Not since 1856 has Iran started a war. For two millennia, Iran’s lands have been subject to invasions.
I was horrified to see the photos accompanying Brian O’Neill’s June 15 column about a local band couch surfing across the country.
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams — men whose intense friendship seems more remarkable and reassuring than ever before in this bizarre year.
History is unlikely to be kind to British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Voters rejected fear for a welcome revival of nationhood.
The Wilkinsburg massacre generated national attention because of the savagery of the assault.
The revelation that malnutrition features more prominently among low-income Americans of certain races is deeply worrying.
Globalization, with trade agreements negotiated by and for multinational corporations, has been devastating to ordinary workers.
The Supreme Court’s nondecision means immigration reform is needed now.
Ceramic artist Christian Morris making a conversational map of the Strip District for exhibit at Society for Contemporary Craft.
The National Rifle Association offers shooting safety courses at nearly all local gun clubs.
County council voted to participate in a land bank organized by the Steel Rivers and Turtle Creek Valley councils of government.
In our 135-mile corridor live 6.7 million people, comparable to Europe’s busiest corridors with fast, frequent passenger trains.
There is ample evidence that the HPV vaccine is safe and effective. This initiative has the potential to save many lives.
The baby boomers have betrayed my generation by tearing us from Europe.
This is a historic year of experts ignored, conventions upended and establishments reordered.
The instant effect of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union has been a seismic shock to Britain, the EU and globalization itself.
I am afraid that Brexit’s success at the polls is a harbinger of bad things to come both in Europe and in the United States.
This past February, I had an abortion at 22 weeks after an ultrasound revealed our baby’s severe fetal anomalies.
The Allegheny County Health Department must adopt four principles in cracking down on polluters.
The administration tries to obscure ISIS role.
The effort to bring Wi-Fi to East Liberty is a great initiative to bridge the digital divide for many students in the neighborhood.
Government investment in innovation propels U.S. success.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is right to preserve class actions for small claims.
Pittsburgh residents shared George Armstrong Custer famous Last Stand at the 140-year-old Battle of Little Bighorn writes Michael Hasch.
There’s a lot more to it than whether we should have the right to end our lives.
The perspective depicted by Ms. Bell was not racist in nature but a true portrait of what is occurring in our inner cities today.
I always liked Wendy Bell, but in the court of public Twitter and Facebook, she doesn’t have a chance.
It’s time again for Gun Talk with your host, the Glib Sociopath
They are hiding behind the super PAC Freedom Partners Action Fund, which is sponsoring negative advertisements against Katie McGinty.
The Democratic coalition is sturdier than the GOP.
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Last Sunday, more than 200 people of different faiths broke fast together during the Islamic month of Ramadan.
The mission of modern liberalism is to patch the fraying safety net with yet more programs and entitlements.
Unfortunately for the veteran legislator, his constituents noticed they had been reduced to being the Fattah family’s personal piggy bank.
It turns out that every 17 years is a pretty good time to take the measure of a life.
The good news is that coffee is no longer considered carcinogenic. The bad news is that it can be if you drink it too hot.
Love your neighbors and don’t blame them for the acts of people not like them.
As a constituent of U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, I hope he has the courage and wisdom to assert the talent and intellectual gifts with which he
Should we trust Trump to make those decisions with the fate of our country?
The standards for what constitutes plagiarism are not the same.
Should Wendy Bell have been fired?
His irrational attempt to prevent Harriet Tubman from being honored on the $20 is a transparent act of an authentic racist.
We need better ways to identify, help and prevent unbalanced people from obtaining guns.
The only response that House Speaker Paul Ryan could muster to the rebellion was to release the House early for its Fourth of July holiday.
Aquaponics, which will be a billion-dollar agricultural industry by 2020.
Employers need clear, consistent social-media policies.
With muddled beliefs of his own, he denigrates those of others.
Lead permanently damages the developing brains of infants and toddlers.
Pittsburgh Transportation Group is phasing out its Yellow Cab service in favor of zTrip, its Uber- and Lyft-like ride-share app.