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The National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion — the biggest jump since 2011.
Few people had ever heard of the Battle of Monterey Pass, the second-biggest Civil War action fought in Pennsylvania.
The parade follows Liberty Avenue, Grant Street, Fifth Avenue, Stanwix Street and the Boulevard of the Allies.
Pittsburgh Public Schools and the College Board are working to increase minorities in advanced classes, where they are the smallest group.
OPEC member nations are worried they’ll lose market share if the cartel lowers production.
Officers found the woman’s boyfriend inside the house holding a towel to his chest. He was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the oil and gas stocks with the biggest weighting on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, lost more than 3.5 percent.
The filing contends that former state Rep. Bill DeWeese’s trial attorney didn’t represent him effectively.
Police said the shooter was a man about 50 years old and with a criminal record.
The plunge in prices in recent months that has indicated the diminishing clout of the organization.
A judge said Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to change Rice's original suspension from two games to indefinite was "arbitrary."
Europol said the arrests were made during two days of coordinated action this week at more than 80 airports in 45 countries.
The 18-foot white fir was grown by tree farmers Chris Botek and Francis Botek of Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Pa.
The proposed deal is meant to address concerns that helped drive a Scottish attempt to secede from the United Kingdom in September.
Protests also dwindled elsewhere in the United States as the Thanksgiving Day holiday and wintry weather kept many indoors.
Advocates barely waited for the president to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. system to start warning about rip-offs.
The case could set the stage for the family of slain teenager Michael Brown.
PLUS: Taliban strike Kabul; EU pols target Google; major Kashmir attack.
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The public tiff started with last week’s announcement by Highmark that it was terminating the contracts of nearly 700 UPMC physicians.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing stronger standards that would reduce smog-producing emissions.
A sermon by the Rev. George Duffield of Detroit delivers a classic Thanksgiving message -- half a tribute to American virtue, half a scold.
Thanksgiving sermon, “The Religious Character of a People the True Element of Their Prosperity,” by the Rev. George Duffield, Nov. 28, 1839.
The former First Presbyterian Church at 2930 Woodward Ave. in Detroit was designed by architects George Mason and Zachariah Rice in 1899.
In a land of plenty, about 1 in 7 households did not have enough to eat at some point during 2013.
The family physician made house calls as a family medicine doctor and later worked with veterans addicted to drugs and alcohol.
Quincy Swatson looks to expand his high school aquaponics program from Perry Traditional Academy to other Pittsburgh high schools.
Also: Patrons at the theater helped woman in need; Someone took care of man’s debit card
A bridge replacement project that has closed a section of Glass Run Road in Baldwin Borough has been extended until Dec. 15.
The white Ferguson, Mo., police officer and the family of the black teen-ager he fatally shot had separate interviews that aired Wednesday.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday had a stent put in her right coronary artery.
In November alone, the World Health Organization has reported more than 1,800 new cases in this country.
The price of crude oil is at its lowest level since 2012.
Pets can get into trouble while their owners are distracted by Thanksgiving cooking tasks and visitors.
A festival honoring a Hindu goddess is drawing close to 1 million people.
Twelve-hour days come to an end after Light Up Night and the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo.
The approval cleared an obstacle for aid talks with the IMF as the country grapples with a separatist insurgency in the east.
Four anti-polio health workers -- three women and a man -- were killed Wednesday by gunmen in southwestern Pakistan.
Drones, many launched by hobbyists or photographers, are increasingly menacing commercial aircraft at takeoff and landings.
Most arrivals from nations experiencing Ebola have cooperated with a 21-day federal ritual of home isolation and temperature monitoring.
As more guns are being sold, more gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system.
Plus: Cleveland shooting; FBI agents shot; Health care signups; Romney still popular
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On Black Friday, the rush accelerates to nearly 2 checks a second, testing limits of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
At Pittsburgh International, six arriving flights and 12 departures had been canceled, and four arrivals and 17 departures delayed.
After a day of weather-related travel delays, things were back to normal this morning.
Another 50 miners were injured in the disaster, which broke out in the complex run by the state-owned Fuxin Coal Corp. in Liaoning province.
The FBI said the shooting, which took place about 5 miles south of Ferguson, was not directly related to the protests.
AAA says 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this holiday; a storm warning has been issued for central and southeast Pa.
District spokeswoman Ebony Pugh said the guns were discharged inside a classroom.