News Obituaries

Obituary: Michael Krak / Selfless pediatrician who served his community

The native Pittsburgher, who practiced served his community for over 40 years, helped the polio vaccine trials organized by Jonas Salk.

Obituary: The Rev. Albert W. Bowe Sr. / Pastor who was full of joy

The Rev. Albert Bowe, Sr. loved to sing and serve his church.

Obituary: Anthony "Peppy" Giovane / Legacy of coach, athlete lives on

Anthony "Peppy" Giovane was a physical education teacher and coach for various sports.



Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

The developments have thrown into question Greece’s financial future and continued membership in the 19-nation shared euro currency.

Cairo blast kills Egypt’s top prosecutor, raises fears

The state prosecutor is the top Egyptian official to be assassinated since the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi two years ago.



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Wolf seeks to reassure state workers, vendors on budget

The governor separate letters to state workers and to the tens of thousands of vendors who do work with the commonwealth.

Auditor general to present pension recommendations to governor

Sate Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will recommend fixes for the state’s beleaguered municipal pension systems by Tuesday.



Portfolio: New York declares war on rats … again

Traps have been set and poisons brewed, to little apparent effect. Emergency conclaves have been called at City Hall.

Grandma had numbers on her side, albeit illicitly

Grandma’s illicit numbers operation had a fun feel to it.


Early Returns

Toomey's up with first ad

Fifteen months before he will face voters in the November 2016 general election, Sen. Pat Toomey is airing the first television

Perry on Politics: Once lost, Obama now is found

The casket of Rev. Clementa Pinckney sits beneath the podium as President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy during his funeral