Rating service: Port Authority seeks to keep the public in transit

Port Authority officials vow to spend the money responsibly.

Turkey’s election: Sunday’s vote can be pivotal at home and abroad

The strength and stability of Turkey, if not the actual outcome of the elections, is important to the United States.

Path to progress: More work is needed on chemical arms stockpiles

The United Nations’ Ahmet Uzumcu, director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, announced that 90 percent

Primary influence: Pa. deserves a stake in presidential nominations

By the time Pennsylvania voters go to the polls next spring, it’s likely the presidential nominees will already be determined.

Tangling with China: The U.S. takes risks over tiny, distant islands

The Chinese are seeking to reinforce their claims to the Spratly Islands.


David Shribman

David M. Shribman: Standing out from the crowd

It’s not easy for presidential candidates with low poll numbers to win, but it can be done.


Brian O'Neill

Brian O'Neill: You pay a price, after all, for choosing a staycation

Pittsburgh’s most thrifty columnist relaxes at home for a week, but life finds a way into his wallet.


Tony Norman

Tony Norman: Dr. Seuss deserves pass for a racist past

In a much-quoted tweet last week, actress Gabrielle Union expressed shock that Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel had once drawn black people in


Reg Henry

Reg Henry: Honor the fallen but not follies of war

Memorial Day brings grim reminders of the what’s wrong with the present.


Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson: The U.S. has few options in the Middle East

It’s hard to find factions in Iraq or Syria worthy of support.


Jennifer Graham

Jennifer Graham: Flogging here, flogging there

Saudi Arabia treats bloggers worse than we treat horses.


Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly: Clinton’s corruption

She peddles influence but accomplishes nothing.


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: Give fallen K-9 officers a memorial home

The Law Enforcement Officers memorial on the North Shore is on its way to including canine officers as well, and with good reason.