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Health officials say 12 states, including Pennsylvania, now have respiratory illnesses caused by enterovirus 68, an uncommon virus.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said she has not received a complete inventory of county-owned and leased cars, as requested.
The district would not specify why it was terminating its contract with Andrea Williams, who has been on full-time leave since March 28.
The state Department of Education moves to block the release of emails of former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis.
The reviews come after two human rights groups found substantial cancer rates at SCI Fayette, built next to a fly ash dump.
The meeting detailed the latest chapter in the clash between Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority and the city over a new payroll system.
Richard Welsh left the seminary to spend a lifetime helping the blind and vision-impaired, becoming a nationally recognized leader.
President Barack Obama is sending 3,000 U.S. military as emergency aid in West Africa’s fight against burgeoning Ebola outbreak.
Joint Chiefs chairman leaves door open if a U.S.-led coalition with “no U.S. boots on the ground” proves insufficient to defeat ISIS.
Six-point-three million children died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday.
Shaun Wright had clung onto his job as police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire in the face of the almost-universal criticism
The move left crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against the Islamic State.
The forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is part of efforts to hear European ongoing concerns about U.S. surveillance programs.
President Petro Poroshenko’s country chafed at the tentative cease-fire and the slow pace of change.
A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the nation doesn’t have the death penalty. Confused?
The U.S. poverty rate dropped in 2013 for the first time in seven years, and child poverty rate fell for the first time in 13 years.
People whose fat has settled mostly around their waistlines are known to run a higher risk of obesity-related ailments.
Retirement brings all kinds of fulfilling options, once you’re tired of watching TV.
Combined state and federal prison inmate ranks rose slightly because of more state incarcerations after a three-year decline.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration had sufficient information to identify the flaw as early as 2007.
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Allegheny General Hospital nurse Terri Thieret spent nine months recovering from the flu, aided by ECMO and a medically induced coma.
As part of the deal, UPMC will invest $70 million to develop services at Jameson’s 25 facilities.
Commissioner Frank Noonan identified the suspect as 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein of Canadensis.
West Penn Hospital is offering free lung cancer screening to long-term smokers as part of a pilot study on its life-saving effects.
The measure would authorize school boards to permit teachers, administrators and other staff members to arm themselves to protect students.
The newspaper wants the state to preserve emails for at least two years instead of the current practice of destroying them after five days.
Officials say the policy is meant to improve employees’ health rather than exact punishment.
Legislative Democrats say the borrowing is a bad sign for the state’s fiscal health.
Brenda Gump-Schragl was on her way to her daughter’s wedding-rehearsal dinner when the crash occurred on Route 51 in Pleasant Hills.
University of Pittsburgh researchers have developed a new test for diagnosing concussions called vestibular/ocular motor screening.
Allegheny Health Network is part of a new clinical trial investigating if remote monitoring of heart failure can cut hospitalizations.
Pitt study identifies gene mutations that signal aggressive form of prostate cancer.
A list of health- and fitness-related events for the coming week.
They are trying to limit the state’s capital debt spending, and said Harrisburg now has a “blank check” when it comes to big projects.
His 1965 team, considered one of the greatest in Western Pennsylvania history, contained future pros Simmie Hill and Norm Van Lier.
Mr. Bernstein for many years maintained a private psychology practice Downtown, moving it to Aspinwall in more recent years.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
Scots living in Scotland will go to the polls Thursday to decide whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
The sturdy building, where theater owners saw previews of films, was vacant for years. Saved and restored, it’s filled with new businesses.
Iran wants no part of any anti-Islamic State coalition that won’t have it as a charter member.
Two loaded boats wrecked in past week, killing 700 people trying to flee Africa for Europe.
GM’s compensation chief confirms 19 wrongful death claims in faulty ignition switch cases are eligible for payments.
Medals of Honor given to two Vietnam-era soldiers, one posthumously. An act of Congress was needed to honor them both so belatedly.
Two liberal causes that have moved forward during President Barack Obama’s tenure are gay marriage and legalization of marijuana.
Generic deal will bring cheaper hepatitis C treatment to poor nations.
Baja California in Mexico is hit hard by a Category 3 hurricane, leaving behind disaster zones and crumbled resorts.
Qatar has pivotal role in struggle against global terrorists.
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