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The Ukrainian military landed airborne troops at an airport about 25 miles south of Slovyansk.
Political analysts say Moscow's propaganda campaign reflects a new brazenness on the part of Russian officials
The attacks are increasing calls for President Goodluck Jonathan to rethink his strategy in confronting the biggest threat to the security.
The Abu Ghraib prison was the site of a notorious prisoner abuse scandal during the U.S. occupation of Iraq.
Lane closures on Route 22-William Penn Highway in Monroeville are expected to cause delays for drivers today and Thursday.
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Estimates of the severity of the bug's damage have mounted almost daily since researchers announced the discovery of Heartbleed last week.
The appeals court rejected state and industry challenges to the emissions rules.
Because of a typographical error, the punishment reflected a greater penalty than called for under U.S. sentencing guidelines.
The city marked the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday by honoring the dead and wounded.
Before televised sports were pervasive and the Internet a nonstop gusher of sports trivia, Zander Hollander found a niche in the market.
John Gaisford worked in a mobile army surgical hospital in the Pacific theater and wrote a book about it.
Duquesne teachers are being asked to agree to link student achievement to their raises.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is urging flexible new pollution emissions rules for existing coal-fired power
The College Board announced the changes in March, but today released detailed explanations and specifications, including sample questions.
A personal care home went the extra mile one year on behalf of Passover dinner for its few Jewish residents.
Lower-than-expected health insurance premiums under Obamacare will help cut the long-term cost of the program 7 percent over next decade.
The payoff for students in the Downtown university’s School of Communication is they get professional experience in a for-credit class.
Andrew W. Moore, a computer scientist and expert in robotics, will begin his duties in August.
South Fayette parents told the school board tonight they want to ensure students are comfortable with reporting bullying incidents.
The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of honoring and remembrance.
After his cowboy years, W. Frank Myers Jr. started a business and a family in Pittsburgh.
Akira Endo had the talent to elevate a performance by conducting with his special touch.
The infants were found in cardboard boxes, each one rolled up in a shirt or towel and tucked into a plastic bag.
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None of the three people killed outside of a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City were Jewish.
Teachers at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School have voted for representation by the PSEA.
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's confinement measures restrict communication with the outside.
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Nation faces end-of-the-month deadline for completing to destroy caches.
Teams searching for a missing Malaysian airliner were planning to send an unmanned submarine into the depths of the Indian Ocean.
Defiant pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine pushed the country to the brink of war or dissolution.
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for revealing U.S. government's surveillance programs.
Suspected Islamic militants struck in heart of Nigeria with a massive rush-hour bomb blast at a bus station that killed at least 72 people.
There's no reason to clutter up one's life with objects when memories are so much more valuable.
Scarcity of certain foods can force adaptations and forge new traditions.
The Congressional Budget Office said health care expansion will cost more than $100 billion less than expected.
The PixController technology behind the Pittsburgh bald eagle video camera broadcast on the Internet is uncovering surprises for scientists.
New tests, one based on eye movements, are giving doctors better insights into diagnosing concussions.
There are places for adults to learn how to swim and reduce their risk of drowning.
Health related events schedule for the coming week.
Joe Wos, executive director of the ToonSeum, has designed a T-shirt showcasing the baby birds.
A compromise reached last week would keep city council's oversight of land sales for at least two years.
The president is expected to pitch his program to promote skills training for careers in fields with a growing demand.
Seneca Valley School District entered into a $26,061 contract with Naviance, an online college readiness company.
Gas prices rose 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.67 a gallon yesterday.
The eclipse, the first fully visible over the region since 2010, begins with the partial phase at 1:58 a.m. Totality is from 3:07 to 4:25.
A $10.7 million construction project on Route 286 in Monroeville was scheduled to begin tonight, weather permitting, PennDOT announced.
The AAS decided in a vote by its board last week to recognize a vast but historically invisible portion of its membership.