Board questions EPA draft report on fracking

The draft report by the independent Science Advisory Board notes inconsistencies in an EPA study of fracking’s impact on water supplies.

Protests shut down Chicago strip

Black Friday march targets high-end stores

Turkey attempts to ease tensions over shooting down of Russian jet

But Moscow reacts coolly

Students collecting oral history across U.S. this week

Interviews will be sent to Library of Congress




Hidden Valley Cobra: skiier in powder for annual ski guide 11/15/2015 by Larry Walsh
• On the slopes: What's new at Pittsburgh-area ski resorts this season?

• Thankful for Thanksgiving: Notable Pittsburghers share their recipes, gratitude

• Fall dining guide: Melissa McCart answers readers' restaurant questions

• All about 'Concussion': What you need to know about the Pittsburgh-filmed movie starring Will Smith

• Blast from the past: Explore old Pittsburgh photos and stories on The Digs

• Food Deserts: Where are they in Pittsburgh?

• Diversity Matters: Exploring diversity in Pittsburgh


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Local Dispatch: The Christmas ham that got us going

In 1950s, an aunt with a large ham for Christmas dinner motivated 13 of us to pile into a car to visit. And then it began to snow. A lot ...

Local Dispatch: Why we still send Christmas cards

One can see how this quaint custom might fade. But when you send someone a real Christmas card, you are also sending a piece of yourself.


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at the Greater Columbus Convention

Perry on Politics: Popping off on President 41

Yale first baseman George H.W. Bush, 1946. (Getty Images) Biographers generally take great satisfaction in putting together