Allen Carter spent more than a year in Rankin Promise, an alternative education program in which students spend an average of 230 days.
Pennsylvania dentists have been asked to choose alternatives to Vicodin and Percocet in an effort to prevent addiction that leads to heroin.
Jan Hus was burned at the stake 600 years ago, but his influence continued over the centuries.
An assortment of overnight closures and lane restrictions is planned on the Parkway West this week.
By the time of his death on July 1 at 106, Mr. Winton was internationally celebrated as a hero of the Holocaust.
Polls indicate that the vote on the bailout plan is too close to call.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
John Massari plays taps at military funerals next to a device that plays a digital recording. What happens when the live buglers are gone?
Turkey, Venezuela and Belarus are among nations Greece may be looking to do clues.
The move by the president is an effort to correct what he sees were errors when politicians went too far in cracking down on crime.
U.S. and its partners hope to complete a nuclear deal with Iran by Tuesday.
There’s no obvious explanation for the uptick in attacks. The sharks have ranged from five to eight feet, according to victims’ estimates.
Pope Francis has been hailed as the kind of figure long needed by the Catholic Church to appeal to its base in poorer countries.
But the proposal has raised concerns that it undermines First Amendment protections of free speech and would intrude on a person’s privacy.
Twenty-one big brokerage firms have agreed to set up a fund worth at least $19,4 billion to help stabilize market prices.
Ms. McIntosh’s fluency in Japanese and background as a newspaper reporter made her ideal for spreading authentic-sounding misinformation.
Plus: Fla. Ferris wheel reopens; Clinton calls out China; Ohio disappearances; N.C. deck collapse.
Plus: Egypt repels IS; McCain denounces plan; Sinking in Philippines.
A top Greek court ruled Friday that the debt-crisis referendum planned for the nation Sunday is constitutional and should proceed.
Republicans aren’t letting a presidential veto stop them from trying to block rules that would make it faster for unions to organize.
Participants and spectators will instead be carrying radios tuned to the same local station, which will provide traditional marching music.
Obituary: Douglas A. Opperman / City, national marbles champion as a boy, he later built a bridge and ran a business
Mr. Opperman, formerly of the North Side and most recently of Avalon, won the national tournament at the 1940 New York World’s Fair.
A 50-day closure for reconstruction begins at 7 a.m. Monday, when PennDOT begins the next phase of construction there.
In time for July 4, the Pennsylvania Game Commission proposed raising fines for killing bald eagles to $2,500 for a first offense.
Former natural gas executive Jane Clements-Smith became executive director of hunger relief nonprofit Feeding Pennsylvania this week.
Newly reorganized insurgents launched a new offensive on government-held areas.
Jay’s admirers argue his achievements extend to virtually every branch of government, on the state, federal and international level.
Shawal Valley is also the final safe haven for the few al-Qaida operatives who haven’t fled into adjacent Afghanistan.
The status of Wilson’s descendants comes via MyHeritage.com, a genealogy research site based in Israel.
The prison where Ohio carries out executions successfully applied for an import license from the DEA late last year.
Plus: Iran nuke talks progress; UberPOP halts service; communist chief to visit; successful Russia launch; and more.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County shut down service on the Mon Incline this morning but was reopened before noon.
Matt Stonie upset Joey “Jaws” Chestnut to win the annual contest in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.
Sixty-five years after Sgt. Joseph Snock of Apollo was captured, his remains have been identified.
Officials are urging caution and common sense during what one group calls “the most dangerous holiday weekend of the year.”
At the end of a two-week online poll, 10,527 voters — nearly 85 percent — said the bridges in Downtown should remain “Aztec Gold.”
The wings were equipped with 17,000 solar cells that charged batteries. The plane ran on stored energy at night.
Aggressive campaign to secure a liver for the toddler succeeds with donation from a Nebraska girl who died of a brain tumor.
Kathleen Kane’s twin, Ellen Granahan, was sued in Lackawanna County Court last month by Jacob Wentland III, of Dunmore.
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority contractors will perform the work, which will restrict parking in certain areas.
Republican activists contend that Guy Reschenthaler is violating judicial ethical rules.
The building, located between Tennyson and Ruskin avenues at Bigelow Boulevard, had minimal cosmetic damage to its eaves.
Officials cite an increased effort by the Islamic State to galvanize its sympathizers in the United States and elsewhere since Memorial Day.
Humana has nearly 3.2 million people enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, a total that falls just sort of market leader UnitedHealth.
The Department of Homeland Security is targeting illegal immigrants who are criminally convicted, terrorism threats or new border-crossers.
The North Allegheny school board rolled out both tax increases and a one-to-one technology initiative at their meeting.
David Kremen’s love of foreign lands fit nicely with his work as an international attorney for Westinghouse.
Longtime passion for peering through telescope makes a man wonder what might have been.
In Syria, coalition forces targeted ISIS with nine strikes destroying tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles and structures.
Quick with a quip, Mr. Carter was a significant figure in television during the medium’s earliest days.