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With U.S.-Cuba relations in a thawing phase, some people fear the United States will export its brand as the Castro regime’s replacement.
Lyft is is supposed to be quirky and counterculture, but is it “too cute” to take on the more corporate, better capitalized Uber?
A belt made from recycled materials or a reusable lunch bag are a couple of suggestions.
President Barack will act as soon as next month to lift curbs on travel, commerce and financial activities with Cuba, despite congressional
The White House calls the Sony movie studios hacking “a serious national security matter.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday faulted the global oil price drop and Western sanctions.
Homeland Security panel decries Secret Service “starved for leadership.’’
A court in Pakistan on Thursday authorized the release on $5,000 bail of the militant who coordinated the 2008 terror attacks.
Mr. Obama’s recent spree of actions shows he’s using his executive powers “to the hilt” to create a new paradigm.
The bicycle that came as a Christmas miracle rode into family infamy.
The state attorney general in Missouri has sued 13 St. Louis suburbs, saying they ignored a law limiting revenues derived from traffic
William J. Walter overcame a stutter, became a Westinghouse Electric Corp. executive and headed the Service Core of Retired Executives.
Plus: Feds sue over inmates; ex-governor loses appeal; Obama pardons 12; illness outbreak response; car plows into crowd; high power bills?
Plus: Ex-Blackwater chief hired; drug suspect sent to U.S.; doctor dies of Ebola; no fries with that?
A state legislator sits on a committee and votes on bills that could affect his outside financial interests. Is this OK?
Investigators discovered firearms, narcotics and more than $52,000 in cash.
Eugene DePasquale put out a report highlighting the $1.5 billion in property taxes charitable organizations don’t pay in 10 counties.
Lancaster County lawmaker says he’ll introduce bill that would ban nearly all gift to public officials and employees in the state.
The terms of the agreement contain specific conditions Lyft must adhere to before the permission takes effect.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study finds that the frail elderly benefit from the high-dose flu vaccine.
Three people were killed and more than 260 were injured when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the April 2013 marathon.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ board of directors unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday night of $556.8 million for 2015.
Pakistan is immersed in three days of mourning, with all educational institutions closed and the entire city of Peshawar shut down.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations
Key U.S. “intelligence asset” imprisoned in Cuba for nearly two decades was swapped for three Cuban spies.
John O’Brien, the eldest hostage in the Sydney terror siege earlier this week, describes his harrowing captivity and bold escape plan.
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the United States in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities.
The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record.
European Union court, citing technicality, orders the Palestinian militant organization Hamas removed from the EU terror group list.
The Church of England has appointed the Rev. Libby Lane as its first female bishop.
Congress’ spending bill passage effectively ended federal ban on medical marijuana.
MEXICO CITY — Two rival vigilante groups faced off in western Mexico in a shootout that left 11 people dead weeks after federal authorities
The actor, artist and arts educator found success on Pittsburgh stages before becoming a regular on the Los Angeles theater scene.
Plus: A fall in street didn’t spoil her theater trip and a plunge on icy steps revealed two angels.
Plus: Recount affirms GOP win; actor admits sex abuse; Alcatraz escape study; Johns Hopkins snafu; death penalty dropped; rapper is
Peters Township schools is expecting a $2.8 million budget deficit in the 2015-16 spending plan.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday let stand a ruling requiring Arizona to issue driver’s licenses to young immigrants spared
BOSTON — Fourteen employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were charged Wednesday in connection with a fungal meningitis outbreak
Pakistan mourns and then acts against terrorists in wake of the Taliban militant assault Tuesday on an army-run school in Peshawar.
The borough’s $5.1 million 2015 budget would have raised taxes by 1.5 mills.
Administrators are dedicating $40,000 from their capital fund in 2015 to further their traffic task force efforts.
The three-year agreement calls for wage increases, higher employee health care contributions and reduction in tuition reimbursements.
The workshops, funded by the Pittsburgh-based Sprout Fund, offer students in grades 4-8 a chance to learn basic robotics.
School boards re-elect officers in Canon-McMillan, Chartiers Valley, McKeesport, Peters Township and Upper St. Clair.
Pittsburgh Public Schools' Summer Dreamers Academy received an additional $300,000 from the Heinz Endowments Wednesday.
Colombia’s president said he hoped the changes paved the way to reaching “the dream of having a continent where there is total peace.”
The studio's reputation is in tatters as embarrassing revelations spill from tens of thousands of leaked emails and other company materials.
Obama administration officials had considered Alan Gross' imprisonment an impediment to improving relations with Cuba.
The state police Internet system and background check databases were out of commission for about two hours.