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Departing president’s top assistant had been hired without required credentials.
Port Authority has fired two bus drivers who face criminal charges in connection with a Sept. 22 crash on the Parkway North.
The release of test scores for 2013-14 show that scores among the schools for the most part hovered close to where they were a year ago.
The Pittsburgh Penguins had some concerns about mumps after playing teams with stricken players but visited the hospital anyway.
Other than pornographic emails, a state Supreme Court review found no improper email between the court and Attorney General’s office.
A ring in a Salvation Army kettle goes a long way.
Tom Wolf will be sworn as the state’s 47th governor on Jan. 20.
The president spoke at his end-of-the-year press conference.
Sony Pictures Entertainment’s chief executive on Friday rebuked the president’s comment that the company made a “mistake.”
President Barack Obama predicted Friday that change will come to Cuba with a thaw in diplomatic relations between the two nations.
President Barack Obama on Friday cast the Keystone pipeline project as important to Canadian oil producers.
Pakistan on Friday executed two convicted terrorists in response to school massacre, its first executions in years.
An inquiry into the CIA’s search of a Senate investigative panel’s computers will yield no disciplinary action.
PLUS: Listeria infections; Oversight for Metlife.
PLUS: Mother arrested in killings; Israel hits Gaza; Israeli spy arrested; Iran honors Jews; Putin critic charged.
The Ethics Commission is in charge of oversight, but it’s largely toothless. Are there solutions to prevent conflicts of interest?
The program includes open house at the governor’s mansion, a children’s program and an evening “Let’s Get Started” celebration.
The easing of some restrictions will be “one of the best things to ever happen in the travel industry,” says one travel agent.
Lyft wants its drivers to be quirky and personable, leaving plenty of room for creativity.
Seamus McCaffery resigned his high court seat following the disclosure that he sent emails containing pornography to the AG’s office.
Sandusky’s attorney Chuck Benjamin said today that the State Employees’ Retirement System issued a 122-page opinion with the decision.
The advisory was in effect until 9 a.m. with a possible accumulation of ice from freezing drizzle and a trace of snow.
The judge says she needs more time to resolve disagreements about which documents the NCAA must produce.
The former Penn State assistant football coach, convicted of multiple sex offenses, was trying to win back a $4,900-a-month state pension.
The state’s November unemployment rate was the lowest it has been in more than six years.
The FBI said it has enough evidence to conclude that North Korea was behind the punishing breach of the Hollywood studio.
A belt made from recycled materials or a reusable lunch bag are a couple of suggestions.
President Barack will act as soon as next month to lift curbs on travel, commerce and financial activities with Cuba, despite congressional
Jillian Tait and Gary Lee Fellenbaum III are accused of shopping, napping and eating pizza as the boy lay dying in their mobile home.
The White House calls the Sony movie studios hacking “a serious national security matter.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday faulted the global oil price drop and Western sanctions.
Homeland Security panel decries Secret Service “starved for leadership.’’
A court in Pakistan on Thursday authorized the release on $5,000 bail of the militant who coordinated the 2008 terror attacks.
Mr. Obama’s recent spree of actions shows he’s using his executive powers “to the hilt” to create a new paradigm.
As a child in the 1950s, my brief possession of a 26-inch cobalt blue Schwinn Phantom was a signal event.
The state attorney general in Missouri has sued 13 St. Louis suburbs, saying they ignored a law limiting revenues derived from traffic
William J. Walter overcame a stutter, became a Westinghouse Electric Corp. executive and headed the Service Core of Retired Executives.
Authorities said Philip J. Kendall, 85, former president of Packard Press, and Francine Freedman, 80, had moved to Florida this week.
Police said Robert Chafin, 51, of Weirton, died when his tractor trailer rolled over about 11 p.m. Thursday as he was heading north on I-79.
Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year in prison, but the prison sentence is suspended. He must be on probation for a year and a half.
Plus: Feds sue over inmates; ex-governor loses appeal; Obama pardons 12; illness outbreak response; car plows into crowd; high power bills?
Plus: Ex-Blackwater chief hired; drug suspect sent to U.S.; doctor dies of Ebola; no fries with that?
He was identified by the county medical examiner's office as Joseph McCutcheon Jr., 57, of Greensburg.
A state legislator sits on a committee and votes on bills that could affect his outside financial interests. Is this OK?
Investigators discovered firearms, narcotics and more than $52,000 in cash.
Eugene DePasquale put out a report highlighting the $1.5 billion in property taxes charitable organizations don’t pay in 10 counties.
Lancaster County lawmaker says he’ll introduce bill that would ban nearly all gift to public officials and employees in the state.
The terms of the agreement contain specific conditions Lyft must adhere to before the permission takes effect.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study finds that the frail elderly benefit from the high-dose flu vaccine.
Three people were killed and more than 260 were injured when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the April 2013 marathon.