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Brother Nathan M. Cochran was a teacher, student mentor, registrar at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, but is best-known for his love for
Former secretary of education Ron Tomalis was appointed special adviser in June 2013, but was permitted to keep his cabinet-level salary.
Congress may find it easier to require background checks for teachers than for weapons purchasers.
Allegheny County could save $250,000 annually if it “co-mingled” its real estate department with its Office of Property Assessments.
Families USA report says more than half of Pennsylvanians who would benefit from Medicaid expansion have jobs.
PennDOT announced the one-month closure about 30 minutes before it was scheduled to take effect on Thursday.
Painting will close the tunnel from 8 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Aug. 22.
For a writer, it’s a gift to know someone reads your writing
The White House said it is looking into options for bringing back two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Liberia.
Israel, Hamas sending delegations to negotiations in Cairo that may pave way to end more than three weeks of carnage.
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it plans to begin regulating certain diagnostic tests developed by laboratories.
After Senate approved VA reforms, it also passed highway funding, but its Republicans scuttled a border funding bill.
The Dutch-led expert team recovered DNA samples from 25 victims and personal items of 27.
Libyan hard-liners amid violent backlash against rival militias as new parliament is about to be seated in Tripoli.
President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes.
The report by the CIA inspector general found that its officers created a fake online identity.
Plus: GM told of Cobalt crash; Obama donor probed; Executive shoots boss; Silver Star awarded; Railroad tracks blamed.
Plus: Death of ex-KGB officer; NATO unprepared; Kerry in India; Pakistani army; Gay activists in China
Crews will install pavement reflectors from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through Monday morning.
The restriction will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday between Longvue Avenue and Cumberland Road.
More than 135 individuals spoke at Thursday’s hearing with a like number scheduled to speak today.
The House had been scheduled to return to the Capitol on Monday and continue work on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Governments in the U.S., Russia and Britain have worked for years to reveal the users of the covert Tor Project.
The federal government seeks a court order that would require state police to stop using certain physical fitness tests.
A Peace Corps spokesperson said two volunteers were isolated and under observation after being exposed to a person who later died of Ebola.
Senate Democrats emergency measure for young migrant border crisis differs substantially from House version.
Analysis of 16 studies finds produce eaters reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but no appreciable association with reduced
GAO says chaotic planning and lax oversight contributed to cost increases as well as website delays and malfunctions.
Actuaries found that infusing the systems with $9 billion from pension obligation bonds could reduce employer contributions $24.5 billion.
The $17 billion bipartisan measure would create 27 new VA medical facilities and let veterans access care at non-VA hospitals and clinics.
Led by Egypt, coalition including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan is aligned against Hamas during this current Mideast
Household registration system had hindered economic growth and reinforced inequities between rural and urban populations.
A former IRS official at the center of the agency’s Tea Party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as “crazies” and more in
Plus: A co-pay gets paid, a driver gets personal directions in Greensburg, a young man makes a couple’s anniversary.
On nearly party-line vote -- all Democrats and five Republicans opposing it -- House asserts that president violated the Constitution,
Wednesday’s violence elicits condemnations from the United Nations and the United States.
PLUS Boy killed by stray bullet; Ohio man gets life; Police corruption case; Pipe break floods UCLA
PLUS Fighting blocks crash site; Libyans flee fighting; Dozens die in mudslide; Venezuela officials barred
Charles Hobart, a United spokesman, said the airline was dropping its Pittsburgh-to-L.A. flight because it “wasn’t meeting expectations.”
The professor cuts, if they happen, would occur at the close of the 2014-15 academic year. Possible numbers have not been decided.
The closure is scheduled from 7 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday for the 17th annual Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race.
Temple University announced it will move to test-optional admissions, the first public research university in the Northeast to do so.
Mr. VanKirk, a Northumberland, Pa., native was the last surviving member of the crew that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Industry decries the controversial proposed regulations, which would limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning power plants.
The poll was conducted for CBS and the New York Times by the Internet polling firm YouGov.
The paper requested that deliberations on a controversial permit for a Marcellus Shale gas compressor station be opened to the public.
A county-city panel Tuesday issued a report on the future of libraries in Allegheny County, recommending more centralization of services.
A new bus stop that also serves pedestrians and bicyclists has several amenities not found elsewhere.
UPMC workers seeking to join the Service Employees International Union were joined by members of other unions in a protest.
He was waffling on what to do about a cancer diagnosis until prompted by some persuasive words.