“This event is utterly tragic, inexcusable, and possibly even criminal," U.N. Human Rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said.
In the wake of a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, experts say action is sometimes needed.
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The $18.4 million Frick Environmental Center in Frick Park will be the world’s 6th self-sustaining Living Building when it opens next year.
Authorities said Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer wore a flak jacket and brought six guns and five ammunition magazines to the school.
The economy added just 142,000 jobs last month, depressed by job cuts by manufacturers and oil drillers.
The president instead called on Congress to join him in forging a longer-term deal.
The dead included the six crew members, all American armed forces personnel.
The Russian aerial assaults, which began Wednesday, have surprised and angered the United States and its Western and Arab allies.
Tons of dirt and trees flattened dozens of flimsy houses when many residents had gone home for the night.
The Vatican said the only “real audience” Pope Francis had in Washington, D.C., was with a small group that included a gay couple.
Starting today, homebuyers will have access to new standardized forms to replace ones that might have varied widely from lender to lender.
Arthur W. Ticknor was an executive with firms including Union Switch and Signal and American Standard Inc.
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A bill advancing through Congress would give judges more discretion to sentence below the mandatory minimum for nonviolent offenders.
A state courts spokesman said today that it had hired a Pittsburgh law firm to look into the matter.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has imposed cost-saving measures in light of a budget impasse that is now in its fourth month.
Also, PennDOT says there will be a full closure of Parkway West’s inbound lanes, weather permitting, from 9 tonight through Monday morning.
Officials today described the gunman as an alienated young man who appeared to have a particular animus against religion.
Post-Gazette summer 2015 interns offer a glimpse into what college is really like.
Red-Pirates rivalry goes way back and has provided interesting moments for one mixed marriage.
The measure would require the president to certify that victims of terror receive compensation before Iran gets economic relief.
Despite a veto threat, the House approved a multibillion-dollar defense policy bill.
Only 3 percent of the state’s 63,000 family farms qualify for the designation of Century Farm or Bicentennial Farm.
The exhibit is titled “We Live Here.” Pieces will be auctioned tonight at an event at 21st Street Coffee and Tea.
Government troops seized control of Kunduz on Thursday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says, aims to establish a caliphate from “Portugal to Pakistan.”
Hurricane Joaquin is seen as less likely to pose a major threat to the Eastern United States.
Russian expands its involvement in Syria’s civil war.
The school’s planetarium can take students worlds away or bring them right out of the front door.
About 12 employees of the district have been identified as owing back real estate taxes to the district.
Ohio Valley Hospital is offering a healthy eating and exercise component in the Montour, West Allegheny and Brentwood districts.
Kim Davis, a Rowan County, Ky., spent five days in jail for defying a series of federal court orders to issue same-sex marriage licenses
Barbara Rowan’s parents reported her missing Aug. 2, 1984. Two weeks later, her body was found along a road near her home.
Duncan says in a letter to staff that he's returning to Chicago to live with his family.
The school in the Quaker Valley School District has received two grants worth nearly $9,000 to encourage education in and through the arts.
The airport has a full-body scanner, courtesy of the TSA, and an increase in passengers on Sprint Airlines.
Each week, volunteers pack 550 bags of food to send home with Wilkinsburg students.
They heard a speaker from a group formed by the parents of Rachel Scott, who was killed in the Columbine High School shootings in 1999.
Administrators have had their hands full with issues ranging from dress code violations to destruction of school property and fighting.
Correna Pfeiffer, 37, of Monaca, who managed an Aliquippa MedFast Institutional Pharmacy, waived indictment.
The change in companies was mainly due to ongoing issues with staffing, Superintendent Terry DeCarbo said.
The basketball coaches were suspended Sept. 23 over what one of them called “a parent issue.”
An unknown number of people on the ground were also killed in the crash in Jalalabad air field, officials said.
The presidents says America has “become numb” to mass shootings like Thursday’s incident in Oregon.
Family patriarch Robert Hays built Gearhard Farms in Murrysville eight generations ago.
When choosing a college, it can help to look for a place that fits who you are now -- and who you want to become.
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Rejection at a big school and acceptance at a small liberal arts college turned out for the best.