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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.
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.
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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.
Planes that once dropped Agent Orange in Vietnam and were based here could have left crew members contaminated with toxin.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
Sheldon Cohen, a CMU professor of psychology, will put three decades of groundbreaking research online. (One conclusion: Hugs do help.)
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.
“Lloyd would forever change how African-Americans would integrate into professional basketball,” according to the Hall of Fame website.
Sale of a closed prison property in Hempfield should save Pennsylvania $27 million over 10 years, a state official says.
Mr. Nimoy tried to escape his role as Spock on ’Star Trek’ but eventually embraced it, long after the TV series ended.
“One of his dreams was to ski for a whole winter,” said his father, Bob Potter. “His plan was to go back to finish up school.”
Aaron Beam, an ex-CFO, spoke Friday to graduate students at Carlow University about the company’s $2.7 billion book-cooking scheme.
The death of the former deputy prime minister ignited a fury among opposition figures.
British authorities came under pressure Friday to explain how they let the suspected Islamic State militant slip from their grasp.
The tense House meltdown underscores how Congress has lost the ability to perform its most basic functions, no matter who’s in charge.
In the worst-case scenario, Antarctica’s melt could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide in a century or two, recurving coastlines.
Party leaders said they had to shift the chamber’s focus to debate funding the Department of Homeland Security.
Servando Gomez, known as La Tuta (the Teacher), was one of the most-wanted drug kingpins still at large in the country.
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The on- and off-ramps will be closed at 10 p.m. Monday for a $72.8 million project that will stretch from I-79 to the Fort Pitt Tunnels.
The gifts are from Carnegie Mellon trustee and chairman-elect James E. Rohr, along with his wife, Sharon.
The House of Representatives voted 357-60 for the measure with support from Democrats, following Senate passage by a voice vote.
The data breach involved current and former Uber drivers, and the company has notified attorneys general in states where those drivers live.
The flawed driver’s licenses transposed the letters in the security image to “AP” instead of “PA.”
Rate of 2.2 percent in the October-Dec. quarter marked a major slowdown from the third quarter, which saw the strongest growth in 11 years.
Senate Bill 412, introduced by state Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, is part of an effort to revamp Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.
The governor says the proposal would make long-term care for seniors more convenient and personal.
The profile emerging of the English-speaking masked jihadist in the Islamic State execution videos is a disturbingly familiar one.
The Board of Trustees announced a series of campus town hall meetings scheduled for next month.
The survey comes as four Pittsburgh school board seats are up for election this year, three of which are expected to be filled by newcomers.