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Pope Francis delivers his message on the occasion of his weekly general audience in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
October 12, 2018 - 7:15 am
By David Crary and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock. Wuerl, who turns 78 in November...
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Rachel Kurland
October 10, 2018 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning on retiring soon, the best place to be is apparently not very far from home. U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its list of the 2019 Best Places to Retire in the U.S., and Lancaster placed No. 1. The rankings are based on measurements of...
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Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus.
Ronald Smith for AP
September 17, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A startled camel started bucking during a circus when a child apparently threw a shovel at its feet, injuring six children and an adult and causing frightened circusgoers to flee the arena. Two children and an adult were riding the camel during an intermission at the Shrine Circus...
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In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis following a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
AP Photo/David Goldman, File
August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it...
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The Philadelphia Eagles line up against the Pittsburgh Steelers int the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field in their pre-season game on Aug. 9, 2018
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Eric Walter
August 10, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NFL is investigating whether the Pittsburgh Steelers used an underinflated football in their win against the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason opener on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field. The NFL on Friday released a statement saying the ball was "...
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2018 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at the soon-to-close Art Institute of Philadelphia are deciding where they'll study this fall — and some area schools are offering to fill the void. With the Art Institute of Philadelphia shutting its doors at the end of August, more than 1,000 students have...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park.
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July 07, 2018 - 7:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Williams, Scott Kingery and Jorge Alfaro drove in runs on consecutive at-bats in the seventh inning to help Philadelphia beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Saturday and extend the first-place Phillies' winning streak to six games. With two outs in the seventh, Williams sent a...
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 In this June 22, 2018, file photo, demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of Antwon Rose Jr. cross the Roberto Clemente Bridge during an evening rush hour march that began in downtown Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
July 01, 2018 - 11:17 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors student, young black people swarmed the East Pittsburgh police station. Over the next several days, outraged protesters took over thoroughfares, disrupted rush hour...
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Official portrait of federal judge Thomas Hardiman
Roy Engelbrecht via U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Cherri Gregg
June 28, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump has said his pick to replace soon to-be-retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will come from a list of about 25 people. A Pennsylvania federal judge is on the short list for the second time. Based in Pittsburgh, Judge Thomas Hardiman has...
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Protests in Pittsburgh, PA following fatal shooting of Antwon Rose, an unarmed black 17-year-old.
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY NETWORK
June 26, 2018 - 12:17 pm
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- In his teenage mind, Antwon Rose II wrestled with thoughts of hope, fear and uncertainty about growing up black in America. After a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot the unarmed 17-year-old as he ran from police last week, his family released a poem Antwon had...
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