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As school districts face declining enrollments and increasing financial pressures, the era of neighborhood elementary schools is fading.
At That’s It Sportswear, apparel makers for Pittsburgh’s American Eagle Outfitters, workers say they routinely work over 60 hours a week.
Severity of the upcoming influenza season could hinge on our old acquaintance H1N1.
Mr. Cortopassi, a scientist at Cecil-based generic drug giant Mylan Inc., died Thursday at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Restrictions will occur from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mr. Obama has to notify Congress of the authorization under the the War Powers Resolution.
All City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, state and federal offices and courts are closed today for the Labor Day holiday.
Philippine de Rothschild gave up an acting career to run the family’s wine business at a time when few women were in the industry.
Iraqi troops and militias opened up a humanitarian corridor to thousands of Shiite Turkmen who had under siege in Amerli from Sunni
Key lawmakers suggested that the administration should be more assertive in addressing conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine.
It was a a vague and provocative turn of phrase he used while demanding Ukrainian government negotiate directly with pro-Russian
Its resident who don’t attend the festival in Nevada discover that the city’s hot spots become more accessible.
Demonstrations fueled by a sense of injustice have rolled across cities, regardless of whether the shootings took place last week or last
The city’s feud with its holdout financial creditors will take center stage. starting Tuesday.
His contrarian nature, for good and ill, defined his career.
He was a 14-year-old cabin boy aboard the airship that exploded as it approached its mooring site in New Jersey in 1937.
The breach of a deserted U.S. diplomatic post likely will reinvigorate debate in the U.S. over its role in Libya,
The decision makes it virtually certain that Hong Kong will soon have large-scale protests and acts of civil disobedience.
What do 9-year-old girls like these days? Chuck E. Cheese? Bowling? How about a trip to the shooting range?
4 in family found dead, Wildfires slow down, Napa Valley aftershock, Pilot search called off, Celebrity chef gets DWI, 3 dead in plane
U.N. troops held in Syria, Violence in Pakistan, British hostage, 12 killed in attack, 12 killed in attack, Anti-euro party wins seat ,
Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia over Ukraine, EU leaders stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
Most school districts face the challenge of declining enrollment. There are no easy solutions as school boards look for cuts.
Shale drillers are under-reporting how much waste they send to landfills. The DEP has launched an investigation to standardize reporting.
The Pentagon announced the expanded strikes as well as airdrops of food, water and humanitarian aid to the town of Amerli.
American Eagle joined a broad effort to improve conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers, following two deadly accidents. Is it working?
The local paper was among President Abraham Lincoln’s persistent critics.
While his opponent, Democrat Tom Wolf, will join marchers on Monday, Gov. Tom Corbett will appear at rallies Downtown and in Banksville.
Mr. Karl, who was also a classically trained cellist, had a natural affinity for learning and sharing knowledge of all kinds.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
His agent, Nick Quinn, confirmed the death but did not disclose the cause.
John Davis scheduled a routine exam with his dermatologist. Then he received two bills — one from his physician, one from UPMC St. Margaret.
State legislators are looking to change the program to help towns in financial distress, mainly by setting time limits for the designation.
Over the years Mr. Chung amassed evidence that U.S. troops had systematically killed more than 100, and possibly as many as 400, civilian
The American sold Navy secrets to the Soviets for 18 years in what has been described as one of the most damaging espionage operations of
For more than a year, Iran’s president had been walking a tightrope by trying to restore relations with the country’s archenemy, the U.S.
About 7.1 million Americans were employed in construction-related occupations last year — and only 2.6 percent were women.
The first-of-a-kind, experimental drug by Novartis lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent, a new study reports.
With their Senate majority imperiled, Democrats are trying to mobilize African-Americans outraged by the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
For decades, Britain’s contribution to the threat of global Armageddon has found a home on the tranquil shores of Gare Loch.
Voters in Massachusetts may do something that voters nowhere else have done, at least in a century: slam on the brakes on casino gambling.
PLUS: Pakistan crisis talks set; Palestinian deadline plan; 5 lost in mine rescue; bomb targets spy HQ; Hong Kong showdown.
PLUS: Obama pushes federal wage hikes; teachers' jobs ruling; mobile home fire kills 6; sand cave-in kills child.
West Hardies Road in Hampton, which has been closed since July 21, is scheduled to reopen tonight, weather permitting.
Democratic nominee for governor took a tour Friday of the Bidwell Training Center on the North Side.
The Steel City leans, if even just a bit, further left than the Mile High City. Yes, you read that right, er, correctly.
The German-born scholar of sociology, dedicated to global understanding, came to Pitt in 1960 and served for 20 years as head of UCIS.
The United Nations’ racism watchdog on Friday urged the United States to halt the excessive use of force by police.
Employees who decline vaccination for medical or religious reasons would be required to wear a mask within six feet of patients or staff.
Instead, the president said in a White House news conference, he has asked the Pentagon to prepare options.