Multi-car pileups claim 4 lives on icy Pennsylvania highways

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Several multi-car pileups — including one involving dozens of vehicles — in icy conditions on interstates in the Philadelphia area claimed at least four lives and injured dozens on Sunday as hundreds of crashes were reported across eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said.

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GOP field scrambles as RNC sets debate plan

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — As the leading GOP prospects for the White House ramp up their national outreach, Republicans unveiled plans Friday for a primary season aimed at keeping the nominee unscathed and ready to take on the Democratic candidate heading toward Election Day.

  • Written by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press

Police: Teen sweethearts blaze trail of crime across South

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Police say unless they surrender, the "outcome is not going to be good" for two teenage sweethearts who have blazed a trail of crime across the South, leaving in their wake a string of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks while stirring concern about their increasingly bold behavior.

  • Written by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press

Gay marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.

  • Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press