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This May is already the wettest on record for several cities in the southern Plains states, with days still to go and more rain on the way.
The fall of Ramadi and Palmyra were the militant group's biggest successes since a U.S.-led coalition launched an air war to stop them.
Protesters took to the streets after Officer Michael Brelo, 31, was acquitted on charges of voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault.
According to media reports, the mass graves were believed to contain the bodies of hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
They were the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default if talks fail.
The Irish people voted with a surprisingly strong 62 percent “yes” to enshrine the right to gay marriage in the country’s 1937 constitution.
After a fight between rival gangs outside a crowded restaurant left nine dead, police rounded up everyone on the scene wearing biker vests.
Port Authority will seek public input as it conducts a top-to-bottom review of its fare policies.
But the women — led by Gloria Steinem, the pioneering American feminist — did not walk across the demilitarized zone, as they had hoped.
Ashin Wirathu thinks he has more in common with the world’s most famous fictional spy, James Bond.
Access by the United Nations nuclear agency to some of Iran’s military sites has been a sticking point in negotiations Iran’s nuke program.
Observers fear the small central African nation is sliding dangerously toward another civil war.
Standardized tests sometimes deserve a flunking grade.
Plus: Clinton email ‘witch hunt’, Officer shot to death, Protester leaves Shell ship
Plus: Landslide in Nepal, Putin signs law, Poland presidential vote
Kathy Kerestes, first female reporter for WTAE Radio who established “Women of Spirit” awards at Carlow University, dies at 61.
Researchers took air samples in Carroll County, Ohio, where there are 480 permitted wells — the most in any of the state’s 88 counties.
She was a loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress.
The $1 million project is designed to prevent sewage overflows from eastern neighborhoods and suburbs into Nine Mile Run at Frick Park.
From electronic implants to stem cells, University of Pittsburgh researchers and others seek ways to halt blindness.
The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.
A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.
Mr. Nash, who attended Carnegie Mellon, was killed along with his wife, Alicia, in a crash on Saturday.
Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.
Oscar Romero was the Catholic archbishop of San Salvador, whose slaying as he said Mass became emblematic of El Salvador’s civil war.
Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would have allowed the NSA to search the records held by phone companies on a case-by-case basis.
A pending article in the peer-reviewed journal Water Policy sets out to refine some early versions of the factors that led to the disaster.
The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been used for 50 years to acquire land of special historical or environmental significance.
Plus: Senate approves stop-gap to extend funding for highways; water lost in California after dam vandalized; and more.
Plus: Burundi opposition leader fatally shot; Somalia towns captured; and more.
Hungarians have the mindset of an occupied people, we are told, which hasn’t changed all that much since the fall of Communism.
He continued to make house calls even after it had become a thing of the past in medicine, his family recalls.
Philosophies vary on numerous fronts: more small fingerlings or fewer catchable trout to marking trout for future research or not?
Akhil Reed Amar spoke in Pittsburgh on his new book, “The Law of the Land,” which shows how regionalism helped shape the Constitution.
Now retired, Barry A. Baldwin was known to his Drug Enforcement Administration colleagues as “The Wizard” for his expertise in wiretaps.
Strict rules on spending grant money limit its use. “I think the money enabled us to try some different things,” said the union leader.
Nearly 900 pages of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private account provide little apparent fuel for a Republican probe of her actions.
Mary King, an English as second language teacher at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8, drew attention when she refused to give the PSSA tests.
Picture this scrolling hundreds of feet above the iconic confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers: “Chipped ham, $1.39 a pound.”
Work zone speed cameras have slowed traffic down in Maryland, and may be coming to Pennsylvania.
Environmentalists have praised the new rule, but it has attracted fierce opposition from several business interests.
Judge denies WPXI's request for Plum documents.
Pwn (8 points, to dominate an opponent). Thanx (15 points, thanks). Bezzy (18 points, several meanings, not all of which are printable).
A custodian found what appeared to be an explosive device last Sunday, but school security personnel didn’t find out about it until
Ms. Kraft used her education in nursing and theology to serve the Pittsburgh community, particularly at Carlow University and St. Thomas
LaTonya Renae Batteaste, a former basketball player at Pitt who became a teacher and coach in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, died May 14.
Polls show overwhelming support to change the law in what was once among the most devout Catholic societies in Europe.
He argued that his approach to the problems in the Middle East flows from an interpretation of Jewish values.
The Saudi Health Ministry said at least 21 people had been killed and more than 120 others injured.
Majority Republicans, in a rare alliance with the president, overcame opposition from the chamber’s most powerful Democrats.