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University of Pittsburgh Medical School study finds that the frail elderly benefit from the high-dose flu vaccine.
The actor, artist and arts educator found success on Pittsburgh stages before becoming a regular on the Los Angeles theater scene.
More stories of kindness: A fall in street didn’t spoil her theater trip
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ board of directors unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday night of $556.8 million for 2015.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations
Key U.S. “intelligence asset” imprisoned in Cuba for nearly two decades was swapped for three Cuban spies.
John O’Brien, the eldest hostage in the Sydney terror siege earlier this week, describes his harrowing captivity and bold escape plan.
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the United States in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities.
The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record.
European Union court, citing technicality, orders the Palestinian militant organization Hamas removed from the EU terror group list.
The Church of England has appointed the Rev. Libby Lane as its first female bishop.
Congress’ spending bill passage effectively ended federal ban on medical marijuana.
MEXICO CITY — Two rival vigilante groups faced off in western Mexico in a shootout that left 11 people dead weeks after federal authorities
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Peters Township schools is expecting a $2.8 million budget deficit in the 2015-16 spending plan.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday let stand a ruling requiring Arizona to issue driver’s licenses to young immigrants spared
BOSTON — Fourteen employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were charged Wednesday in connection with a fungal meningitis outbreak
Pakistan mourns and then acts against terrorists in wake of the Taliban militant assault Tuesday on an army-run school in Peshawar.
The borough’s $5.1 million 2015 budget would have raised taxes by 1.5 mills.
Administrators are dedicating $40,000 from their capital fund in 2015 to further their traffic task force efforts.
The three-year agreement calls for wage increases, higher employee health care contributions and reduction in tuition reimbursements.
The workshops, funded by the Pittsburgh-based Sprout Fund, offer students in grades 4-8 a chance to learn basic robotics.
School boards re-elect officers in Canon-McMillan, Chartiers Valley, McKeesport, Peters Township and Upper St. Clair.
Obama administration officials had considered Alan Gross' imprisonment an impediment to improving relations with Cuba.
The state police Internet system and background check databases were out of commission for about two hours.
PennDOT issued a statement around 10:30 a.m. announcing the closures, lasting up to 10 minutes in both directions, through 2 p.m.
Will Pittsburgh’s Board of Education face a steep learning curve in 2016 with incumbents deciding not to run for re-election next year?
A day after 148 people died in one of the most violent attacks in Pakistan, the nation surveyed the damage from the nine-hour slaughter.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh connected electrodes in her brain to a robotic arm to make hand shapes and grasps possible.
Will the president's immigration action lead to gridlock -- or will it trigger piecemeal progress?
The AG says the managers, assigned to PennDOT’s district covering southeastern Pennsylvania, took kickbacks from highway inspectors.
A 54-page report is likely to heighten ongoing concern, not only about Cheyney, but also some of the other 13 state-owned universities.
Peshawar is in deep mourning. One heard the heart-wrenching wailing of women and silent weeping of men every 100 yards or so.
The hackers warned people to stay away from cinemas showing the film and darkly reminded moviegoers of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the decision on whether to allow this kind of drilling in New York was up to New York’s environmental commissioner.
The legislation is meant to encourage the construction of more housing for poor and working-class people.
An indictment unsealed today charges ex-Freedom Industries presidents Gary Southern and Dennis P. Farrell.
Crews will work on the sidewalk and trim trees from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days. Access will be maintained for bikes and pedestrians.
President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill bringing additional sanctions against Russia for its Ukraine incursion.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he is actively exploring a 2016 presidential run, shaking up the GOP field.
The Vatican inquiry that some saw as critical of U.S. nuns has ended instead with praise for the sisters’ selfless work.
Finance records and officials show that Ecuadoran family has won favors from the Obama administration after giving donations to Democrats.
The case concerns unpaid wages from work during breaks and in other circumstances.
Christmas felt right amid dozens of cousins and other relatives.
Florida is home to roughly 80 percent of the country's Cuban-American population.
The 54-page report by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale paints a dire picture of the state school’s financial health.
Sony Pictures hackers threaten 9/11-style terror against theaters showing the studio’s new comedy, “The Interview.”
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