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The Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh Office has approved a buried, 8.1 mile long natural gas pipeline in Armstrong County.
State Secretary of Public Welfare Beverly Mackereth visited Pittsburgh to collect comments on Gov. Tom Corbett's Medicaid plan.
Mr. Obama said he would have a "pretty definitive statement" on proposed NSA reforms in January.
Pennsylvania investigates death of mental health patient who was moved out of a personal care home because of funding cuts.
The president on Friday gave the military a one-year deadline to better prevent and respond to a wave of sexual assault in the ranks.
Never slowing down, Marilyn Honeywill swept through life with a song on her lips.
For all the success that accompanied his work, Monto Ho's demeanor and dress were modest.
Experts say options for treating infestation in Allegheny National Forest are limited.
Almost 2 million more people will have health care on Jan. 1, the president says.
The publisher of Screw magazine was the first to present pornography to a wide audience without the slightest pretense of classiness or
The Ugandan Parliament announced Friday that it had approved legislation imposing harsh penalties on gay people.
If the ruling stands, Utah would be the 18th state to allow gay marriage.
NSA, British spy agency targeted foreign interests, including allies and heads of aid groups.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on Friday acknowledged gaps in the Navy's oversight and announced plans to revamp its contracting practices.
The country's Supreme Court ruling will end the ban on brothels.
Establishments in Pacific Northwest begin adding light therapy to help patrons with seasonal affective disorder.
A charitable group is buying Natural Bridge, a 215-foot-high limestone arch in Virginia, once owned by Thomas Jefferson.
PennDOT officials say the paint being applied to the tunnels wasn't adhering properly, so the contractor will try again in the spring.
Catholic groups win permanent injunction against contraception mandate.
Target's response to a security breach that threatened credit and debit card information not getting rave reviews.
The Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators announced that students can attend four other schools at no additional
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate remains above the U.S. level, which was 7 percent in November.
Attorney Joel Frank said the defendants have not requested anything improper in discovery, despite allegations to the contrary.
A pension-reform bill awaiting Gov. Tom Corbett's signature could save Allegheny County $1.1 billion over the next 50 years.
Ann and Marty McGuinn, the former Mellon CEO, make the largest individual donation after years of involvement in the scholarship program.
The prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, said from the court at The Hague that she could no longer rely on two key witnesses needed to try the
The scandal has exposed a deepening rift between the prime minister and the followers of a Sufi mystic preacher.
Santa may be popularly known as a white-bearded benefactor with Dutch-English origins, but multiethnic versions are making the rounds.
The move will see his top political foe and Russia's onetime richest man freed after more than a decade in prison.
Plaster and masonry from a section of the ceiling tumbled down, bringing parts of the theater's balconies down with it onto the audience,
Each of them had served at least 15 years and had been convicted prior to the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act.
Samantha Power landed in this besieged capital early Thursday with what she called a blunt and simple message: The United States is
The late actress's alma mater, University of Texas at Austin, claimed she bequeathed the painting along with her art collection.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew formally told congressional leaders they must raise the debt limit by early March at the latest.
BEIJING -- Several Western journalists facing expulsion from China were given renewed press cards Thursday by the Chinese government,
Pennsylvania secures $51.7 million in federal Race to the Top early education grant.
The Rev. Frank Schaefer was defrocked Thursday for refusing to abide by the United Methodist Church's policies on homosexuality.
The state Supreme Court said New Mexico must respect the marriages of all same-sex couples, including those who wed before their decision.
The legal conservator overseeing the foreclosure of the Downtown cultural center's building welcomes the school board's initiative.
It's a fun ice-breaker to ask strangers about their past holidays -- everyone has a favorite.
Sisters and their dad would take to area farms each year to get the perfect spruce, and the trees live on today.
Rescued as strays, the pit bull mix puppies became Internet sensations with a photo of them entwined while sleeping.
Researchers found most U.S. fathers say they are heavily involved in hands-on parenting.
A judge ordered the end to an antitrust battle involving UPMC and Highmark, as well as its subsidiary West Penn Allegheny Health System.
State's new climate action plan proposes expanding natural gas distribution pipelines to give more Pennsylvanians access to fuel.
Customer names, credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and three-digit security codes were accessed from Nov. 27 through Dec. 15.
Deron Gabriel, commission president in South Fayette, said preserving municipalities’ zoning rights was a victory for residents.
A central London theater packed with about 700 people partially collapsed Thursday night during a performance.
The Pittsburgh school board Wednesday night approved the formation of a committee to explore the possibility of purchasing the August
"I don't want some new lawsuit to be filed that's reasserting these same claims," U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti said.