News Obituaries

Obituary: Carol Anderson / Psychiatrist social worker helped to develop cutting-edge therapy for children

She had a social worker’s empathy, a researcher’s analytic mind and a clinician’s ability to effectively diagnose and provide health care.

 Journalist Diane Sawyer and director Mike Nichols.

Obituary: Mike Nichols / Celebrated Director in Hollywood, on Broadway

The winner of nine Tony Awards and one Oscar directed such films as “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “The Graduate," and “Carnal Knowledge.

Obituary / Michel Fougères: CMU professor saw the world

The Paris-born instructor told stories of his wide travels.



More arrests as Missouri protesters await Ferguson grand jury decision

A grand jury is deciding whether to charge officer Darren Wilson in the slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown in a St. Louis suburb.

As snow turns to rain in Buffalo, flood threat grows

The next threat will be rain and higher temperatures that threaten to produce flooding and add more weight to overstressed structures.



Israelis Confiscate Weapons Bound for East Jerusalem

A shipment of knives, swords, fireworks and electric-shock devices from China is seized by Israeli police.

Attacks in Kabul raise concerns about security

The Taliban are staging almost daily attacks against the Afghan government and foreign targets in Kabul, the capital.



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Shuster holds transportation committee chairmanship

U.S. Rep Bill Shuster will take another spin as chairman of the powerful House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Peduto travels deep in the heart of Texas

By Robert Zullo Mayor Bill Peduto is escaping the city's deep freeze this week for the Lone Star State, where he will be

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