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A device used to cut uterine tissue or remove fibroid tumors may harm women if it slices undetected tumors, which spreads cancer cells.
Sales in fiscal year 2013-14 were $99.9 million more than in the previous year, the lottery said.
At least 200 recovered corpses have been sent by refrigerated rail car to a northern Ukrainian city, en route to the Netherlands.
FAA says suspension could last 24 hours, despite tourist season.
Obama cites ‘skills gap,’ signs law intended to reduce bureaucracy while helping workers gain prepare for new jobs.
August recess looms, but issues such as highway funding and veterans care must be dealt with first.
Appropriations panel‘s plan would fund president’s proposal through year‘s end, but without changes to trafficking law.
Pittsburgh needs three more administrative law judges to reduce a backlog and to handle appeals being re-filed by miners and their widows.
New research shows victim numbers are twice as high as previously thought.
Home secretary says investigators will explore whether Russian leaders had role in fatal poisoning eight years ago.
PLUS: Koch brothers‘ gift fuels debate; Wash. slide unpredictable, report says; Mich. killings probed; N.J. casino robbed.
Caren Glotfelty, 67, is the new executive director of the foundation, which raises money for special projects at Allegheny County‘s parks.
Many relied on George Knapp for his guidance and wisdom, said Ken Moritz, who worked with him closely for the past 13 years at Stonewood.
Local Goodwill stores believe they were not hit by a security breach that may involve credit card data theft at franchise stores elsewhere.
Daria L. Svaline: Every time I pass by one I am thrown — like spinning through a time machine — back to the very early 1950s.
A Community Supported Agriculture organic farm operation will fight tonight against a permit for a Marcellus Shale compressor nearby.
This debate surrounding the ACA calls into question the legality of financial assistance enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians.
As Lyft and Uber settle in Pittsburgh, Yellow Cab is preparing to launch a ride sharing app of its own.
What hatches out of a bird’s egg can be homely and helpless or capable and cute, depending on what kind of bird it is.
PLUS: Iraq to elect new president; Obama aide in Germany; Nigerian president meets with parents of kidnapped; Populist wins Indonesian
Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, called the downgrade a “verdict on the lack of management and leadership in Pennsylvania.”
In the complaint, they claim the university damaged their reputation through press releases.
Spokeswoman Heather Pharo said a man was shot in the side and wrist and taken to a hospital around midnight.
The lane closures will be delayed until two hours after the end of the Pirates games.
The DEP will mark the first time it has released an official accounting of drilling-related pollution and diminution cases on its website.
Russia presented a combination of conciliation and bluster Monday over its handling of the downed Malaysia Airlines jet.
Leonard L. Scheinholtz was a foodie before anyone knew what that was.
Israeli officials are struggling with a more distilled version of the dilemma it has faced in repeated rounds against Hamas.
Broader investigator access to site of downed Malaysian jet is promised after days of resistance.
Demonstrations were mostly peaceful expressions, but some were with an anti-Semitic tinge, in support of Palestinians.
PLUS: Controversial Hungary statue; rhino move considered; China food scandal; shiny, happy people.
Phil Axelrod dreamed of playing second base for the Pirates, but instead became a writer and built a career that spanned four decades.
Raising beef for the dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
The watchdog group Project on Government Oversight cited complaints from medical professionals coast to coast.
The Boston bomb suspect’s classmate has been convicted of trying to hide evidence that could incriminate his friend.
Rick Perry says Texas is being overwhelmed by influx of Central American children, and criminals are exploiting the crisis.
Nikita Levy was fired after 25 years with the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore in February 2013.
Moody‘s Investors Service cited pensions and one-time revenue sources for cutting the state’s bond rating to Aa3 from Aa2.
PLUS: Job protection for gays; Arizona execution legal battle; firefighting improves in Wash. state; Neil Armstrong honored.
An additional $7.2 million in the state’s budget means it will be able to eliminate a waiting list for nearly 300 people with disabilities.
Two projects will resurface more than eight miles of Interstate 79 starting this week.
The Franciscan friar of more than half a century served as president of St. Francis from 1977 to 2004.
The state Department of Environmental protection‘s application process for long-wall mining is deficient, a new report says.
One day last week, I heard people speaking Spanish outside my screen door and bounded to the sidewalk for an opportunity to practice.
“Evidence now shows labor actually progresses slower than we thought in the past, so many women might just need a little more time.”
The new Department of Human Services would more accurately reflect what the department does, supporters say.
A calendar of health and fitness events for the coming week.
New research at the University of Pittsburgh uncovers a possible link between eye color and responses to pain.
Board members, ignoring the protests of a furious parents, voted Monday night to close R. Hyde Elementary School in an effort to save money.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that the inbound tunnel will close at 8 p.m. today through Friday.