Immigration fight: Judge Schwab seemed too eager to join the fray

He became the first jurist to pass judgment on the controversial side-stepping of Congress.

Flu defense: There’s still time to get protection for winter

Short of barricading yourself indoors until spring, getting a flu shot is your best line of defense against the virus.

Asides: The PUC on paper bills, a new eagle-cam, a Carnegie Hero twice

The PUC wants no-charge paper bills, Pittsburgh's eagles get a new camera, a Florida man is twice a Carnegie Hero.

Leaders wanted: The city school board will be losing experience

The job is unpaid. The meetings are long and sometimes raucous. Public appreciation is nil. Yet the work is critically important.

Pakistan’s horror: The government should not collude with terrorists

The massacre of more than 130 children by Taliban fanatics was every bit the act of “depravity” that President Obama described.



David Shribman

David Shribman: Enter Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush’s plunge into presidential waters ends some uncertainties about the 2016 campaign and creates others.


Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly: What torture? Democrats fret about the comfort of terrorists

Foremost of the “tortures” they decried in a 500-page report was the waterboarding of three senior al-Qaida leaders.


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: Black officers who walked the thin blue line

Listening in as two retired city police detectives, both African-American, talked straight to a room of black teenage boys.


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