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Gay rights should be pursued with persuasion, not coercion.
East Liberty Development Inc. deserves kudos and continued support.
President Obama could fix this piece of injustice easily with an executive order, but he hasn’t.
The IRS collects $2.4 trillion each year, and the agency fails taxpayers with every fraudulent refund it issues.
More than 10 million kids nationwide — and 321,296 kids in Pennsylvania — attend after-school programs.
Common Pleas Judge Lester Nauhaus should be commended for efforts to provide an alternative to incarceration for drug offenders.
I am writing in response to the March 29 letter “Gun-Rights Advocate’s Rosa Parks Comparison is Deplorable” from Wynona Hawkins Harper.
Diana Nelson Jones’ March 24 column “No Room for Blandness with New U.S Steel Site” was spot on and well put.
A PG brief said PNC CEO William Demchak received a 42 percent increase in his compensation last year, which brings him to $11.3 million.
This stirring of old resentments, the rekindling of the culture war that seemed lost, amazes those of us with calendars.
The Ukrainian president heads for the Caymans as lions roam Mt. Lebanon
Those orange-roofed icons of an era are almost gone.
U.S. officials should encourage Arab allies to talk to Yemen's Houthi rebels.
The new policy will ensure that those who have city features named in their honor are worthy.
Comparing twin brothers living in radically different environments will help us send humans to the planets some day.
No one should be in a nursing home if they don’t need the type of intensive care the centers provide.
The commonwealth deserves a real debate on which organizations are tax-exempt.
Even with veterans Paul Martin and Rob Scuderi, a Penguins defense corps minus star Kris Letang likely isn’t capable of winning it all.
Responding to any apology — public or private — with cynicism is one of the worst things a person can do to another human being.
A prison-community garden project on the North Side falls to bureaucratic interpretation of governor’s no-gift order.
And she got clobbered for it by the Kleiner boys club
He’s being yanked in a tug of war between his father’s side and his brother’s side, which publicly demands that Jeb go full-hawk.
The United States has unsuccessfully opposed some of its key allies’ decisions to join China’s new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
A time capsule found in the demolished Brashear Telescope Factory is at the center of an unseemly tug of war.
Operation Choke Point should be shuttered. Prosecutorial authority extends only to crime, not its potential.
The Affordable Care Act remains a very, very expensive bill of goods forced on the American people.
March 23 marked the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, and has anyone noticed the sky has not fallen?
Because God lives, we live, and he brings a special quality and meaning to our living and our being.
Seniors get a free pass? There’s nothing to ride for free!
Former high school principal was one example of a life well lived.
Veteran winger Chris Kunitz could be snapping out of his funk at just the right time for the Penguins.
Pushed from helicopters, the barrels -- packed with explosives, nails, glass, even axes -- explode onto markets, hospitals and homes.
An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear.
“We shouldn’t discriminate against people because of who they love,” said Hillary Clinton. I agree. But that’s happening to some people.
I’m writing in regard to the March 15 front-page article “Survey: PSO Out of Sync With Potential Audiences.”
MOOCs (massive open online courses) can better predict college success than SATs.
Nineteen months before the 2016 presidential election, the candidates are fully engaged.
Americans call it the two-party system, but in Allegheny County and the city of Pittsburgh it’s hard to see why.
Subprime car loans are a problem, not only for the consumers who take them out, but for the banks that allow them.
Local teams in NCAA’s March Madness finally lost but still came home winners, and ALS claims a local man who showed how to win at life.
The process, not the picks, should be the concern for any fan of democracy.
Let’s do away with the notion that any development is good development.
Whole Foods and Home Depot made East Liberty a destination, but a real estate strategy made it possible to get to sleep at night.
Pittsburgh’s pollution-control initiatives offer lessons for the future of our planet.
The Kims exploit memories of the carpet bombing of their country.
Gradually reintroducing inmates to society could reduce crime and the cost of locking people up.
Today, concerned citizens, we will consider when we want our elected representatives to just throw in the towel and get something done.
Did it ever occur to these students and their families that there may be some need to take care of themselves?
I was in Vietnam in 1958 with the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) based at Nha Trang. We were called “advisers” then.
I had the opportunity to attend the “Test-In on High Stakes Testing” event organized by the grass-roots group Yinzercation.