Harper-Mercer assembled an arsenal before the slaughter began at Umpqua Community College.
The auditor general’s review of five years of records called out the state Education Department for a long list of failures.
Although all of its details have yet to be released, there is plenty wrong with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
There is no longer a need or justification to keep it operating. Our city long ago complied with the law’s mandated financial benchmarks.
How extraordinarily duplicitous are those who are howling about Pope Francis “meeting” with Kim Davis.
The collaboration between art, architecture and engineering that results in such a structure is professionally challenging and difficult.
How about a $10 annual fee into a fund that can then be used to provide even more safe biking experiences?
Destiny calls for Cubs ace Jake Arrieta, who becomes first pitcher to throw a postseason shutout with at least 10 strikeouts and no walks.
Lawyers forget someone in local health care debate -- the vulnerable ones affected.
Ruth Starr Rose retains her power to explain black America.
U.S. foreign policy has helped create this crisis. We are obligated to take responsibility and to open our minds and hearts.
Universities should offer lessons on the spiritual and moral dimensions of life.
If lawmakers reject his new plan, as they did his old one, Gov. Tom Wolf should not be surprised.
The larger role of Russia in Syria’s civil war changes not only the nature of the crisis, but also its significance for the United States.
The Affordable Care Act is far from perfect, but considering the Republican opposition, it is the best the administration could do.
Who could have predicted that out of the 17 GOP candidates originally running, the three without any government experience would be leading?
My once beloved Lincoln Town Car and its baby brother Continental are nowhere to be found, replaced by rows of MKXs and MKZs.
The Vatican decided to wade into the murky waters of separation of church and state.
A manager who has gone to explicit lengths to keep his teams loose, Joe Maddon knows as well as anyone how teams succeed in games like this.
He’s dying for a chance to return to Pittsburgh, but maybe not real soon.
If the anti-government types take over, the party and country are in big trouble.
People say we don’t blame cars for drunken driving accidents, so why blame guns for mass shootings? This analogy is stupid.
Locked-out workers are again fighting for their families and communities.
They likely won’t haunt him as long as he’s undeclared.
A U.S. general said that Afghan forces called for the airstrike when they reported being under fire by the Taliban.
In the wake of high-profile shootings like those at Sandy Hook Elementary, many Pittsburgh area schools have adopted “ALICE training.”
As the Pirates head into their third consecutive playoff season, there’s more to celebrate than an exciting baseball team.
Guns by themselves do not kill — you need someone crazy enough to use them.
WQED-FM appears to be in a death spiral, and some creative approaches are clearly needed.
Did Ruth Ann Dailey forget Mitch McConnell’s promise that his No. 1 objective was to make President Obama a one-term president?
George W. Bush lied to afford the killing of thousands of his countrymen and women and thousands more in Iraq, so, yes, Iraq is Bush’s war.
Pirates need Josh Harrison’s fire and hot bat in the starting lineup for the National League wild-card game against the Chicago Cubs.
Stephen Colbert respond to yet another mass shooting in a way that acknowledged the absurdity of our congressional impasse.
Attention commuters: Fold your kickstands, stop your engines and take the “Make My Trip Count” survey today.
PPG and the chemical industry need help that lawmakers can provide.
It’s time for America to set its sights higher, for safety’s sake.
In 2013, Ex-Im supported $37 billion in U.S. exports that in turn sustained more than 200,000 American jobs at 3,400 companies.
Is a dangerous and harebrained absolutism about weaponry really the issue on which American conservatives want to practice exceptionalism?
These scores were the first glimpse at how Pennsylvania students are mastering tougher standards adopted in 2013.
The tower is a grand continuation of the bank’s efforts to create model workplaces with minimal cost to the environment.
A recent Census report concludes that Americans are seeing no significant growth in their income or relief from the threat of poverty.
Many millions of worthy individuals would have given anything for a few minutes with His Holiness.
As a Catholic and a gay man, I was stunned to find out, after the pope’s visit, that our Holy Father had in fact met with Kim Davis.
No matter which Republican wins, they all have the same views and goals — more for the wealthy and less for everyone else.
The trio is playing well at the right time, but is their time as Pirates players running out?
President Barack Obama should clearly tell Raul Castro what he expects of Havana.
The Webb telescope will continue Hubble’s work of unlocking information.
Pittsburghers never want to leave their homes, or maybe they’re just trapped here.
Pianist Tom Roberts and kids’ author Jonah Winter magically came together over a passion for Jelly Roll Morton. Go see the results.
A far better bill is the Department of Veterans Affairs Equitable Employee Accountability Act.