In the past, rising health spending was due to increased prices, but this uptick was due to more people using health services.
The U.S. broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1979.
The number of buildings damaged this week in the Tennessee wildfires is approaching 1,000.
No fewer than three retired Army and Marine leaders are on tap for high-level government jobs normally reserved for civilians.
Yahya Jammeh, one of Africa’s most eccentric leaders, calmly accepted his loss.
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Lt. Col. Peduto, of Sewickley, died Monday after a sudden heart attack. He was 62 and an older brother of Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.
Investigators said somebody drew swastikas in a bathroom and painted a racial slur at the football field at Jefferson Middle School.
Americans’ confidence in the economy shifted from negative to positive territory after Donald Trump was elected president last month
A new study says the use of “green infrastructure” is a better, less expensive way to reduce illegal wet weather sewage overflows.
The Woodland Hills student recorded an encounter with Kevin Murray. He has been charged with a wiretap act violation for another incident.
The crash occurred in the 2200 block of Powell Road at 2:02 a.m.
The bloodshed was just one in a series of recent violent incidents nationwide involving police.
France’s President Francois Hollande announced in a surprise televised address Thursday that he would not seek a second term.
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The Senate passed on Thursday a 10-year extension of existing U.S. sanctions on Iran.
President-elect Donald Trump spoke at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, an event billed as the USA Thank You Tour.”
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President Barack Obama has been considering whether to adopt the position since last December.
The new monarch, who received the title “His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun,” assumed his new position Thursday.
Dr. Rachel Levine said it’s unknown what will happen but advocates need to remain vigilant.
He is a former Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command.
The state ordered a 40 percent reduction in injection of saltwater that scientists generally blame for the massive increase in earthquakes.
The popular astrophysicist and science geek takes aim at those who choose to ignore “objective truths.”
Charter plane crashed after the desperate pilot tells air-traffic controller that they had a “complete electrical failure, without fuel.”
The high occupancy vehicle lanes of southbound Interstate 279 will be closed at 9:30 a.m. today.
The justices struggled with how to resolve the issue, which took on increased importance because of President-elect Donald Trump’s vows.
Grant Tinker was perhaps best-known as the nurturing hand at MTM Enterprises, the production company he founded in 1970.
He also moved forward with Cabinet selections, choosing Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary and Wilbur Ross for Commerce.
Twisters that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early Wednesday.
The death toll ranged from 26 dead civilians to at least 45 in just one attack. But rebels also were blamed for civilian deaths Wednesday.
Keith Scott, 43, was killed by Officer Brentley Vinson on Sept. 20 in the parking lot of a North Carolina apartment complex.
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Academics talk about them as if they were apparently killed in the womb or just after birth. But they may not have been killed after all.
But the FARC insist that their troops won’t start demobilizing until lawmakers pass an amnesty law freeing some 2,000 rebels in jail.
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“The Elections Board has no power or authority to conduct any further recount or recanvass,” said a filing by Republican attorneys.
One of the foremost antiques appraisers in the Pittsburgh area, Mr. Malley died Saturday at his Regent Square home.
Councilmembers could find money in a general fund to support an affordable housing program, Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle said.
The study found that traditional school systems are “surviving but under increased stress” due to rapid charter school growth.
Fritz Weaver, who was born in East Liberty and went on to play Sherlock Holmes and Shakespearean kings on Broadway, has died at age 90.
Ann Power Wardrop, 101, was devoted to community service and work for the Carnegie Library, Carnegie Museum of Art and the Frick Pittsburgh.
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Dalishia Salter continues to claim she did not injure her 11-month-old son, who was beaten and left overnight on a back porch.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence will pay back $148K and change the makeup of its board under settlement deal.
Judge’s award follows jury’s award of $7.3 million to the former Penn State assistant coach.
That disenchantment manifested itself in 63 lawmakers supporting Ms. Pelosi’s opponent, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, in the secret-ballot vote.
Over the last year, unemployment has increased by a full percentage point as people join the labor force looking for work.
Potential conflicts of interest are weighed differently for different elected officials.