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Horse Trail Ride, Walk raises $32K for Dreams Go On

HOLLIDAYSBURG –– The 15th annual Lehman Engineers Horse Trail Ride and Trail Walk was held Oct. 3 at Canoe Creek State Park to benefit Dreams Go On. Dreams Go On provides therapeutic horseback riding sessions to children and young adults in Blair County. Horseback riders were guided by ...

Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said. The action appeared to be retaliation for Athens’ assistance in the U.S. seizure of crude oil from an ...

NRA meets in TX, protest roils

HOUSTON — One by one, they took the stage at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention and denounced the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school across the state. And one by one, they insisted that changing U.S. gun laws or further restricting access to ...

WHO: Monkeypox spreads in over 20 nations

LONDON — The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as “containable” and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited ...

Daily Briefing

NATION California CA and New Zealand unite on climate fight SAN FRANCISCO — The leaders of California and New Zealand have signed a pledge agreeing to help fight climate change. California Gov. Gavin Newsom and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke about the partnership ...

Russian invasion expands East

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — Moscow-backed separatists pounded eastern Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region Friday, claiming the capture of a railway hub as concerns grew that besieged cities in the region would undergo the same horrors experienced by the people of Mariupol in the weeks leading up ...