The Legislature is considering, and the agencies are supporting, bills that would give them the authority to set license fees.
Only when those who offend are free to speak, said “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, are their opponents free to speak against them.
A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts raises troubling questions about Americans’ retirement prospects.
All citizens have an obligation to do more than eat hot dogs and potato salad on this sacred day.
Negative ads are designed to suppress voter turnout as much as they are to persuade voters to support one candidate over another.
Pittsburgh tops this year’s “Best Markets for College Grads” list, presented by Trulia and LinkedIn.
The Taliban on Wednesday named a new leader and two deputies to succeed Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour.
It is time for Mr. Miles to settle his federal civil-rights lawsuit against Pittsburgh police officers and move on with his life.
NATO’s invitation to Montenegro makes little more sense for the United States than to put U.S. forces in Libya and Yemen.
It’s going to take more than the removal of Kelly Hoggan as head of security operations for TSA to resolve the long security lines.
The Office of Inspector General report on email practices does not derail Hillary Clinton’s bid, but shows her habits of skirting rules.
Students from Wilkinsburg and Westinghouse got together at North Park Lodge on Tuesday.
First lady Michelle Obama introduced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new nutrition labels.
5 Generation Bakers, owned by the aptly named Baker family, has officially opened a new 20,000-square-foot market and production center.
President Obama will attend the G-7 summit starting today in Ise-Shima, Japan. Russia was kicked out of the group, formerly called the G-8.
People who suspect child abuse are urged to report their concerns to the state’s ChildLine. But what if nobody answers the phone?
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to let stand an egregious violation of a citizen’s right to a fair trial.
Three news stories over two days provide one good snapshot of Pittsburgh in development.
Austria on Sunday elected a harmless Green Party candidate president over a less-harmless far-right candidate.
The 2008 federal stimulus was a missed chance for sweeping improvements on the Ohio and Mississippi river systems. Now there’s another.
The performer has rankled police nationwide with her themes in recent work. While some talked boycott, professionalism is more befitting.
The killing shelves the movement toward a negotiated deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
After months of holding his tongue, Heidelberg Mayor Ken LaSota is speaking at borough council meetings again.
What should be a straightforward “improving relations” visit to an increasingly important Asian country is quite complicated in practice.
State Reps. Dan Miller and Judy Ward have introduced commonsense legislation that would help diagnose mental illness in adolescents.
Finding the black boxes may help, but it will also be vital to know what happened at the airports involved, Paris, Cairo, Asmara and Tunis.
A grand jury report describes Plum Senior High School as a place where male teachers had a free hand to prey on female students.
The Buhl Foundation has announced the appointment of its next president, Diana Bucco, who will begin her new job on July 1.
He was one of the staples of “60 Minutes” for four decades and one of the most important news correspondents of the Vietnam War era.
The main obstacle is Norfolk Southern, which dominates the tracks for freight shipping.
We wish Highmark success in its lawsuit; its ability to prevail will help keep the structure of the Affordable Care Act honest.
Americans have had a lot of trouble with the concept of mercenaries — hired foreign soldiers — since the Revolutionary War.
The mayor’s skepticism regarding the excuses reported this week — environmental contamination and a $5 million funding gap — is justified.
When it comes to ensuring the integrity of the Rio Olympics, the International Olympic Committee isn’t playing around.
Announcements of U.S. willingness to sell arms to two questionable clients raise serious questions about what is going on in Washington.
The Charles “Teenie” Harris Archive at the Carnegie Museum of Art has a new archivist for the work of the famed photographer.
The push for special liquor rules is further proof that the LCB must die — and that Mr. Wolf bears the blame for allowing it to live.
Unlike previous efforts, the U.S. would not be in the middle of this one, at least at the beginning.
The Vermont legislature has a prescription for skyrocketing drug prices. It’s called transparency.
Tampa Bay Lightning management doesn’t want to see a sea of Penguins jerseys on TV for its home playoff games. Tough.
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope continues to expand the boundary of mankind’s understanding of space.
You can tell a lot about a country by the animals selected to embody its ideals.
A federal watchdog agency has the opportunity to protect consumers in a big way.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is an NBA star without parallel.
Officials should monitor revenue from the taxes and consider lowering one or both if they continue to bring in more money than needed.
Reading a Ben Carson book was part of a judge’s sentence for Youri Whindleton, a good kid who went bad. Judge Mariani did right.
Brazil’s distressing economic situation is a cause and, increasingly, effect of getting rid of its president.
The vitality of our city’s core is so strong that the district is overflowing its traditional boundaries.
The U.S. activated a missile shield base at Deveselu in southern Romania Thursday, sticking its fingers in the eyes of neighboring Russia.
A gathering in London seeks to tackle the wide world of corruption in government. Talk about a target-rich environment.