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.
The Wolf administration said the new money will close the deficit and add about $400 million annually for basic education.
There are techniques employees can do to create a helpful place for those who have dementia.
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.
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.
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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.
Analysts reiterated their confidence that prices will continue to fall throughout autumn.
The state auditor plans to take a closer look at Real Alternatives, which oversees nonprofits that hope to persuade women against abortion.
Even as some waters began receding, the governor pleaded with residents to remain in their homes, if they still had them.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck in the Pacific off the coast of central Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Aircraft and ships taking part in the search located a container that appears to have come from the 790-foot El Faro.
It was the first time Israel has taken this step since it captured the Old City in the 1967 Mideast War.
The Golden State becomes the fifth in U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.
Jason Chaffetz, a rising star among congressional Republicans, on Sunday declared a bid to become speaker of the House of Representatives.
The shuttle provider, which serves mostly lower-income residents in the Mon Valley, also is adding destinations.
State budget stalemate has nonprofits that provide human services scrambling for funds and ways to keep their doors open to those in need.
The Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority says it is a state agency and should not be judged by “an inferior judicial tribunal.”
Jessica Lynn Riffey was charged with corruption of minors, endangering the welfare of children and drug delivery.
The U.S. and Afghan governments vowed Sunday to jointly investigate the attack on a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22 people.
Roseburg is still bewildered by the massacre and disturbing details coming to light.
The run-up to the family-themed synod, attended by some 300 bishops and other delegates, has been dominated by gay issues.
Police say the source of the deadly gas seems to have originated from a car in the garage.
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The American Airlines co-pilot tells Syracuse air traffic tower that the “captain is incapacitated.”
No Brownsville Area School District students were on the bus when it crashed around 8:50 a.m. on Isabella Road in Luzerne.
State officials are reminding residents they can register online for the first time.