Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

...United Nations, was so moved by Ibrahim's story that she cited her during a commencement address at the University of Pennsylvania this week."Binta is a Muslim. The three kids she saved are Christian. Tell me a more powerful rejection of Boko Haram's...
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Investigators unsure anything struck train

...from the Amtrak engineer to the railroad's dispatch center to say that something had struck the train.The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said it doesn't know what caused the damage to its train that night.Investigators have focused...
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Man arrested after flying drone near White House

...Leary said the drone, about the size of an iPad, was flying at about 100 feet over Lafayette Park, which is just across Pennsylvania Avenue from the north fence of the White House.Leary said the operator was detained and asked to land the device. He said...
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FBI hair analysis problems reveal limits of forensics

...criminal cases involving arson science have come under renewed scrutiny amid debunked fire investigations. Last year, a Pennsylvania judge threw out the conviction of a Korean immigrant who had spent 24 years in prison for his daughter's death.When subjective...
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Grand opening of Walter Soboleff Building kicks off Friday constraints, only ceremony leaders, journalists and some staff will be admitted. The audio will be carried outside on a PA system, though, and attendees with mobile devices may continue to watch online. The Sealaska parking lot will be reserved for...
Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers

...history to reach that number. ... In a nod to "Star Wars Day" - May 4, as in "May the 'Fourth' be with you" - the movie's theme song blared over the PA.___Follow Howard Fendrich on Twitter at
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Juneau to host state swim championships again

...ASAA's specific bid site expectations: a timing and scoring system, locker rooms, parking area, medical area, spectator area, PA system, coaches meetings, awards, restrooms, admission, handicap access, concessions and merchandise, power and internet...
Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn

...authorities then moved it off the Capitol lawn to a secure location.Hughes flew to Washington from the vicinity of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, which took about an hour, said Ben Montgomery, a reporter with the Tampa Bay Times. Montgomery said Hughes discussed...
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Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous? attention to pre-flight safety briefings, especially now that they can use electronic devices from gate to gate.Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who chairs the DOT committee, noted concern that the FAA does not factor in human panic...
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Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...experiencing memory difficulty needs to be checked by a doctor, said IOM panelist Dr. Jason Karlawish of the University of Pennsylvania. With Alzheimer's, nerve cells in the brain die. With normal cognitive aging, neurons don't die - they just don't...
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