Lynn Swann dives for a catch from Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw during Super Bowl X at the Orange Bowl in Miami.
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Lynn Swann dives for a catch from Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw during Super Bowl X at the Orange Bowl in Miami.

In 50 years, the Super Bowl has grown to epic proportions

As America’s biggest game turns a half century old, it shows no signs of slowing down.

 Inmates play bingo last month in the common area of SCI Greene’s Diversionary Treatment Unit, a 24-man block that houses the worst behaved of mentally ill prisoners at the highest-level penitentiary in Pennsylvania. Faces have been blurred to protect identities.

No Safe Harbor | Part II: Prisons cope with mental health

State struggles to address psychiatric needs of prisoners and help them transition to community living after they are released.

 Chicken of the Sea, which is owned by Thai Union Group Public Co.

Suits claim tuna firms set prices high

Are the ”big three” tuna companies working together to keep the price tag on tuna artificially high?

 Gov. Tom Wolf

Wolf calls for an ‘honest budget,’ tax increase

On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf will be in the unusual position of proposing a budget for next year while the current year’s remains incomplete.

 Halfway through the snowfall during the blizzard of 2016 on Saturday, Jan. 23, when 30 inches of snow fell on the city, Post-Gazette theater writer Sharon Eberson arrives near her hotel at 40th Street and Sixth Avenue after a 13-block walk.

Stranded in NYC for the blizzard of 2016

Museums, shopping and shows were ways of making the most of midtown Manhattan in the aftermath of a winter superstorm.

The Next Page: When the system is the crime

Charles Goldblum was wrongly convicted of murder 40 years ago, writes former PG staffer David Bear, who is editing a book on the case.

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 Daniel Crawford, left, a senior at Central Catholic High School, goes through the presentation with fellow students in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Meeting at Duquesne University on Saturday.

Young scientists display their ingenuity at Duquesne University

About 800 students presented projects Saturday at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition.

 Clarence Mason Miller Jr.

Obituary: Clarence Mason Miller Jr. / Doctor served U.S. overseas, at home

Dr. Miller first came to the Pittsburgh area in 1955 when he became the first chief pathologist at Sewickley Valley Hospital.


BIG Beer choices

In the new episode of "Beer Me" Mike Pound visits "Smallman Galley" in the Strip District.


Pittsburghers couldn’t get enough of the new Greater Pittsburgh Airport in 1952.

Read about it in "The Digs"

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North Korea launches rocket

The launch came about two hours after an eight-day launch window opened this morning and was condemned by the U.S. and its allies.

What people around the world mean when they say that they’re happy

Creating a definition of happiness that holds true for people around the world  is not as straightforward as it seems, researchers say.

Sports »

 Gene Baker made three pinch-hit appearances in the '60 World Series. In 1961, he became the first black man to manage an affiliated team when the Pirates hired him to pilot their Batavia, N.Y., farm club.

The Pittsburgh Pirates' Gene Baker quietly crossed baseball's color lines

In a 1963 game between the Pirates and Dodgers, Gene Baker became the first black coach to manage a game in major league baseball.

 Chris Brackett: “There has never been
 an animal die of CWD.”

Outdoor TV star Chris Brackett bucks conventional wisdom on fatal deer disease

In a recent interview, Brackett challenged the need for a urine scent ban and the widely accepted belief chronic wasting disease is fatal.

Does your passport have enough pages?

If all the pages are stamped or have visas on them before your passport expires, tough luck. You’ll have to get a new one.

Airlines reap profits and fliers get peanuts

The four biggest domestic carriers earned $22 billion in profits last year, a stunning turnaround after a decade of losses, and cutbacks.

Life »

 Instagram photos of a line of hijabs and abayas by Dolce & Gabbana.

Stylebook snapshot: Dolce & Gabbana's debut hijab and abaya collection sparks debate

While some are calling the luxurious modest coverings “important” and “great news for Muslim women,” others think the brand missed the mark.

 Bob Bearor, dressed as a French colonial officer of the French and Indian War, and his wife, Holly, walk an Indian trail outside Ticonderoga, N.Y., that was used during the war in this photo taken Feb. 13, 2003. Visitors to the Fort Necessity encampment in Fayette County next weekend may expect to see re-enactors in similar garb.

Shivering history at Fort Necessity

A first-time “winter encampment” at the national battlefield in Fayette County shows the hardships soldiers of various eras faced.

Opinion »

Welcome to the age of the commando

We like our wars to be fought out of sight and out of mind.

Cheating cadets: The state police faces a test of integrity

Allegations of a cheating scandal among cadets at Pennsylvania’s State Police Academy raise serious questions.

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