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One day, the researchers say, there may even be a way to implant light-sensitive proteins into human brains.
More than 2,400 bottles of Arthur Goldman’s fine wines have been in custody while a judge decides if the contraband should be destroyed.
The balloon carrying Troy Bradley of Albuquerque, N.M., and his Russian co-pilot Leonid Tiukhtyaev landed off the Mexican coast.
The GOP-led legislative branch could give the president authority to negotiate the agreements that would receive quick up or down votes.
OCD is one of America's least understood mental illnesses and may affect 25,000 people in Pittsburgh.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is slowing down.
January was heavily stained by blood, with repeated gun battles and volleys of artillery and rocket fire.
The reason experts say is that Mississippi’s’s strict mandatory vaccination law lacks the loopholes found in almost every other state.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday it knew of 3 injuries but no deaths from unexpected airbag deployments.
Some doctors up north are warning their older patients to check in before agreeing to undergo exams and procedures while they are away.
While most removed have been small, others dams were large and degrading water quality, reducing biodiversity or impeding fish migration.
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American Rivers reports that these 17 dams were removed in Pennsylvania in 2014.
Point Park’s Pioneer Records takes students from the recording studio to CD release party in one semester.
They are trying to rehabilitate great white sharks’ image by making a documentary and traveling to Capetown, South Africa, in early May.
Mr. Hilliard, 94, part of prominent East End families, bolstered countless Pittsburgh institutions as a board member and shaper of people.
Professor Steve Hallock challenged his students to go 24 hours without technology. He says nearly everyone struggled.
Plus: Debt rhetoric eases; China bank chief quits; Italy elects president; ex-German president dies.
Plus: ‘Chris Kyle Day’; police-killing accord in NYC; ‘Mob cop’ settlement; daughter of late singer Whitney Houston found unresponsive.
School officials will install metal detectors, ban backpacks and large purses, and hire an armed, off-duty officer to increase security.
Some say Times Square is far too crowded now for anyone to want to be there.
Death Row Records founder Suge Knight was arrested early Friday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident near Los Angeles.
In the newest contretemps between U.S. and Israeli leaders, senior officials in both countries appear not to be trying to repair the breach.
Eugene de Kock, who had been convicted and sentenced in 1996 to two life terms plus 212 years, is being paroled.
The African Union on Friday endorsed creating a 7,500-member continental force to fight the Nigerian militant extremist Boko Haram group.
President Obama touted a new federal “precision medicine initiative” that would aim to help develop treatments for individual patients.
Islamic State militants attack points on defense perimeter of northern Iraq’s oil hub, killing at least seven Kurdish peshmerga fighters.
A New York Times-Stanford University poll finds most Americans endorse federal action to counteract global warming.
By President Obama’s executive order, federal agencies must adopt stricter building and siting standards.
PLUS: Motorcyclists may be their own worst enemy on the road; The murder trial against Pedro Hernandez begins
Plus: Ukrainian fighting rages; Sinai attack; Nazi concentration camps; Chevron drops shale exploration in Poland; and Japan’s wartime
Mr. Morton’s love of sports went beyond the hockey rink. A passionate fan of the Steelers and Pitt athletics, attending countless games.
Pittsburgh may not be a hub again, but it can attract more traffic and could support more nonstop flights, according to Christina Cassotis.
The We Promise program encourages students to improve their grades so they can qualify for scholarships, worth up to $40,000.
The Adjunct Faculty Association says course-load limitations placed on adjuncts mean that their maximum yearly campus income is $12,600.
Officials said the explosion in the southern city of Shikarpur went off as worshippers were gathering for midday prayers today.
Snowstorms add a special level of pressure for school superintendents who have to decide whether to call a school delay or cancellation
“Measles is wildly infectious, which is why it is so important that we identify cases quickly,” said health official Bob England of Arizona.
U.S. Sen. John McCain is advocating for changes to the 95-year-old Merchant Marine Act, calling it “an archaic law.”
The board's move was voluntary; the PLCB is an independent administrative board not technically under the governor’s jurisdiction.
“This is our story, the Democratic Party's story,” Mr. Biden said at a Democratic policy retreat.
A statement from his attorney said Mr. McCord will plead guilty to federal charges related to “taking advantage” of potential contributors.
Romney jumped back into the presidential discussion on Jan. 10, when he told a group of former donors he was eyeing another White House run.
Cpl. Bryon Dickson was shot to death in September at a state police barracks about a mile away from Exit 30.
The National Weather Service is forecasting up to 6 inches of snow for Allegheny and surrounding counties.
The plan is just the opening salvo in a battle that has become a symbol of congressional dysfunction.
The extremists had demanded that Jordan release a female al-Qaida prisoner from death row.
Negotiations involving Ukraine, Russia, rebel representatives and European officials are planned today in Minsk, Belarus.
The five-year fight over the oil pipeline has become a proxy for far broader fights over climate change, energy and the economy.
Security officials in Diyala province had denied that the killings were sectarian executions committed by pro-government Shiites.