Jason Chaffetz is challenging heir apparent Kevin McCarthy for the U.S. House speakership.
The health giants contested language in a consent decree about how Highmark’s Medicare Advantage members should be covered.
The money would come from the State System of Higher Education's investment portfolio.
Eugene DePasquale blasts the Department of Education for lack of oversight on advisers and help for academically struggling districts.
The European Court of Justice found that European data is not sufficiently protected in the United States.
The move implements a decision last year to slash the number of incarcerated drug offenders by nearly half.
So far, at least 17 people have died in the floods in the Carolinas, some of them drowning after trying to drive through high water.
New comments are the most direct acknowledgement yet by the U.S. government that the strike on the hospital was carried out by U.S. forces.
There’s a sense of a bond between 1960 and 2015 when it comes to Pirates and father.
He urged farmers to push their lawmakers to approve what he said would boost their sales in a fast-growing region.
Longtime cook at UPMC St. Margaret knew her regulars’ names, faces and food preferences and always served them with a smile.
Plus: Senate opens VW probe; Deportations drop; $1.9M drone fine; Chrysler strike planned
Plus: Overseas cash tallied; No-fly zone rejected; Turkey asked for help; IS strikes Yemen.
The state audit report says the Department of Education "failed to monitor its special adviser (Tomalis)" to then-Gov. Tom Corbett.
The Three Rivers Mother’s Milk Bank in Pittsburgh is ready to stock its shelves to help premature babies thrive.
Only microbes that breathe and metabolize metals such as arsenic could survive on Mars, says Duquesne University biologist John Stolz says.
Training programs are launched to prepare Pittsburgh businesses to deal with customers with Alzheimer’s and other dementia.
A northbound lane and parking lane on Smithfield Street, Downtown, will be closed from Fourth to Fifth avenues.
Pennsylvania women can get 3-D mammograms after Gov. Wolf administration announces insurance must pay for them.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s office on Tuesday unveiled a revised version of his tax proposal.
The Mars Area school district, under the advice of solicitor Tom King, is keeping appraisals secret on old Middlesex Elementary building.
There are techniques employees can do to create a helpful place for those who have dementia.
Mayor Bill Peduto, who has been feuding with the oversight authority, questions whether the board now has enough members for a quorum.
For the 14th year out of the last 15, the proposal would be without a millage hike for Allegheny County residents.
County council approved a measure that would add $5 to the state’s $36 annual registration fee.
Police say Dominic Rountree shot his brother repeatedly following a verbal spat.
The bus was carrying about two dozen students when it collided with the other vehicle.
The bogus bills were used at locations that included jewelry shops, gas stations, Target and Walmart stores, restaurants and Rivers Casino.
The justices refused to hear an appeal by Thorpe’s surviving sons in their effort to move his remains to Indian tribal lands in Oklahoma.
The protesters say the school administration does not enforce the use of ASL by non-deaf people in the school.
The Westmoreland Cultural Trust, in conjunction with GFour Productions, is presenting “Menopause the Musical” Oct. 14 at the Palace Theatre.
Curt Baker, Moon Area superintendent, presented a proposal to the school board Monday night.
Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen’s University were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.
John Ashe faces conspiracy- and bribery-related charges along with five others.
Vitalya Sepot, 19, of Branford, Conn., was killed when the vehicle she was in crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sept. 27.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey told reporters that there were no reports of shooting or injuries.
More than 20,000 were new registrants and the rest were people who changed the information on their registration.
The warning underscored the heightened risk of a wider conflagration as Russia escalates its intervention in the Syrian conflict.
The new protected waters in the United States are the first to be designated as such in 15 years, the White House said in a statement.
The justices rejected hundreds of appeals that had piled up over the summer.
It was a move widely seen as benefiting his preferred successor, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California.
Her willingness to put the gun issue at the forefront of her campaign represents a risk that the politics have indeed changed on the issue.
Plus: Calif. right-to-die bill signed; Passenger jet diverted after pilot’s death; Derailment injures 7; 2 in Ark. arrested for threats
Plus: Clashes continue in Mideast; Airstrike not sought by U.S.; Iran sanctions to be enforced; Ukraine elections.
Attention commuters: Fold your kickstands, stop your engines and take the “Make My Trip Count” survey today.
Following a website crash last year, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is using a lottery this year to sell sought-after spirits.
Crews will reconstruct parts of Hulton Road from 3rd Street to the new bridge and also on Freeport Road. Detours will be posted.
Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire, publisher of the Philadelphia Sunday Sun, died Sunday at the age of 65.
The governor is expected to unveil a revised proposal on Tuesday and Republican leaders say the House will take a vote on Wednesday.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Caron and businessman/reality-TV-star Donald Trump each got 18 percent registered Republicans in the poll.