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U.S. society may be growing more homogenous, but it doesn't mean Pittsburgh is just like every other city.
So many people find it necessary to drink to excess in St. Patrick's name, disrespecting themselves and others, as well as property.
Charles Krauthammer's blaming of Mr. Obama for Vladimir Putin’s actions in Crimea is just another right-wing assault on this presidency.
We have to learn how to cooperate on all levels to improve conditions today, not in three years.
People of “means” — whether multimillionaires or just a little “well off” — create and sustain jobs just by spending money.
When voters start comparing candidates, many in Allegheny County will be surprised to learn that they have none to compare.
The editorial on the proposed Endangered Species Coordination Act betrays a lack of understanding of what the proposal would do.
Unfortunately the American way of life has led us down a path of comfortable numbness in regard to our health.
The Post-Gazette’s March 8 editorial “Pollution’s Price: Will a Stiff Fine Change the Ways of Alpha Coal?” completely misses the mark.
The CIA has shown either super-confidence or unprecedented arrogance in taking on the Senate Intelligence Committee and its chairman.
The New York Times reported that the result of the large federal survey on obesity was “a welcome surprise to researchers.”
Through their increased light-rail usage Pittsburgh transit customers are saying something momentous. They are voting with their fare cards.
Democrats are reluctant to admit error, and to make amends for it, for fear that if they do, they’ll pay a stiff price in the midterm
The digital age denies many the joy of turning the pages of a photo album, though the Henry family persists.
Let’s take a moment to reflect on where we would be had we followed the advice of the critics of President Obama’s foreign policy.
Most of the murders throughout our area and our nation are because of the warring factions in the business of dealing narcotics.
Congressmen who can’t or won’t make decisions about important legislation, like transportation funding, should be sent to basic training.
During the last two weeks, two of my co-workers informed me of facility charges of $150 and $200 for UPMC doctor visits.
National debt is not an issue as long as it expands more slowly than GDP.
The EPA investigation into Alpha brought to light the lack of consistent and thorough review in the former administration’s process.
You'd think they'd know better than to endanger their red-state candidates.
Views about the country’s direction are so polarized, it’s hard to even discuss it.
The U.S. cannot abandon Qatar, and yet it will need to maintain good relations with other gulf monarchs who have fallen out with Qatar.
Longhorn legislators keep tightening the noose on abortion clinics.
It’s a family affair between the Russians and Ukrainians.
Modern-day service members' disability claims are processed in much the same way as those of their grandfathers.
The federal highway trust fund is running out of gas. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office expects it to be empty in August.
A Monday morning hustler turns out to be too sly for his own good.
Their theology dictated their position along with the Catholic and Episcopal churches.
These activist Presbyterians invented their root causes of the conflict and merely “scrupled” what were the real causes.
We will be the victims of indirect taxation.
Regarding former Pittsburgh police chief Nate Harper being sentenced to 18 months in prison, I completely disagree with letter writer
The Russian president's use of unlabeled troops and cyber-propaganda are very 21st century.
But the real lesson here has to do with stalled immigration reform.
Domestic violence afflicts one American woman in four and claims a life in the United States every six hours.
All that's needed is a carefully targeted anti-trust suit.
These latest job figures support a contention that serious action needs to be taken by federal and state leaders.
The real danger to Mr. Putin is a flourishing Ukraine.
It’s time for Mr. McFerren, who became superintendent in July, to take ownership of decisions going forward.
Having a “World Series” together “with emerging baseball scenes, such as New Zealand and Italy” will make this endeavor very worthwhile.
Former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's agent Mike McCartney said via Twitter that Mendenhall is retiring at 26 after six seasons.
No other region in Pittsburgh has such a strong collective identity. But bizarrely, no other quadrant is treated like the North Side.
Precisely what is the value of now ubiquitous media violence?
One aspect of the transportation bill was the inclusion of $35 million earmarked for the state’s Dirt and Gravel Roads Program.
Columnist George F. Will gives us shameless politicization of the serious international crisis in Ukraine instead of quiet analysis.
Today's teachers must compete with cell phones, tablets and iPads for students' attention.
The emphasis on sports throughout our education system is appalling.
“Pastoral Challenges of the Family” repeatedly prefaces the various findings by saying how lay people are ignorant of church teachings.
Obama is dealing with Putin reasonably but looks weak on the homefront.
Some conservatives are simply repackaging the same ideas.