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  • 5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday: Published July 29, 2014

  • National Medal of Arts awarded to Houston favorite

    By Associated Press

    James Turrell, whose art works have become a familiar part of Houston's visual arts scene, has received the 2013 National Medal of Arts. Published July 29, 2014

  • AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids

    By ERIC TALMADGE - Associated Press

    Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one - and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children. Published July 29, 2014

  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR - Associated Press

    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency. Published July 29, 2014

  • Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

    By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ - Associated Press

    More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Published July 29, 2014

  • Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

    By LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN - Associated Press

    The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first lady's "crush" on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company. Published July 29, 2014

  • Veterans crisis center coming to Clarksburg

    By Associated Press

    The long delays for veterans seeking medical care at VA hospitals have prompted The American Legion to plan a short-term crisis center in Clarksburg. Published July 29, 2014

  • Gov. Haley urges Atlantic Beach to end Bikefest

    By BRUCE SMITH - Associated Press

    Gov. Nikki Haley urged the Atlantic Beach Town Council on Tuesday to end the town's annual biker festival and promised to work to help transform the tiny beachfront community into a family-friendly destination that tourists from across the nation will visit. Published July 29, 2014

  • Ex-radio host pleads guilty in child porn probe

    By Associated Press

    A former host at a popular Christian radio station in western Michigan has pleaded guilty in a child pornography investigation. Published July 29, 2014

  • Ga. health officials seek public input on spending

    By Associated Press

    Georgia health officials are looking for public input on spending. Published July 29, 2014

  • Singing River Health System closing 2 more clinics

    By Associated Press

    Singing River Health System says two primary care clinics in Gautier and D'Iberville will close Aug. 29. Published July 29, 2014

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas power, Gaza power plant, scores killed Published July 29, 2014

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'

    By FRAZIER MOORE - Associated Press

    "The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot. Poised between dream-state and tough reality, it exposes timeless truths while remaining as current as the next Israeli-Palestinian clash. Published July 29, 2014

  • St. Clair County OKs $7M medical marijuana plan

    By Associated Press

    A southwestern Illinois county has signed off on a planned $7-million medical marijuana venture near the town of Marissa. Published July 29, 2014

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