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PASSHE considers 'merging' some state colleges

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Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Barrett's ascent opens up a potential new era of rulings on abortion, gay marriage and the Affordable Care Act. Read more ...

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis elevated Gregory and 12 others in a surprise ceremony Sunday morning. Read more ...

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

WASHINGTON - Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans push for a final vote Monday, just... Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't infected - spokesman

Marc Short, who is known as VP Mike Pence's closest aide, has been infected with the coronavirus, Pence's spokesman has confirmed, adding that VP's own test came back negative... Read more ...

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung says Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing chairman of Samsung Electronics, has died. A Samsung statement says Lee died on Sunday with his family members... Read more ...

Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead likely out for season with COVID-19 complications

Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead likely out for season with COVID-19 complications

Ryquell Armstead is still battling serious complications from COVID-19. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that the Jaguars running back is not expected to return this... Read more ...