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The reasons for Ron Tomalis’ hefty salary are unclear.
Allegheny County’s district attorney is looking into the Pittsburgh police robbery squad.
Opportunity rover dazzles with its longevity on Mars.
The U.S. Transportation Department’s welcome mandate comes in the wake of a year of heavy spills and catastrophic derailments.
Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin has been considered the intellectual heavyweight among congressional Republicans on fiscal issues.
After the Luke Bryan concert at Heinz Field last month the city of Pittsburgh felt like fans had shown not a lick of respect.
In the past seven years, oil and gas operations have damaged Pennsylvania water supplies 209 times.
There are few jobs in America that are as hazardous to one’s health as working in the coal mines.
On two stretches of Pennsylvania interstates the speed limit will soon rise to 70 mph from the existing 65 mph as a test.
The introduction of Lyft and Uber to Pittsburgh has put a spotlight on the Public Utility Commission — and the light is not flattering.
Two federal appeals courts handed down sharply differing opinions last week on Affordable Care Act subsidies.
County parks foundation names executive director, Kimpton Hotel Monaco has a suite contest, and CLO collaborates with Theatre du Chatelet.
The downing of MH17 shows that Russian aggression harms more than just Ukraine. Its actions should come at a cost.
Mayor Bill Peduto says he will have a qualified chief in place sometime after Labor Day.
It unanimously approved emergency licenses that allow ride-share companies Lyft and Uber to operate legally in Allegheny County.
Indonesia has more or less completed the election of a new president, Joko Widodo.
Human Rights Watch has released a blistering report on investigative and prosecutorial abuses in American terrorism investigations.
The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, currently centered on Gaza, took on important implications for Americans Tuesday.
West Mifflin says it costs $15,000 to educate a child, but it only receives $10,655 for each Duquesne student.
On Monday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins wagered their lives on NASA’s technical ingenuity.
France has decided to put a 3,000-strong force permanently in five of its former colonies, in a band across West and Central Africa.
Antonio Rader, now 8, looked like a Holocaust victim, according to Mercer County Detective John J. Piatek.
An agreement was reached between members of the United Nations Security Council, German and Iran to extend talks on Iran’s nuclear program.
Holy Family Institute will house unaccompanied migrants no older than 12 while they await the outcomes of their immigration proceedings.
More U.S. companies are reincorporating overseas.
Stuck in the middle of their acrimonious breakup are Highmark’s Western Pennsylvania subscribers.
Not a single banker has gone to jail for the mortgage-backed securities meltdown.
Fewer measures are more effective in keeping government agencies honest than open records and open meeting laws.
Gov. Tom Corbett has done a disservice to Pennsylvanians by reducing the complicated issue of public employee pensions to a campaign slogan.
Nadine Gordimer was not just an accomplished wordsmith, but she was also a leading crusader against one of the world’s cruelest oppressions.
A victim shows kindness and wisdom toward his attacker, and forgotten grave sites get a call for attention.
Eastern Ukraine is a war zone, and it is tantamount to a lack of wisdom for civilian airlines and pilots to fly over it
Opportunistic politicians on both sides have only brought pain and stagnation to their people.
Even as the IRS’ duties have grown with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the agency has had to do more with less.
Nigeria is a major country and it is headed for a train wreck unless it changes course rapidly.
Every picture tells a story, but sometimes words are needed for a caption to tell the whole story
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have created The New Development Bank to rival the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Thanks to action by the Port Authority, plans for a modern, rapid transit system linking Downtown and Oakland can keep moving forward.
The agency sued the online retail giant last week for failing to install sufficient protections against online purchases made by children.
There now is incentive for Yellow, Lyft, Uber and any other companies that want to enter the market to do a better job to win customers.
The latest chapter in U.S. efforts to nation-build in Afghanistan is the attempt by John Kerry to salvage the presidential election.
If a team in any sport is going to be defeated in a tournament, there’s something to be said for being beaten by the eventual winner.
The duel between the Palestinians in Gaza and Israel has lasted more than a week and claimed the lives of at least 175 Gazans.
Lorin Maazel accrued many honors and today Pittsburgh’s loss is also the world’s.
David Cameron had to compromise with opposition parties and accept major reviews by Parliament.
School district mergers are a tough sell in Pennsylvania.
A new low in deterioration of relations occurred Thursday when the Germans requested that the senior CIA official there leave.
For 15 years, the United States has not signed the Ottawa Treaty banning antipersonnel land mines.
What can Gov. Corbett accomplish by alienating the Republicans who run the Legislature?