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Gov. Tom Wolf makes the case for his budget in a Facebook town hall.
The issue of preschool learning through academics or play is back at the forefront as federal and state officials expand early learning.
The revisions were mandated by the state so that restaurant inspections in the county conform to state and federal food codes.
The ill-fated Lawrence County racetrack couldn’t find a bank willing to lend it money — so it turned to China.
Iran nuclear negotiations in Switzerland passed the self-imposed midnight Tuesday deadline and headed into overtime in search of accord.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday rejected a congressionally passed resolution that would have barred streamlined, speedy union elections.
Iraq’s prime minister claimed Tuesday that the city of Tikrit had been recaptured from the Islamic State.
Plus: Yemen strife intensifies; $3.8B pledged for Syrians; Japan to extend sanctions.
Plus: Boston defense rests; Sentences commuted; Inmate captured.
Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in the weekend election.
Arkansas passed its version of a religious freedom law, joining Indiana in a swirl of controversy that shows little sign of calming.
Kathryn Fell Stolarevsky teamed with her late husband to run the Chatham College Music and Arts Day Camp to teach children to love the arts.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered a plan to cut greenhouse gases in the nation by about one-third in the next 10 years.
Basketball coach Patrick Chambers is working with PSU biologist Gong Chen, whose research focuses on restoring brain cells and function.
Only 45 percent said they were told they had the disease, although some experts believe physicians are afraid to cause emotional stress.
The lane closures will occur at the bridge carrying the Pennsylvania Turnpike over Route 19.
A deficit prompted the AIU on Feb.1 to switch the therapists from salaried employees to hourly employees who will lose their benefits.
Experts are not sure what the Hays eagles will do, now that they have no eggs to look after.
After Allegheny County Council named five white men, Executive Rich Fitzgerald named four woman, including two minorities, to the group.
North Huntingdon police charged Marc Rodnicki, 34, with trying to intimidate a witness in the heroin case against his wife, Lisa Rodnicki.
A Montgomery County judge appointed a special prosecutor to investigate alleged leaks by the attorney general to a newspaper.
Many will be filing tax returns as independent contractors for the first time this year.
To help calm those marathon jitters, we took a look at four cool accessories to help you cross the finish line.
The Republican governor was reacting to widespread backlash against the act he signed into law last week.
Water heaters bought after the standards go into effect April 16 will be slightly larger than current models.
The airline said Andreas Lubitz subsequently passed all medical checks and that it has provided the documents to prosecutors.
The defense is trying to show that Tsarnaev’s older brother was the mastermind of the bombings.
Even as the U.S. is pursuing a breakthrough framework, Saudi Arabia is directing a broad regional assault against the Tehran government.
A listing of health- and fitness-related events for the week starting March 31, 2015.
The law was rushed through the Legislature late last year after a convicted cop killer made a recorded commencement address to a college.
The co-pilot believed to have intentionally crashed a German jet in the French Alps last week had treatment over “a long period of time.”
The prisoner escaped the custody of a private security guard with the officer's gun, police said.
Police said the man, who was about 30 years old, was a former firefighter who had been terminated Monday.
A former Secret Service agent and a former Drug Enforcement Administration agent have been charged with fraud.
An air strike Monday by a Saudi-led Arab coalition killed at least 40 at a Yemen refugee camp.
Classes to promote weight loss and muscle toning in women will meet Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks.
This recipe for halibut is a spicy fish dish that’s packed with protein.
Lawyers for six former Philadelphia policemen charged with stealing millions in cash and drugs called the case a fiction.
Indiana is the latest state to pass a religious protection act, legislation that has changed its meaning over time.
U.S. Supreme Court justices held Monday that ankle-bracelet monitoring programs constitute a search.
Ms. Rosenthal committed herself to spreading appreciation of and support for the arts.
Rev. Dennis J. Colamarino, pastor of the Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, dealt with Lou Gehrig’s disease with grace.
Abu-Jamal, 60, was taken from the State Correctional Institution-Mahanoy to Schuylkill Medical Center after passing out, his wife said.
Plus: High-profile Mo. suicides; Transportation bill sent; Bomb prosecution rest.
Plus: Olmert found guilty; New machete attack; Abe seeks regional summit.
Frank Zebrasky, Canon McMillan baseball coach since 2-009, is under review for student misconduct during a team trip to South Carolina.
A prison-community garden project on the North Side falls to bureaucratic interpretation of governor’s no-gift order.
Researchers analyzed 1,691 crash videos and observed potential distractions in 58.5 percent of them.
The outbound side will close at 10 p.m. today and Tuesday from Green Tree to Interstate 79.
Reconstruction and other improvements will occur on nearly nine miles from the Washington County line to Millers Run Road.