Congress must fix this when it comes back from its election vacation, on an urgent basis.
Challenger John Brown has an impressive record in local government, but Mr. DePasquale has done yeoman’s work and deserves a second term.
Both Republican Otto Voit and Democrat Joe Torsella are well-versed in fiscal management, but Mr. Torsella stands out.
The Europeans continue to labor with the major problem that migrants from wars of the Middle East and of poverty in Africa continue to pose.
U.S. Rep Mike Doyle, a Democrat from Forest Hills, is up for his 12th term. That’s a long time, but there’s good reason to keep him there.
The campaign to recapture Mosul is already showing itself to be no piece of cake. Turkey’s bigger role complicates matters.
A recent study by researchers at in Canada indicated that heavy exertion while angry or stressed triples the chance of a heart attack.
The European Space Agency lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander during its harrowing six-minute descent to the Martian surface.
As the U.S. political campaign encourages simplistic views of foreign affairs, the view of China making the rounds tends to leave out a lot.
The matter was chewed over at the top European level in Berlin Wednesday, and again Thursday at a Brussels summit of the European Union.
The strategy the Orr family is using to expand and strengthen Penna Flame Industries reflects the state of U.S. manufacturing today.
The Senate found time Wednesday to pass a bill on a back-burner issue and to take a position that’s bad for Pennsylvanians.
Pittsburgh City Council members should have better things to do than talk about penalizing each other for being too open.
Two recent reports are sure to give parents pause when it comes to their children’s participation in sports.
Facebook is a good place to keep up with friends, but when it comes to getting news, it can’t substitute for the judgment of professionals.
Congress passed a law requiring that states include certain security features on driver’s licenses.
The growing Pittsburgh Pickle Co. is running out of space, forcing the owners to seek larger quarters.
Forces trained and equipped by the U.S. are finding themselves increasingly challenged by the Taliban outside the capital, Kabul.
Dan Gilman wants PWSA to send customers alerts when it notices spikes in water use that could indicate a leaky toilet, pipe or service line.
Americans have not yet been told why American lives have been put at risk and other assets committed to this largely symbolic effort.
After leaving office, Mr. Obama will team up with former Attorney General Eric Holder to lead Democrats in a fight against gerrymandering.
The federal government’s program to eradicate marijuana plants is what should be eradicated.
The collections will dazzle anew, while its director has emerged as a leader in the fight against illegal animal trafficking.
Among the six wars that the United States is involved in, it is perhaps hardest to find a rationale for America’s involvement in Somalia.
When Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, it put control of the agency in the hands of a single director.
While many of the region’s hospitals have struggled in recent years, the situation of smaller hospitals is especially tenuous.
The practices and words of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte present a problem for the United States in its relations with that country.
The effects of naloxone in reversing an opioid overdose are immediate, as an Allegheny County sheriff’s deputy can attest.
Would you donate a month of your time and a portion of your own body to save a stranger’s life? Amanda Crow did just that.
The best solution is cultural, not legal: Use sense and take care. Choose the phone or the wheel. You cannot have both.
Thousands of employees at Wells Fargo tried to meet sales quotas by creating 2 million new accounts for customers without authorization.
For years, Cleveland sports was a national storyline — for all the wrong reasons.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej had an extraordinary life.
Today, Mr. Obama will be attending the Frontiers Conference held jointly by Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Last month, 12 of 15 Cornell High School cheerleaders kneeled during the national anthem at a home game.
The U.N. Security Council permanent members have chosen the former prime minister of Portugal to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary-general.
The city of Pittsburgh has taken the laudable step of putting building permit and code enforcement information online.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last week to Juan Manuel Santos even though the Colombian population rejected a peace agreement with FARC.
Few contemporary writers have as devoted an international following as Elena Ferrante, the pseudonym of the author of a series of novels.
When troubled ITT shut down last month, it left graduating students with no ceremony. Other schools have thoughtfully stepped up.
Getting to crime scenes more quickly could help to solve more murders. There is no substitute, however, for the human aspect to policing.
The Saudis took the occasion of a funeral of a patriarch of a prominent family to carry out a large bombing attack. The U.S. is complicit.
At least one player is refusing to participate in next year’s world championship in Tehran, where all women must wear the headscarves.
When President Pranab Mukherjee of India visited Ghana in June, he came bearing what he thought was an irresistible gift.
McCaffrey Interests of Chicago announced last week that it expects to acquire soon a building directly across from the produce terminal.
Temperatures are rising in a dispute between faculty members and management of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
During the nearly eight years of Mr. Obama’s two mandates, no progress has been made toward resolving the still-dangerous conflict.
When Jesse Owens came back from Nazi Germany with four Olympic gold medals in 1936, FDR didn’t even send him a telegram.
They shouldn’t go to their graves without the collection of evidence that one day could help to identify them and their killers.
The contribution made to the city and the region byTeresa Heinz , backed by the Heinz Endowments, is not as well known as it should be.