Proposal declares Jewish homeland

The measure was decried by critics as racist and a threat to democracy.

Negotiators would extend Iran nuclear talks yet again

American officials finally acknowledged Sunday that the two sides would not reach a deal by today’s deadline.

 Students wait to enter the Wilkinsburg High School.

Wilkinsburg schools ramp up discipline

The district’s has hastened the implementation of procedures in the wake of two violent incidents with zero tolerance for disruptions.

 This replica gun was taken from a 12-year old boy who was shot by Cleveland police. The boy died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to an emergency call about a someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground. Police described the weapon as an "airsoft" type replica that resembled a semi-automatic handgun.

Probe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer in Cleveland

The boy died Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground.



Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits

Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate.

GOP steps up offensive on immigration

Congressional Republicans vowed to reverse the president’s move to allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants stay temporarily.



Putin woos Pakistan as old friend India buys U.S. weapons

The Russian president is changing an approach toward the nuclear-powered neighbors that has endured since the Cold War.

Health care mergers, acquisitions lead surge

Mergers and acquisitions are combining to make 2014 the most active year for health care deals in at least two decades.


Transparency in government

The City-county Building on Grant Street in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Many public officials have pledged to make information about their administrations readily available to the public.

How are city, county and state governments doing on those commitments? This page helps track the answer.


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Early Returns

Shuster holds transportation committee chairmanship

U.S. Rep Bill Shuster will take another spin as chairman of the powerful House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Peduto travels deep in the heart of Texas

By Robert Zullo Mayor Bill Peduto is escaping the city's deep freeze this week for the Lone Star State, where he will be

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