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Allegheny County still pumps raw sewage into its waterways because of outdated infrastructure.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday extended the presence of thousands of American troops in Afghanistan by a year.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s pick to lead the state police, Marcus Brown, has been the subject of a venomous campaign.
The U.S. should withhold assistance until the Cairo government cleans up its act.
The Pittsburgh Parking Authority is smart to keep adapting to new technology.
The president promised the most transparent administration in history but has given us the least transparent.
In 2014, 459 school workers were arrested in the United States for sexual misconduct, 26 of them in Pennsylvania.
BNY Mellon obtained the best FX rates for itself, gave its customers the worst or close to the worst rates and kept the difference for
The level of intra-Muslim fighting in Yemen has advanced so far that the U.S. was forced to withdraw its presence from the country.
The government can make sure that emergency teams and technical experts are fully trained to respond when an oil tanker derailment occurs.
The Affordable Care Act has meant significant change for the better for many Americans, including hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians.
People can collect only if they can prove not just unauthorized use of their cards, but also time they spent cleaning up Target’s mess.
The beauty and craftsmanship of the Henry Hobson Richardson-designed building hide some serious structural and mechanical problems.
Rising sea levels will cause residents of the Northern Hemisphere to regret that climate change deniers were ever taken seriously.
Montour trail users can expect detours, an Aspinwall arborist hopes to climb to great heights, and Pittsburgh offers summer intern slots.
Reducing prison populations to rational levels will take courage, foresight and fresh ideas.
Pittsburgh is behind its peers in spreading chances for employment around, with minorities performing only 11 percent of the region’s jobs.
The Senate should stop stalling and vote Loretta Lynch up or down.
Gov. Tom Wolf promised the school districts an extra $400 million for basic education and $100 million for special education
A new brochure for how citizens should deal with police has the potential to save lives, reduce tension and spare costly court judgments.
The alliance aims to marshal the strengths of all three institutions and “big data” on behalf of the public’s health and well-being.
The results mean Palestinians now have no early hope of negotiating for a state.
An improved transportation funding law means more attention to deteriorating roads and bridges.
The findings of focus group interviews illuminate the challenges the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra faces as its audience ages and shrinks.
Syria can take a step next month toward ending its civil war at talks in Moscow among parties to the 4-year-old conflict.
Starbucks baristas are writing “Race Together” on their biodegradable cups and engaging customers in conversations about race.
VA Secretary Robert McDonald can rescind bonuses and recoup payments from employees who contributed to poor veteran care.
House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, needed last-minute Democratic help to avoid a shutdown of the agency.
Pittsburgh is one of six cities chosen for a program to repair community-police relations.
Pittsburgh cannot consider itself a modern city without frequent, efficient, accessible transit.
Thanks for nothing. That’s got to be the attitude toward the Wolf administration of many Highmark customers.
A long-awaited proposal to protect Americans from misuse of their personal data offers feeble protection to consumers.
A Labor Department plan to regulate brokers who manage retirement accounts could protect millions of Americans from bad financial advice.
Spurned Super Bowl fans get a payout, Pirates fans get walk-through metal detectors and the Garden Theater sign may get a restoration.
The responsibility for bringing Boko Haram under control lies clearly with Nigeria, a rich country with a large army.
Jasiri Oronde Smith has become one of hip-hop’s most respected activists and politically astute lyricists.
Nearly 20 years after the launch of Amazon and eBay, most online shoppers pay no tax on their purchases.
The idea that Venezuela poses a threat to America is just silly.
Ordinary citizens, in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, are sick of gun violence and the misguided policies that help perpetuate it.
Talks between the two warring governments could lead to a road out of the deadly swamp the nation has become since Gadhafi’s overthrow.
Today, a former Pittsburgh brownfield is home to one of the seven greenest buildings on the planet.
NASA’s spacecraft is in orbit around what is without question the most fascinating denizen of the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
The letter sent by 47 Republican senators to Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was damaging to America’s role in the world.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is putting on the blitz again with a three-day, 24-hour assault on Pittsburgh’s road craters.
Universities are supposed to serve the nation’s best and brightest, not its dumb and dumber.
The Iraqi offensive to try to take Tikrit back from forces of the Islamic State is a development the United States favors.
Medical tourism is big business worldwide.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools and the owner of a Strip District business are locked in a real-life version of the TV show The Price Is
Recent federal investigations have exposed systemic patterns of improper and discriminatory policing in Ferguson, Mo., and Cleveland, Ohio.
On the way home from work today, feel free to stop by the local beer distributorship and pick up a 12-pack.