Advocates and law-enforcement officials present compelling evidence that these investments pay off.
President Barack Obama last week declared climate change an “immediate risk” to the country’s security.
The people who make up Western Pennsylvania’s dominant health systems have talents. The art of negotiation evidently is not one of them.
The new “Waters of the United States” rule will bring under federal regulation the water that supplies 117 million Americans.
Pamela Geller is running out of places to run her anti-jihad ads.
Pursuit of corruption within FIFA, on various grounds including the choice of venues for World Cups, has long been called for.
The enormous property with its sprawling underground garage became a 1960s redevelopment failure.
A troubling case before the state Supreme Court asks if parents can sue their doctor for not telling them about a fetus’ birth defects.
It’s been obvious for a long time that the private health care company hired to run the jail’s infirmary has not been up to the task.
School districts must write and enforce strict policies governing off-campus communication.
One would have thought, with all of Congress in the hands of the GOP, there would be more coherence in the legislative branch of government.
The American Lung Association’s presentation again misleads the public on pollution in the three-state, 12-county Pittsburgh metro region.
The organization should end the illogical policy that permits gays to be Scouts but not troop leaders.
For many reasons, a return to democracy in Thailand is badly needed.
Rural Pennsylvania roads and bridges rank among the most perilous in the country, according to a report issued last week.
Americans have to wonder why their government allows these abuses to be carried out without individuals having to pay a stiff price.
Please offer a moment for the nation’s fallen service members, and let us hope the day will come when no others will join their ranks.
The state House has advanced historic changes to Pennsylvania’s system of taxing its residents.
Democratic Rep. Nick Kotik said profits from slots played by waiting passengers could help Pittsburgh International Airport.
Asides: A trolley for Daniel Tiger, an adventure for the science center, insurance for your vacation
Idlewild's trolley belongs to Daniel Tiger; the Carnegie offers an 'Anatomy Adventure'; the Insurance Department provides vacation tips.
His move is an important step toward building trust between law enforcement units and the communities they protect.
Raise your hand if you read the 40 pages of small print from the bank when you opened a checking account.
It’s been six years since a Virginia woman bled to death in front of her children after the airbag in her Honda Accord exploded.
Allegations of teachers having improper sexual relations with students, if true, are egregious violations of law and ethics.
Increasingly consumers look to labels for assurance of quality, and they trust products made, grown and raised in the United States.
The primary election’s over. Have a drink.
A conference held by Saudi Arabia in Riyadh underscores the damage being inflicted on Yemen by Saudi bombing conducted with U.S. arms.
More than 40 percent of honeybees in managed colonies died during the past year.
As passed, the bill would allow patients who have a recommendation from their doctor to buy and use a medical strain of cannabis.
The two countries that are the source of the migrants are Bangladesh and Myanmar. Although both are poor, they have functioning governments.
David Letterman’s brand of humor has inspired many imitators who mimic its ironic distance but completely miss the sincerity at its heart.
In a world of new technology and global competition, a college education must be made more affordable and post-college debt more bearable.
The eventual winners in November will set tax rates, enact ordinances, choose textbooks and decide on other matters large and small.
For Americans to see Ramadi fall into the hands of the Islamic State is painful, given our losses there back in 2006.
The Vatican announced last Wednesday that it will soon sign a treaty that will recognize Palestinian statehood.
According to Microsoft research, the average American has 25 accounts requiring passwords and accesses about eight of them every day.
Watching carefully, listening intently and collaborating instead of competing — that’s a recipe for success in the sciences.
For Republicans and Democrats in Pennsylvania, the May 19 primary is an important election with plenty to vote for.
Pittsburghers can look forward to a festival devoted to pickles July 17-18 and the return of the PPG Place Plaza fountain after repairs.
The move by some to nominate Barbara Daly Danko posthumously subverts democracy.
B.B. King brought a sinewy, muscular spirit to blues that was sophisticated, listener-friendly and devoid of bad vibes.
President Barack Obama says progress on expanded trade is a priority and that TPP would open more markets to U.S. goods.
Russia and the United States need to be on the side of order and not use disorder in risky situations as occasions to provoke each other.
Environmentalists are reeling from the Obama administration’s decision to give approval for Shell Gulf to drill for oil and gas in the
The NFL had no choice but to hold quarterback Tom Brady responsible.
The U.S. has so far stayed out of the Greek debt crisis, but it appears to be changing course by pushing a pipeline project, as is Russia.
Pittsburgh hospitals want to improve the C-section experience, with procedural tweaks to make it less like a surgery, more like a birth.
A 2012 case revealed that Pittsburgh has unfairly hired white police candidates with blemished backgrounds while rejecting black candidates.
Disproportionate penalties given to two CIA employees who leaked secrets raise a question about the fairness of American justice.
Every year a handful of deaths are reported among the more than 2.5 million people who run marathons or half-marathons in the United States.