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From electronic implants to stem cells, University of Pittsburgh researchers and others seek ways to halt blindness.
The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.
A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.
Mr. Nash, who attended Carnegie Mellon, was killed along with his wife, Alicia, in a crash on Saturday.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
Oscar Romero was the Catholic archbishop of San Salvador, whose slaying as he said Mass became emblematic of El Salvador’s civil war.
Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would have allowed the NSA to search the records held by phone companies on a case-by-case basis.
A pending article in the peer-reviewed journal Water Policy sets out to refine some early versions of the factors that led to the disaster.
The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been used for 50 years to acquire land of special historical or environmental significance.
Plus: Senate approves stop-gap to extend funding for highways; water lost in California after dam vandalized; and more.
Plus: Burundi opposition leader fatally shot; Somalia towns captured; and more.
Hungarians have the mindset of an occupied people, we are told, which hasn’t changed all that much since the fall of Communism.
He continued to make house calls even after it had become a thing of the past in medicine, his family recalls.
Philosophies vary on numerous fronts: more small fingerlings or fewer catchable trout to marking trout for future research or not?
Akhil Reed Amar spoke in Pittsburgh on his new book, “The Law of the Land,” which shows how regionalism helped shape the Constitution.
Now retired, Barry A. Baldwin was known to his Drug Enforcement Administration colleagues as “The Wizard” for his expertise in wiretaps.
Strict rules on spending grant money limit its use. “I think the money enabled us to try some different things,” said the union leader.
Nearly 900 pages of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private account provide little apparent fuel for a Republican probe of her actions.
Mary King, an English as second language teacher at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8, drew attention when she refused to give the PSSA tests.
Picture this scrolling hundreds of feet above the iconic confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers: “Chipped ham, $1.39 a pound.”
Work zone speed cameras have slowed traffic down in Maryland, and may be coming to Pennsylvania.
Environmentalists have praised the new rule, but it has attracted fierce opposition from several business interests.
Judge denies WPXI's request for Plum documents.
Pwn (8 points, to dominate an opponent). Thanx (15 points, thanks). Bezzy (18 points, several meanings, not all of which are printable).
A custodian found what appeared to be an explosive device last Sunday, but school security personnel didn’t find out about it until
Ms. Kraft used her education in nursing and theology to serve the Pittsburgh community, particularly at Carlow University and St. Thomas
LaTonya Renae Batteaste, a former basketball player at Pitt who became a teacher and coach in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, died May 14.
Polls show overwhelming support to change the law in what was once among the most devout Catholic societies in Europe.
He argued that his approach to the problems in the Middle East flows from an interpretation of Jewish values.
The Saudi Health Ministry said at least 21 people had been killed and more than 120 others injured.
Majority Republicans, in a rare alliance with the president, overcame opposition from the chamber’s most powerful Democrats.
The shift does not end the stalemate in Congress that threatens to disrupt bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.
Washington state and others are trying to revamp police training to produce officers who are more community-friendly.
The Islamic Republic contributed small numbers of troops in support of advancing Iraqi ground forces, U.S. defense officials said Friday.
Plus: new Colombia violence; ‘productive’ Cuba meeting; ‘nut rage’ executive freed; and more.
Plus: Pipeline ordered tested after spill; oil platform shuts down; cigarette packs must carry warning; suspect arrested in D.C. murders
The trial of the officer, Michael Brelo, played out amid broader questions about how the police interact with African-Americans and use
Michael Victor is Mercyhurst University’s new leader, having most recently served as president of Lake Erie College.
Though ballots are still being counted, gay marriage is headed toward a resounding victory in the historic Friday vote.
The grand jury is looking into whether administrators and staff members knew of inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.
The order requires Amtrak to enforce a 50 mph limit near the Frankford Junction curve, modify signals and enforce speed limits elsewhere.
PSU president Eric Barron wants the university to raise the stakes for fraternities to model better behavior.
A new "Honors Escort" program will include draping an American flag on the gurney carrying a deceased veteran with escorts by its side.
Ten people have been hospitalized but no deaths have been reported, according to federal health officials.
Islamic State militants who seized the ancient Syrian city made control clear by leaving decapitated bodies of suspected foes in streets.
The Defense Department said the U.S. is sending the anti-tank rockets as early as next week to counter Islamic State suicide car bombings.
Charles Johnston’s plane went missing over New Guinea in 1944. This is how he made his way back home.
Mr. Obama said the U.S. and its allies aren’t losing against the Islamic State, but more should be done to help Iraq reseize lost territory.
As young Nigerian women and children are rescued from the clutches of Boko Haram, they face suspicions they may still be in contact.
The testing should be shortened by 90 minutes next year.