More than 150 people attended the initial meeting at Pitt’s Alumni Hall.
A consultant has concluded that $29.6 million Cheyney University was awarded between 2011 and 2014 may have to be returned.
Niel Wald was a researcher who contributed to the world’s most important body of data about human radiation exposure.
But Pennsylvania calculations show rates actually rose in 2011, then leveled off in the following two years.
Last year’s crash of an AirAsia plane in Indonesia killed all 162 people on board.
It was a provocative message to more than 100 leaders that the president doesn’t have the full support of his government on climate policy.
Puerto Rico narrowly avoided a multimillion-dollar default on Tuesday as its governor said the island was facing a liquidity crunch.
Roch Marc Christian Kabore won the vote in nearly 75 percent of precincts throughout the country.
The House and Senate must still vote on the final bill. Passage is expected by Friday.
Northwest Ohio is now connected to a project NASA believes will someday bring the world manned spaceflights to Mars.
The United States and its NATO allies struggled Tuesday to come up with a clear message to send Russia at a time of conflicting concerns.
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Gay men having unprotected sex leads to an increase in numbers of people living with HIV and AIDS in China.
The Parkway East will close next weekend to prepare for the Greenfield Bridge implosion.
The enhancements include new links to Title IX information an electronic form to submit a complaint via email.
The district will be using the day to test alternative teaching methods when students can’t make it to school during inclement weather.
Former Maryland attorney general Douglas F. Gansler will have the power to issue subpoenas and use grand juries in his investigation.
Three senators raised concerns about the Pittsburgh for-profit education company’s massive settlement with the federal government.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel praised Garry McCarthy’s leadership but called it an “undeniable fact” that the public’s trust in the police had eroded.
The developments came as the Pentagon prepared to expand its Special Operations force in Iraq.
New legislation also means the program would be administered by state’s Department of Human Services.
Some of the world’s top scientists provide clarity on what we’re supposed to eat and drink, and what foods we should avoid.
Last major closure is planned for this weekend. No others planned until spring.
The suit claims the state does not have enough beds in community-care programs for those needing autism and mental health services.
The move almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city troubled for months by retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christians.
An existing government-wide continuing resolution is set to expire Dec. 11.
Meanwhile, a university in Washington reopened, four men were charged in Minnesota and jury selection in a Freddie Gray trial began.
Efforts are being made in locally and elsewhere to control and find a cure for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Remington .270 rifle, hooded sweatshirt and live rounds were found hidden in thick brush near where the suspect was taken into custody.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife will donate nearly $45 billion to good works.
When asked by Chief District Judge Gilbert Martinez if he understood his rights, Robert Lewis Dear replied, “no questions.”
Meanwhile, British leader David Cameron called a vote for Wednesday on extending British airstrikes against Islamic State into Syria.
Here’s the roster of leading nutritionists who attended the Oldways Finding Common Ground conference in Boston last month.
The IMF will add the yuan to its basket of reserve currencies, an international stamp of approval of the strides China has made.
Skipping $354 million in payments would escalate a standoff with bondholders by pushing the commonwealth into default.
Chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes.
The loan would keep the county afloat while officials wait for a state budget impasse to end
Republican senators were told a Wednesday session was canceled because “we will not be ready to begin budget deliberations and voting.”
Allegheny County announces a five-year plan to stop new AIDS cases in the area by 2020. UPMC and Allegheny Health Network are joining in.
Homewood’s cluster plan for future development brings together the visions of 10 segments of the neighborhood.
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State police said they responded to slightly more than 1,000 crashes in which 272 people were injured during the five-day holiday weekend.
Pamela D. Huston, an Edgewood resident died Friday at the age of 59.
Pittsburgh has a contract with the National Complete Streets Coalition to help leaders and residents redesign streets or reallocate traffic.
The average daily temperature in the area this November reached 48.5 degrees – the highest since it reached 51.6 degrees in November 1931.
Smartphone users can use the app to record a video and send it to the American Civil Liberties Union.
The weekend closure is set to begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, and run through 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.
Mr. Murdoch, a K&L partner, had a lifelong attachment to global affairs. He witnessed the Berlin Wall rise as a student, and fall in 1989.