Francis addressed the problems of corruption, chaos and presidents who stay in office too long.
It’s time to clean up DTE’s Shenango plant
The March of Dimes has a goal of reducing the rate of preterm births in the United States.
The government’s system for identifying dangerous pathogens just isn’t working.
New York, New York, a helluva town. The rents are up, but the crime rate is down. The food is better than ever, and the cultural scene is
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Bison pose hazards and expenses for farmers in the West.
A state Senate bill would take Pennsylvania in the wrong direction on pollution targets.
The electorate should choose the state’s judges.
This is the time teams make their playoff push, says Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward, after a frustrating 39-30 loss to Seattle.
Anyone who fires at officers and civilians inside a Planned Parenthood office is engaging in terrorism, not civil disobedience.
To reduce carbon emissions to acceptable levels in the U.S., nuclear power must represent a larger share of the nation’s electricity supply.
The shooting of Laquan McDonald, 17, by Officer Jason Van Dyke was captured on the dashboard camera of one of the police cars at the scene.
Families in public housing continue to enjoy benefits even when their income substantially rises, which is unfair to those on waiting lists.
Whatever sympathy America had for Ahmed Mohamed has been extinguished, thanks to a shameless money grab by the teen’s family.
Our immigration policy is for the benefit of the people who are already here, legally. It’s not for the benefit of the would-be immigrants.
The attackers in Paris appear to be French and Belgian nationals, so how does this relate to Syrian refugees?
The military government of the occupied territories exerts great effort to make the land seem “unsettled” by Palestinians.
What kinds of health problems and climate problems will be prevalent for them in the future if we do nothing now to protect them?
The Steelers offense did its job Sunday at Seattle, but were let down by the team’s defense and some poor coaching decisions.
The more you see and hear of backup quarterback Landry Jones, the more you can tell this Steelers season has been a struggle.
The Vatican, which operates as a sovereign city-state within Italy, last week put on trial two journalists who publicized Vatican misdeeds.
In recent weeks, two major medical organizations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products all around us.
We cannot overlook the fact that cigarette taxes target the poor. Also, a higher tax would create a huge black market among smokers.
Americans, always suspicious of refugees, keep the golden door open just a crack.
It’s been nearly three weeks since Gov. Wolf and Republican leaders said they’d worked out a “framework” for the overdue 2015-16 budget.
Terrorism is an urgent global threat. The effects of human-made climate change are longer-term, but are no less dire.
Temporary inconvenience for permanent improvement. That old mantra should apply to the proposal that’s moving along for a 798-space garage.
I’m announcing a merger of my family with my cousins in Ireland. I will be shifting my tax liabilities.
Everyone must join the fight to defeat the killers who masquerade as believers, a Pittsburgh Muslim leader urges.
Genuflecting to power leads to things like the Catholic Church sex-abuse scandal.
Keystone State lawmakers are looking to keep more local governments from getting slaughtered. Other states should take notice.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is among those who picked up on Ms. Clinton’s finger-to-the-wind routine.
As a nation, we do a mediocre job of preparing for the day we stop working.
Excerpts from Ken Hohman’s book about delivering the Post-Gazette
Developing this block is critical to the Central North Side. It is, in fact, the gateway to my neighborhood.
Is the city creating another generation of segregation and quiet exclusion of selected citizens?
As long as institutions like UPMC pay workers too little to get by, we can’t say we’re on the path to end the racial divide in Pittsburgh.
We don’t want criminals to get away, but the severity of their crimes must be considered before more innocent lives are put in harm’s way.
Once again, natural gas drillers and their lobbyists in Pennsylvania have succeeded in getting the state Legislature to do their bidding.
The brainchild of Mike Diven from Brookline, Cubans will meet local boxers for friendly competition on the Clemente Bridge in July.
Outside criticism or questioning doesn’t do much to Mike Tomlin, who’s happy to be the Steelers coach, have great players and great owners.
America cannot win a war on terror until we resolve issues of racism at home.
Republican Gov. Meldrim Thomson Jr. of New Hampshire served up his devoutly conservative view of the world -- along with his own pancakes.
If you doubt that immigrants have made a contribution, sniff your way through the Strip District — home of some of the best eating anywhere.
Eighty-five people have died in state work zones over the past decade, many after being struck by a speeding vehicle.
The victory of Democrat John Bel Edwards over Republican David Vitter in Louisiana’s gubernatorial election poses a few intriguing thoughts.
I read the article in the Post-Gazette that said Mayor Bill Peduto is raising the minimum wage for city workers to $15 per hour.
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