Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin
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Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin

So sorry: Orie Melvin can rest her case with a real apology

Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin was convicted of six counts of misusing state resources in her 2003 and 2009 election campaigns.

Cold War relic: The U.S. must end the embargo on Cuba

The rout of the United States in the annual United Nations vote on sanctions against Cuba was worse this year than last.

Chevron invests: Its $20 million commitment will serve the region

As an energy company, Chevron Corp. and its employees rely daily on a knowledge of math and science to find success

 U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton.

Neighborhood renewal: In Pittsburgh, a key drug bust makes a difference

U.S. Attorney David Hickton and an FBI task force took an important step toward improving Homewood last week.

 Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff blows kisses to supporters Sunday as she celebrates her victory at a hotel in Brasilia, Brazil.

Steady in Brazil: Voters re-elect a president who has made progress

Brazil completed the second round of its presidential election Sunday, approving incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a second four-year term.


Editorial board endorsements

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Who will you vote for? Read a series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races in the Nov. 4 election.


David Shribman

David M. Shribman: Johnson vs. Reagan / Two visions collide

Fifty years ago, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan set the terms of debate we're still having today.


Sally Kalson

Health care sabotage 101

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


Reg Henry

Reg Henry: The Pittsburgh accent, like most, is beautiful

In a Gawker.com poll, the Pittsburgh accent was deemed “America’s Ugliest.” That is simply silly.


Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson / Swallow hard and vote

Yes, our government is dysfunctional, but you should have your say.


Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly: Obama’s Raw Deal

Oligarchs benefit as the middle class lags.


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: When the racial fault-line heats up, back off

The bravest people in America, right now and for the next few months, are and will be the witnesses to the death of Michael Brown.


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