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Thousands of Pennsylvanians and millions of Americans could lose the help they’re getting to buy health insurance.
Algeria’s fracking opponents say it will foul the environment unnecessarily and that the resource is already exported in abundance.
As the nation’s obesity continues to soar, it’s time to consider such unorthodox solutions for curbing unhealthy eating.
Reducing output should be the No. 1 goal. No. 2 should be to recycle.
What was achieved between the creditors and the new Greek government was a four-month postponement of the country’s Feb. 28 cash call.
PennDOT accepts only checks and money orders at its service centers, inconveniencing motorists.
Woodland Hills suspended 23.8 percent of its students in kindergarten through fifth grade, compared to a national average of 2.6 percent.
The situation in Gaza is worsening rapidly, to the extent that another mini-war may be imminent.
The nation’s gun lobby believes it has found an opportunity to put more guns in the hands of college students, particularly women.
Col. Marcus Brown’s wardrobe has enraged retired state troopers.
With a population of 30 million and some of the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela has the raw materials to be a successful country.
Known across the state and nation simply as “Thon,” this all-nighter is an enormously successful act of perseverance and generosity.
Today, the state House will restart the drive to eliminate Pennsylvania’s government monopoly on the sale of wine and liquor.
Just because something is legal doesn’t make it right, and Ms. Clinton treads too close to a dangerous line if she does intend to run.
How can a state that now issues marriage licenses to people who are gay leave them subject to discrimination in employment and housing?
Allegheny County is getting impressive results in its review of 2,800 properties that claimed charitable tax exemptions.
Braddock Mayor John Fetterman wants to replicate the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program in Braddock.
A meteor blazes a trail to Kittanning, eagle moms in Hays and Harmar lay eggs, WNBA great Swin Cash scores for good works.
Economists warned groceries would cost 3.5 percent more in 2014 because of drought in the West. Prices rose 3.4 percent.
Iran and major nations, including the U.S., are approaching an important crossroads on Iran’s nuclear ambitions and economic sanctions.
As many as 75 trains, each loaded with at least 1 million gallons of oil, pass through Allegheny County each week.
Wal-Mart will raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour in April and to $10 in February of 2016.
Gene Stilp, is retiring, leaving a hole in Harrisburg’s political theater.
It’s a travesty that a highly regarded university had to recall 800 acceptance letters that had been sent due to a computer error.
If funding for that department has not been approved by Congress by Feb. 27 it will be forced to cease operations.
The Merrimack, N.H., Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Punxsutawney Phil, Pennsylvania’s most famous prognosticator.
The Federal Aviation Administration has taken the first important step toward allowing the commercial use of drones.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking revision of his country’s constitution to permit a more active role for its armed forces.
The six-week period of self-discipline and repentance that leads up to Easter begins today.
The agreement by France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus, contains the elements that should bring an end to the bloody battle.
African-American’s concerns about racially biased policing has merit, especially in the wake of killings of unarmed black men by law
Allegheny County is looking for an agency with experience to run a homeless shelter, for a special target group — young adults.
Pennsylvania took a long, unnecessary detour on the trip to expanded health insurance for thousands of working families.
Containment has been achieved, but eradication of the disease is probably an unrealistic goal.
If, as Thomas Jefferson famously wrote to Lafayette, “the only security of all is in a free press,” we’re in trouble.
When the head of the Pennsylvania PUC last year said his agency needed to update to fit the times, his message sounded too good to be true.
The Internet enabled Pennsylvanians to obtain scandalously expensive loans from a Delaware lender, which isn’t licensed to do business here.
The show must go on for the Pittsburgh Playhouse, and Point Park University will see to that.
In a 2011 study, nearly half of state respondents said they liked having deer around and 8 percent admitted to feeding them.
John E. Murray Jr., who died Wednesday at 82, was Duquesne’s president from 1988 until 2001.
County Controller Chelsa Wagner wants to conduct an audit.
Many Americans believe the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have lasted too long, with questionable success.
Courts must be creative in how they go after “deadbeat” dads and moms.
The AIU must make hard choices about how to spend the tax dollars entrusted to it for public education.
“Palcohol” is soon to be on the market, joining another ill-advised product, powdered caffeine.
The closing of the American Embassy in Yemen in response to security concerns will lead to the diplomatic blinding of the U.S. in that
Twanda Carlisle, who served nine months in prison for ethics and corruption charges, is thinking about running for her old office.
New laws meant to protect Pennsylvania’s children from abuse have had immediate effects, but not the ones intended.
Mr. Obama’s press conference with German Chancellor Merkel gave him a chance to make key points about front-line foreign policy issues.
The new policy on teens, and more, should be implemented immediately.