Compound interest helped me understand how a life adds up.
There is a process for naming monuments, and President Barack Obama should not have side-stepped it.
The former chairman and CEO of Allegheny Technologies led the Pittsburgh Symphony board for a generation.
An agent of government cannot impose personal religious views on the public.
Unless she is indicted or overtaken unexpectedly, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee for president.
Okay, so here’s the part where I express my outrage at the latest gun massacre.
We cheapen human life by cheering for football.
I am ashamed of that my town has a new plan for exterminating deer.
Is The Donald a native or an immigrant?
The National Fraternal Order of Police found a welcoming community during its recent visit.
All the GOP candidates will have their Katrina moments.
The train chugs by millions of spruce stunted / by permafrost into slim pencil trees. / We pan for tiny specks of gold ...
Work defines us and fills our days.
His snake oil should be making Republicans plenty sick by now
President Barack Obama has achieved comparable support for the Iran deal in the House of Representatives.
Wayward criticism of Obama’s renaming a mountain would be funny satire if people weren’t seriously deranged.
The Urban Redevelopment Authority is seeking a $3 million state grant to help pay for a $7.2 million road.
Oil and gas companies in Pennsylvania must provide evidence that their active wells are structurally sound with no leaks or decay.
The real issue is how we deal with mental illness and unchecked rage in the USA of the 21st century.
If you think carrying your own gun will protect you, look to those who are most heavily armed all the time: policemen.
CNN released a poll showing that 56 percent of Americans believe Congress should reject the deal.
Vick supporters should read the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s detailed investigation of Bad Newz Kennels.
Is this the same organization that gives animals a second chance but won’t let others give a human being the same chance?
The preseason could not have gone much worse with the loss of Maurkice Pouncey, a couple of kickers, and now Deflategate overturned.
The dictionary gets a little thicker with Oxford’s imprimatur.
Make him our head of state, with no power but plenty of TV time.
It lives on and is killing children, thanks to the Indian Child Welfare Act.
With close to 25 years of public life under his belt, Mr. Sanders is the real deal.
The plant is breaking the law while endangering its neighbors.
You get what you pay for. Allegheny County learned that lesson when it hired Corizon Health in 2013 to provide care for inmates in its jail.
Efforts to erase all discomfiting traces of America’s checkered past are futile and wrong.
This could be the moment for Greece and Turkey to push hard on the Cypriots to resolve the 41-year-old problem of the division of Cyprus.
The Department of Health has implemented a multipronged approach in recent months to improve immunization rates in the commonwealth.
I don’t personally know or like Mr. Vick, but I do believe he is remorseful and ashamed of his role in the dogfighting ring.
Since PNC Park has “bring your dog” nights at the Pirates games, I feel it is now time for Heinz Field to extend the same welcome to dogs.
Michael Vick is unwanted by many fans; meanwhile, players who have abused women, sexually or physically, are accepted.
Drilling for oil in Alaska will barely affect carbon emissions.
The point of ICA oversight of city finances is long gone, but it is not.
That would be Harriet Parke, a Pittsburgh-area grandmother turned novelist in retirement.
Gov. Tom Wolf should support Senate Bill 6, Sen. Lloyd Smucker’s legislation that would require meaningful and proven interventions.
Republicans rage yet again about supposed Obama overreach.
Why have the elected officials, salaried administrators and hourly workers been immune from fallout from this summer’s budget stalemate?
Any other American diplomat would have been severely disciplined and could even have been fired for doing what she did.
Working Pittsburghers are getting their final days’ wear out of the unofficial fabric of summer.
The hiring of Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group is not a misstep, as one Hill District leader said.
Economic inequality threatens the principles of American success and the well-being of the economy. The highest priority: tax reform.
As it stands now, the proposed project does nothing to improve connections between Oakland and the region.
The actions of Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady should never be compared with the despicable actions of Michael Vick.
Last week we had two shooting incidents. The one involving the TV reporter and cameraman made Page 1 of newspapers for several days.
The quality of my brother’s life became the vision of what was possible for my son.