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The world hasn’t banished the risks of the miscommunications, clumsy judgments and botched intelligence that blindsided Europe in 1914.
An interactive look at the crisis in Ukraine with thumbnail biographies of the key players and a timeline on the popular unrest there.
Penn State President Rodney Erickson tells trustees that average SAT scores of applicants are about 20 points higher, as well.
A section of the busway will be closed much of the day for paving, Port Authority announced.
The Philadelphia gathering in September 2015 will be the first time the event will be held in the United States.
Their machines blast a hot mixture of liquid asphalt and stones into potholes, providing a repair that lasts longer than the cold patching.
The Democratic front-runner in the race for governor is scheduled to be in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Returning Iraq and Afghanistan soldiers are using the same claims process their great-grandfathers used after World War II.
Corizon Health has improved its management of health services in recent weeks, company officials say.
Oscar Pistorius struggled in vain to help his girlfriend as she lay dead or dying in his home, a neighbor testified at his trial.
Tens of thousands of skeletons may lie in mass graves on the northern edge of Somalia where many want to see justice prevail.
The Republican congressman abruptly ended a hearing over the Internal Revenue Service without allowing Democratic lawmakers to speak.
The New Jersey governor drew a warm reception before a group that did not even invite him last year.
Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a female officer but admitted his guilt on lesser offenses.
Bitcoin uses a public ledger and a network of voluntary computers to validate transactions that are signed with encrypted signatures.
It remains unclear how the friendly-fire incident at an outpost occurred.
District officials now are uncertain whether Walter E. Wilson will fill the job because of recent revelations about his criminal record.
Upbeat Meals on Wheels clients are demonstrating that getting through harsh times is all about the attitude.
He successfully battled multiple sclerosis to live an active life from the time he was 28.
William Gregg Kerr of Saxonburg died Sunday of leukemia. He was 86.
Congress urged to commission study about how the NSA is using information at panel discussion on cybersecurity in Washington.
Former state Sen. Jane Orie can still further appeal her conviction if she chooses.
Gov. Tom Corbett is instead proposing a voluntary pilot program called "Encouraging Employment."
State Sen. Robert Tomlinson says some schools need greater flexibility to serve the higher education marketplace.
The 6-year-old, whose name hasn't been released, lived on Mount Pleasant Road.
With an average wait time of 364 days, Pittsburgh has the eighth-worst processing rate of the 56 VA offices across the country
Paul Kasunich nearly hit a police cruiser Feb. 2 while driving under the influence on Mount Nebo Road on Feb. 2, police said at the time.
At the White House on Thursday, the president says a referendum for Crimea to become part of Russia would violate international law.
A survey of nearly 600 education leaders shows most want a predictable funding formula and most believe state school funding is inadequate.
Roderick L. Harris, who got his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh, is coming here from Sedwick County, Kansas.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said that revenue from slot machines in February totaled $181 million, down more than 7.5 percent.
An army general accused of sexually assaulting a junior officer will admit guilt on lesser charges but will fight the more serious charges.
The vote against advancing Debo Adegbile was linked to the murder of a Philadelphia policeman and the legal help his killer received.
A long-simmering battle over whether the IRS targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny has heated up again in Congress.
About 1.5 million consumers are covered under such plans, 500,000 of which were purchased by individuals and the rest by small businesses.
More examples of helpfulness and honesty in the region.
Treatment in suburban Los Angeles last year began four hours after birth -- a protocol even faster than the first case from Mississippi.
The pope was asked about protecting children by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera in an interview published Wednesday.
The United States and Britain appeared to maneuver throughout the day to draw Russia into talks with Ukraine's acting foreign minister.
Bigger service improvements made possible by increased funding will come later in the year.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said he and UPMC president and CEO Jeffrey Romoff discussed three major issues Wednesday afternoon.
The state Department of Environmental Protection also has serious concerns about plans for the mine.
John Sciullo's love of carpentry began early, when he was a child.
The new transportation law will allow PennDOT to do plenty of paving and bridge work starting this year.
David Austin managed accounts such as "You've Got A Friend In Pennsylvania."
Luminari has announced five scholarship awards for the non-profit organization's "I Want To Be An Ambassador!" camp this summer.
Ice Plant Hill Road has been closed since Jan. 15 because of a landslide.
Rex would pay the district $1 million initially to allow the company to drill under district schools.
These students are going to the dogs — and cats — in new veterinary tech training program.
Students from the school band will march March 17, while drama students will take part in a workshop with Broadway actors and singers.