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Pittsburghers need to know what will happen for them regarding charges after the split.
While criminals should not be coddled, solitary confinement is an affront to human rights and to liberties guaranteed by the Constitution.
How did America get from the more user-friendly police forces of yesteryear to the military-style, 21st-century version?
An internal LCB proposal to jack up the surcharge on wine and spirits provides one more strong argument for ending the state monopoly.
When I think about the Michael Brown case, I think about the fact that African-American women as mothers have to fear for their sons’ lives.
As an American Jew and a Zionist, I am sickened by some tasteless responses.
I am so annoyed with WJAS that I will never, ever dial into it again on any of my radios.
In a time when most stations just play rap and country or talk about sports, WJAS was unique.
If a particular radio format, be it talk or music, cannot interest people who are willing to advertise, the station must adapt.
Dining, history, architecture, shopping, art, theater, jazz, poetry, opera, fitness. Why not plan a few forays into Carnegie?
Justin Upton drove in five runs and B.J. a sixth while the Braves rolled to a fifth consecutive win and pushed the Pirates toward the plank.
This latest social media fad on behalf of Lou Gehrig’s disease is all wet.
He may have been outspoken and eccentric, but at least he was honest -- a trait found few and far between among politicians.
In addition to HR 2538, financial literacy education would go a long way in helping young people.
Humpty Dumpty states may never be put back together again.
There’s no pretense involved, just a realistic new course.
Ferguson shows that the SWAT mentality has gone too far.
Pittsburgh will bid goodbye today to the city’s own beloved grandmother, Sophie Masloff.
Why are some legislators treating Pittsburgh like an outcast when it comes to Act 47?
Ghana has been in recent years one of the few stars of African economic and political performance.
Pittsburgh should be ashamed of its lack of recruitment and retention of a more diverse police force.
As Scotland is debating its future, Ireland is debating its past.
The Transparent Airfares Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support.
Regarding Rob Rogers’ cartoon, it is no secret that Gaza is, in effect, the world’s largest “open-air prison.
Rob Rogers’ editorial cartoon captioned “Why do they hate us so much?” has generated an unusual large volume of responses in these pages.
The root of the problem in Philadelphia is the same as the main cause of school property tax hikes in Allegheny County.
The return of McCutchen and Cole expected to reinvigorate the Pirates pretty quickly ... in fact they will have to for playoff run.
Police antagonism toward innovative gang violence program points to ongoing concern with department’s attitude.
A new generation of ride-sharing companies have begun operating in Pittsburgh.
Old World deli finds new lease on life in Polish Hill, where more residents want local produce, vegan and gluten-free fare.
Far from being unpatriotic, these mergers with overseas corporations strengthen the U.S. economy.
The NCAA talked a good game on amateurism, but colleges can blame themselves for turning their sports into quasi-professional operations.
Andy Warhol was the kind of artist who knew how to stretch his 15 minutes of fame for all it was worth.
Egypt cannot broker a humanitarian cease-fire with any semblance of authority while refusing to answer for its own abuses.
How can Dan Simpson suggest that Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon add to the almost 5 million Palestinian refugees they have hosted since 1948?
The Muslim world and European allies become irate when Israel reacts militarily but stand by quietly as ISIS beheads Muslims and Christians.
One does not have to believe Israel hasn’t a right to exist or to defend itself from those who would wish its annihilation to ask questions.
One would think our elected leaders would take time off from living high on the proverbial hog to honor a general who was needlessly killed.
Grant Oliphant’s case for saving the August Wilson Center intact could not have been more eloquently or persuasively put.
We should all spend more time emulating them, rather than investigating or mocking them.
The president and Justice Department have proved to be stunning hypocrites regarding press freedom.
Let me share with you the Tale of the Wrong Number. Perhaps you can rescue a star-crossed couple.
Thank you to the Post-Gazette for starting a discussion of depression; now please continue the discussion regarding suicide.
The new tourism slogan is good, but there’s always room for tweaks.
It’s an odd election cycle when the Democrats have one and the Republicans don’t.
Pitt health law pioneer Nathan Hershey explains why he wishes to die and how the law will not allow it.
When it comes to public-private partnerships, so-called “P3s,” the old adage — let the buyer beware — needs to be updated.
With the Emerald Mine closure, workers will face the hardships of unemployment. They might find opportunities in the natural gas industry.
Politics is usually no laughing matter, but politicians were yucking it up Wednesday night.
It is causing too much harm with air and water contamination, sicknesses among humans and animals and destruction of communities.