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Why can’t police be judge, jury and executioner, just like individuals who have been given those rights under “stand your ground” laws?
UPMC is only concerned about how many Ben Franklins it can get.
It is not only in cancer care that these “facility charges” are being placed on bills for treatment in a doctor’s office.
Let us hope that someday all holidays may be celebrated not just for picnics and a day off but for the true meaning.
Just a quick note to tell you what a good time we had during our recent visit to Pittsburgh.
In fact, it’s just the opposite: America has less social mobility than most other advanced countries.
The Russia I know is Vladimir Malkin, Evgeni’s father, bringing me in for a hug before we’d even shared a word.
“Porkology,” no urban pathology. Race music sociology.
What are the terms and conditions demanded by those who lend billions and trillions to our profligate president and squandering Congress?
Would Russian President Vladimir Putin have lunged for Ukraine if he didn’t have such a clueless adversary?
Although Congress is rejecting it, the plan summarizes the president’s immediate economic agenda and distinguishes it from GOP priorities.
Bill Peduto has taken the mystery out of the mayor’s office by posting his daily schedule online.
A 15-yard penalty won't get to the problem behind the use of the 'n-word' on the professional football field. Try some enlightenment first.
For decades a small but elite group of anti-God propagandists have “spun” an alternate reality.
Just exactly how does another person’s sexual preference specifically threaten your everyday life?”
But as Benjamin Franklin famously observed: “The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.”
I believe that an employer that can pay its top executives millions has the ability to start making our needs a priority.
These establishments deserve monthly inspections.
Good talent will be lost due to these new processes.
Russia is the land of oligarchs, but we're getting catching up.
Hello, people … Obama didn’t invade Ukraine, Putin did.
Pennsylvania shouldn't tax people who help us in times of need.
The Corbett administration is taking steps to preserve food assistance that would have been choked off by the new federal farm bill.
The Chinese government’s difficulties with the Uighur minority in its western-most Xinjiang region seem to be increasing.
The military is studying several factors in an attempt to explain the increase in suicides.
Twenty-nine percent of respondents in a Kaiser Health News tracking poll Feb. 26 say they’ve been hurt by Obamacare.
Booster of Providence, R.I., sees lots of benefits to cooperation between his city, Pittsburgh and other smallish cities.
Key players for the expected Stanley Cup run already were here and know who they are.
Let's hope the pope recognizes that blind obedience to outmoded canon law will do nothing to stem the tide of Catholics leaving the church.
Bishop Zubik sounds understanding and caring for the diverse members of his flock, but I'm disappointed he commended the group Courage.
What kind of person is willing to allow hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians to go without affordable health care because of politics?
We must keep important wildlife decisions out of the hands of politicians.
A report on Pa. prisons should lead to recommendations that will reduce the influx of the seriously mentally ill into solitary confinement.
It is time to pay attention to our economy, education, health care and infrastructure.
Bank on Greater Pittsburgh is a program that wants to show residents of modest means how to access no-cost or low-cost financial services.
NATO’s governing body met Sunday to discuss Russia’s invasion of Crimea and its threat to take military action elsewhere in Ukraine.
The movie business remains a world of white men wearing blinkers.
California's Jerry Brown, a generation later, is a whole different type of governor.
Egypt’s latest step away from democratic rule is putting on trial three al-Jazeera journalists for covering opposition political figures.
When I’m not struggling through blizzards of frozen precip, I’m struggling through blizzards of inscrutable Important Tax Documents.
Highmark itself has been the principal architect of irrational reimbursements,
A proposal from two state lawmakers that could allow successful universities to secede from the State System of Higher Education is flawed.
I think we are the good guys and Vladimir Putin is a weasel, but good guys and bad guys all have their reasons.
As an administrator or principal, I have had thousands of hard-working black parents meet with me and my teachers and cry out for help.
The part of the equation consistently missing for the kids having the most trouble is involvement by the home.
What is happening in Ukraine is somewhat reminiscent of 1938 when Hitler demanded the Sudetenland where a large ethnic German population
Vladimir Putin appears to believe that Russia isn't bound to commonly accepted conventions.
President Obama calls on us to build better boys and repair broken men.
Count on the winning politician to be deeply indebted to the interests who funded him or her.
The truly greedy are employers who get the benefit of poverty-level labor but rely on taxpayers to supplement their workers’ income.