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Local Scots make referendum predictions. Pride, history involved in decision.
Former Olympic swimmer who earned her college degree at 60 years old
Convicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town
Top banking executive who always kept family dinner a priority
The former chief investment officer of the State Employees’ Retirement System can “move on” now that a probe into his tenure is over.
New Islamic State video depicts captive British journalist John Cantlie warning against the folly of the coming war effort.
Police in Sydney arrest 15 suspects, then free nine of them, in alleged Islamic State-linked plot to carry out beheadings in Australia.
2 Republican senators challenge nonprofit climate-change advocacy group’s spending of federal grant money.
People no longer seem to believe thriftiness pays off.
Discord is mounting between President Barack Obama and military leaders over a blanket presidential prohibition on ground combat.
Alabama’s two U.S. senators urged federal judge in their state to step down after he was charged with battery.
Sens. Bob Casey and Jay Rockefeller jointly offer bill to provide fair treatment to coal miners pursuing black lung benefit claims.
Flu vaccine season has arrived, and that means different shots for different folks.
The White House, by executive order, is offering a national strategy to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance because of overuse.
President Obama spurns request by Ukraine’s president for lethal military aid to counter Russia’s aggression.
Agents use body-worn cameras; VA to boost salaries; New York terror alert; Man charged in wildfire; Internet boosts economy
Alibaba, the e-commerce company started in 1959, cemented its reputation as a symbol of China’s economic emergence by raising $21.8 billion.
"We gather here in sorrow, disbelief and anger," the Rev. Thomas M. Muldowney told those inside the filled-to-capacity church.
It shows itself with symptoms of fever of more than 101 degrees, runny nose, coughing, sneezing and sometimes rash.
A train was having mechanical issues at the Gateway Center subway station and in Washington County by a jack-knifed tractor trailer on I-79.
Two people were reported to have been trapped, dispatchers said. Police said at least one person was transported by medical helicopter.
The new settlements total $132,500 and end lawsuits filed by five corrections officers or supervisors.
The state Education Department will conduct a public review of the standards as requested by Gov. Tom Corbett.
The BBC forecast that Scotland had opted for stability rather than change by a margin of 55 percent to 45 percent.
The Allegheny County Health Department director contacted the district Thursday and said the CDC has no confirmed cases in SW Pennsylvania.
Dickson, Shaffer and Fairless elementaries would close, along with the district administrative building on Greensburg Pike.
U.S. Steel Corp. to pay $300,000 penalty for exceeding emissions limit at new coke battery.
Pittsburgh Parking Authority says drivers using the pay stations that replaced parking meters two years ago leads to less tickets issued.
Kevin Quigley, also a Pittsburgh Democratic ward chairman, had charges dismissed when his girlfriend wouldn’t pursue charges.
A proposal would provide give representation to students, faculty and the alumni association but also keep the nine alumni board members.
The department says Auditor Eugene Depasquale is “succumbing to political tactics.”
Sto-Rox School District wants Commonwealth Court to block the school because it would take so many students it could kill the district.
The $64,657 worth of donations ranged from paper to microscopes.
The $8 million project to add center turning lanes to a 1.5-mile section of the highway in Jeannette and Hempfield began in 2012.
Visitors to the North Hills School District's website soon will be seeing ads for area businesses.
Several opinion polls indicate a razor-thin victory for opponents of separation. But nobody dares predict the result of today’s vote.
Plus: Stricken runner was rescued by CPR and other speedy aid, help received at local casino impressed a non-Pittsburgher.
The House votes, 273-156, to authorize President Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in fight against the Islamic State.
American way of dying is broken, too costly, and not necessarily what patients want, national expert panel finds.
Teachers use the application with kindergartners as a digitized version of a behavior chart and allows parents to monitor kids’ behavior.
The official grand opening of the Twin Rivers Primary and Intermediate School celebrated the facility’s assets, environment responsibility.
Justice Department wants Congress’ help to improve prospects for successful criminal prosecutions of Wall Street executives.
Syria’s anti-Assad rebels are being targeted by a fresh wave of attacks and assassinations by the Syrian regime.
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday
The State Department says it has reformed its protection strategies for high-risk diplomatic posts in the wake of the attacks in Benghazi.
There is no national consensus on how to handle the highly polarizing and controversial practice of surrogacy.
In the past two months, more than 1,300 Gazans are believed to have gone to Egypt.
Mt. Lebanon High School’s festival of bands will take place this weekend, coordinated by nearly 100 volunteers and featuring nine bands.
Few expect there will be a meeting between President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Americans have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea.