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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.
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.
A powerful ally has joined the effort to legalize ride-share services in Pennsylvania.
With time-wasting political theater by Congress, voters are invited to critique it on the strength of the plots.
One of the saddest anniversaries was remembered this past week — the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
A rallying trumpet of hope has sounded, not on climate change directly but a related problem.
In 1935 when Lillian Gobitas Klose was in seventh grade in Minersville, Pa., she refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
Americans are worried and angry about the new Islamic State, created by Sunni Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria.
When it comes to the treatment of animals, Pennsylvania has a shameful history.
The H.J. Heinz Co. was founded in Sharpsburg in 1869 and went on to become one of the world’s great food companies.
A deal between the Pittsburgh Penguins and local officials holds enormous potential for the Hill District.
The World Affairs Council was able to attract to Pittsburgh on Tuesday two senior experts on U.S.-Iranian relations.
“In God We Trust” has been the national motto since 1956.
Former Sen. George J. Mitchell reported that the university has complied fully with the terms it agreed to in a consent decree.
And NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has little credibility when he claims the NFL was unaware of the video.
The government is reeling from a growing Islamist militant insurgency and the spreading ebola epidemic.
President Obama can't find agreement on how to deal with Ukraine or the Islamic State.
The president should take a principled stand and enacts those reforms he can.
Everyone can benefit from government policies that encourage the eating of fresh food and more daily exercise.
The gist of Highmark’s complaint is that UPMC engages in “upcoding.”
Since the recession started America’s rich have continued to get richer and the incomes of the middle class and poor have continued to drop.
Dreadnoughtus schrani is believed to be the largest land-dwelling creature ever cataloged.
A key change House Bill 1773 would make is imposing time limits on keeping Act 47 status.
By constitutional tradition, a wall of separation is supposed to help believers and nonbelievers to the benefit of both.
An attacker picks on the wrong person, social media spread a wrong story and the county makes the right choice on restaurant grades.
Evolving demographics are forcing administrators to confront the question of how small is too small for a school and a school district.
The Affordable Care Act is doing precisely what it is designed to do: extend health care coverage to millions of lower-income Americans.
Use the Strip's terminal building to create more of the Strip
America's airlines need to give passengers a little space
Israel's decision to expand settlements again is a bad move
Cameron McLay is a respected veteran of the Madison, Wis., police department.
Violent protests in Pakistan led by a former sports star and a senior Muslim cleric are putting democratic, civilian rule there at risk.
Apple and its competitors should level with the public: There is no such thing as privacy in cyberspace.
To say that the records of Marcellus Shale well waste disposal are riddled with gaps doesn’t begin to describe the scale of the problem.
Under Medicare rules, certain freestanding clinics can be considered hospital-based facilities, letting clinics charge inpatient-type fees.
A trial program by county Human Services will allot $200 a month to 20 residents in group housing who would like to live on their own.
Hiring county park rangers would free up 45 to 50 police officers to assist communities that need help from the Allegheny County police.
If there’s a right time to take a stand on domestic violence and sexual assault, it’s now.
More protected lanes for bicyclists will help Pittsburgh promote an image and culture of public health and wellness.
Imagine how nerve-wracking it would be to wait a year or more for the promise of a permanent supply of clean water.
More than a parade, more than a picnic, if there’s one thing many American workers want today it’s a raise.
Have we truly learned from this slaughter in the natural world unparalleled in the nation’s history?
No one will know the impact of Gov. Corbett's health plan until it takes effect.
The foundations and a developer should come to terms on the August Wilson Center.
Here’s a headline that civic boosters don’t want to see in the Post-Gazette: “Pittsburgh Drivers at Bottom of Pile of Accidents.”
President Obama should be praised for careful strategizing on Ukraine and Syria.