Syria stands out not only for the carnage involved but also for the level of international involvement in it.
Pennsylvania has a five-month extension to begin developing and issuing new driver’s licenses that conform to post-9/11 security measures.
In the waning hours of his presidency, Barack Obama approved a bombing attack against so-called Islamic State forces in Libya.
A recent report from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission predicts a 40 percent jump in regional freight traffic by 2040.
A financial dispute between the Duquesne and West Mifflin school districts has cast collaboration in an unfavorable light.
President Donald Trump’s vow to “make America great again” was a message of hope to small and midsize towns across America.
The person overseeing the city’s development should not solicit political contributions from developers. There is no gray area here.
But more training isn’t all that retail employees need. They need the opportunity to earn higher wages, too.
Donald J. Trump succeeded Barack H. Obama as president of the United States in an age-old ceremony on the steps of the Capitol.
The Secret Service certainly sharpened its teeth protecting President Barack Obama, given the many threats posed against him.
The Penguins’ project in the Lower Hill District was dealt a blow when U.S. Steel backed out of plans to relocate its headquarters there.
Why should the rest of the world care about Gambia?
Prime Minister Theresa May stated on Tuesday her intentions for the nature of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
While it is not easy to feel sympathy for those convicted of sex crimes, their legal rights must be respected like everyone else’s.
Xi Jinping’s presence was seen by some as an acknowledgement of concern about the impact that trade wars would have on the Chinese economy.
Two professors at the University of Pittsburgh have begun updating a database to track the smuggling of nuclear material.
Officials of some 70 countries and organizations gathered, but neither the Israeli government nor the Palestinian Authority attended.
The Pennsylvania State Police have discontinued the use of lie-detector tests for recruits, saying it bogs down the screening process.
The students bring a diversity of skills to cases that petered out of leads or time forgot.
The research will have special implications for advanced manufacturing, an area in which Pittsburgh continues to distinguish itself.
The question now is whether the incoming Trump administration will continue to keep the United States on the hook in Iraq.
Many seniors will require nursing home care at some point in their lives, and the quality of that care is a great concern to family members.
Perhaps the most disquieting part about a new report on the Pittsburgh Public Schools is that so much of it is so familiar.
The clamor over the cost of Mylan’s EpiPen has generated a a notable development in the health care market.
The addition of a dog park Downtown is yet another sign of Pittsburgh keeping up with the times, even if a few years behind the curve.
True Performance intends to better track patient care and better reward doctors who deliver high-quality, cost-effective outcomes.
The U.S. intelligence community must continue a credible quest to dig out what relations existed between the Trump organizations and Russia.
His speech was a chronicle of what he felt America had achieved under his presidency and offered counsel to Americans for the future.
A Senate subcommittee chaired by Sen. Rob Portman released a 50-page report detailing the abuses of online classified giant Backpage.
Prisons should compete to operate most efficiently, post the lowest recidivism rates and develop the most innovative programs.
U.S.-Iranian relations stand at yet another crossroads.
As medical marijuana becomes legal in Pa., it could provide pain relief for those in grips of opioid abuse.
This increase, part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, is the largest since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last month found in favor of police who broke into a home and killed two dogs.
Fortunately, prosecutors in Chicago recognize a hate crime when they see one.
A law that has just taken effect in France allows workers to draw the line on employers’ demands after hours.
There is no reason for years of corruption-based insecurity in Somalia to continue to serve as justification for a base in northeast Africa.
The SEA and Pirates should work through their disagreements without the cost, ill will and bad publicity that litigation would generate.
Prisoners at least should be safe from the corrections staff who have all but complete control over their lives.
Next week, Carnegie Mellon is sponsoring a battle between Libratus, its poker-playing computer, and four humans who have mastered the game.
The parliament of Romania named a new prime minister on Wednesday, Sorin Grindeanu.
The Legislature needs to clarify the 2012 law covering impact fees so that everyone knows what is allowed and what is not.
For too long now, the federal courts have struggled with a shortage of judges because of partisanship in Washington, D.C.
America’s relations with China are and will remain a minefield, with domestic as well as international problems lying close to the surface.
The state needs to bring uniform regulations and oversight to the patchwork of inspected, self-regulating and unregulated recovery homes.
The 115th Congress began its work Tuesday, less than three weeks in advance of the inauguration of Donald Trump on Jan. 20.
What has occurred in Syria has been brokered almost entirely by Russia and Turkey with Iranian acquiescence.
There are many issues on which Pennsylvania’s elected officials — both parties and all levels of government — should be working together.
The young musicians have been chosen to represent Pennsylvania at the Inauguration Day parade on Jan. 20.
Ebola, the disease that caused an international scare two years ago, may be on the ropes.