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The nation is not a land of innocence. But last week's attacks on soldiers and Parliament brought a new dose of reality.
The McGurk family advocates for medical marijuana law in Pennsylvania to help their two girls with severe epilepsy.
Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed Saturday after being convicted of killing a physician who she said tried to rape her.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announce new quarantine policies.
Mr. Butter, born in Amsterdam, came to Pittsburgh in 1955 to work for Mellon Bank and spent the rest of his life here.
The 2014 national convention of the Wildlife Society gives Pittsburgh a chance to display some animal magnetism.
Here are 10 key races to watch in the battle for party control over the U.S. Senate.
In their effort to hold onto the U.S. Senate, Democrats are running against the GOP — and their own unpopular president.
David Conrad leaves behind the lights of Hollywood to work with drama students at his alma mater The Kiski School.
Salk Symposium celebrates 100th anniversary of Jonas Salk’s birth, focusing on his work on sustainability.
Despite quarantine centers set up 10 years ago, Ebola treatment still presents challenges.
Some trustees who accuse the Freeh report in the Jerry Sandusky scandal of unfairly tarnishing Penn State, finally could get their wish.
Capture of Jurf al-Sakhar would be the first major success for Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, who took power in September.
The first-year social studies teacher intercepted the gunman trying to reload in the lunchroom at Seattle-area high school.
Frank Mankiewicz, who was Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s press secretary and directed George McGovern’s 1972 campaign, died Thursday.
Deep roots have already been established with Syrian immigrants in Turkey.
The English are irked by what many see as a sweetheart deal for the Scots that will come at England’s expense.
Polls continue to show Corbett facing tough odds; they disagree on just how tough.
Nurse who treated stricken patients in Sierra Leone says she was treated like a criminal during quarantine process.
The mullah was successfully prosecuted under a 2009 law meant to fight violence against women.
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UberX has been available in Pittsburgh since March, but just rolled into Philadelphia this weekend.
A senior associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security, Dr. Adalja has become the go-to expert for media to talk about Ebola.
The Allegheny Department of Health will be responsible to monitor travelers from West Africa who arrive here for signs of Ebola infection
A new study at West Virginia University strengthens mountaintop coal mining’s link to high cancer rates in nearby communities.
The website cost $249,559 to build, with Team Pennsylvania Foundation paying $215,000.
A section of the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway will be closed today for construction near East Liberty Station, detouring the P1 East
Iraq officials say Islamic State militants are using chlorine gas as a weapon there, and Syrian officials say the extremists also have been
A couple was arrested near Sacramento, Calif., after a sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other deputies were wounded in a shooting spree
Health officials in Maryland amazed by Nina Pham’s recovery.
PLUS: Virginia student’s remains identified; Teen bride acknowledged; New Chicago security check; Radio host convicted.
Plus: Rights chief faults Mexico; EU hikes Britain’s fees; Dominique Strauss-Kahn business partner dies; Ex-Hong Kong leader speaks.
The northbound I-79 off-ramp to Route 19 in Cranberry Township will close to traffic tonight, weather permitting.
Travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will be required to take their temperature twice a day and report results to health
Under the agreement, the consortium will design and construct the bridges and maintain them for 25 years; PennDOT will retain ownership.
The emergency medicine doctor at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital was working in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders.
The detour will be in effect from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.
Buses will detour inbound via Allentown and outbound using the Wabash Tunnel. Rail service will use the tunnel but with delays.
Police were going room by room, searching the Marysville school about 30 miles north of Seattle, to make sure it was safe.
Some 90,000 women now receive free family planning and women’s health coverage through a special Medicaid program that will soon end.
Dr. Doug Reed is an associate professor of immunology from the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh.
U.S. teens are both victims and perpetrators in pervasively abusive dating practices, says new federal survey.
The agency warned it's not clear whether any of them will work against the deadly virus that has already killed more than 4,800 people.
Parents whose children took the test continue to express anger that the company did not alert them to a problem earlier.
The $114,000 fine is the largest the DEP's Safe Drinking Water Program in the Southwest Region has levied in 20 years.
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation paid $60,000 to RAND Corp. to compile the guidelines.
Wolf’s running mate considers double duty; might retain Senate seat if elected.
The agreement preserves employee access to doctors in the Highmark, UPMC and independent networks
The groups said they plan to protest outside Heinz Field on Sunday before Baker Hughes CEO Martin Craighead delivers a $100,000 check.