Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch in the first inning today against the Marlins.
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Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch in the first inning today against the Marlins.

Pirates rally, complete sweep of Marlins with sixth win in a row

Right-hander Gerrit Cole left the game in a two-run hole, but the Pirates bats sparked a 5-2 victory.

 The consent decrees between Highmark and UPMC set rules for the coverage of various patient groups.

UPMC, Highmark back in court over Medicare Advantage plan

An attorney for UPMC said the hearing was about whether UPMC would be found in contempt for a violation of the consent decree.

 Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum scored a surprising second-place finish in the race for the GOP presidential nomination four years ago.

Republican Rick Santorum launching second White House run

Spokesman Matt Beynon confirmed the former Pa. senator will enter the race at an event later in the day near his Butler County hometown.

 Workers clean up the Carnegie Science Center parking lot the morning after Kenny Chesney's 2013 concert at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh to close streets, increase police and EMS presence for Kenny Chesney concert

Pittsburgh is taking crowd control measures near Heinz Field after excess trash was left behind after concerts the past two years.

 Drew Zoldak, suspended as a teacher at Plum Senior High School, center, listens as his attorney, Alexander H. Lindsay Jr., right, speaks to the media following Mr. Zoldak's preliminary hearing this morning in Plum. At left is Mr. Zoldak's wife. He was held for trial on two counts of intimidating a victim in a sexual assault involving another teacher at the high school.

Plum high school teacher held for trial in sex case

Drew Zoldak, 40, is charged with intimidating one of his students, who is alleged to be the victim of sexual assault by another teacher.

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Hoping to look more like market, North Side food pantry starts crowdfunding drive

Looking to double the outreach, the Northside Community Food Pantry has gone out of its neighborhood and the web seeking donations.

Store employee, others charged with stealing 90 smartphones at Pittsburgh Mills

The three were arraigned on burglary and other charges and jailed after failing to post bond in connection with Monday night’s incident.



The Long Journey Home

A family photograph of Charles Johnston with Diana taken on an unknown date. On the back Diana wrote, "I am always thinking of you." He went missing when his B-24 bomber was shot down by the Japanese in New Guinea on April 10, 1944. It would take 70 years for his remains to be found and identified.
A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.


Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

On the Digs: Pittsburgh's Donut Man

Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's Donut Man.
The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

Explore our most recent entry on Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's longtime 'Donut Man.'

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FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

Hours later, Swiss prosecutors said they opened separate criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and ’22 World Cups.

Pitt, Penn State, WVU maintain satisfactory Academic Progress Rate

Pitt men’s basketball posted a 1,000, one of two men’s hoops teams in the ACC to achieve a perfect score.


Looking for extra car insurance discounts? All you have to do is ask

Roughly 4 in 5 motorists fail to ask their insurance company about qualifying for special discounts that insurers don’t automatically apply.

Chromos Eyewear founder donates free glasses to students

Eyewear entrepreneur Daniel Childs says his company will give back by donating glasses to students in Pittsburgh Public Schools.


Search a Western Pennsylvania theater to find 'Bigfoot'

Filmed in and around Ellwood City, with some Pittsburgh locations, “Bigfoot: The Movie” is turned loose this week.

Stage review: 'Saints Tour' draws visitors into a communion with Braddock

A guide leads a bus and walking “Tour,” melding fact and fiction to find a community’s saints in this Bricolage co-production.


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David Brooks: New-age immigration

Immigrants today are not like the immigrants of yesteryear.

Bad medicine: The county had no choice but to dump Corizon

It’s been obvious for a long time that the private health care company hired to run the jail’s infirmary has not been up to the task.


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