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And the least we can do is give already-Americans an opportunity to succeed.
Early this week Pittsburgh got a taste of winter, but the cold is not an equal opportunity affliction. It falls hardest upon the homeless.
Congress should pass the Smarter Sentencing Act and the Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act.
“Conflict” is not a goal, and highlighting conflicts is not an end in itself.
Will Conflict Kitchen now be adding “Blood of Innocents” to its menu?
The American Academy of Pediatrics is either ignorant of data related to breast cancer or not being transparent.
I was appalled at a display considered “artwork” and felt responsible for exposing an innocent 10-year-old to vulgar language.
An event held by Rep. Tim Murphy focused on barriers to medical innovation and potential solutions.
I wouldn’t have thought I’d feel so lost.
It’s a sentimental journey to West Virginia for the author, but a truly wonderful holiday experience for anyone.
sunday is a wedding dress / in an attic window, hung / from the molding on wire hanger ...
If this sounds like the most one-sided deal since Manhattan sold for $24 in 1626, you heard right.
A poll over the summer found that 71 percent of voters supported a major federal investment in early education.
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.
I challenge our schools to truly examine these standardized test results, or why bother with them?
The Pennsylvania school performance score was designed as an indicator of school quality but has had unintended consequences.
I wish I could share Larry Buckwalter’s optimism that Tom Wolf’s election as governor will enhance funding for public education.
As a news junkie, I recommend the show, which appears Friday nights.
Panthers basketball coach Jamie Dixon has his players and program where they want to be in more ways than one.
Ms. Le Guin says all the right things about what what’s wrong with publishing landscape.
Uber will receive an experimental license once it shows it has complied with reasonable driver, vehicle and insurance safeguards.
The most important struggle in American politics over the next two years will be inside the Republican Party.
Penn State President Eric Barron has rightly announced that he will initiate a thorough review of the Freeh report and its conclusions.
Any advanced society needs its people and corporations to obey the law and honor legal commitments.
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
Who do I break up with … Highmark or UPMC? Why should I have to “break up” with any of these doctors?
If you have a very special primary care doctor and the bully says you can’t go there or the cost will be a lot more, then what do you do?
Jonathan Gruber, the “architect” of Obamacare, has been outed by film clips showing his tirades about the stupidity of the American public.
Overlooked in this past election was the loss of one of the best and most progressive elected officials to serve Western Pennsylvania.
On behalf of the Progressive Political Movement of Southwestern Pa., my write-in campaign sponsor, I congratulate Tim Murphy on his victory.
I moved from New York to Pa. many years ago and noticed immediately the difference in attitude about winter weather between the two states.
Can a word get into a dictionary before it gets into the Post-Gazette?
The pope talks about improving society’s ‘ecology’.
Voters this year go for governors with business experience.
He’ll keep going after anyone who tries to unmask his corruption.
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.
We were shocked and remain very upset by the crazy white-knuckle left merge at the Millvale entrance to 28.
Maybe some of these brave folks would consider running for the state Legislature next time around.
A pirate’s treasure had persuaded him to jump ship last year, but all’s forgiven now.
He made the Pirates a much better team when he was here.
Unfortunately the success of the Bucs has gone to the owners’ heads.
The Daily Show host's new film does not portray the Iran of today.
The Wisconsin governor is wise to set aside presidential ambitions for now
It's only rock 'n' roll but we like it, man. Arrgh!