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The fighting senator from Massachusetts actually has a chance to win
The government won't shut down but last-minute maneuvers revealed some of the sinkholes ahead.
Law enforcement agencies should exercise caution in using military-style equipment and tactics.
It’s a bit short-sighted to treat the moon as Earth’s very own cosmic attic
Or at least require schools to fully insure their football playing students
A little bit of carrot and a little bit of stick and maybe employers can nudge workers to be healthier.
As a retired probation/parole officer, I read the Dec. 10 David Brooks column “Cops See a Threatening World” with great interest.
Require bike riders to take training to ride safely and adhere to the rules of the road. They should also pay for using the roads.
There is no "i" in team or unusual
They fill our prisons at great expense but do little to improve public safety.
And it encourages enemies to torture our people
Brown and Garner deaths highlight differences over domain
All of sudden UPMC decides to charge Highmark customers in-network rates
John Rush was found guilty of 11 charges and ought to get the maximum penalty.
How absurd is it to have a single vote to appropriate $1.1 trillion in spending? No one could possibly grasp what is in that bill.
The shortage is about to get worse. Starting in January, more than 500,000 Pennsylvanians will be eligible for Medicaid through Healthy PA.
Nine of the top 10 “takers” are Republican-controlled states. Yet they attempt to eliminate unions, suppress the minimum wage, etc.
In these cases, there is a pattern of extreme brutality and the scales are tipping toward injustice.
WQED-FM is a vital resource for all of the classical music organizations, both professional and amateur, in Western Pennsylvania.
The comedy icon made a request of black media, who must cover his scandal thoroughly.
West Oakland’s The Corner plans to enhance amenities for little, cut-off neighborhood.
Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is turning into a star, but friend and mentor Brett Keisel saw that coming long before it happened.
Obama's helping some immigrants; Bush and Cheney ran a secret torture program.
Here's a primer on how to get the conversation going.
The president should be far more attentive to his allies in the future.
Restaurant owners are refusing to swallow the county health department’s proposed A-B-C grading plan.
The demonstrations in Hong Kong against Beijing rule that played out for some 75 days have been brought to an end by Chinese authorities.
To say that Rolling Stone’s journalism was shoddy would be an understatement.
I changed to UPMC so I could keep the hospitals near my home. Guess what? I don’t get to keep my excellent Allegheny Health Network doctor.
Listening in as two retired city police detectives, both African-American, talked straight to a room of black teenage boys.
It is a multibillion-dollar global corporation masquerading as a nonprofit.
The problem is nobody cares about communities like ours with large numbers of low-income individuals, families and elderly.
This busy holiday season, things will be a little calmer if you just turn off Fox “News.”
When I arrived in Welland, Ontario, Canada from Scotland in April 1955, my strappy, high heels sank into a foot of snow.
The United Nations climate talks in Lima have highlighted two fundamental sticking points over how to deal with climate change.
Departing U.S. Rep. Dave Camp believes sensible tax reform can be achieved.
Antonio Brown's statistics are staggering, but it's his work ethic and consistency that make him the tough call for Steelers MVP this year.
Justice arrives at a painfully slow pace, but on this issue it has arrived.
The time has come to send something other then men to the moon, like locks of hair.
A former federal administrative law judge explains how legal liability for long-term injuries and other challenges could kill football.
This holiday season is full of contention, including within the incoming Republican majority.
It was illegal for convicted felon Jody Lee Hunt to purchase a firearm, but he did so via the Internet from an unsuspecting seller.
Hertz told the county the underpayment was due to a computer error and has been fixed.
PSO director receives a papal invitation, late Officer Sciullo rates a floral tribute and Pittsburgh Police Chief McLay becomes official.
Imagine the boost to the city if Pittsburgh became known nationally for low-cost, or even free, parking.
The Rev. Randy Bush of East Liberty Presbyterian Church describes how welcoming same-gender marriages has enriched his congregation.
Pittsburgh lawyer Joel Pfeffer says Pennsylvanians should support the president’s executive order and urge Congress to act.
But as long as the rest of us refuse to despair, they will lose in the end.
Being one, columnist Peter R. Orszag would like to say yes but the latest research doesn’t help.
The higher street fees are expected to be part of the Monday budget. Let the games begin.