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And the Legislature should pass a law tailored to the new era of ride-sharing
China has never grasped that political freedom is the next logical step to economic freedom
With a long history of an internally divided Spain, this is a European phenomenon that bears watching
What kind of a knucklehead circulates nude photos and graphic videos of sex acts at work? Some state officials are providing an answer.
Senate Bill 444, an attempt to amend Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law, is a step backward in terms of public access to government records.
For eight years, the Freedom House Ambulance Service remained the primary medical rescue service for African-Americans in Pittsburgh.
It is impossible to get an accurate picture of how drilling is being regulated because of the error-ridden online Compliance Report.
Highmark and UPMC are three months from their historic separation, yet disagreement and confusion still reign regarding patient treatment.
The almanacs predict tough sledding; PennDOT launches bridge repair; the Pirates market corks and bottles.
Eric Holder was respected by some and hated by others, and he led the way on a range of controversial issues.
We’re glad the Pirates proved us wrong to think they were slipping into their old, losing ways.
Mayor Peduto’s budget and accompanying 5-year fiscal plan are a much-desired attempt to set the city on sound, long-term financial footing.
President Obama used his annual speech at the United Nations General Assembly to argue that, contrary to some reports, America is back.
120 world leaders attended a summit at the United Nations Tuesday.
We have been an opponent of discrimination, but at the same time uneasy with laws that impose enhanced penalties for so-called hate crimes.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Greater Pittsburgh sponsored a reading Monday night of banned books at the Jewish Community Center.
The United States spends almost twice as much of its gross domestic product on health care as other industrialized countries.
There are risks involved in escalating America’s military involvement in the confused and confusing Middle East fray.
When it comes to exploring the planet Mars, a half-billion-dollar investment can go a long way.
That's fine, but the whole process should have been transparent to the public.
But it's still a mystery as to why the United States wants to troops there after this year.
The system for caring for dying Americans is itself chronically sick — costly and inefficient.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill to allow teachers to carry firearms on school property.
Range Resources is the leader in state penalties for violations related to Marcellus Shale gas drilling.
Since 1968, about 76,000 American miners have died because of medical conditions linked to black lung disease.
Transparency in government is the political theme of the age, but apparently the Corbett administration did not get the memo.
Two days ahead of a U.N. climate summit, tens of thousands will gather today in New York City for a “people’s march” against climate change.
Heinz is bringing baby food production to the North Side; computers are less common in Pittsburgh; and the Bucs have a winning season.
The results Thursday night were a clear 55 percent to 45 percent affirmation of the Scots’ desire to remain in the United Kingdom.
The General Fund would be in better shape if Mr. Corbett had gone after more revenue from shale gas drillers.
The incident in Blooming Grove shows that our first responders face constant danger.
The United States plans to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa with a mission to train Liberian medical workers.
The Pittsburgh community must hope that creative marketing helps to sustain the PSO and the opera.
There are various interpretations of what Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. is confronted with a choice: retry the East Liberty man on the remaining charges or cut bait.
Terrance Hayes is living the kind of life other poets would hesitate to dream.
In March 2012, two Ethiopian children came to this country to begin a new life, but what they got was sickening abuse and deprivation.
It is difficult to identify which U.S. interests in Yemen require America to be involved there or Americans to care.
Eight Catholic high schools in the Pittsburgh region have made an elite national list of high performers.
At the top of the to-do-but-not-done list is pension reform.
Clearly, testing had gotten out of hand in the district, which is to be congratulated for listening to critics and responding.
Consumers of these organizations’ reports have a right to demand that they reveal who gives them money, how much and for what purpose.
Scots should not take the uncertain, risky path to independence.
The URA gave two developers three months to work together on a plan for the historic produce terminal.
Joe Wos recently announced that he is stepping down as the ToonSeum’s executive director to pursue his first love — cartooning.
A powerful ally has joined the effort to legalize ride-share services in Pennsylvania.
With time-wasting political theater by Congress, voters are invited to critique it on the strength of the plots.
One of the saddest anniversaries was remembered this past week — the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
A rallying trumpet of hope has sounded, not on climate change directly but a related problem.
In 1935 when Lillian Gobitas Klose was in seventh grade in Minersville, Pa., she refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.