Studies show that beets and beetroot juice, despite the taste, reduce blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health among other benefits.
Blue Zones are places worldwide where people live longest, inspiring a project to replicate their results in communities nationwide.
Scientist Kathryn Whitehead leads Carnegie Mellon lab in creating and testing nanoparticles for medical purposes using “badger” approach.
Students can talk to blind adults now working as engineers, scientists, software developers and computer trainers at a career expo Saturday.
The tiny span will have a huge impact on how traffic flows into Oakland, Squirrel Hill and Greenfield. “It’s going to hurt.”
Lawmakers who support it estimate that an expansion of some sort could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in one-time license fees.
Health- and fitness-related events this week include a VIPink Party at Allegheny Valley Hospital on Thursday.
The move that could escalate tensions with Beijing after President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Washington, D.C.
Prosecutors say that members of the group, which calls itself “Respect the Flag,” threatened a group of African-Americans.
The blazes come at a time the fire season in the Northern Rockies is usually drawing to a close, officials said.
One military official said the drop was part of a revamped U.S. strategy announced last week to help rebels in Syria battling IS.
David S. Ketchum succeeded his father as chief executive of Ketchum Inc., and was a pioneer in professional philanthropic fundraising.
Hillary Rodham Clinton takes the debate stage for the first time in this campaign tonight to face four rivals.
William E. Broadwater, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, was denied chance at civilian pilot’s job after the war.
The Texas representative laid claim to a post that others have so far found too hot to handle.
PLUS: Councilman Tasered; Officer’s neighbor held; S.C. highway reopening.
PLUS: Post denounces verdict; Stabbings continue; Uganda to withdraw; Polio kills boy in Laos.
The law exempts only federal and state employees, independent contractors, construction workers covered by collective bargaining.
The high court released a news release today that said it’s retained an independent lawyer to look into the matter and issue a report.
A northbound lane and parking lane on Smithfield Street, Downtown, will be closed from Fourth to Fifth avenues.
Bill Cosby received an honorary degree from Pitt during Pitt-Johnstown's 2002 graduation, where he was commencement speaker.
Past increases in the Pennsylvania personal income tax were sometimes preceded by failed votes.
So far, the product doesn’t prove itself to be superior, but it is fueling hope for a new generation of these devices.
Representatives for Southwest did not say what caused the tech problem.
An expansion of gambling could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in license fees plus revenue by taxing a new stream of gambling profits.
Pittsburgh gas prices showed little change in the last week, though analysts expect a long decline to continue this autumn.
Australia-based Track IQ reports annual sales of about $15 million.
The reports said Timothy Loehmann, the white officer who shot Tamir Rice, who was black, opened fire because he felt threatened.
Across the Sunday talk shows, members of the Freedom Caucus said they could swing behind Ryan in the wide-open race for a successor.
The Geological Survey reported that nine quakes ranging in magnitude from 2.5 to 3.7 were recorded Saturday and Sunday.
The senator’s statements comes two days before they will appear on the same stage in the first Democratic presidential debate.
Meanwhile, Syrian government forces made gains and eight senior Islamic State figures were killed in an Iraqi airstrike.
State police said Caleb Gotjen of Garrett fired at the horse hauling a buggy that was carrying a family and their 1-year-old child.
The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party said the death toll had risen to 128.
The judge who heard the case is known for handing down harsh sentences, and he potentially faces a sentence of 10 to 20 years.
The U.S. newspaper said Tehran was working a political angle by not disclosing details.
Deaton, 69, was born in Edinburgh but now works at Princeton in New Jersey. He holds both U.S. and British citizenship.
Walter Palmer, a lifelong big-game hunter from Minnesota, stoked a global controversy when he killed Cecil, a rare black-maned lion.
The closure will allow A. Merante Contracting Inc. to rebuild the intersection of Smithfield and Forbes Avenue.
There’s plenty of reasons we’re better off with the Pirates’ early demise.
Albright College freshman Marquis Stewart, of Bethlehem, was arrested after the stabbing early Sunday in Crowell Hall.
PLUS: Carson defends comments; Ex-Irish banker arrested; Calif. golf course bombs.
PLUS: Lukashenko re-elected; Nepal chooses new PM; S. Africa set to leave ICC.
Merger discussions between the neighboring schools have been ongoing over 30 years, with at least four formal attempts to merge occurring.
Voters will choose either Democrat Michael Wojcik of Fox Chapel or Republican Paul Lalley of Upper St. Clair for a Commonwealth Court seat.
The race to the moon is heating up, but Pittsburgh’s entry, Astrobotic, thinks the competition helps them.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Prosecutors investigating the death of a 12-year-old black boy who was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer
UNITYVILLE, Pa. — Authorities have released the names of two women killed in a three-vehicle crash in central Pennsylvania.
The crowd called for changes in policing and in black communities.
The former Cold War adversaries are establishing a “sister sanctuary” relationship between the Florida Keys and Guanahacabibes.