Pitt’s Jeffrey Schwartz stirs controversy with his Science magazine article stating that some human species don’t belong in the genus Homo.
Pope Francis is making it possible for women to confess directly to any Catholic priest, who can grant absolution.
Several construction projects continue this week, with overnight closures on the Parkway West.
Ohio lawmakers blocked the proposed name change for Mount McKinley for years, and denounced the decision to restore the Mount Denali name.
None of the documents had been marked classified at the time, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said.
It was the worst violence in the capital since the government took power in February 2014.
Republicans, Democrats and Independents in a Franklin & Marshall College poll favor not paying lawmakers until a budget is approved.
Europe is mired in border traffic backups, jam-packed refugee trains and policy chaos as it deals with its mounting migrant morass.
Prosecutors said James H. Short Jr. took cash, gift cards and meals from a distributor and a manufacturer of alcoholic beverages.
“It is the best option available to us at this time,” the Democratic senator said today.
AG Kathleen Kane was charged Aug. 6 by Montgomery County authorities with leaking information to a Philadelphia newspaper.
As Rowan County clerk Kim Davis' office opened, two couples were denied licenses.
The district received a report a Westinghouse student was injured while “being admonished” by one of the team’s assistant coaches.
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Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said today the man is a foreigner and was arrested in eastern Thailand near the Cambodian border.
Police said the officer radioed in to tell dispatchers he was chasing three men on foot, but communication with him was lost shortly after.
Freda Ellis -- sister of the late playwright August WIlson -- was a beloved force in the community.
Police said one of the students threatened to use a gun during the fight.
The district, struggling with financial problems for years, is on the edge of insolvency and cannot make payroll, officials said.
Diana Nelson Jones’ Walkabout: Bayardstown Social Club in Strip makes a quick success of socializing
Born on a vacant lot on Penn Avenue, Bayardstown is a bring-your-own party to which everyone’s invited, including kids and dogs.
The New York meeting is scheduled for Sept. 27, a day ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.
He says he would raise taxes in certain areas, particularly on corporations that he believes do not act in the best interests of the U.S.
The databases included security clearance applications, airline records and medical insurance forms.
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Fifty-six-year-old Garry Flyte of Eldred Township entered the plea Monday in Monroe County to first-degree murder charges.
The research announced by Medtronic found an association between a single gene and 50 percent higher odds of some irregular heartbeats.
Through Wednesday, outbound closures begin at 9 p.m. from the Fort Pitt Tunnel to I-79 with inbound single-lane traffic in the same area.
Most hospices don’t accept pediatric patients, and few resources exist for families needing end-of-life care for children, members say.
Roadwork will be suspended from Sept. 22 through Sept. 27.
The district is geared for a whole-school approach to improve student behavior.
The White House said in a news release Monday that further details will be released later.
Internet-enabled everyday devices are collectively called the “Internet of Things”; some experts think 50 billion will be in use by 2020.
The Post-Gazette printed and thus captured all of these moments in time as one of the worst storms of the century devastated New Orleans.
The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to quicker review of a promising muscular dystrophy treatment.
Eight environment groups notified the Environmental Protection Agency they will file suit if the agency refuses to rewrite disposal rules.
By renaming the peak Denali, President Barack Obama waded into a sensitive and decades-old conflict between residents of Alaska and Ohio.
Police said the two were part of a group responsible for the Aug. 17 blast in central Bangkok that killed 20 people.
The suspect is to be arraigned today in the shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth, a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Japan is seeing new faces join the ranks of protesters typically made up of labor union members and graying leftist activists.
Lawless Libya has turned into a major transit route for migrants fleeing conflict and poverty by boat to Europe.
The number of letters arriving late has jumped by almost 50 percent since the start of the year.
In another air raid on Sanaa, residents said four civilians were killed when a bomb hit their house near a military base.
Susan Rice also delivered an invitation from President Barack Obama for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the United States in October.
The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans failed to win a court injunction to block the plan.
A huge two-day rally brought together at least tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his resignation.
Mr. Dacey, 83, of Brookline died Wednesday at St. Clair Hospital of congestive heart failure.
A multiple-choice quiz about animal safety, the snubbing of Pittsburgh, soccer sensations and, of course, Steelers stuff.
Juwan Woods, 32, known as "Whiz," was sentenced Friday to 87 months behind bars.
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