Safety first: Post-Ukraine, Tel Aviv flight ban makes sense

The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, currently centered on Gaza, took on important implications for Americans Tuesday.

West Mifflin has a point: State shortchanges the district on Duquesne students

West Mifflin says it costs $15,000 to educate a child, but it only receives $10,655 for each Duquesne student.

Discrimination targeted: Obama signs an order to help federal workers

On Monday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

 Neil Armstrong leads Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins out of the space center on the Apollo 11 space mission.

Out of this world: Moon landing 45 years ago remains a magic moment

Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins wagered their lives on NASA’s technical ingenuity.

France on the march: More troops are being sent to former African colonies

France has decided to put a 3,000-strong force permanently in five of its former colonies, in a band across West and Central Africa.



David Shribman

David M. Shribman / The choice of Cleveland

Republicans won’t find it as easy to choose a candidate once they gather there.


Tony Norman

Tony Norman: Comics make issue out of dealing with news

It can be a lot easier to deal with cultural change through comics characters than real life.


Sally Kalson

Health care sabotage 101

The GOP, not a botched website, is the real obstacle.


Reg Henry

Reg Henry: Mother Goose and chicks visit home nest

When you write a newspaper column, it is advisable to read as much as you can. This week my reading included “Mother Goose.”


Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson / Where is America’s heart?

Compassion seems lacking on nearly every front: immigration, unemployment, the Middle East ...


Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly / Send the kids back home

Illegal immigration exploded shortly after President Barack Obama issued an executive order halting some deportations.


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: High court gets it right on religious liberty

Contraception case showed Supreme Court can prize religious freedom, and more chances will come to show it.


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