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Police typically cannot tell whether a driver is texting or dialing a phone, making enforcement of the texting ban problematic.
He will seek to reassure jittery allies that America remains committed to bolstering its security and economic ties to the region.
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Kane Scott, one of four county-owned nursing facilities, is opening a new "Memory Care Unit," next month.
The appeal of the EPA well approval automatically halted construction.
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Its role has a critical bearing on the agreement reached in Geneva among Russian, Ukrainian, U.S. and European diplomats to ease the crisis.
Broad swaths of Zimbabwe are at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report.
A landmark energy bill approved by Mexico's Congress in December is opening the country's oil industry to private and foreign investment.
Sixty-one bodies have been recovered, and about 240 people are still missing.
One lane will close on eastbound Route 30 at the bridge over Electric Avenue in North Braddock starting today, PennDOT announced.
Russell Crowe's new movie filmed in Pittsburgh could do itself proud by creating script out of the headlines.
Biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years, though they are better in the long run.
Replacement of a bridge on Saxonburg Boulevard in Indiana Township was scheduled to begin today, PennDOT announced.
State Rep. Jesse White, D-Cecil, plans to amend the wiretap law to make an exception for bullying.
Tens of thousands of revelers raised a defiant toast during a weekend of cannabis-themed 4/20 festivals and entertainment.
Democrats Readshaw, Molchany vie in Legislative race.
About 75 percent or more applicants for cash assistance are turned down every month -- leaving needy families without aid, advocates say.
He issues a plea for peace and dialogue and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
Staggered schedules give way to 24-hour cycles, keeping a sleep pattern in line with the body's natural rhythm.
Such fishing is a major concern of scientists because the world's oceans can barely sustain legal seafood harvests.
Carter had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native’s adopted home.
A year after coming to Children's Hospital in 1957, he performed the first successful open-heart operation using a pump-oxygenator.
No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into resort town of Jackson will give way.
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Pressure mounted on political dissenters and the media in ways that are commonplace in Russia but had not been in Ukraine until now.
Insurgents and anti-government activists reported near-continuous bombardment of the Old City enclaves and the nearby neighborhood of Waer.
Trans-Dniester, also known as Transnistria, is a sliver of territory that runs along the border of Moldova and Ukraine.
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The national education standards have incited intense resistance on the right in the belief that it will lead to a federal takeover of
The company waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints.
Rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration.
Rabbits require as much care as dogs, and they must be litter-box trained and spayed or neutered to be effective house pets.
They still remember Hoffman at the Apple Jack bar in Point Pleasant, where he once shot pool and flirted with women.
The concept -- "it takes a village to raise a child" -- takes hold in Homewood to repair the neighborhood's social fabric.
Peter Leo basks in the afterglow, somewhat, of a visit to the Omni Bedford Springs spa.
The inquiry was conducted as the FDA prepares a package of rules that would place e-cigarettes under federal regulation for the first time.
Yet sometimes it's anglers who introduce invasive and non-native species
Barbecue and country music many be Tennessee’s best-known exports, but its biggest is for-profit hospital administration.
A police chase out of North Fayette resulted in a crash involving about six or seven cars, state police reported.
French President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement that he felt “immense relief” over the release.
Road work is planned for Squirrel Hill Tunnel, Route 51, I-376, I-279, Route 65 and Washington Road area.
Cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.
Thousands of pages of documents from Clinton's White House years appear to be strikingly similar to issues now confronting Obama.
Four people have been hit and killed by freight trains in the Pittsburgh area in the past month.
In a surprise announcement Friday, the State Department said federal agencies will have more time to weigh in on the politically fraught
Gerald E. Hart, who officiated NFL games for 10 years after playing football at Notre Dame and West Point, died of natural causes at age 83.
Both Amy Santus and Paige Widmer died of drowning, according to autopsies by the Lucas County coroner.
"Significant" waste water leak discovered at a Range Resources impoundment in Washington County.
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