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The manhunt in Pennsylvania’s Poconos region snuffed out tourism during fall foliage season and resulted in intermittent school closings.
America Votes, a dark-money group aligned with the Democratic Party, has flooded Pittsburgh-area homes with get-out-the-vote mailings.
Teachers are learning their students’ academic growth data for the first time.
The classically trained musician added an adventurous element to the bands Boxstep, Deliberate Strangers and Parklane Drifters.
Warren Anderson, who led Union Carbide during the gas leak disaster at its plant in Bhopal, India, has died.
Court orders Kaci Hickox to undergo daily monitoring for Ebola symptoms.
Violent protests push longtime leader from power, set parliament ablaze
The world’s first spaceship designed for tourists exploded Friday leaving the young industry of commercial spaceflight rattled.
Today was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it.
Some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands have been asked to complete
Jeffrey Fowle said he traveled to the country as a tourist, but saw the opportunity as a way to follow the Christian mission.
One of Vietnam’s most prominent dissidents said he was asked to sign a form seeking a pardon for spreading “propaganda against the state.”
Israeli police reopened the mosque to Muslim worshippers in time for important Friday noon prayers.
38 federal agencies report on the threat posed to them by climate change and steps they are taking or will be taking to meet the challenges.
These elegant bathrooms become destination for a multiple of reasons.
Antarctic sanctuary thwarted; French town bans clowns; ’Net tax plan dropped; Ma supports protesters; Also in the world …
NYC’s top uniformed cop resigns; Rikers death settlement; Health care premiums; Man guilty in hazing case; Albuquerque Police Dept.
PNC Grow Up Great celebrated its 10th anniversary with a vocabulary challenge — teaching the same lesson at the same time in 37 cities.
A crowd of about 150 gathered outside the courthouse, with some of them shouting jeers, such as "you're a coward" and "rot in hell."
Spending is closely watched because it accounts for 70 percent of economic activity.
Mary Monica Wilson-Lefler, 64, of Economy, had pleaded guilty last year to health care fraud.
For now, police are monitoring Kaci Hickox and her public interactions but cannot detain her.
A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another.
City Council members Corey O’Connor and Dan Gilman offer career advice to local high school students through the U Can B program.
"Everything happened at our house," said her son, attorney W. Thomas McGough. "Our house was the house where everyone flowed to."
State officials have said emails deleted by employees are permanently deleted from the system within five days.
Empty warehouses and a decrepit waterfront gave way to glassy condos, corporate offices and upscale restaurants.
Israel barredl access to the Jerusalem Old City holy site Jews call the Temple Mount and Muslims have identified as the Noble Sanctuary.
Grandma’s “Chicken No. 5” was an unforgettable scent.
Jerome Cochran’s service spans more than three decades.
Army seizes control and dissolves all institutions in Burkina Faso.
The Food and Drug Administration has now approved a vaccine for the first time for the deadly type of meningitis that affected students
Republicans now control 23 states, and Democrats, 13, the most states under single-party rule in six decades.
Islamic state militants execute at least 220 Iraqi members of a Sunni Muslim tribe west of Baghdad, many of them police or militia members.
Seven nations, mainly in Europe, let Americans take college courses, in English, either cheaply or free.
New York Catholic archdiocese announces sweeping consolidation of parishes, merging more than 50 of them.
Plus: Case for oil exports; Bankruptcy plan OK’d; Terrorism guilty plea; Recanting inmate freed.
Plus: SAT cheating scandal; Presidential palace; Ebola crackdown; Union curbs proposed; U.S. drone strike
The state argued in court last week that the agreements required Highmark to provide seniors with in-network access to UPMC care.
The airplane, believed to be a twin-engine turboprop, had taken off from the airport and crashed as it tried to return, the FAA said.
The judge said Sen. LeAnna Washington's case is one "that will taint, that will cloud, that will obscure" the works of good legislators."
America’s response to Ebola must be based in fact and science, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
Western Pennsylvania hospitals, like most employers, shed jobs in the wake of the 2008 recession, but job losses have continued.
The explosion Tuesday evening marked the first time that a resupply mission contracted by NASA to a private company has failed.
The Fed has ended its “QE3” bond purchases but decides to maintain low short-term interest rates to keep spurring jobs market.
Pennsylvania American Water will replace a 36-inch water main that ruptured three times this week on Boyce.
In stepping down from the state Supreme Court this week, former Justice Seamus McCaffery reduced most risk to his sizable state pension.
The ramp closure is the final big hurdle for drivers who have faced more than four years of restrictions and detours.
Officials in rural Barrett canceled the beloved Halloween ritual and the annual parade because of the police manhunt for Eric Frein.
Governors of both parties are struggling to define public health policies on the virus.