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No reporting was more deserving than the revelations about the National Security Agency’s widespread secret surveillance program at home
The Defense Department’s Africa Command, created in 2008, continues to expand U.S. military activities in Africa.
The company is seeking PUC approval for what is referred to as “call and demand” taxi service.
Pittsburgh has one great advantage that many cities lack — a strong stable of philanthropic organizations.
The talks in which America is involved on Iran’s nuclear program and economic sanctions are proceeding well despite some opposition
The Allegheny County Health Department and Shenango Inc., reached a consent agreement to force the chronic polluter to curb its emissions.
Pittsburgh's approval of a land bank would help deal with the problem of city-held vacant properties.
Stephen Colbert will bring fresh energy to David Letterman's spot, but isn't it time for a woman to host a late-night show?
The recent rise of right-wing parties goes beyond Hungary to other countries in a Europe mired in recession.
The resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be good for President Obama and good for Obamacare.
WQED has an anniversary, the Fred Rogers Center has a Legacy Award winner (Yo-Yo Ma) and Mayor Peduto has a night out -- with constituents.
Liberal activists are mounting a partisan challenge to David J. Porter, a lawyer who is a prospective nominee for U.S. District Court.
Giving Pittsburgh-area hospitals electronic access to medical records of Veterans Affairs patients will speed and improve their care.
General Motors, after the ignition switch fiasco that led to more than a dozen deaths, must purge the workers who were responsible.
A Commonwealth Court panel has reopened the debate over whether sanctions against the university were legal in the first place.
Speaker John Boehner insists that any extension of benefits must include provisions that he says would promote job growth.
National elections, which started Monday and continue until May 12, are predicted to bring about a major change in the party in power.
This is the question that hangs over the mass stabbings at Franklin Regional High School by suspect 16-year-old Alex Hribal.
In marking the first half-century of the Civil Rights Act, Americans must focus on the discrimination that remains.
Afghanistan democracy has acquitted itself well, so far, in its first presidential election in five years.
Gubernatorial nominees should choose their lieutenant governor running mate for a strong second-in-command.
The brightest sign for the August Wilson Center for African American Culture may be a bid from local foundations to buy the property.
The United States needs immigration reform. Doing nothing is not good for the economy.
It makes sense that the Environmental Protection Agency has long sought to recognize that pollution is carried between waterways.
In Pennsylvania, old political habits are hard to break and ol’ boy networks are hard to beat.
The best health insurance is worthless if patients can’t get to the doctor’s office.
Pennsylvanians deserve to know the whole story -- the benefits and the risks, the energy tapped and the environment spoiled.
The United States and other nations should no longer tolerate South Sudan's leaders' bad behavior.
Republican lawmakers in Pa. want to make life difficult for so-called navigators to advise residents about the Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Tim Murphy's bill on mental health faced a round of critics at a hearing last week, but the plan deserves support not scorn.
The Pirates' return is proof of spring, Pittsburgh's three eaglets signal new birth and local hoarders need to do some spring cleaning.
It's not enough for the Pa. House or Senate to have a rule banning cash gifts -- the state needs a law that applies to all public employees.
Pittsburgh's budget is tight, but Mayor Bill Peduto must find a way to fix more of the city's roads.
The enrollment of 7 million Americans in Obamacare is proof, despite its critics, that the program is a good deal.
The Supreme Court cast aside reason and prudence under the guise of free speech and gutted an important rule on how much the rich can give.
Based on sheer geography, Turkey could pay dearly from any heightening of hostilities over Ukraine.
Mayor Peduto announced Tuesday that he hopes to have a dedicated lane for bicyclists in place in the city’s core neighborhood by September.
Developments in the Middle East suggest that prospects of success for the Israeli-Palestinian talks are weakening.
The Obama administration is finally moving to end the National Security Agency’s overreach in collecting phone records in bulk.
Free Flow Power would like to build 10 small hydropower stations near existing locks and dams on the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers.
The city now must repair the damage from the Jordan Miles case by building better relations between the police and citizens.
The drama proceeds among the elements in Ukraine, Russia, the rest of Europe and the United States with hope that it leads away from war.
Two new Pittsburgh residents have raised celebrity-watching to new heights.
The Wilkinsburg school board made the right call on Friday when it decided to fire superintendent Lee McFerren.
China has a serious pollution problem and if it doesn’t bring it under control soon, the toll on its people will be high.
The Department of Public Welfare is backpedaling now on a senseless decision to shut down its busy East Liberty office.
The Air Force assures Americans that nuclear secrets, launch codes and weapon readiness were never compromised.
After a Pittsburgh winter that overstayed like a bad relative, the most welcome words in the land today will be “Play ball!”
The routine trial and conviction of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law sends two messages to the nation 12 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Advocates are working to complete a $1.7 million fundraising package to open a scenic tunnel that was part of the Western Maryland Railway.