Authorities scour vast farmland for 4 missing young men


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The search for four missing young Pennsylvania men feared to be the victims of foul play resumed Tuesday, a day after authorities arrested a man linked to a property that has become the focus of the investigation.

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US soldier arrested after pledging loyalty to Islamic State


HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty U.S. soldier was arrested on terrorism charges after authorities say he pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and said he wanted to "kill a bunch of people."

  • Written by By AUDREY McAVOY and LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

UN health agency: Measles has killed 35 children in Europe


LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says measles has killed 35 children in Europe in the last year, calling it an "unacceptable tragedy" that deaths are being caused by a vaccine-preventable disease.


Senate GOP leaders hope for health care vote next week


WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are hoping to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week, though internal rifts over divisive issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate in question.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and ERICA WERNER , Associated Press