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Wireless Emergency Alert systems must be reliably tested for real-time use.
The death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and the collapse of the government in Yemen have raised the level of uncertainty in the region.
Two veterinarians have launched the “Million Cat Challenge” to dramatically reduce the number of healthy cats euthanized in shelters.
The new governor fired the Office of Open Records head and recalled other executive nominations made by Gov. Tom Corbett in his 11th hour.
Critics call it “the Bank of Boeing,” but the U.S. Export-Import Bank is also the Bank of Chuck -- Chuck’s Salsa of Baden.
Pitt and UPMC stretch the life of donor livers; Allegheny County battles a nasty flu; Pittsburgh is the sixth-healthiest metro.
The Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety say reinstate mandatory helmets for motorcyclists and tighten restrictions on teen drivers.
The NFL said that after nearly 40 interviews, it has found that the team used improperly inflated balls during the first half of the game.
Tuition went up 16 percent yesterday for many undergraduates at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Benjamin Netanyahu will address the House and Senate on Feb. 11, five weeks before Israeli elections set for March 17.
Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, particularly among frequent users and those who start at an early age.
President Barack Obama will do what he can by working around Congress, but he could accomplish more if he worked with it.
The logo of the Allegheny County Democratic Committee shows a donkey kicking its rear legs.
A study in the journal Pediatrics suggested the prevalence of pizza figures into the nation’s troubling obesity rates.
Open minds and open dialogue are essential because the state faces monumental hurdles.
Marriage in the United States is on the decline and this affects our children. We need to keep track of what’s going on.
As the result of an unprecedented legal settlement announced Friday, Joe Paterno once again is the winningest coach in college football.
The trouble in Ukraine continues after a year of bloodshed, with the latest fighting near the already leveled airport of Donetsk.
Attorney General Eric Holder decried the lack of statistics on the use of deadly force by police and officers killed in the line of duty.
Highmark says delivering a baby at Magee isn’t covered by the continuity of care agreement for women with independent obstetricians.
However, the United States should stay out of the way in both sets of talks.
Today is the holiday celebrating the Rev. Martin Luther King, a civil rights icon. Yet recent events have sent Americans reeling backward.
The report “Pittsburgh’s Racial Demographics 2015: Differences and Disparities” was released by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems.
The tax was last raised to 18.4 cents a gallon in 1993, when gas prices were roughly a dollar a gallon.
Sen. Toomey inherits the candy desk, shoppers get Aldi's ear on a closed Bottom Dollar, and the LCB likes beer delivered with pizza.
To apply for a job as a 911 dispatcher in Allegheny County, you’ll need to pay a $30 application fee.
HaMevaser, an ultra-Orthodox newspaper in Israel, edited out female leaders from a photo of the rally in Paris.
If the Pittsburgh Planning Commission approves its plan, Point Park will showcase the facades inside the complex.
Hackers commandeered the Twitter account of the U.S. Central Command on Monda.
Sri Lanka has had two positive experiences this month, successful democratic elections and a visit by Pope Francis.
China, France, Germany, Russia, United Kingdom and the U.S. will seek an agreement on a pact to put constraints on Iran’s nuclear program.
David L. Donahoe was named executive director of the Allegheny Regional Asset District 20 years ago.
If Martin Luther King Jr. hadn’t been assassinated in 1968, he could have turned 86 today, Jan. 15.
The governor’s last-minute appointment is better than it looks.
Boko Haram has kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls and killed perhaps thousands.
The oil-rich nation holds a top spot among U.S. friends despite a dubious human rights record.
The former CIA director and four-star general may have provided his mistress with classified material.
World leaders gathered to support the French while the United States sent its ambassador.
Many Pennsylvania communities lack land-use regulation, which allows anybody to build almost anywhere.
Jails and prisons now house 10 times more people with serious mental illness than mental hospitals do.
December’s positive job figures, released Friday, had to warm President Barack Obama’s heart.
Our sympathies as a news organization that prizes the First Amendment are clear — we decry the Obama administration’s war on the press.
The state of doubt in the state of affairs brought by the Jan. 1 parting of UPMC and Highmark is an affront to patients.
The Penguins’ development efforts will be stymied if every step forward meets bureaucratic and legal resistance.
Two of the men told interviewers before they were shot that they wanted to die as “martyrs.” They did not get their wish.
A Penn State University community long proud of its football team has a women’s volleyball program to brag about, too.
The attack in Paris that killed 12 people at the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo should be taken personally in the United States.
The natural gas industry assures the public that its operations are safe and that it’s committed to environmentally sound practices.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection uses drones to spot undocumented individuals attempting to cross the border illegally from Mexico.
Tom Wolf will take the governor’s chair while Republicans hold solid majorities in both chambers of the Legislature.