Democrat she can support

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin snubbed home state Republicans this year, instead endorsing an independent candidate for governor and his Democratic running mate for lieutenant governor.

Voting booth Nov 5

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Will last minute strength be enough for Dems?

Democrats in key Senate races are showing some strength in the final stretch of election season -- but it may not be enough to keep the chamber.

New White House fence jumper

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White House fence jumper quickly detained

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental health problems, and has been arrested in a previous security breach there, according to his father.

Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, barely made it onto the lawn be...

Will there be a Congressional changing of the guard

8th District Congressional candidates square off

Will there be a Congressional changing of the guard in Bucks County?

Reading Mayor, Vaughn Spencer

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Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.

John Brown

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Brown says he won't let council hold county hostage for 'political gain'

Northampton County's executive says county council members play politics when they protest his proposals.

Don Young Alaska high school remarks

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Congressman offends high school students

Rep. Don Young has never been known for mincing words, but his comments Tuesday regarding suicide to an Alaska high school took the "breath away" from his audience.

Obama gun shop display

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Utah gun shop stirs controversy with Obama display

A Utah gun shop is prominently displaying a target bearing a resemblance to both President Barack Obama and Osama Bin Laden, and the shop's owner said he hopes the message attached to the target will resonate with those who see it.

Chris Christie

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Labor chief: Christie's 'head in the sand'

Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Thursday panned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments that he's "tired" of the minimum wage debate.

"Chris Christie's got his head in the sand if he's getting tired about the minimum wage," Perez said according to Bloo...

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Commissioners propose seceding from Florida

Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.

Ottawa, Canada shooting

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Washington monitoring Canada shootings

Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously following the attacks at Canada's Parliament Hill.

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George

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Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq killings

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A jury in Washington convicts four former Blackwater security guards of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis seven years ago.

Alaska lawmaker's suicide remarks offend students

Don Young Alaska high school remarks

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Alaska Congressman Don Young took students' breath away during a recent visit to a Wasilla high school. But not for good reasons.

Bradlee had his feet firmly on the ground

Ben Bradlee interview

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee discusses what it was like to report the Watergate scandal.

American teens stopped on their way to Syria

Teens arrested on way to Syria

Three teenage girls from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists after the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.

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  • Concorde lands after last commercial flight

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    On this day: October 24

    The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

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IronPigs put their money where their snout is

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Last Saturday afternoon, three little pigs did not go to the market.

Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD football field for Andre Reed

J. Birney Crum Stadium
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

Teachers union head says ASD has too many administrators

Allentown School board
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The head of the Allentown teachers union criticized the school district for being top-heavy.

Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policy

Quakertown School Board meeting
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade.

 
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