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Navigating the thicket of city building and zoning codes, permits and licenses should be easier than it is today.
Feeling the pressure of public disapproval, UPS announced that light duties will be made available to pregnant employees.
The entire breed developed an unwarranted reputation for unprovoked ferocity.
Most Americans want this issue to be addressed.
Thanks to the independent work of A+ Schools, the Pittsburgh district is better able to identify its challenges and develop action plans.
Eagle security cameras will be installed, Route 28 construction detours come to an end, and Light Up Night ushers in the holidays.
A recent report suggests that approximately 240 young people are homeless in Allegheny County.
Congress should pass the Smarter Sentencing Act and the Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act.
The Keystone XL pipeline is one of the nation’s most vexing problems because whatever happens is not likely to be good.
In most locales, passenger and freight trains must share the tracks, but passenger lines should not get second-class treatment.
The Israelis have had decent relations with Jordan, constrained as they are by the presence of many Palestinians in Jordan.
Under Gov. Tom Corbett’s Healthy PA program, the pool of residents eligible for insurance will expand on Dec. 1, when residents can apply.
Pittsburgh passed an ordinance requiring landlords to pay a fee and submit contact information for themselves or their property managers.
A lethal combination of corrupt African officials, an oil company and Chinese consumers with little conscience are threatening many of
The political frost in Washington has descended again, thanks in large part to the defiance of President Barack Obama over immigration.
Poisoned relations reached a crescendo at the just-completed G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia.
The best plans are those made without stirring fresh anxiety along the way.
Jurors said Don Blankenship overlooked "hundreds of safety violations every year."
They apparently agree to stop provoking each other over disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Public investment in basic infrastructure alleviates unemployment and aids newer industries
Prices for Pennsylvania students remain far higher than national averages.
It was no secret that J. Edgar Hoover, the late director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, hated Martin Luther King Jr.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has let the air out of the tires regarding a complaint by Controller Chelsa Wagner.
Coal ash impoundments, like Little Blue Run, have a witch’s brew of heavy metals with the potential to poison water sources.
The Public Utility Commission on Thursday granted ride-share company Uber a two-year experimental license to operate in most of the state.
Gov.-elect Wolf taps Katie McGinty for a top job, GOP senators make a change at the top and an ex-turnpike official makes a sad statement.
President Barack Obama’s visit to China, which hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, served a number of useful purposes.
Volunteers are paired with neighbors who have physical limitations and need help clearing their sidewalks.
The world at large understands that global warming constitutes the biggest threat to life on this planet.
Chief McLay and officers are meeting with citizens in African-American neighborhoods to fulfill the Peduto’s pledge to improve relations.
A bipartisan coalition of politicians, philanthropists and citizens has given Detroit a new chance — if the city can make it work.
President Barack Obama said last week that he intends to double the number of American troops in Iraq from 1,500 to 3,000.
Mayor Bill Peduto’s proposed 2015 budget is basically sound, but the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority has some well-founded concerns.
The European Space Agency became the first to achieve the soft landing of a spacecraft on a comet.
The test of Senate Republicans’ promise of cooperation comes with the president’s nomination of Loretta E. Lynch to be attorney general.
This lawsuit is a pre-emptive strike but, if it doesn’t prevail, expect the NRA to sue every Pa. town with a gun law on its books.
Who says young people aren’t interested in world affairs? Pitt’s 18th annual Model U.N. conference included 498 high school students.
As Ferguson erupted, police didn’t want the news media — the public — to have a bird’s eye view.
And this should be at the top of its to-do list next year.
Now we know, there is no war to end all wars.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald should be more careful about using his county vehicle in the future.
An agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and cooperation in confronting the Islamic State would serve U.S. interests.
General Motors may be breathing a sigh of relief. It’s no longer the only car company embroiled in a recall controversy.
If scientists agree on climate change, why isn't the subject covered in public science facilities?
Trust the pediatricians: IUDs are the best birth control for teenagers.
Voters need more choices, the Steelers’ Mean Joe Greene still inspires and “survivalist” Eric Frein wasn’t so well-prepared.
The election of Saira Blair to the West Virginia Legislature should encourage other young people to run.
In Homewood, residents and the Animal Rescue League settle their differences on a new shelter.
Americans should cross their fingers that Democrats and Republicans will work together to find solutions to the nation’s problems.
Last week, private-sector space exploration suffered a double blow.