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The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit.
You think you are safe because it’s April, but don’t forget the prairie blizzards over a hundred years ago.
I swore off books until I found this nook
We’re giving huge sums to the financial industry while receiving little or nothing in return.
Al Donalson, a.k.a. Al Don, was an irreverent and beloved news editor for The Pittsburgh Press and the Post-Gazette for nearly 30 years.
Let’s take a few minutes to look at the bright side of the apocalypse.
All-natural sugar consumption has been going down and has little to do with America's obesity epidemic.
Republicans are fine at diagnosing social problems, but their prescriptions don't work.
The government should stop playing Putin’s game and avoid giving him a pretext to invade.
What happens when the tech giants launch their own air forces?
Extracting gas can help improve state parks and forests.
If Republicans really want to examine tax exemptions, they should check out the churches.
Those who moralize about marriage should help make it easier.
Liberal institutions should recognize their own dogmatism.
When the U.S. pushes the process, less peace results.
Obesity drugs should be covered to slow the rate of chronic diseases.
Paul Ryan can trump the president in expanding the budget for volunteerism.
In Michigan’s Senate race, Democrats’ ‘war on women’ theme won’t play.
Soon we'll need to get to know a new Stephen Colbert in late night.
Facts that speak for themselves.
And it’s not because more rich women are choosing not to work, reports JESSICA GROSE
Recent studies confirm that quality preschool helps children do better in life, explains Pitt’s Robert B. McCall
Turn the Wilson Center into a celebration of literature, suggests former Post-Gazette book editor Bob Hoover.
Biographer Linda Lear says the outspoken environmentalist was heroic partly for what she didn't talk about.
Jeb Bush hopes to run an optimistic campaign — if he runs.
They have shown in great numbers that they want a democratic future.
Allegheny County can bean energy leader while protecting the environment, writes attorney Andrea Geraghty
Let’s find a way to produce more independent information about fracking, urges energy writer Kate Galbraith.
It was here that I / Had my first kiss / Sat at my first bedside / Summited my first peak ...
It’s the GOP that’s inflicting them on us.
I heard the sirens ... multiple stabbings, Twitter said ...
You wouldn't believe what it was like in the 1970s
The totalitarian attitude of the left makes for declarations that certain debates, such as global warming and gay marriage, are over.
The real patriots are watching their freedoms wither away
Teens will be teens, but parents must be parents.
Small steps won’t cut it in Pennsylvania
If you don't like someone's speech, the solution isn't to silence the person (or corporation). It's more and louder speech of your own.
Marina Keegan, who died five days after graduating from Yale, took the time to explore the meaning of life.
Pittsburgh is exploring Cincinnati's; here's how they work.
The United States is an outlier when it comes to allowing cell calls in flight.
All school employees need thorough background checks.
The voices that can pull a country back from the brink are the easiest ones to silence.
Sen. Ron Wyden knows it’s not simple to simplify the tax code.
If it's photogenic, so what if it shows Paris or Pittsburgh?
Israel's right-wing allies work against Israel's interests.
The benefit of being unplugged, 35,000 feet above earth: you can meet the nicest people
The billionaire brothers, the face of the 'Haves,' deserve an apology from Sen. Harry Reid for calling them "un-American."
The Republican justices undercut millions while giving a wealthy sliver unlimited influence.
Today’s metrics don’t measure what colleges really do.
It dries up when it’s most needed, explains economics writer JORDAN WEISSMANN