Studies show that skilled immigrants increase productivity, create jobs and spark entrepreneurship.
Republicans who voted to repeal ACA now must replace it. They do so in conditions that have changed since, and partly because of, the ACA.
The stewardship of this vital resource by the city administration and Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has been disappointing at best.
Federal policymakers should think hard about the devastation sure to come if they pass the AHCA, because nobody wins under this proposal.
Before reforms, the LCB had to adhere to strict pricing formulas that prohibited them from gouging consumers. That’s no longer the case.
We’ve lost the narrative that unites us around a common multigenerational project, that gives a sense of meaning and purpose to our history.
One of the biggest defects in the tax code is that it encourages companies to finance themselves by borrowing rather than by issuing equity.
Pittsburgh’s lead filter program must be a coordinated community process.
In his visit to Pittsburgh, NPR’s politics editor provides shrewd analysis of the day’s events.
It’s a new chapter in perversity, purposely jamming telephone lines then demanding to know why calls don’t go through.
For Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza, holding Vladimir Putin accountable was almost deadly — twice.
At the same time Duquesne is looking to spend tens of millions on its basketball complex, it has announced its intention to close its press.
As Venezuela has plunged deeper into an economic, political and humanitarian crisis, its regional neighbors and the U.S. have stood back.
Here’s what the Senate should ask the Supreme Court nominee.
‘Get Out’ says a lot about how one group of Americans views another.
It seems like if some historical figure did anything objectionable, he must be cast into outer darkness.
We hunters don’t need a black eye over this. Is the rapid expansion of the semi-automatic rifle to hunt deer worth this risk?
The House Republicans’ American Health Care Act is strong on mental health and addiction treatment
Melania Trump is changing the rules for future presidential spouses, “by virtue of following her own desires.”
How could adding tens of billions of tons of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere annually not produce global warming?
A $54 billion increase in military spending could end up funding lots of arbitrary projects. Here is how it works:
A recent documentary and a CMU production shine a bright light on an unending struggle.
This week: A look back at Candidate Trump
Small planets of gefilte fish, mashed carp and pike. The boneyard around me — ribcages, still-erect fins and backbones.
This week the Trump administration put out a budget blueprint — or more accurately, a “budget” blueprint.
The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, but for governments it’s not that easy.
Despite narrow attitudes and old-school mindsets, I’m not going anywhere. I will not partake in the New Great Migration to move down South.
My weekly coffees with a Trump fan are mutually enlightening.
When it comes to Pittsburgh’s water problems, the buck stops at the top.
A bill to reduce Alaska’s bear and wolf populations lacks sense and compassion.
Allegheny County was wrong to approve an e-cigarette ban.
This generation can bring civility and tolerance back into American society.
If he cares about “forgotten Americans,” Trump must tackle domestic matters, starting with getting health care right.
Football has taken its share of criticism. But look to the example of the late Bill Campbell, Homestead native and tech guru and coach.
Face the real threat to the human future: the one in your pocket or on your desk, the one you might be reading this column on right now.
The Trump plan appears to have a reasonable aim, not deconstruction.
They should understand that Trump agnostics are central to America's political future.
Pittsburgh can and must replace all lead service lines, including the private side that belongs to the homeowner.
Setting bail is a critical part of our criminal justice system.
Why the replacement for Obamacare feels like another wealth transfer.
Believe it: The EPA will be diminished. That means Pennsylvania needs the Dept. of Environmental Protection to step up its game
Be on the lookout for a rise in violence and suicide in the spring, cautions a psychiatrist
Some things are bigger than ideology ... consider salsa dancing.
Americans have lost faith in institutions such as the legacy media. That's not because of Trump or 'fake news’
Some people who voted for Trump are bigots, but I have come to the conclusion that most were not. Most were just people who wanted change.
The unbelievable baby-man!
The GOP health plan is worse than even the cynics expected. The process by which it came to be tells you a lot about the state of the GOP.
Self-created crisis can leave us distracted, spent and unprepared when the real thing hits.
The great transplant surgeon was a caring and humble soul, as I had the privilege of learning when I worked for him in the late 1980s.
Welcome to Cannabis Country! Stoned hosts and all.