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The Pittsburgh Planning Commission made the wrong decision when members voted in favor of a new requirement for housing developments.
Vladimir Putin acknowledged that Russia has not done enough to diversify its economy.
The conceit of “The Colbert Report” was that the host was an amiable dunce who disliked fact because of its “well-known liberal bias.”
He became the first jurist to pass judgment on the controversial side-stepping of Congress.
Short of barricading yourself indoors until spring, getting a flu shot is your best line of defense against the virus.
The PUC wants no-charge paper bills, Pittsburgh's eagles get a new camera, a Florida man is twice a Carnegie Hero.
The job is unpaid. The meetings are long and sometimes raucous. Public appreciation is nil. Yet the work is critically important.
The massacre of more than 130 children by Taliban fanatics was every bit the act of “depravity” that President Obama described.
President Barack Obama put an end Wednesday to five decades of failed American policy toward Cuba.
Christina Cassotis will be the new CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority,
University presidents leave their mark on virtually every matter on their campuses.
Philadelphia’s district attorney filed criminal charges against two Democratic legislators.
With the death of Angalifu the species is now five rhinos removed from extinction.
The Lima summit made progress, but the road ahead is still long and hot.
The government won't shut down but last-minute maneuvers revealed some of the sinkholes ahead.
Law enforcement agencies should exercise caution in using military-style equipment and tactics.
It’s a bit short-sighted to treat the moon as Earth’s very own cosmic attic
All of sudden UPMC decides to charge Highmark customers in-network rates
John Rush was found guilty of 11 charges and ought to get the maximum penalty.
Restaurant owners are refusing to swallow the county health department’s proposed A-B-C grading plan.
The demonstrations in Hong Kong against Beijing rule that played out for some 75 days have been brought to an end by Chinese authorities.
To say that Rolling Stone’s journalism was shoddy would be an understatement.
It was illegal for convicted felon Jody Lee Hunt to purchase a firearm, but he did so via the Internet from an unsuspecting seller.
Hertz told the county the underpayment was due to a computer error and has been fixed.
PSO director receives a papal invitation, late Officer Sciullo rates a floral tribute and Pittsburgh Police Chief McLay becomes official.
Fox News is revving up its annual war on the supposed “War on Christmas.” And the Ghost of Sparkle Season Past has arrived to lend a hand.
They need to develop and follow consistent guidelines for dealing with student offenses, on and off college grounds.
Higher parking rates on Pittsburgh streets is hardly good news, but it’s a financial necessity.
Political stirrings over President Robert G. Mugabe’s efforts to anoint a successor may plunge the nation of 13 million into deeper turmoil.
In many ways, the battle over The New Republic is emblematic of the struggles happening at other magazines and newspapers.
Americans can add torture to immigration, health care and other issues over which Congress breaks hopelessly along party lines.
The airport’s restaurants and shops had been a popular destination for locals before the terrorist attacks in 2001 brought restrictions.
We should try to raise the standard of living for the lower 40 percent on the income scale.
The hemlock’s foe is a formidable invasive species, an Asian insect called the hemlock adelgid.
It found multiple instances of unnecessary force on handcuffed, unarmed or mentally handicapped suspects.
The auditor general shouldn't have to sue to make public records public.
The continued captivity of scores of detainees at Guantanamo, without trial or an end-date to their confinement, is shameful.
The Peduto administration smartly shifted money in its proposed budget to buy body cameras for Pittsburgh police.
Employers were encouraged by Obamacare to offer wellness programs that gave workers incentives to embrace healthy habits.
President Obama’s nomination of this veteran defense official should put into position a competent chief of a large, unwieldy enterprise.
Councilwoman Darlene Harris’ desire for humane treatment of animals is commendable, but her call for an unwieldy ordinance is not.
A group of prominent business leaders formed a nonprofit organization to do something about a dismaying drug problem in the area.
The second coming of America’s space program began Friday morning with a test of the Orion spacecraft from Florida’s Cape Canaveral.
RMU's president gets a job with Rider, Penn State's Sandusky gets a ticket offer and Port Authority patrons get more buses to track.
Americans, black and white, have been stirred by recent fatal confrontations between citizens and police.
At the helm of Riverlife for most of its years has been Lisa Schroeder, its president and CEO, who is leaving for a job in Baltimore.
The U.S. Supreme Court must decide if threats made on social media are protected as free speech under the First Amendment.
Van services that supplement the Port Authority transit system will be able to continue for another year.
Growing violence and destruction have marked Libya’s collapse as a nation since the U.S. intervened in 2011.
Parks are special places, but each is special in its own way and ought to be judged accordingly when drilling is considered.