Also: Billion-dollar blogging; Apple avoiding tax bite; Homeowners still waiting; Cost of a student loan; Paying upfront to gamble.
All the dairy industry money and all that milk depends on individual farms with cows like No. 643, who was having a very dangerous morning.
Knowledge that the new owners will put every expense and every product under a microscope has Heinz workers worried.
What you need to know about some of the latest recalled products.
There are people for whom navigating life changes seems effortless.
As Catherine Lee Bates wrote in "America the Beautiful," "Confirm thy soul in self-control."
Even experts have a hard time agreeing about which fats we should consume, and in what exact proportions.
Try to establish a routine for getting the information you need.
Business seminars, meetings and events for the week.
Despite the fact that more companies say they value their CEO's nonfinancial skills, the bottom line still rules.
Interns who are working for free in exchange for college credit can act as chum for circling labor lawyers.
LifeWatch AG claims the insurer no longer fully covers the cost of its mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry service.
I have an older navigation system I like, but updating the maps costs almost as much as a brand new system. What are your thoughts?
People on the move ...
Have your kids ever come home and said, "Mom, Grandma ran another red light today."
Alleged misbehavior by the IRS and other federal agencies gives the GOP something else to talk about and investigate as economy recovers.
MY parents moved from San Luis Obispo to the Mojave Desert, about four hours to the east, after my dad, a physicist, got a job at what is no
OVER the past few months, American workers have been suffering from a major case of spring fever. Many of them, for the first time in years,
TESTED 2014 Bolt from the Star division of Yamaha.
Most auto engineers spend their lives on short leashes, constantly straining against the limitations of cost and market acceptance and whisp
You can take the S.U.V. out of the country. Apparently, you can also take the country out of the S.U.V.
Admirers of the Porsche 911 would insist that no other model in the auto industry has stayed so true to its original formula, a production l
IT'S tough enough to write an ordinary will, deciding how to pass along worldly goods like your savings, your real estate and that treasured
OUR mobile carriers know our locations: where our phones travel during working hours and leisure time, where they reside overnight when we s
Approval of Chinese regulators moves Heinz sale closer and makes it likely that the company won't pay another dividend.
Plus: Former Procter & Gamble CEO returning to top post; News Corp. closer to splitting; Some EQT customers to receive gift cards
All of us have a stake in ensuring that the power of home is effectively energized across Western Pennsylvania.
"Until J.C. Penney starts carrying clothing I can and want to wear, I will not be back."
National Guard and Reserve troops coming home from Afghanistan and elsewhere find they have been replaced, demoted, or denied benefits.
WASHINGTON – Google's rivals have again prompted antitrust investigators at the Federal Trade Commission to examine the company's busi
The European Union and Russian officials still need to review the H.J. Heinz Co. acquisition for antitrust issues.
The start-up aims to change the incentive model, helping companies reward and motivate employees by using peer-to-peer bonuses.
Plant operators have been struggling to find enough workers, a trend that many expect to worsen and hamper progress in decommissioning it.
Giant Eagle and newcomers like Kmart are rolling out gas price promotions in anticipation of Memorial Day weekend.
The rules require labels on steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.
The bill would allow students to dodge an increase in interest rates, but fees could rise in coming years.
Planning a summer getaway? Don't forget to put 'watch out for ID thieves' on your checklist.
A soft opening is planned for the third week of September, with a grand opening the first week of October.
The clothing retailer will shop of the offer from Apax, one of its investors, for 40 days. The deal's termination fee is about $10 million.
Representatives of the corporate community in Pittsburgh are committed to sharing successful practices for improving diversity.
It is becoming clearer how much it could cost Pennsylvanians if UPMC and Highmark really do end up parting ways. And it looks expensive.
Meet Quora, a Q&A social network. New NBC episodes now on Amazon Instant Video. Google launches its streaming music service.
A suit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh, who fell into an African dogs exhibit, says other zoos have better safeguards in place.
Controller Chelsa Wagner says late payments made it hard for small businesses to take work, but the county says it has changed processes.
More than a decade ago, at a vintage computer fair in Silicon Valley, Dag Spicer had an opportunity to buy an original Apple-1 for $2,000. H
Trial on the Homewood man's allegations had been slated for July 8, about one year after the start of the first trial.
Members of the The Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable, the companies worked with others, community groups and Rich Fitzgerald.
The Las Vegas investment firm will try to beam new life into West Mifflin's ailing shooping location.
Thousands of mom bloggers have been embraced by brands they endorse, but there are issues in how they work together.
Catherine McCormick, a Pittsburgh-born market research executive, died at 63.
Highmark said it would not credential the center "until the Mt. Lebanon-based hospital signs a long-term extension of a provider agreement.
On Monday, Highmark neurosurgeon Michael Horowitz treated an intracranial aneurysm -- in Butler, instead of Pittsburgh.
A gay-rights group called Freedom to Work teamed with a law firm to file what they described as a groundbreaking discrimination lawsuit.
