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Gas rose 8.8 cents per gallon in the past week in the Pittsburgh area.
2011-12 study put the Woodland Hills district’s K-6 suspension rate at 23.8 percent -- top 10 nationally -- but the 2013-14 rate was 16.48
A new political committee is working with the Allegheny County executive to replace fellow Democrats who oppose his policies.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, 78, a Democrat from Maryland, has served since 1987 and before that in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The lawsuit by The Fairness Center claims teachers out of the classroom for years on union duties still get raises and public pensions.
Slick roads caused numerous crashes and school delays in the Pittsburgh area today.
The Allegheny Intermediate Unit changed therapists from salaried to hourly employees Feb. 1 to save money.
Federal Judge Joseph Bataillon called the state's ban an “unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its citizens.”
The project will cause a variety of traffic shifts, narrowed lanes, lane closures and full overnight and weekend detours.
Two of the men police said were involved in the brawl at 525 Second St. around 2:30 a.m. Sunday are facing more serious charges.
In second place is Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim Helu, with a net worth of $77.1 billion. He had topped the list in 2013.
It’s March. While you have been hibernating, the world has been marching on. Get up to speed, right here:
Policy differences over the negotiations with Iran remained firm, however, as Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in the U.S.
Anne Gensheimer “put her money where her mouth was” in her endless efforts to help those in need, according to friend Jim DelBianco.
Sadness and pragmatism prevailed over their outrage, and few of them appeared to be ready for radical action.
Carole Connors of Upper St. Clair resented when people started ignoring maps in favor of GPS systems.
The Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries.
The operation against the extremists in Salahuddin province targets a stronghold of the radical Islamist fighters north of Baghdad.
But the House leaders also promised to continue trying to use funding of the Department of Homeland Security.
U.S. officials who remain will be required to obtain approval for any meetings in Venezuela as tensions mount between the two countries.
The president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the site of one of the movement’s stirring moments.
The Justice Department has nearly completed a highly critical report of the police in Ferguson, Mo.
Plus: Walker changes course; N.C. nightclub shooting; Ebola nurse plans suit; Homeless man shot.
Plus: Houthis cozy up to Iran; Fernandez blasts critics; U.S. writer honored.
Promising to be a “champion” for students, the 18th chancellor of Pitt asserts “the undeniable societal benefit in an educated population.”
Young people facing debt from student loans and credit cards are finding ways to learn about handling personal finances.
Planes that once dropped Agent Orange in Vietnam and were based here could have left crew members contaminated with toxin.
Sheldon Cohen, a CMU professor of psychology, will put three decades of groundbreaking research online. (One conclusion: Hugs do help.)
The early layoffs portend hard times for a whole ecosystem of explorers, drillers, producers and service companies.
At least six states where GOP leaders refused to set up state marketplaces considering steps to preserve the subsidies paid to residents.
But through it all, the U.S. is Israel’s biggest trading partner and closest defense ally, providing $3.1 billion in annual military aid.
PLUS: India unveils budget; China drops interest rates
PLUS: Hyundai recalls Elantra cars; protests in Wisconsin; Warren Buffett’s letter to shareholders
On Saturday, it was still not clear who was responsible for killing Boris Y. Nemtsov.
Turkey's president, Tayyip Erdogan, welcomed the call but cautioned the rebels had failed to deliver on previous pledges.
Judges in Egypt also sentence a top Muslim Brotherhood leader to another life sentence.
Republican leaders face different challenges as they try to produce responsible governance after Republicans won control of Congress.
The candidates are making their cases to rich donors whose wealth was fully unleashed by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.
In the past, both sides have joined together to oppose U.S. environmental rules that they say hurt Big Coal.
Richard List, a founding member of the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, dies at 78
“On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war.”
Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, delivered 150 years ago Wednesday, has gone down in history as the most famous by any president.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
Controversy rages even if science can explain it. Is that dress on the Internet gold and white, or blue and black?
The number of deaths rose from 53 in the first six months of 2013 to 74 during the same period of last year.
The victory marks a second blow to the violent Islamic State group in a month, highlighting the growing role of Syria’s Kurds in the fight.
University of Pittsburgh and West Penn Hospital doctors gave color commentary on why people are seeing different colors in an online photo.
He altered Catholic higher ed, held sway with world leaders, and strengthened the moral authority of civil rights and anti-war movements.
A linguistic storm is brewing in coastal Luderitz, where some residents are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami(hash)nus.
Passage of a one-week congressional extension of Homeland Security Department funding has averted an agency shutdown with hours to spare.