Obama’s failure to challenge Assad and his Russian and Iranian supporters has extended the war that has forced so many Syrians to flee.
An early biography helped to forge the enduring image of a humble yet tenacious President Washington
George Washington, our first president, is also the most unsullied. Here’s why.
There’s no limit to the pandering the NRA requires of its chosen candidates
When will we learn that bikes and cars don’t mix on high-speed roads?
The only way terrorists can win is to make their enemies overreact.
We focus too much on repairing people and not enough on preventive or maintenance care.
Our top story of this hour: did Hillary Clinton really have pneumonia ...
A few weeks ago I met a guy in Kentucky who’d lived through every trend of deindustrializing America. There is an honorable dignity to him.
The Swiss cuckoo clock, dark wood, / chirped out the hour just in time / to ruin the climax / of every Sunday Bond movie ...
If the debate looks like the campaign, news analyses will devote way more space to Mr. Trump’s falsehoods as to Ms. Clinton’s.
Pittsburgh has been my home for more than 30 years now. Even a diehard Browns fan respects the Rooney family. Maybe, just maybe ...
It’s a tiny speck of land off the Virginia coast in the Chesapeake Bay. The bay, everyone can see, is coming closer ....
Poverty, disease and illiteracy have been declining at record rates.
In the Pennsylvania Senate race, the answer is Katie McGinty.
It’s good to see heads of state addressing this global crisis.
Students shouldn’t lose sleep over the Liberty Bridge fire.
Meanwhile, Britain shifts course and gets things done.
Republicans may find that he's liberated them from rigid orthodoxy.
Don’t let politicians or corporate interests divide and conquer.
New technologies and regulations will be explored at a White House conference in Pittsburgh.
This week, officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold a crucial meeting on whether to raise interest rates.
Pennsylvania is flecked with casualties that economic sluggishness and relentless globalization have inflicted on industrial communities.
The GOP candidate finally issued his verdict on the birthright of our two-term president, who, it turns out, is a real American!
What are we to make of an electorate that is both discontent and content?
Critics deny the quarterback’s authority to speak instead of addressing the important issue he raises.
Despite all the favorable press, the city’s transformation still has a long way to go.
A law quietly slipped into the budget bill puts your savings at risk.
Last November, Martha Rial traveled to Uganda to document the work being done to empower the children.
The federal government had to choose between a town in Alaska and a town in Louisiana. The process wasn’t pretty.
Hero Worship: President Putin, sir — they say you might be worth as much as two hundred billion dollars!
Please notice: Obama’s policies have been working.
The theory of Donald Trump’s new team, led by Kellyanne Conway, is that Mr. Trump wins if he can just cross the threshold of acceptability.
Confront your biases and then tell me about it
God knows where these tracks lead. / I’ve lived here all my life and I still don’t know. ...
The smoked fish smelled like the obambo from back home in Kenya, a smell my father loves and I hate.
Hillary Clinton fundamentally misread Mr. Putin’s thugocracy. Trump admires the thug because “at least he’s a leader.”
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Butler, says: We don’t need a Bernie Sanders-like senator representing Pennsylvania.
The Russian leader is so fragile he goes after pollsters.
After all, the two major-party candidates aren’t exactly catching fire.
Clinton didn’t want to fortify the stereotype of women as the ‘weaker sex.’
The rate of growth in the Hispanic population is falling fast.
Part of my family had always told me we came from Northumberland in the northeast of England and the Scottish borders.
It’s no wonder voters are fed up by leaders who look down on them.
The Toomey-McGinty fabrications and exaggerations are not exactly enlightening.
She and her people should have come clean right away about her pneumonia.
Unfortunately, a bill passed by the House is more likely to make the U.S. vulnerable to unlimited lawsuits by its enemies.
His life is a vacuum of principle, and he never seems to have stood up for anything larger than himself.
Between the political extremes is the majority of citizens’ expectation that transportation, health care and defense systems should work.
A Pittsburgh family got trapped in a small Canadian town that day and concluded that we have more friends than enemies in this world.
In many ways, I miss the world you left behind. Let me tell you what’s happened.