CRD Development LLC is hoping to recruit a company to build an office campus on the 30 acres, which fronts Business Loop 376.
Most automobiles their journey by ship to a new world of unpaved roads, kidnappers and Islamist militants after being auctioned to middlemen
Plus: Cigna prepares for $77 million settlement; Green Tree firm GiftCards.com going mobile; Bruster's eyes lowering franchise costs
The Federal Reserve took financial markets for a ride Wednesday, pushing stock prices up in the morning then sending them down in afternoon.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Hewlett-Packard's slow recovery efforts got help from higher than expected second-quarter earnings on Wednesday.
Most of our ventures onto the Web still begin with a search -- a fact readily exploited by spammers and swindlers who rely on excessive use
You know that awful moment, while watching television, when you suddenly remember you left something on the stove? I know it well because I'
Attorney William Costopoulos argued that the convictions should be thrown out.
Five sue Highmark and other Blues, alleging antitrust violations and seeking class action status.
CEO Robert Hanson blamed the results on a "tough macro-environment as well as cooler weather" that slowed demand for seasonal styles.
Summerset at Frick Park is seeking a TIF to divert $24 million in property taxes from the neighborhood to improve infrastructure.
With donations outpacing matching resources, the Pittsburgh Foundation is considering whether to continue its Day of Giving beyond 2014.
The Volt is the Al Gore of cars: people learn to love it, or hate it with a passion that burns brighter than a thousand coal-fired plants.
In the past year, Pittsburgh ranked 32nd of the top 40 metropolitan areas for job growth.
The South Side-based speech technology company announced in its third quarter report that it will default on a credit agreement.
Speculation is that the Federal Reserve may scale back U.S. debt purchases, curbing demand for the precious metal as a store of value.
The all-electronic format taxes technology, and growth in donations may limit matching funds for nonprofit organizations that benefit.
Yahoo's $1.1 billion proposed acquisition of Tumblr is a huge coup for the young founder of the even younger start-up and a splashy move by
The Federal Communications Commission's attempt to defend its net neutrality rules against a court challenge got major support on Monday fro
When David Karp was 14, he was clearly a bright teenager. Quiet, somewhat reclusive, bored with his classes at the Bronx High School of Scie
WASHINGTON -- Facing down blistering criticism on Capitol Hill that Apple sidestepped billions of dollars in taxes, the company's chief exec
REDMOND, Wash. -- When Microsoft began selling its last video-game console nearly eight years ago, there was no iPad, smartphones had keyboa
Spokeswoman Gloria Kreps said all will be offered jobs with Nuance, a Massachusetts company that specializes in voice-recognition software.
On a per-share basis, the Findlay-based sporting goods retailer reported earnings of 52 cents per share, up from 45 cents per share.
The Oakmont resident followed his father's footsteps into produce business and eventually a career with Giant Eagle. He died at age 74.
Yahoo gobbles again; fixing Kepler; avoiding hotel Wi-Fi; drone saves a life
Cheswick-based Dynamics Inc's LifeCode electronic cards take the company from credit cards to life services.
A room at Nemacolin costs at least $340, but gambling at the resort's soon-to-open casino will set you back only $10.
Robert Douglas Lawler, most recently an executive at Texas-based Anadarko Petroleum, will lead the company starting June 17.
Plus: Gasoline prices in Pittsburgh remain steady; Boeing Dreamliner back in business; L.L. Bean chairman will retire
A study of 9,523 private student loan borrowers found many are piling on credit card debt and relying on family and friends for help.
The sandwich-and-soup restaurant will open in the former McDonald's site at Wood Street and Forbes Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The technology industry got much of what it wanted in a bill that overhauls federal immigration law.
The latest entry in the Arkham franchise is revving for an October release.
Deft has 140 employees split between Irvine, Calif., and Alliance, Ohio. makes specialty coatings for aerospace and industrial applications.
The deal would allow a Web pioneer to make a headlong rush into social media.
Banks have paid less than half the $5.7 billion in cash owed to troubled homeowners under nearly 30 settlements brokered by the government.
The city will get mapping overhaul from international firm, with a special new app for October's Step Trek event.
His creations were featured in dozens of movies that celebrated cars, including "Bikini Beach" (1964) and "The Blues Brothers" (1980).
Mercy Health System announced the three-year appointment of Frank J. Pistella to its board of directors.
Two-thirds of the county's charitable nonprofits have responded to the county's query, but many want more time.
For many drivers, the fear of rising auto insurance rates keeps them from driving too fast or leaving their license at home.
The retail giant fights a lawsuit by employees claiming they were not compensated for off-the-clock work.
In two separate cases, the Commonwealth Court ruled government-issued cellphone numbers and email addresses are not public record.
America's tech sector debates the pros and cons of the proposed immigration overhaul, and how it would affect American tech workers.
The Brookings Institution finds growing poverty rates in Pittsburgh's suburban area.