Last week, two titans squared off, each seeking to advance a step further along the path to that mythical, mystical, ephemeral grand prize.
The tunnel from Downtown to the North Side was a project in search of a need. Similarly, BRT is a project addressing an imaginary need.
There are programs that assist folks in obtaining care at home, but unfortunately there are also restrictions, constraints and “red tape.”
Pennsylvania should be out of the sale of wine and spirits. Here's another step toward that rational reality.
A mayoral election looms. Where the candidates stand on the restoration and preservation of Oliver pool is worthy of public consideration.
“Caring For Creation” is heavier on scientific data than on Scripture but it taps both without apology.
Will the U.S. attempt to “combat terrorism” using blind, brute force … or through a principled embrace of core American values?
If we are inevitably headed down a road of corporate tax cuts, why not tie them to the overall performance of the economy?
The killing of a Russian foe of Putin in Kiev is not a faraway event. The priorities of Energy Secretary Rick Perry are silly, but do not
Russians demonstrated Sunday against corruption in the government of Vladimir Putin. What happens in the streets can be very important.
The need for a new training facility was publicly identified at least as far back as 2008.
There are a lot of injustices today, and one of them is the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Our only hope is that the systems of checks and balances can keep our country from sinking under the weight of this “so-called” leader.
It appears that President Donald Trump may be better equipped to deal-making with his Russian comrades than his own party.
There may be some who think members of the so-called “Freedom Caucus” in the House are heroes on health care. Don’t be fooled
The movement against him, which he had every reason to write off as dead, is attracting a new generation of Russians throughout the country.
Hundreds of eastern redbuds planted last year in parts of the city are about to pop with pink and purple blooms.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission should not stand in its way.
If they had paid attention to Mitt Romney, they could have avoided the fiasco of their now dead and unmourned health-care bill.
After a weekend accident in Arizona, Uber slowed down, a responsible step that’s also sure to help the beleaguered company’s image.
So Hong Kong remains ruled by Beijing, no surprise. But its people continue to make their lack of enthusiasm known on the subject.
We’ll keep fighting and I hope we can save more of our precious democracy.
Judge Gorsuch’s extensive use of natural law in his writings signal he would strongly favor codifying the tenets of a particular religion.
Does the president tell Congress what to do and how to run its schedule?
People can find the details about soon-to-be re-introduced state legislation, the Pennsylvania Health Care Plan, at healthcare4allpa.org.
It takes more than an in-depth knowledge of the law to be a member of the Supreme Court.
Thank you to the Republicans in the Senate for proving we don’t need nine Supreme Court justices.
With the health care bill, the president shows he has no patience for process.
Start in Washington then move on to elite universities to spread prosperity.
Republicans and Democrats must stop blaming each other and start governing.
Ben Affleck might inspire others who need help but are reluctant to pursue it because of stigma attached to alcoholism and mental illness.
I was thrilled to see the unanimous passing of a city task force to create an affordable preschool plan.
The rusty patched bumblebee is now listed on the endangered species list — and with good reason.
After seven years and dozens of attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Republicans never had a clue about how to replace it.
The group has far surpassed 100 women, but of 300 women who have come to one or more meetings, the best turnout was 80.
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership has begun working on efforts to recruit retailers.
The ACA has helped many people; now improve the law itself to help more.
A house divided cannot stand. There has never been more division in this country than there is right now.
In addition to the exhibit, photographer David Aschkenas has published a companion book that documents the city from 1978 to 1982.
The agency’s problems ultimately are his responsibility.
French far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen put a new twist into the country’s current five-party race for the presidency.
The GOP has been particularly susceptible to partisan divisions.
The problem is that we the people of the United States demand to have our cake and eat it, too.
Smell PGH turns odorous complaints into official reports on pollution
The undisclosed foreign financial entanglements of Mr. Trump’s children elevate the security implications.
Omit the threats; they are already implied. Allow North Korea the dignity to change course without appearing weak.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy in his Sunday piece “Giving Real Help to Mental Health” (March 19 Forum) attempts to flim-flam his constituents.
In parts of Michigan, they are standing by their man, a Democratic pollster finds
Any attempt to quantify Dr. Starzl’s effect on the local economy will almost certainly underestimate it by a factor of 5 to 10 or more.
It’s not often a war correspondent reveals the darker consequences of military service. David Wood does in a new book, “What Have We Done.”