Rescued from financial collapse, the center is poised for a revitalized future as a showcase of African-American culture and art.
Two of Brazil’s biggest companies, Odebrecht and Petrobras, need to be cleaned up.
Recent victories for the LGBT movement shouldn’t mask basic facts about the condition of transgender Americans.
Bjarke Ingels is a rock-star architect, globally renowned for a daring style he calls “promiscuous hybrids.”
Registering to vote in Pennsylvania just got a lot easier.
A fight over paintball involves squatter’s rights, Carnegie Mellon gets a $35 million donation, Amtrak announces roll-on service for bikes.
If you get the feeling that a multiple shooting makes headlines every day, you’re right.
Morgan C. Culbertson pleaded guilty in federal court to designing and trying to sell Android phone hijacking malware on Darkode.
A proposal by Waukesha, Wisc., to divert water from Lake Michigan could affect all other Great Lakes states, including Pennsylvania.
People who park in the city will soon have the option of using a downloadable app on their smartphones to pay for parking.
The fall of oil and natural gas prices is a boon to U.S. consumers and the economy.
With the Legislature’s latest attempt to enact a budget now fizzled, Pa.’s leaders should stop playing politics and pass a spending plan.
Like it or not, Michael Vick is a Steeler. Pittsburgh should welcome the quarterback’s talents and accept his assertion that he has changed.
The millions of migrants pouring into Europe are smothering the host countries’ absorptive capacities.
The largest chain of movie theaters in the U.S. will begin checking moviegoers’ bags in the wake of the theater shooting in Lafayette, La.
French President Francois Hollande awarded the Legion of Honor to three Americans and a British businessman on Monday.
A crisis over garbage in Beirut threatens to reverse the course of recovery that Lebanon has seen since the end of its civil war in 1991.
The latest round of tensions between North Korea and South Korea was a threat not only to peace in the region but also to relations among
Minor-party candidates must provide signatures of 2 percent of the number of voters in the previous statewide election.
The Obama administration has unveiled an ambitious initiative to curb heroin and opioid abuse.
HBO, known for some of the most violent and sexually explicit shows on TV, now is also home to “Sesame Street.”
For the Chinese, the Aug. 12 chemical explosion in the port city of Tianjin has been a multipronged tragedy.
Unless Congress acts soon, Americans can say goodbye to the nation’s most valuable conservation funding source over the past half-century.
Prisons are filling with inmates who have severe mental illness; Pennsylvania must be prepared to give them treatment.
Women show their fighting mettle by reaching the ranks of U.S. Army Rangers.
Shady Hill Center in Shadyside expects change, Oxford Centre seeks a new owner, disabilities advocate Linda Dickerson is honored.
Sala Udin, who has been a Pittsburgh political and civic leader for decades, deserves a pardon for an old federal conviction.
Greek voters will have another chance next month to vote on financial reforms to solve its debt crisis.
The zoo has ended its relationship with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums because of stricter requirements over elephant keeping.
Mr. Obama’s policy toward Egypt has not been principled or soundly based.
A Texas judge is being lambasted for suggesting a man marry his girlfriend to evade jail. Allegheny County can say, been there, done that.
The bank will be required to pay refunds of $11 million to individuals and $3 million to businesses, plus $20.5 million in civil penalties.
Aug. 17 came and went even though it was the deadline for signing a peace agreement by parties to the 20-month-old civil war in South Sudan.
Education officials are moving to tone down mentions of racism in U.S. history courses.
Talks on a new state budget have been at a standstill for seven weeks.
When Penn Hills students return to school next Tuesday, many will have to get there without the assistance of a friendly crossing guard.
The SEC this month approved a rule that requires each public company to report the ratio of its CEO’s pay to that of its median employee.
A working group will study the possibility of sending students in grades 7-12 from Wilkinsburg to city public schools on a tuition basis.
Julian Bond’s political ambitions inspired him to run for and win a seat in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1965,
Citizens United gave corporations and individuals the right to spend unlimited sums to influence elections through groups such as super
If married people are truly better drivers, and the bereaved worse, let’s see recent and definitive data.
The bear was killed last Thursday, six days after the body of veteran hiker Lance Crosby, 63, was found partially consumed.
During the past two winters, the Great Lakes have been covered with more and denser ice than at any time since the 1970s.
The FAA’s report on air traffic controller fatigue was bad enough, but it should not have hidden the findings from the public.
Pittsburgh’s storm water grants will help, but the region must focus on the big picture and meet the federal consent decree’s deadline.
Pennsylvania saves 29 farms from developers; Allegiant Air expands at the airport; developers get ready to build at the Saks site.
After an inmate skipped out of jail and killed a woman, Armstrong County needs an outside investigator to reform jail policies.
After charges of sexual abuse in the Central African Republic, the United Nations had to crack down by firing the head of its peacekeepers.
Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane suggested the charges against her were the logical caboose of the “filthy email train” dubbed Porngate.
Medicare clings to a 1965 rule that people must stay for three days as an inpatient before being transferred to a skilled nursing facility.