The good people behind the Pittsburgh Bicentennial celebration are eager to find the time capsules stuffed into cornerstones in March 1816.
President Barack Obama met Wednesday in Ottawa with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.
She began her historic run as Tennessee’s women’s basketball coach in 1974, two years after Title IX leveled the playing field.
There’s something about a looming election that compels an incumbent politician to once again assert how tough on crime he or she is.
Festivities at the opening were judged to have been less enthusiastic than they were when the U.S. turned the canal over to Panama in 1999.
Pittsburgh now boasts about 50 food trucks in operation, nearly double the number last summer.
The former Steelers running back will be served with a warrant for 30 counts of criminal mischief by the Bureau of Police Graffiti Unit.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the new China-led addition to the development bank world, has approved its first four loans.
The treatment of Arthur Johnson, a prisoner at the State Correctional Institution Frackville, would be considered medieval.
The “dump Trump” movement is back. Back for one last defeat.
No angst about the European Union here: The Spanish on Sunday voted against change.
The Wilkinsburg massacre generated national attention because of the savagery of the assault.
The revelation that malnutrition features more prominently among low-income Americans of certain races is deeply worrying.
County council voted to participate in a land bank organized by the Steel Rivers and Turtle Creek Valley councils of government.
The instant effect of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union has been a seismic shock to Britain, the EU and globalization itself.
The effort to bring Wi-Fi to East Liberty is a great initiative to bridge the digital divide for many students in the neighborhood.
Unfortunately for the veteran legislator, his constituents noticed they had been reduced to being the Fattah family’s personal piggy bank.
The good news is that coffee is no longer considered carcinogenic. The bad news is that it can be if you drink it too hot.
The only response that House Speaker Paul Ryan could muster to the rebellion was to release the House early for its Fourth of July holiday.
Aquaponics, which will be a billion-dollar agricultural industry by 2020.
Pittsburgh Transportation Group is phasing out its Yellow Cab service in favor of zTrip, its Uber- and Lyft-like ride-share app.
Italians elected new mayors for Rome, the capital, and Turin. Both are leaders of the Five Star Movement, an anti-establishment party.
With a new-age economy and high quality of life, Pittsburgh is in the fast lane. But our transit system is trying to get up to speed.
The possibility that the pilot at the controls in an airline cockpit has mental health problems that are not being addressed is unnerving.
On June 14, the 120-day mandate of provisional president Jocelerme Privert expired with no permanent or provisional successor lined up.
China has little standing to challenge anyone on trade-related theft.
If a scaled-down version of an old-style benefit is needed to sign pension reform into law, so be it. Some progress beats none at all.
From their industrial pasts to their new-age economies, Pittsburgh and Cleveland have much in common.
A U.N. Global Trends survey released Monday said the world reached in 2015 an all-new high in refugees and internally displaced persons.
It is especially striking this round that both of the two major parties’ candidates have high unfavorable ratings.
Why not just let the hedge funds and the Puerto Ricans accept the consequences of their irresponsible borrowing?
While Pittsburghers love to reminisce about steel and coal, less attention is paid to the glass industry, also a staple of the economy.
A harrowing account of imprisonment confirms the worst suspicions most Hong Kong citizens have about Beijing and its intentions.
And the so-called “modernization” of the LCB represented by the new law this month is just lipstick on a pig.
Archaeologist Damian Evans unearthed ancient cities with a technology called lidar, using light to indicate the presence of foreign objects.
Financial constraints are real. But creative approaches can help officers maximize pay and make the bureau a more appealing place to work.
No matter how closely people try to adhere to low-sodium diets, some foods are so laden with salt that they obliterate attempts at control.
The governor acted in haste by agreeing to remove Confederate flags from a historical collection of flags on display at the Capitol.
The MOVE UP campaign gives people a boost when they need it most.
Yes, heavy borrowing and outright thievery have been a part of rock ’n’ roll from the beginning. But why deny this?
The policy change is compassionate and a model that other insurers should hasten to emulate.
Production and sale by Boeing of a hundred aircraft will result in billions of dollars in income and the creation of many American jobs.
Mr. Voinovich was rare: a good administrator, a mayor, governor and senator with zero interest in ideology and 100 percent in what worked.
Under CEO Christina Cassotis, the airport is prudently pushing for diversity in carriers and a deeper reach into Europe.
Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova is not having a good year.
But this massacre, the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history, is unlikely to serve as a watershed moment in the same way as 9/11.
The takeaway for out-of-town hockey fans is this: Something special is percolating here on and off the ice.
Even if Pittsburgh loses its bid for the Smart City challenge, the city is better positioned to improve its infrastructure.
Jimmy Carter is the ideal person to open the conversation.
A new government survey of risky youth behaviors shows that, yes, the kids are alright (or at least better that we thought).