We don’t want to become the City of Big Brotherly Love.
The relationships between Turkey, the Kurds, the Islamic State group and NATO is getting more and more complicated.
Many have called for fundamental criminal justice reforms for more than a decade. But better late than never.
A federal judge in California has told the U.S. government it cannot detain immigrant families indefinitely in punishing conditions.
The food trucks that are in business in Pittsburgh typically rely on Twitter and Facebook to let customers know where they’ll be and when.
Agathon Rwasa said he would not oppose formation of a unity government so long as it prepared for new elections.
President Obama wants to shore up the Social Security Disability Insurance program with revenue from Social Security’s retirement fund.
A shortage of Pittsburgh officers has been years in the making, but Chief Cameron McLay won’t get that kind of time to boost the ranks.
The parchments are believed to have been written between 568 and 645. Muhammad died in 632.
A Justice Department audit confirms that informants bought and sold drugs with little supervision in a program riddled with problems.
Legislation would force states to allow trucks that pull two trailers, each 33 feet long, which is 9 feet longer than Pennsylvania allows.
Do zombies still roam Monroeville Mall? Can a running back write a TV script? Can Pittsburgh play New York in a movie? Read the Asides.
This week the Israeli government’s Subcommittee for Settlements approved some 838 new residences.
Kepler-452b occupies the so-called “Goldilocks zone” in relation to its sun.
Mr. Obama has been roiled by the controversy occasioned by his African father since before his 2008 election.
Veterans are watching to see whether the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak ultimately leads to a transformation of the VA and better care.
E.L. Doctorow, who died Tuesday, excelled in giving us portraits of ourselves that made sense of our complicated national history.
Pittsburgh was proud to welcome the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and President Barack Obama to address it on Tuesday.
The Allegheny County Health Department is drafting stricter penalties for restaurants that break food safety rules.
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and billionaire Yuri Milner will head a $100 million effort to scan the stars for evidence.
The 54-year cut in U.S. diplomatic relations with Cuba ended in Washington and Havana at midnight Monday.
The two Pa. universities hold the titles of the most expensive (Pitt) and second-most (Penn State) public universities in the nation.
More than 70,000 rape kits gathered by 1,000 police departments have never been processed or sent out for testing, an investigation shows.
Eliminating state registration stickers should be the first and many updates at PennDOT.
Turkey drifts in turbulent regional seas and is not set up to address its external or internal problems.
A failed background check allowed Dylann Roof to buy a gun.
Surveillance cameras make sense in construction zones, where speeding or inattentive drivers killed two dozen Pa. workers last year.
Iran can start to build some trust and ease doubts about the nuclear deal by promptly releasing the Americans it is imprisoning unjustly.
Why does the chamber go out of its way around the globe to advocate the dirty, unhealthful business of cigarette smoking?
Starting with the class of 2017, the Promise will reduce the maximum amount of its scholarships and restrict their use to tuition and fees.
It’s part of a Department of Defense nutrition education program called “Go for Green.”
Asides: A bigger PPG Place skating rink, the PSU Creamery's sesquicentennial, a Port Authority fee delay
Skaters will have a larger-than-Rockefeller rink, the Penn State Creamery celebrates 150 years, a ConnectCard fee is on hold for now.
A congressional hearing may well be the best way to clear the air regarding Planned Parenthood’s policies.
The end of summer will feature a temporary change of venue for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
The depleted Highway Trust Fund covers as much as 80 percent of state project costs for roads, bridges and transit systems.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools have been making responsible choices to close underutilized buildings for the past decade.
The International Monetary Fund issued a disturbing analysis of what it thinks will come of the latest bailout.
For the next 16 months, New Horizons will continue to transmit images from its flyby of Pluto.
A loophole would have limited public disclosure to only a salary range, so senators rewrote a bill to ensure citizens’ right to know.
Thanks to an update, new overtime rules more accurately reflect the reality of the 2015 economy.
The goal is to bring Iran back into the international community and end decades of isolationism and antagonism.
City Councilman Corey O’Connor ’s bill, which would punish businesses that don’t offer paid sick leave, is a bad idea.
A T. Rowe Price survey shows that millennials are doing as well as, if not better than, baby boomers in several key areas related to saving.
The intersection of Pittsburgh’s Fifth Avenue and Smithfield Street has meant one thing since 1877. Shopping.
The court ruled that the Texas policy’s “disparate impact” on African-American communities was enough to prove that discrimination had
The Pittsburgh Pirates gave their fans the gift of optimism at the end of baseball season’s traditional first half.
The court ruled that states can appoint independent panels to design congressional districts. Pennsylvania should be among those states.
Woodland Hills must exert more control over who goes to the Rankin Promise, how long they stay and what services the students receive.
Prevention is still the best way to defend against the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays.
The Post-Gazette believes the email of Pennsylvania government workers should be preserved for at least two years on a central server.