Political paralysis at home inspires little confidence abroad in U.S. leadership
Accurate intelligence is needed to conduct an intelligent foreign policy and protect the country.
The city government leaves Act 47 oversight having reduced its expenses and reformed its procedures.
With the previous government having defaulted eight times, it’s a good time for a moderate conservative to set things right.
Smart public policies can help ensure that everyone has access to clean power.
We’re walking into the Islamic State’s trap by getting involved in another Middle East war.
The Islamic State would love to have the United States leave the Middle East to its tender mercies.
Mr. Trump’s relationship to facts has always been tenuous. He recently “recalled” seeing Muslims in New Jersey support the 9/11 attacks.
It’s healthy to debate whom we should put on pedestals.
She’s not generating much enthusiasm, especially among young voters.
The “East of Liberty” filmmaker expands documentary to address youth culture and violence with youth at Shuman Detention Center.
It is important for you to understand your financial needs and whether your adviser is qualified.
The Supreme Court will decide whether to weigh in on occupational speech, another front in attacks on free speech.
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane had another bad week, and the citizens of Pennsylvania did, too.
One of the dark sides of sexual freedom is a jump in cases of sexually transmitted diseases.
Unfortunately, the Republican-majority U.S. Senate — including Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey — voted last week to block the plan.
Congress fails to act on a measure that would make it illegal for people on the terrorist watch list to buy guns.
This backlash against this helpless, suffering wave of humanity is misplaced and disgusting.
America receives more than 65 million international inbound tourists per year whom we know almost nothing about.
Research shows that increasing the price of tobacco is one of the most effective ways to help tobacco users quit.
Only 22 percent of Republicans in a Bloomberg poll described themselves as “mainstream.”
Winning a war against an enemy that welcomes death requires creativity.
Our fear is not hysterical. It is completely rational. Rhetoric that asserts the contrary is not only illogical, it is bullying.
Uber ignored the Public Utility Commission and began operations, knowing those operations to be illegal.
She remains in a commanding position, but still must overcome some obstacles.
After all, history will consist of the choices they make.
The latest revelations in the state’s pornographic email scandal make clear that an independent outside investigation is necessary.
Recruiters working on commission are sales clerks, not higher education admissions counselors.
North America used to be home to up to 60 million bison. Now, 5,000 is said to be too many within the borders of Yellowstone National Park.
The manic hyperbole over admitting Syrian refugees to the United States mimics the overreaction to 9/11 that led us into Iraq.
Congress must renew a tax-free fund to protect treasures like the Gettysburg battlefield.
Naloxone can prevent overdose deaths, but far too few Pittsburgh-area police departments keep it on hand.
And they might take the rest of the Middle East down with them.
The secretary of state seems to excuse the Charlie Hebdo attack
Rather than taking steps to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay we should be devoting our efforts to routing the terrorists in our midst.
Regarding the controversy at Clarion University: Playwrights own their plays and have sacrificed much in order to do so.
Thanks to David Murdoch and Nancy Bunt for their thoughtful article about David Preston’s excellent book.
A developer’s serious plan for the festering Garden Theater block has broad support. A few neighbors object to the size. Cue the molasses.
From the greats to the long-forgotten, Italian-Americans have made fascinating contributions to baseball — and some to Pittsburgh.
San Jose defenseman Paul Martin loved his time in Pittsburgh and with the Penguins and his teammates.
Donald Trump has no concept of how hard average people work just to get by from paycheck to paycheck.
I was homeless and addicted. The VA took me in.
The Mourabitounes claimed responsibility for an armed assault at the Radisson Blu in Bamako, Mali’s capital.
The Shenango Channel, at shenangochannel.org, offers video and data of one of Allegheny County’s biggest pollution sources.
While wiping ISIS off the face of the Earth would be satisfying in the short term, it might not be the most intelligent course of action.
I am glad to see the outpouring of support from the U.S. government and public for France -- it’s better than our “freedom fries” moment.
As a Leslie family ancestor, I was horrified to see what had become of the park. It had been vandalized and tagged extensively.
What has become of the patriotism and reverence to those who gave their all for “we the people”?
Mr. Obama’s priorities lie elsewhere. For example, climate change, which he considers the greatest “threat to our future.”
Today’s GOP is all about exploiting panic.