Republican archconservatives should remember that Reagan got things done because he understood how to compromise.
The president must make plain that the U.S. will not tolerate the illegal detainment of an innocent journalist.
The U.S. should encourage President Erdogan to reach out to his political rivals and cool things down.
Handing out honorary degrees turns out to be a risky business. Perhaps they should be awarded posthumously.
Putin may be trying to bait the U.S. into entering the war in Syria. It’s not worth it.
The U.S. has no business sending more troops to Afghanistan
Diana Rubens and Kimberly Graves should be fired immediately and barred from ever holding another federal position.
We must have a Supreme Court that stands up for working people.
The play of Mike Vick wasn’t why the Steelers won at San Diego, but his late heroics were enough to outdo the Chargers’ veteran quarterback.
A swarming, attacking, menacing defensive operation enabled the balky offense to finally deliver the Steelers’ third win this season.
Poet Gerald Stern has a wealth of both achievements and worthy anecdotes to tell.
Dogs and their people enjoy Enright Park, which has zoning changes pending.
In Chechnya, the Russian president laid waste to all opposition and put in place a brutal dictator.
Nuclear power will help the commonwealth meet new EPA emission standards.
With a 7 percent reduction in the incidence of health care-associated infections in 2014, our efforts are paying off.
Sen. Cruz is counting on white nonvoters to get back to the polls and help him to the top.
Three decades of misguided tough-on-crime policies have created a mammoth U.S. prison system.
Jim Withers is one of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes for 2015; Pittsburghers can vote for him to receive a prize of $100,000 to further his work.
Researchers reported they have recovered the genome of a 4,500-year-old human skeleton in a tropical region, once thought to be impossible.
The millions of guns in our country, and the thousands of victims, belie either regulation or a militia..
Our governor represents this state much more accurately than anyone in the gerrymandered Pennsylvania House or Senate.
Most of these cases have little or nothing to do with Medicare Fraud Strike Forces.
Medical personnel don’t seem to hesitate to prescribe opiate-based meds, even though there appears to be a drug addiction epidemic.
There’s plenty of reasons we’re better off with the Pirates’ early demise.
Polarizing political era may not be new, but it sure feels bad.
The state’s GOP congressional delegation and senators voted against Superstorm Sandy aid; now even die-hard Tea Partiers want storm relief.
Kevin McCarthy, Paul Ryan and other Republicans have problems of their own making.
Jennifer Graham expresses her conviction that “it is possible to accept and encourage women without glorifying obesity” (Oct. 1 column).
The presidential candidates and members of Congress now must stake their ground.
Congress is quietly killing one of the best ideas in government.
The crisis in the House, with its inability to agree on a speaker, calls into question Congress’ ability to function amid sharp divisions.
Six thousand drug offenders will be released from federal prisons between Oct. 30 and Nov. 2 because of new sentencing guidelines.
In only its first month of operation, Pennsylvania’s online voter registration system is a hit.
Many from Pittsburgh aren’t waiting for the Legislature to correct the property tax system.
The Russians are dealing with realities while the West clings to goals that cannot be realized.
Even a little bit of extra income seems to improve the prospects of children living in poverty.
Porter Airlines is promoting Pittsburgh as a tourist destination up north. Who knew?
Using PLAs to discriminate against those in the construction workforce who choose not to belong to a union make labor shortages worse.
Would PG columnist Jack Kelly really prefer to rely for his cancer treatment on drugs that have not been tested for effectiveness?
Imagine how much healthier we, as a nation, could be if an extra 20 minutes (during the workday) were taken to improve our health.
Joel Tarr and his wife stood with out-of-town friends on the overlook, enjoying the magnificent sights when black smoke got in the way.
Residents want to make sure Panther Hollow doesn’t go from a quiet, hear-the-birds-chirp kind of neighborhood to bus thoroughfare overnight.
An elected nonpolitician can hire top experts.
With new coach Pat Narduzzi in charge, the Panthers aren’t the same team that has often blown late leads and found ways to lose.
The Steelers are in San Diego to play the Chargers, and it might be their last trip there for a while.
The current Major League Baseball wild-card format, which adds a second team, continues to prove itself unfair to fans and players alike.
I was riding on the school bus when these Hall of Famers made baseball history, but their achievements were captured on film.
Thanks to a new contract, compensation and benefits for security guards in Downtown’s largest buildings will improve.
Tu Youyou, 84, a Chinese scientist who applied remedies from traditional medicine to malaria, was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine.
The article about Pennsylvania’s first milk bank is a reminder that there are many acts of altruism and giving that are simple.