News Obituaries

Obituary: Virginia “Ginnie” Birmingham / Oakmont attorney who sought to help women with legal matters

Virginia “Ginnie” Birmingham went to law school after many years as a stay-at-home mother because she “wanted to do more with her life.”

Obituary: Geraldine Martin Zeltman / ‘Amazing lady’ loved her community

Geraldine Zeltman, one of the first black secretaries hired at U.S. Steel and active in the Urban League, dies at 86.

 Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post

Obituary: Ben Bradlee / Washington Post editor who directed its Watergate coverage

With full backing from his publisher, Katharine Graham, Mr. Bradlee led The Post into the first rank of American newspapers.



U.S. sets monitoring for travelers from Africa

CDC to require arrivals from West African nations with Ebola to report temperatures and any other potential symptoms daily for three weeks.

Evidence supports account by cop in Ferguson shooting

The autopsy of a black teen’s body and grand jury testimony given by black witnesses reportedly back the white officer.



Parliament’s lax security at main entry drawing criticism

Canada’s governmental security is questioned in wake of Wednesday’s shootings at the national war memorial and inside Parliament building.

Canada probes Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting

Canadian police are investigating a man identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as a possible suspect in the shootings Wednesday.



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Highmark, UPMC, regulators disagree

Representatives of  Highmark and UPMC, and state regulators who brokered a deal between them, disagreed on many things Wednesday in court.

NCAA drops Corbett from suit over state law

The NCAA has dropped the governor from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in PSU fine money can be spent.


Early Returns

3 things for a Tuesday

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery UPDATED at 5:10 p.m. with comment from Jason Ortitay. While you guys were

New ads rehash 'secret' issues

We're two weeks away from Election Eve ??? which should absolutely be a holiday on par with Christmas Eve??? and The Battling

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