The win by Democrat Roy Cooper gives Democrats an important consolation prize after a disappointing election across the country.
If the eight-member bench moves ahead, Justice Anthony Kennedy is expected to be the likely swing vote to avoid a 4-4 deadlock.
The former film actress became the four-term leader of one of India’s largest states, Tamil Nadu, and was known as “Amma,” or “mother.”
The rebels are facing brutal attacks as regional alliances have evolved, and closer ties with extremists is emerging as an alternative.
Cell phone video taken by a bystander showed Walter Scott being shot in the back five times by former patrolman Michael Slager.
Some Democrats from Colorado and Washington are trying to prevent Republican Donald Trump from becoming president via the Ohio governor.
Italy's president asks Premier Matteo Renzi to stay in office until a key budget law is passed, then resign
The referendum result in Italy could bolster anti-establishment forces across the European Union.
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He will be the first sitting Japanese leader to visit the Hawaiian naval base since the end of World War II.
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An Uber driver has been charged for an incident last month in which a woman claimed he made sexual advances toward her.
Its report also offered the first confirmation that the U.S. now deems the group al-Shabab in Somalia to be inherently linked to al-Qaida.
One idea is to sign up for the Holiday Streak to run one mile everyday from Thanksgiving to New Year’s.
Pitt researchers learn more about how telomeres respond to oxidative stress and how cancer cells patch together repair mechanisms.
Mr. Carson is a celebrated retired neurosurgeon, but his choice raised fresh concerns about the lack of experience in several Cabinet picks.
The process took 45 minutes with 16 political observers and county officials watching.
A crowd packed the Woodland Hills School Board meeting Monday night to talk about high school principal Kevin Murray.
In a procedural vote Monday, the U.S. Senate signaled that it will approve a $6 billion investment in health and medical research.
Among the victims was the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office, which paid $1,400 in ransom to unlock an infected computer.
CMU’s College of Engineering and the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy will work jointly on transportation innovations.
A federal judge ordered Han Tong, 24, to be sent home for his role in helping others cheat on their college entrance exams.
Every four years, top presidential campaign aides have met for a polite discussion of the fierce battle they just waged. Not so this year.
Jury could not reach a verdict in the trial of a white police officer accused of murdering a black man he shot five times in the back.
Michael Flynn Jr., the son of Donald Trump’s proposed national security adviser, has promoted the false story about Hillary Clinton.
The Lower Hill was full of clubs where jazz leaked out into the streets when the doors opened, then faded as they closed.
Rosalind Sugarmann was indicted on 237 counts of illegal distribution of Xanax and Suboxone but pleaded guilty to two counts.
Scheduled Pittsburgh-area road work and closures.
Allegheny County is scheduled today to check vote totals in 52 precincts.
But an OPEC plan to cut oil production could mean higher prices in next few weeks, an analyst for the GasBuddy price-tracking website says.
Nearly a century ago, a young pregnant woman named Maggie Howze stood on a Mississippi bridge with a rope around her neck.
The move was seen as setting up a collision with corporate America and the free-market wing of the Republican Party.
It was a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten water and cultural sites.
Matteo Renzi’s defeat came after voters in Austria provided a brief reprieve for a European establishment that has suffered populist jolts.
His ashes were placed in a crypt next to the 85-foot mausoleum of Cuban patriot Jose Marti in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery.
He had been widely expected to contest his fourth general election next year, but said he wanted to leave while he was on top of his game.
He cited “substantial progress” even though the country’s army is in the midst of a brutal campaign to drive out the Rohingya.
The Little River zone was declared an area where Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were actively spreading the Zika virus on Oct. 13.
Over four years, prosecutors say, Anton Martynenko posed as young women on social media and duped at least 155 teen boys.
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The state automatically registered more than 225,000 residents based on interactions with its department of motor vehicles.
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Mr. Nixon joined Ralph Proctor and city council members Sala Udin and Valerie McDonald in planning what became the August Wilson Center.
The Californian won a gold medal in 10-meter platform diving and a bronze in 3-meter springboard diving at the 1948 Olympics in London.
With damage done to public and private property, State College police label the students’ actions an “unlawful disturbance.”
The three-time Emmy winner gives her take on the latest presidential election and what it means for the nation.
Residents of the area where Pittsburgh, Wilkinsburg, Edgewood and Swissvale meet want a crosswalk at South Braddock at Sanders Street.
Nicholas Walrath, a 2003 Allderdice High School valedictorian, began working recently for a San Francisco law firm.
Study by The Chronicle of Higher Education found that 39 presidents earned more than $1 million, compared with 32 the previous year.
For families in Pennsylvania who have a child with an intellectual or developmental disability, a 21st birthday can be an unhappy milestone.
President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday that he assured the U.S. president-elect the Philippines would maintain its ties with America.