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The debate over how to modernize while respecting historic integrity shows how an influential institution is roiled by modernization.
Health agencies back away from copper-silver water disinfection systems to prevent Legionella, despite being exonerated in investigations.
In the vanguard of Indian-American college presidents, he heads a school with a marked international flavor.
New lawsuit filed seeks a judicial order, this time armed with state test results showing schools failing to meet state academic standards.
After an extended period of public estrangement and sniping, the United States and Turkey have made up.
Once the snow clears ... the city is banking on a plan that Mayor Byron Brown says will bring 12,000 jobs in the next three years.
Starting this year, a new federal rule will require states to ensure that long-term care alternatives to nursing homes.
About half of the people in California who are in the country without authorization are eligible for relief, well over 1 million are not.
Some doubt the relevance today of an environmentalist who advocated protecting nature in its pristine state.
Admissions officers are more aware of an applicant’s digital fingerprint.
The Rembacher Chamber Music Competition at Carnegie Mellon University encouraged innovation in musical performance.
Plus: UVA frats suspended; boy with fake gun shot; tribal murder-suicide; police ambushed at fire; Obama golfs with Jeter.
Workers are in the midst of a $60 million effort to fix 1,300 cracks in the 150-year-old cast iron as well as scour and repaint its surface.
The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.
The 1.6 percent increase translates into increases of more than $3,000 for some of the highest-ranking officials.
The White House pledged to forcefully sell the overhauls to the American people, while many Republicans vowed to derail his efforts.
A group led by City Council president Francis Acosta has begun raising private funds to replace it with something that’s more impressive.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys disagree whether the lack of jail sentences signals the Turnpike case wasn’t a worthwhile prosecution.
To students and colleagues alike, he was a father figure and a strong male African-American role model who was both firm and caring.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, reversed plans to leave Vienna on Friday.
Capt. Derek Herrera had vowed to walk at the event that also marked his retirement after 8½ years in the military.
A rookie New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a darkened stairwell in Brooklyn late Thursday night.
A two-year investigation by the GOP-controlled House Intelligence Committee asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
Authorities publicly appealed on national radio Friday to the unidentified robbers to hand over the samples stolen from the minibus taxi.
PLUS: Russia-China rail sought; China cracks down; Docs show U.K. spying; S. Africa moves rhinos
PLUS: Newtown shooting; Buffalo faces flooding; renewable fuels.
Light Up Night began at noon today with a tree lighting at the City-County Building, Downtown.
A variety of traffic shifts and restrictions will be in place as a result, PennDOT announced.
The ramp will close at 6 p.m. today and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday as crews remove a wall and work on signs.
The restrictions will be in place after 10 p.m. today and end by 6 a.m. Monday.
GOP lawmakers filed the suit the morning after the president announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for immigrants.
Adam Lanza’s social isolation and obsession with mass killings have been detailed by police reports.
The announcement came just a few hours after the hospital reported that the patient was being evaluated.
The warrants show police were interested in scouring Eric Frein’s Internet activity, downloads, writings, images, map history and contacts.
State test results decline for all students and some subgroups, including economically disadvantaged and special education students.
Marijuana laws expand, but not legal access to the seeds for cultivation.
The next threat will be rain and higher temperatures that threaten to produce flooding and add more weight to overstressed structures.
Eric Gonzalez-Huerta, 23, of Kentucky, has been charged with violations such as accidents involving death while not properly licensed.
In 2013-14 and 2014-15, teachers who have earned a satisfactory evaluation will move up one step on the pay scale.
Police in Ferguson have told residents to expect a grand jury decision on Sunday.
Authorities said today the package and others mailed by Florida State alumnus Myron May could contain a video and journals.
Critics characterized the president’s approach on immigration as amnesty
The newly elected Democrat acknowledges the end result will depend on negotiations with the General Assembly.
Bridge and street closures begin at 9 a.m.; 55 Port Authority bus routes will be affected.
A grand jury is deciding whether to charge officer Darren Wilson in the slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown in a St. Louis suburb.
The state closed 16 health centers, including those in Armstrong, Beaver, Greene, Somerset counties, and one of two in Westmoreland County.
The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS models.
A shipment of knives, swords, fireworks and electric-shock devices from China is seized by Israeli police.
The Taliban are staging almost daily attacks against the Afghan government and foreign targets in Kabul, the capital.
The Republican congressional leadership, fearing any stable period of GOP-majority governance may be doomed.