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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) grabs his helmet after throwing an incomplete pass into the end zone in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Reality overwhelms hope for Cowboys, last in woeful NFC East

Nov. 30, 2020 1:51 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In a season of so much uncertainty, the Dallas Cowboys can count on one thing: being alone in last place in the NFL's worst division going into Week 13. While the Cowboys will say there's still hope because no team in the NFC East will have more than one win than they do, the...

Pennsylvania expands virus app to school-age phone users

Nov. 30, 2020 12:58 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s two-month-old coronavirus exposure notification app can now be used by mobile phone users as young as 13 as health officials work to stop the virus' spread in schools around the state, officials said Monday. The app, named COVID AlertPa, had been limited to...

Ex-Lehigh University student admits to poisoning roommate

Nov. 30, 2020 12:16 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A former Lehigh University student on Monday admitted poisoning his roommate's food and drink with a heavy metal substance. Yukai Yang, 24, pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Under the terms of a plea agreement, the Northampton County District Attorney's Office will withdraw other...

Customer kills gunman during Philadelphia robbery attempt

Nov. 30, 2020 10:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A customer shot and killed an armed man during an attempted robbery at a restaurant, police said. The 53-year-old suspect entered the Wingstop eatery on Cottman Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Sunday, brandished a gun and demanded money from the employees, police said. The suspect pointed the...

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting

Nov. 30, 2020 12:31 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press. Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano had gone to the...

President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One. Trump is returning from Camp David. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claims

Nov. 30, 2020 12:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump clung to false notions Sunday that Joe Biden stole the presidential election, citing thousands of votes magically switched to the president-elect and poll watchers illegally barred on Election Day, neither of which happened. Even after his administration agreed to...

Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers (23) celebrates his rushing touchdown with Robert Woods (17) during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

The Latest: 49ers, Rams tied at 20 late

Nov. 29, 2020 6:59 PM EST

The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 6:55 p.m. Robbie Gould kicked a 44-yard field goal to pull San Francisco into a 20-all tie with the Los Angeles Rams with 3:11 left in the fourth quarter. The 49ers squandered a 17-3 lead in the second half. The Rams scored on a fumble return and then took a...

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting

Nov. 29, 2020 5:25 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press on Sunday. Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano had gone...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin celebrates as he walks off the field following a win over the Cincinnati Bengals during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Steelers optimistic but wary as COVID-19 rearranges schedule

Nov. 29, 2020 3:01 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't add any players to the team's expanding reserve/COVID-19 list on Sunday, but coach Mike Tomlin isn't exactly ready to say Tuesday night's rescheduled visit by Baltimore is a go. “I don’t know that I can say I’m confident of anything in...

Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Kelce walks the field during practice at the NFL football team's training facility, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, Pool)

Eagles center Jason Kelce set to make 100th straight start

Nov. 29, 2020 12:48 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Kelce wore a brace on his injured elbow and needed help from a teammate to buckle his chin strap. Pain wasn’t going to stop him from playing. It hardly ever does. The Philadelphia Eagles’ three-time All-Pro center will make his 100th consecutive start Monday night...