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Containers — multicolored units that look like railroad boxcars without the wheels — aren’t typically shipped on rivers. That may change.
The Wilkinsburg district is set to meet officials of Pittsburgh Public Schools, also a bordering district, later this month.
He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run.
By night, the House Transportation chairman wined and dined a top airline lobbyist whose employer was a big campaign donor.
Students from the Assumption School and The Day School at the Children’s Institute have a special bond.
The teen, who was not identified, also is accused of sending threats to schools in Nashville; Brockton and Whitman, Mass.; and Burke, Va.
The space-collectibles sale includes a strap with moon dust, a spacesuit and a Gemini 4 checklist for the first U.S. space walk.
He played a key role in the church’s response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. bishops’ fight against Obamacare.
The study is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh and confirms that endovascular surgery works.
Allentown’s Mayor Ed Pawlowski, a Democrat, says he’s running for Republican Pat Toomey’s Senate seat.
Pedro Cortes presided over the department during the time when Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of killing three babies in botched abortions.
The authority estimates that the moves could save up $6 million over the next decade in interest.
Gibsonia Road improvements will bring traffic restrictions starting Monday near Babcock Boulevard in Pine.
The attack in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nagarhar province, targeted a crowd of soldiers and civilians gathered outside the bank.
An increasing number of “entopreneurs” are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and other edible insects.
There’s more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon spill. And it’s not as pretty a picture.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday praised a Senate bill giving Congress a vote on an Iran nuclear deal as a “reasonable
The scattered but growing “opt-out” movement is defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
GOP rivals at a party gathering tested out new lines of attack on the overwhelming favorite for the Dem nomination — and on each other.
The war in Syria is creating the worst global refugee crisis in decades.
The president’s executive action on immigration seeks to shield up to 5 million people from deportation.
Friday’s study raises tantalizing questions about the microbial diversity of our ancestors.
Plus: Greece’s creditor woes; fight against racism; Pope may visit Cuba; and more.
Plus: Boston Marathon bombing case; deputy says he had sufficient training; White House fence jumper; Bloomberg data terminals crash.
About 22,000 seedlings will be planted today and Saturday at the site in Stonycreek Township.
The House Transportation chairman acknowledged dating the vice president of government affairs for Airlines for America.
Joseph David Hughes, longtime leftist political activist who dressed as Uncle Sam.
Students and staff returned to Sto-Rox Middle School hours after being evacuated this afternoon, Superintendent Terry DeCarbo said.
Martin Richard, who was 8, was with his family cheering on the runners before the bombs went off.
The ramp will close from 6 p.m. today to 6 a.m. Saturday.
There was no word on when they might reopen.
One of the injured was American, Kurdish news agency Rudaw said.
The crash was reported in the 800 block of Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) between the Liberty Tunnels and the Parkway West.
Work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.
The planned new rate would have charged about $264 per credit.
The order follows an appeals court ruling that had ruled the government could enforce the mandates in the Roman Catholic dioceses.
Work will start at 6 p.m. daily.
The Port Authority has 49 park-n-ride lots, some of which it owns and some that are owned by private entities.
A short detour begins at 7 p.m. today.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said Pittsburgh Woolslair PreK-5 parents set an example for others.
State Sen. Jay Costa, D-Forest Hills, said he is “optimistic” a deal can be reached.
The candidates clash on who would allow politics to sully the controller’s office.
A judge ordered the woman, who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $90,000 at Keystone Oaks High School, to serve jail time.
The money is needed to keep the district open until the end of the year, officials say.
The girl remains in critical condition after the Thursday afternoon incident in the Arlington section of Pittsburgh.
The students in grades K-3 are attending another school in the Shaler Area School District after an April 4 fire in their own building.
The borough now has a system that allows motorists to download an application to pay for parking by using their smart phones.
Melanie Reese and Alyssa Pearson, sixth-graders at Avalon Elementary School, created the video
We named him Rothchild. He set up shop in our garden’s birdhouse for weeks, grounded but proving a good companion for my coffee hour.
Shipley brings 25 years of experience in public education to the school district.