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Hundreds of fans attended a memorial rally and car cruise for the late actor.
The development comes a week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment.
A fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Morgantown in the eastern part of the state that led to a series of fender-benders.
Republicans and Democrats are abandoning their debt-reduction goals.
Despite last month's Democratic power play, Senate Republicans retain the power to slow -- but not derail -- the president's appointments.
Iraq is experiencing a protracted wave of sectarian violence that has increased since the U.S. military withdrawal in 2011.
By aligning with street protesters, the opposition Democrat Party is threatening to deepen the country's political standoff.
Jang Song Thaek was stripped of all his posts and expelled from the ruling Workers' Party at a meeting of its Politburo.
Nelson Mandela was remembered in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well as former bastions of loyalty to apartheid.
The country's main opposition, the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, won power in all four closely watched states.
Each request to a phone company yielded up to thousands of phone numbers of innocent Americans along with those of potential suspects.
The increased numbers echo a wider trend over recent decades, as more American women have reached their 40s without bearing children.
It takes a village to plan a new administration to run Pittsburgh, evidently.
A Toronto study concluded that "healthy obesity" is a myth, with risks of death and disease rising as people become overweight and obese.
Under a new campus policy, fraternity chapters could be fined if their pledges fail to meet a minimum 2.5 grade-point average.
Emails between the jail staff and Corizon document a string of medication distribution problems that one jail watcher called "terrifying.
The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday.
After decades of talk, the reconfiguration of the Route 51-Route 88 intersection is finally upon us.
EPA to assess old lead smelting sites in Bloomfield and Hazelwood.
Compared to previous generations, children today are only exposed to tiny amounts of lead. But some experts think this is still too high.
Disney Research, Pittsburgh is using novel technology to add interactivity to the physical
The Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources is sponsoring a barbecue sale and a jewelry sale at Monongahela Valley Hospital in Carroll.
Congressional inaction on gun measures since the Sandy Hook massacre stands in relief to the scores of bills approved by state legislatures.
Thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country.
The opposition is organizing a gigantic protest rally for today.
Many are surprised President Barack Obama hasn't visited the agency's headquarters to express his support.
Devoted to her Methodist Church in McKeesport, Janis Myers worked at a Christian bookstore and volunteered at Cornerstone TeleVision.
A report appears to have told a different story than defense department officials indicated to Congress.
The U.S. appears to be changing its strategy to persuade Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a security treaty.
A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country is being blamed for a handful of deaths.
Politics makes strange bed fellows, as is apparent in the fight over the food stamp program.
Thousands of photos and fans' reminiscences tell the story of the Civic Arena in "Arena: Remembering the Igloo.
Services that once were thought to be the employer of last resort are now being much more selective.
A year after the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary, Newtown, Conn., has learned to live again.
Gen. Morgan and Confederate cohorts fled from Union prison in Ohio, sparking erroneous rumors.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
School districts are enacting curriculum and instruction changes to meet Pennsylvania Core standards.
The mayor-elect's chief innovation and performance officer said collaboration could make Pittsburgh a model for sustainability.
In what can be the sometimes cutthroat world of athletic competition, Bill Weir always found room for hospitality and compassion.
CHIMP robot is being fine-tuned for the U.S. Department of Defense competition to develop a robot to help in disaster settings.
His talk will contain proposals to strengthen defense relations with Gulf nations, according to a U.S. defense official.
Many fear sectarian violence after clashes swept through the capital this week, killing nearly 300 people.
Christopher Abruzzo has worked as acting DEP secretary for eight months pending approval by the full Senate.
Edward M. Halluska survived the lax uranium safeguards in the Manhattan Project, two bouts with cancer and one nasty ocean cruise -- offset
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At 90, Frank Regina, a Pearl Harbor veteran, recounts the sinking of his ship on the date which will live in infamy.
North Dakota's in the middle of an oil boom, and workers don't let its frigid winters get in the way.
Neil Alexander, who was diagnosed with ALS in June 2011, is taking steps to prolong his independence and his life.
E. Gordon Gee said that representatives of both Pitt and Penn State approached him about filling their presidential vacancies.
The five adult children of Navy veteran John Ciarolla of North Versailles filed the wrongful death and negligence lawsuit.