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Won by the Conservatives in the last election, Thurrock is one of the most hotly contested parliamentary seats this time around.
Judges who sit on this trial-level court can be assigned to four different divisions, including criminal, civil, family and orphan’s.
Previously, anyone applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps), was subject to an assets test.
Pollution emissions from flares at refineries and chemical plants are higher than previously thought, according to new federal formula.
International aid agencies and governments mobilized Sunday to respond to the devastating temblor, which has killed more than 2,500 people.
Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of Freddie Gray, somberly paying respects after a night of violent protests.
After serving 16 years on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board, North Sider Mark Brentley Sr. isn’t seeking re-election.
The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company had been subject to multiple federal and state probes.
The move to take GMOs out of its products is a first for a major restaurant chain.
American Academy of Pediatrics reinforces its guidelines, which urges schools to not exclude students from class.
Plus: Bush campaign trail; Colorado shooting trial; Safety flaws found
Plus: Pleas for mercy; Syrian jets kill at least 34; Airstrikes in Yemen
Mary Pattillo of Northwestern University notes a sharp change in housing segregation patterns over the past 70 years.
France nominated an openly gay man, Laurent Stefanini, in January, but so far the Vatican hasn’t accepted the appointment.
A senior Israeli official said the nation is ending a 20-year absence at the conference in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states.
His statements came after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages.
Acting chief executive Maura Pally defended the foundation’s work and reaffirmed its commitment to transparency.
Entertainer Cecily Strong also took some pointed jabs at the commander in chief.
In Pennsylvania, the rise in gun sales and transfers over the last few years has been dramatic.
An early childhood education program, supported by the PNC Foundation, engages kids to build vocabulary.
Danah Richter, deaf since early childhood, earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Carlow with honors.
To keep an eye on political discourse, the Center for American Women and Politics has launched the Presidential Gender Watch 2016 project.
State senators are working on competing bills that could be rolled into one.
On Saturday afternoon, the man who would be king of Yugoslavia was sitting in a Shadyside living room talking about telemedicine.
The bridge was to close at 7 a.m. and remain closed through May 8.
The hackers do not appear to have penetrated closely guarded servers that control the message traffic from President Obama’s BlackBerry.
Vampire squid can live nearly 2 miles beneath the surface, so much less is known about them than shallower squid.
Daily demonstrations have swept across the city since the man, Freddie Gray, died last Sunday, but Saturday’s turnout was among the largest.
The investigation, led by NBC News senior executive producer Richard Esposito, may be a factor in network’s decision to rehire Mr. Williams.
His staunchly independent record label, ESP-Disk, provided an indispensable chronicle of the free jazz of the 1960s.
Plus: Starbucks back online; “American Sniper” flap; truckers in wage dispute; college lockdown ends; coyote caught in NYC.
Plus: VW chairman to quit; Kerry heads Arctic Council; women’s activist slain; corruption targeted.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
Top NASA administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. at Pitt, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel at Chatham and eight more.
The Strip District-based company’s Navio system is taking hold in the surgical world.
The earthquake, with an estimated magnitude of 7.8, struck around noon, and residents of Kathmandu ran into the streets as buildings fell.
In Pittsburgh, a population of native Nepalis and those who have ties to the county shared a feeling of despair Saturday.
Democrats Robert Colville of Allegheny County and Alice Dubow of Philadelphia seek party nomination for Superior Court seat.
This year’s race for the uniquely Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court pits three veteran attorneys against each other for one spot.
The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark
The revelation has revived questions about why the White House has been unwilling to provide similar information on other strikes.
They will remove up to 100 pounds of excess skin from a man who once weighed nearly 900 pounds but has since lost 650 pounds.
The Olympic gold-medal winner said that he has felt this way all his life, during an ABC News “20/20” interview.
Doctors, nurses, technicians and receptionists don the colorful layers of tulle as they go about the business of tending to patients.
Residents with incomes of more than $100,000 would bear nearly two-thirds of the increased tax burden, according to the report.
Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians in what is now Turkey in 1915 constitutes genocide.
Many of the suspects came from the same area in Pakistan, close to where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011.
Eric Holder, a former judge and U.S. attorney, will exit the Justice Department as the third-longest serving attorney general in U.S.
In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its screening guidelines to recommend mammograms every two years for women over 50.
The GOP leadership of the House Armed Services Committee has tucked the provision into an early version of an annual defense spending bill.