The 2008 federal stimulus was a missed chance for sweeping improvements on the Ohio and Mississippi river systems. Now there’s another.
The performer has rankled police nationwide with her themes in recent work. While some talked boycott, professionalism is more befitting.
The killing shelves the movement toward a negotiated deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
After months of holding his tongue, Heidelberg Mayor Ken LaSota is speaking at borough council meetings again.
What should be a straightforward “improving relations” visit to an increasingly important Asian country is quite complicated in practice.
State Reps. Dan Miller and Judy Ward have introduced commonsense legislation that would help diagnose mental illness in adolescents.
Finding the black boxes may help, but it will also be vital to know what happened at the airports involved, Paris, Cairo, Asmara and Tunis.
A grand jury report describes Plum Senior High School as a place where male teachers had a free hand to prey on female students.
The Buhl Foundation has announced the appointment of its next president, Diana Bucco, who will begin her new job on July 1.
He was one of the staples of “60 Minutes” for four decades and one of the most important news correspondents of the Vietnam War era.
The main obstacle is Norfolk Southern, which dominates the tracks for freight shipping.
We wish Highmark success in its lawsuit; its ability to prevail will help keep the structure of the Affordable Care Act honest.
Americans have had a lot of trouble with the concept of mercenaries — hired foreign soldiers — since the Revolutionary War.
The mayor’s skepticism regarding the excuses reported this week — environmental contamination and a $5 million funding gap — is justified.
When it comes to ensuring the integrity of the Rio Olympics, the International Olympic Committee isn’t playing around.
Announcements of U.S. willingness to sell arms to two questionable clients raise serious questions about what is going on in Washington.
The Charles “Teenie” Harris Archive at the Carnegie Museum of Art has a new archivist for the work of the famed photographer.
The push for special liquor rules is further proof that the LCB must die — and that Mr. Wolf bears the blame for allowing it to live.
Unlike previous efforts, the U.S. would not be in the middle of this one, at least at the beginning.
The Vermont legislature has a prescription for skyrocketing drug prices. It’s called transparency.
Tampa Bay Lightning management doesn’t want to see a sea of Penguins jerseys on TV for its home playoff games. Tough.
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope continues to expand the boundary of mankind’s understanding of space.
You can tell a lot about a country by the animals selected to embody its ideals.
A federal watchdog agency has the opportunity to protect consumers in a big way.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is an NBA star without parallel.
Officials should monitor revenue from the taxes and consider lowering one or both if they continue to bring in more money than needed.
Reading a Ben Carson book was part of a judge’s sentence for Youri Whindleton, a good kid who went bad. Judge Mariani did right.
Brazil’s distressing economic situation is a cause and, increasingly, effect of getting rid of its president.
The vitality of our city’s core is so strong that the district is overflowing its traditional boundaries.
The U.S. activated a missile shield base at Deveselu in southern Romania Thursday, sticking its fingers in the eyes of neighboring Russia.
A gathering in London seeks to tackle the wide world of corruption in government. Talk about a target-rich environment.
The bill is wrong — lawmakers should be providing still-better access to government records — but the Vulakovich amendment helps.
The steady pace of teen suicides in the Pine-Richland School District has rallied the community to investigate the causes.
The heavily promoted American beer Budweiser is getting a rebranding for this political season: America. Great name, shame about its taste.
His victory has to be seen as a triumph of reasonableness over what was called “the politics of fear” in the London elections.
While reducing exploitation and mistreatment of animals in traveling shows is a laudable goal, this bill smacks of government overreach.
Only a third of Pennsylvania’s 1,000 police agencies are in compliance with the mandate to declare how many rape kits are untested.
The lack of a successful Day of Giving is another blow to nonprofits battered by state budget impasse.
The incoming president is a seven-term mayor of a large city, and known for outlandish and vulgar behavior. But he’s tough on crime.
State lawmakers are missing the mark with a bill that would give public schools the option of displaying the motto “In God We Trust.”
The presence of U.S. military personnel, however modest, in the complex war in Yemen is, yes, a slippery slope.
Nearly 29 percent of fifth-graders in a study involving several elementary schools were found to have asthma.
To avoid a Flint, Mich.-type crisis, consumers should monitor their water providers on a continuing basis — and act if they have concerns.
The AP’s Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting showed that the fish sold in your local supermarket may have been caught by slaves in Asia.
The mixed bag of numbers cannot hide the insecurity many Americans feel about the economy, now ripe for the political picking.
Opportunities for employer involvement in education are plentiful, especially in public school districts that struggle to balance budgets.
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya sent a powerful message that poachers have an implacable foe in Nairobi.
The Air Force officer, Rhodes Scholar and former president of Hampden-Sydney is a great match for the school, and a catch for the region.
The budget battle has held up a debt authorization bill authorizing the capital grant program. Projects languish. But options exist.
Mr. Kasich represented an attitude: craft, professionalism, seriousness in public policy. But that doesn’t build a constituency or a cause.