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But please remember the good that politics can achieve.
Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin was convicted of six counts of misusing state resources in her 2003 and 2009 election campaigns.
The rout of the United States in the annual United Nations vote on sanctions against Cuba was worse this year than last.
As an energy company, Chevron Corp. and its employees rely daily on a knowledge of math and science to find success
A study was released that concluded Pennsylvania was the fifth most-corrupt state in our country.
After eight terms in the state Legislature we should be able to judge Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (12th House District) on his record.
No one, including government, has the right to intervene between an employer and an employee regarding a mutually agreeable wage.
The Baltimore school board eliminated teaching German.
Norm Van Brocklin's NFL record for passing yardage in one game has stood the test of time -- so far.
The success of Market Square’s makeover is outside the bounds of some projections.
Congratulations to Cameron McLay on becoming the new chief of police in Pittsburgh.
Komen should be sponsoring a Race for Prevention.
Halloween arrives on the hustings.
Think twice about taxing the educational institutions that already contribute so much to our region.
U.S. Attorney David Hickton and an FBI task force took an important step toward improving Homewood last week.
Brazil completed the second round of its presidential election Sunday, approving incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a second four-year term.
Maya Henry is the city’s first nighttime economy manager, but that doesn’t mean she’s the chief party animal.
District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. got in the game for the August Wilson Center stagehands.
Yes, our government is dysfunctional, but you should have your say.
The front-page Sunday article clearly sought to discredit the story, its basis in Christian faith and its controversial topics.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate’s plan for a so-called “Fresh Start in Pennsylvania” is purposefully vague.
He seems to believe that government services should be handed over to private corporations so they can make a profit.
In a Gawker.com poll, the Pittsburgh accent was deemed “America’s Ugliest.” That is simply silly.
Dr. Amesh Adalja is not going past his expertise when he discusses hospital preparedness for Ebola .
The former secretary of state is still trying to figure out what happened to her political groove.
The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken.
And it's time to say good riddance to the system of electing judges in Pennsylvania.
It's a promising development, but Ukraine remains in dire straits.
The great American Olympian remains in his honored place.
Catholic clerics from around the world recently concluded the opening synod in Rome on family life issues.
I was surprised to see a huge article by U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy this close to Election Day.
It is easy, in hindsight, to see the dangerous delusion of the anti-war movement in 1940.
On the continuing conversation about diapering
Obamacare was sold as an answer to rising health care costs with no effect on our individual plans or doctors that we choose to visit.
Politicians do a good job of making the Ebola scare even worse.
How can we still be arguing over background checks?
Urban Matters gets minority teens into the nitty gritty of public policy and city processes.
The Senate should pass The Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act.
These underappreciated facts will have an impact on the elections and beyond.
After WVU’s upset win over Baylor two Saturdays ago celebrations degenerated into melees.
At the rate this region is sprouting film studios, Hollywood is in danger of developing a Pittsburgh accent.
A Texas law temporarily blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court is just one of the recent attacks on reproductive freedom across the nation.
In my daily practice as a primary care physician, I see the faces of those affected by the UPMC-Highmark debacle.
The studies mentioned were designed and conducted in 2010-2011 to obtain preliminary data about air pollutants.
The agency’s laissez-faire approach to data collection, and apparent lack of concern around same, should sound alarm bells for Pa. citizens.
The bravest people in America, right now and for the next few months, are and will be the witnesses to the death of Michael Brown.
Suddenly, the Steelers offense appears capable of a full-on aerial assault -- just in time for a crucial division matchup next week.
The Milwaukee County district attorney has stained Wisconsin by using government to go after political foes.
It is their intent to prey on low-information voters, through smear campaign ads, to confuse them to vote against their own best interests.
Imagine what the Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices say behind closed cyber-doors ...