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The Freeh report, commissioned by Penn State, concluded that school leaders concealed information related to the assaults.
The end of quantitative easing announced by the Federal Reserve Bank has prompted discussion of its efficacy in improving the economy.
It’s no exaggeration to say that the free speech movement at American universities began at the University of California Berkeley.
Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin was convicted of six counts of misusing state resources in her 2003 and 2009 election campaigns.
The rout of the United States in the annual United Nations vote on sanctions against Cuba was worse this year than last.
As an energy company, Chevron Corp. and its employees rely daily on a knowledge of math and science to find success
U.S. Attorney David Hickton and an FBI task force took an important step toward improving Homewood last week.
Brazil completed the second round of its presidential election Sunday, approving incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a second four-year term.
Maya Henry is the city’s first nighttime economy manager, but that doesn’t mean she’s the chief party animal.
And it's time to say good riddance to the system of electing judges in Pennsylvania.
It's a promising development, but Ukraine remains in dire straits.
The great American Olympian remains in his honored place.
After WVU’s upset win over Baylor two Saturdays ago celebrations degenerated into melees.
At the rate this region is sprouting film studios, Hollywood is in danger of developing a Pittsburgh accent.
A Texas law temporarily blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court is just one of the recent attacks on reproductive freedom across the nation.
Pennsylvanians have a strong interest in government transparency. The problem is the Corbett administration apparently doesn’t think so.
Janet Yellen’s speech Oct. 17 on economic inequality didn’t rattle the stock exchanges, but it should have caught everyone else’s attention.
The Pens pay tribute to Canada, Nazis could lose Social Security, preservationists try to save Pittsburgh.
The highway that runs from the North Shore through the Allegheny Valley has been a work in progress for ages.
Bosnia-Herzegovina recently held national elections, still smothered by the political superstructure placed on it by the 1995 Dayton accord.
Two unexpected attacks near Montreal and in Ottawa brought Middle Eastern developments and Canada’s role in them to the fore for Canadians.
The 12th Congressional District winds its way across six counties.
After defaulting on its mortgage last year, the August Wilson Center underwent the institutional equivalent of flat-lining.
The Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program has done a lot of good
Democratic state Rep. Jake Wheatley is being challenged by school board member Mark Brentley Sr., running as an independent.
Pittsburgh benefited from the visit of Ebrahim Rasool, who is completing four years of assignment to the U.S. after a career at home.
Justice Seamus McCaffery has been suspended for some of the strangest, most unprofessional conduct alleged against Pa.’s highest court.
Security Council reform is a political minefield that no one wants to walk through during U.N. sessions.
According to a poll at Gawker.com, “Pittsburgh officially has the ugliest accent in America.”
With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division.
Those who disagree with the St. Vincent College professor won’t find an equally capable opponent in Democrat Lisa Stout-Bashioum.
Indonesia yesterday inaugurated a new president, Joko Widodo, who has a humble background.
Neighbors are calling it a comedy of errors, but there is nothing funny about the reconstruction of a section of Penn Avenue in Garfield.
State Rep. Marc Gergely says he doesn’t want to be a lifer in the Legislature, but he does want another term.
A merger of bills targeting abusive teachers and staff is a rare case of bipartisan common sense in the often fractious General Assembly.
The end of legislative sessions can bring a rush to bad judgment and Harrisburg has served up a stunning example.
It’s been three years since Pittsburgh City Council averted a state takeover of the city’s pension plan.
Every Oct. 13 since 1985, Pirates fans have gathered at the old Forbes Field wall to listen to a replay of the 1960 World Series.
The Port Authority is making progress on its real-time bus tracking system, but it’s been slow.
Voters chose Evo Morales for a third five-year term, reflecting the economic success of the country under his leadership.
It’s state Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery’s turn to resign.
The Israelis are behaving as if they can disregard world opinion.
Conservative members of Congress may not be ready to acknowledge the reality of climate change.
A series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races in the Nov. 4 election.
The Ebola virus has proved a tough opponent even for the expertise of the American health system.
Turkey’s problems are jeopardizing its chance to play a useful role in the Middle East and in the Western-Muslim interaction in the world.
Voters in the 33rd House District have a tough choice on Nov. 4 — stick with a smart, senior lawmaker or take a chance on a newcomer.
The people of Allegheny County now know how many trains carry volatile crude oil through their communities. The numbers aren’t comforting.
His Republican challenger this year gives voters no reason to make a change now.
The proposed construction near Consol center has raised the specter that eventually there won’t be enough parking spaces in the