The perspective depicted by Ms. Bell was not racist in nature but a true portrait of what is occurring in our inner cities today.
I always liked Wendy Bell, but in the court of public Twitter and Facebook, she doesn’t have a chance.
They are hiding behind the super PAC Freedom Partners Action Fund, which is sponsoring negative advertisements against Katie McGinty.
Last Sunday, more than 200 people of different faiths broke fast together during the Islamic month of Ramadan.
As a constituent of U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, I hope he has the courage and wisdom to assert the talent and intellectual gifts with which he
Should we trust Trump to make those decisions with the fate of our country?
The standards for what constitutes plagiarism are not the same.
Should Wendy Bell have been fired?
We need better ways to identify, help and prevent unbalanced people from obtaining guns.
Lead permanently damages the developing brains of infants and toddlers.
It is an outrage of the highest order and something to be ashamed of as an American and, indeed, as a human being.
A phenomenon called the Dunning-Kruger Effect helps to explain why people identify with him.
I was among the many fortunate fans to venture Downtown last week to witness the Stanley Cup celebration parade.
SB 888 is a controversial and poorly examined bill concerning rarely needed, late-term abortions.
The photo in Wednesday’s Post-Gazette of three armed police officers circling a disturbed Bruce Kelley Jr. is troubling, to say the least.
Air pollution is dangerous — and some people can be especially vulnerable, such as Pennsylvania’s children and adults with asthma.
When he speaks of the safety of children from predators around schools, how can he speak without remembering the 20 children of Sandy Hook?
In the wake of the Orlando shootings, I am again forced to listen to more rhetoric but see no action.
Mr. Ryan, as House speaker, has the responsibility of uniting the members of the House toward a common goal — gain the White House.
Rather than letting our concerns be heard, some used inflammatory rhetoric, calling us “petty” “corporate reformers” on a “witchhunt.”
Matthew Wellington describes a frightening future of antibiotic-resistant bacteria killing even more people than cancer now does
Recently, Foundation of HOPE representatives led a discussion focusing on how to help reverse this devastating trend.
Muslims are in the midst of their holiest month, Ramadan, and yet most people don’t know what it’s about.
When Uber came to the Pittsburgh area in 2014, it was like a breath of fresh air for me.
Wouldn’t everyone agree that the First Amendment freedoms are the heart and soul of this country?
We are in a 16-year stretch of failed political leadership. Time for a change, and Clinton is way worse.
The only way we can show Trump, Toomey and the world that we care about the environment and our future is to register to vote this election.
Congress goes through their usual moment of silence and prayer — and does absolutely nothing to prevent this tragedy from occurring again.
Instead, work for an absolute ban on the manufacturing, import and sale of assault weapons.
I predict that just when the establishment comes together behind Mr. Trump, he will find a way to throw a monkey wrench into the machinery.
These State Department career employees, charged with the difficult task of negotiating peace, are instead asking for more war in Syria.
Shell’s ethane cracker plant will not generate a fraction of the 6,000 jobs claimed in its construction phase or 600 jobs in its operation.
I am genuinely sad about the killings — and also very angry with quick Facebook postings of those concerned with losing their gun “rights.”
There are far better courses than sending all these users and sellers to prison.
Sally Hillman Childs, who died last week at 85, made it her life’s mission to help women restore their lives and rejoin society.
We should encourage people who see their mentally ill spouses commit a crime to be “first responders.”
We are told that the FBI “questioned” the Orlando killer Omar Mateen, but determined that nothing further needed to be done.
If GOP leaders don’t take decisive action to block Trump, they could be helping elect the equivalent of a fascist Third World dictator.
If you have $700 to spend for a big gun, then you have a little more to spend for a mental health examination.
I think most gun owners agree that these are serious pieces of machinery, and it isn’t unfair to require a background check.
Under Tom Ridge, pension system payments for legislators went up 50 percent. To give themselves cover, they gave teachers 25 percent ...
The weakening demand for the direct Delta flight to Paris is caused by the destination and passport control on both ends.
Every time a person purchases a weapon of any kind, have a chip implanted into the weapon and fingerprint the purchaser.
This would also not infringe on the Second Amendment; people would still have the right to bear arms.
My granddaughter graduated from Concord’s kindergarten. Her class was more diverse than, as far as I know, any city school population.
A multi-pronged approach: better mental health care, controlling weapons capable of mass killing and working toward a more tolerant society.
Powerful interests — foundations, A+ Schools, Students First — are upset that their vision of privatization has been challenged.
In school, if you are dishonest or plagiarize, you fail.
Those of us for whom “The Star-Spangled Banner” can cause goosebumps and tears need to stand firm.
Attacking guns would do little to address the root cause while playing into enemies’ hands by chipping away at the freedoms they so detest.