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It’s not about achieving perfection; it’s about seeing real progress
There are various interpretations of what Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
There’s been some buzz lately on the subject of cat-calling. It caught my attention because I have a cat.
District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. is confronted with a choice: retry the East Liberty man on the remaining charges or cut bait.
Terrance Hayes is living the kind of life other poets would hesitate to dream.
Sen. Coburn is one of the few senators or congressmen who possess the integrity to perform their jobs for the benefit of the public.
The gates of hell are opening before our eyes, and we are only troubled by using the name of God in the event it might repulse someone.
The eight members of council who voted against the ill-advised “In God We Trust” proposal distinguished themselves by displaying integrity.
I wonder if he would be in favor of separating from Great Britain.
Our church’s archives safeguard numerous original records documenting significant events in the life of this important Pittsburgh family.
President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail the rebels in Iraq and elsewhere will not be solved with airstrikes.
Some hunters want to go too far in the field with their firepower.
A win Wednesday night against Boston marked the 49th consecutive game in which the Pirates had a least one extra-base hit.
It comes as no surprise that one in five patients is being readmitted to the hospital within a 30-day period after being discharged.
Water problems are caused by faulty wells, which need to be better regulated.
The Scots are more likely to vote with their heads than their hearts.
Small steps toward a living wage aren’t enough for low-paid workers like me.
Nation-states are decaying all over the world as globalization takes its toll.
In March 2012, two Ethiopian children came to this country to begin a new life, but what they got was sickening abuse and deprivation.
It is difficult to identify which U.S. interests in Yemen require America to be involved there or Americans to care.
Eight Catholic high schools in the Pittsburgh region have made an elite national list of high performers.
Your editorial “Say No, Scotland” (Sept. 15) misunderstands the drive for Scottish independence.
The president should focus on China, India, Russia, Germany — not Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, the world equivalent of double-A baseball.
Rather than putting up more slogans supporting a belief and trust in superstition, we should take them down where they already are.
The phrase “In God We Trust” was not intended by our Founding Fathers to be the national motto.
In every other city, people pay when they get on and leave by the back door.
It’s an issue of courtesy and safety, but people seem to be too lazy or preoccupied to use them.
The considerable time, effort and funding put forth have resulted in a considerable enhancement of our city’s aesthetics.
Kicking the political football is all the rage.
A thinking politician would brand Pennsylvania, or Penn’s Woods, as a “classic” place to hunt without the use of these weapons.
There should be a medical emergency force ready to fight outbreaks like Ebola.
They need our help, yet many would-be allies carp about their own issues.
At the top of the to-do-but-not-done list is pension reform.
Clearly, testing had gotten out of hand in the district, which is to be congratulated for listening to critics and responding.
Consumers of these organizations’ reports have a right to demand that they reveal who gives them money, how much and for what purpose.
They help both taxpayers and workers, as well local hotels, restaurants, rental car companies and other businesses.
I’m a hunter and I don’t want to be out in the fields with people who carry these rapid-fire weapons.
This will affect hundreds of thousands of Americans and it must be closed.
When it comes to corporal punishment, the culture of violence starts at home.
Pirates GM Neal Huntington admits Russell Martin's pricetag likely will be in a financial area the Pirates do not wish to go.
The get-rich-quick town is going broke … again
He used his popularity to give back to so many others through his foundations and charitable endeavors.
The sturdy building, where theater owners saw previews of films, was vacant for years. Saved and restored, it’s filled with new businesses.
The desire of many in Scotland to separate from the United Kingdom affects much more than economics. It’s a matter of ethnic pride.
Scots should not take the uncertain, risky path to independence.
The URA gave two developers three months to work together on a plan for the historic produce terminal.
Joe Wos recently announced that he is stepping down as the ToonSeum’s executive director to pursue his first love — cartooning.
I do not find the words “In God We Trust” to be unaccepting or unwelcoming.
Just the latest example is his support of the Citizens United court decision that undermines our democracy.
Tom Wolf’s message is that we should tax the oil and gas industry to help fund our schools.