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The results available so far today show that Mt. Lebanon High School is the top performing school in Allegheny County.
Pittsburgh's mayor-elect said his plan for nonunion workers whose age plus service total at least 70 would not increase pension liabilities.
Eleanor Parker, known for the range of parts she played, dies at age 91.
Ahmet Uzumcu, OPCW director general, made the remarks Tuesday in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Oslo.
Federal regulators finally begin moving on one of the most complicated portions of the 2010 revamp of financial regulation.
Martin Schmotzer quit his school board post to take a paying job with the district, then quit the job and resumed his board position.
Hundreds are in Washington, D.C., today and tomorrow to honor the 20 children and six educators killed a year ago at Sandy Hook.
Patricia Millett was confirmed for a U.S. appeals court seat and Mel Watt was approved to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
His eulogy was the rhetorical highlight of a memorial service in which Africans celebrated Nelson Mandela's life with singing and dancing.
Senate Republicans will not move forward with a plan to clear the way for a private manager of the Pennsylvania Lottery.
The secretary of state defended an international deal to restrict Iran's nuclear program to skeptical lawmakers.
In a year that has seen the U.S. and Cuba take steps at improving the relationship, the handshake stoked talk of further rapprochement.
More than 500 people have been killed over the past week in sectarian fighting, aid officials say.
The proposal also includes provisions for free bus service and a ban on recreational burning and grilling.
Titan Arm's creators say it's designed for ordinary people -- those who need either physical rehab or a little extra muscle for work.
Pet dog Charlie's wide-eyed reaction to tree is a good reminder of what to appreciate at holiday time.
Pittsburgh has come a long way and has a long way to go to compete with other cities implementing practices to sustain quality of life.
By any measure, the Andean condor is one of the largest flying birds on Earth.
Red-light cameras coming to dangerous Pittsburgh intersections.
Gov. Tom Corbett said the decision to join other Northeast states shows the state's commitment to clean air.
Prosecutors overreached, and may have acted unconstitutionally, in their investigation of convicted former state Sen. Jane Orie.
E. Gordon Gee pledged to work with the school's faculty and spoke of the importance of land-grant universities such as WVU.
Connie Lucas, who resigned from the Duquesne school board to submit the application, had been waiting since last fall for a decision.
The family of Sgt. Brian LaLoup, a 21, accused officials in Athens, Greece of removing his heart during an illegal autopsy.
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dissolved a state news agency dating to the Soviet era.
Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout.
Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines.
Pennsylvania is not among Northeastern states petitioning the EPA for tighter smog rules in Midwest to protect public health.
The Dead Sea has been rapidly disappearing for the past 50 years.
Patricia Jozefczyk, 64, died Friday of complications from acute leukemia.
The Hilltop Alliance is getting results from owners of run-down properties through warning letters and offers of help.
Pennsylvania is competing with at least a dozen other states in an effort to land a Boeing jet assembly plant.
UPMC targeted state Rep. Jim Christiana in mailings over legislation to force it to contract with any willing insurer.
They are controversial, but studies have shown that enforcement cameras at intersections reduce red-light running and crashes.
Lawyers for the former state Supreme Court Justice filed a 100-page appeal, identifying 15 reasons why the trial court erred in her case.
Lane and shoulder closures are possible starting tonight on the Parkway North.
Rally calls for more state support of schools.
Route 28 will be reduced to single-lane traffic overnight this week through Saturday morning in the city and Millvale, PennDOT announced.
Although Monday's vote extends the ban, gun control advocates seem sure to lose an effort to impose additional, tougher restrictions.
HUD sent a letter Friday responding to inquiries about consultants and contracts by U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.
The student, identified in the complaint only as J.P., was part of the school's gifted program and had Asperger's syndrome.
Anthony Grisollo was selected over 11 finalists, among whom were teachers from the Bethel Park, Belle Vernon and Yough school districts.
The leaders will join dozens of other dignitaries and tens of thousands of mourners at the memorial service at a Johannesburg stadium.
Arraignments for the Steubenville schools superintendent and three others charged in the case have been pushed back to this Friday.
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.