Senator seeking to include a measure to require more extensive background checks for teachers.
Right-to-Know legislation’s aim was to give the public more insight into workings at state universities.
The bill approved by Pittsburgh City Council makes it easier to get own limited amounts of chickens, goats, bees and other animals.
Without a budget, operations will continue at state facilities, such as state parks and PennDOT offices, but many payments will be delayed.
Europe’s leaders gave Greece an ultimatum Tuesday to provide a detailed proposal to avoid bankruptcy by Thursday.
Army to announce 40,000 in troop cuts, and military communities across the nation are bracing for the blow or preparing to fight it.
Afghanistan has sent a delegation to hold talks with Taliban leaders in Pakistan to discuss a process for full peace negotiations.
With Ed Pawlowski's departure from the contest, retired Adm. Joe Sestak is the only Democrat challenger to incumbent Pat Toomey.
An Air Force F-16 fighter jet on Tuesday collided in mid-air near Charleton, S.C., with a Cessna C150.
Iran nuclear negotiations with the six powers have been extended yet again, to Friday.
The Obama administration is boosting solar projects to make them available to low- and middle-income Americans.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday held an unprecedented White House meeting with Nguyen Phu Trong, head of Vietnam’s Communist Party.
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His sister Wendy Bennett of Squirrel Hill noted that her brother’s musical career “got started when he emerged from the womb …”
Her six-decade-long stage, TV and film career included roles opposite her first husband, Kirk Douglas, and their son, Michael.
Boy took his quest for baseball autographs to a high level.
Other cities along the East Coast experienced price cuts in the spring, a company spokesman said.
Allegheny Health Network patients having hip and knee replacements can now be discharged on the same day as their operation.
A Pitt-Netherlands study finds that telomeres, the end caps of chromosomes, shrink due to the stress of life in a bad neighborhood.
Work will occur between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays.
The turnpike forecasts that annual increases of 3 to 6 percent will be needed until 2044.
A proposed bill would prohibit the federal government from mandating controversial national education standards.
Four Democrats want the nomination for Allegheny County Council to replace Barbara Daly Danko, who died before the primary but won anyway.
Larry Schweiger replaces former president and CEO Cindy Dunn, who now heads the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
JAMA medical journal articles continue discussion of issues involved with breast cancer screening, including overdiagnosis and cancer risk.
The Pittsburgh VA had a Legionnaires' outbreak in 2011 and 2012 that sickened at least 22 vets and led to the deaths of six of them.
The controller had harsh words for the Peduto administration for filing a lawsuit against the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority.
Mario "Digga" Grisom was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh.
A key emergency meeting of European finance ministers is to be followed today by a summit of the continent’s leaders.
The Neuman Bill will establish timelines for the testing of sexual assault evidence kits and use the data to convict repeat offenders.
A Commonwealth Court panel eyed “the core” of the Right-to-Know Law’s goal of helping people hold public officials accountable.
President Obama met with military leaders at the Pentagon and cited recent gains in Syria as progress in the fight against Islamic State.
Pope Francis at first Mass of his South American tour seeks support for family themes that are the focus of an October synod of bishops.
A final vote is pending and the outcome for the measure in the state House is uncertain.
Three additional attempted murder charges related to people who survived the shooting were presented to the grand jury, the prosecutor said.
The negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear intentions snagged Monday over the lifting of sanctions and may stretch past today’s deadline.
The U.S. House is amid work on a bill to create a uniform I.D. card for military veterans.
Health- and fitness-related events for the week following Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
The Obama administration accused local officials of releasing the suspected shooter in defiance of efforts to deport him.
The toll was lower than last year but was marked by an intense stretch of gun violence over eight hours on one of the nights this weekend.
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The latest accuser came forward in early June and alleged that Sandusky sexually assaulted him at a football camp in 1988, when he was 16.
A weedy lot near the Propel Northside charter school will become a classroom when students return.
Jim Schafer, an architectural and nature photographer, died of a heart attack. He was 64.
Eligible veterans will pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities under a state law no matter how recently they moved here.
Republican legislative leaders claimed the Democratic governor's rejection of the full budget bill "puts politics above governing."
Prices at the pump, however, both nationally and in Pittsburgh are slightly above where they were a month ago.
Asbestos, called the “hidden killer” because illnesses take decades to develop, still causes diseases despite not being made in the U.S.
Acknowledging the years of work still to come, a University of Pittsburgh researcher forges ahead on an experimental eye transplant program.