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Lifestyles improve for all when the rich get richer
The parent of H.J. Heinz announced its intention to buy rival Kraft Foods Group, which is based in Chicago.
It is difficult to see policy coherence or prospects of success in America’s two new bombing campaigns, in Iraq and Yemen.
At this early point in the budget season, it sounds as if both sides have dug in their heels and set the stage for acrimony and stalemate.
As the time for a fresh face is narrowing, one has to wonder, isn’t there a person outside of government who could become a contender?
Take a look at what is going on in the Middle East. Does it really look like the Muslims want peace?
My local store did not have a particular wine, but through the Web, I found a case in a store 34 miles away.
Perhaps legislation could be enacted so that any new tax would have to be voted on by referendum.
Most owners of valuable or extensive land are wealthy.
Whistleblowers may have mixed motives sometimes. But from Eric Snowden to a Penn State frat, they help make the world a more honest place.
It forces us teachers to think about how our students learn.
The only antidote to cynicism is participation in the political process.
Using the word “retard” or “retarded” to describe anyone — especially a person with developmental disabilities — is classless and ignorant.
Let’s see if it serves broader U.S. interests in the Middle East.
Allegheny County still pumps raw sewage into its waterways because of outdated infrastructure.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday extended the presence of thousands of American troops in Afghanistan by a year.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s pick to lead the state police, Marcus Brown, has been the subject of a venomous campaign.
I heard Starbucks was trying to start a dialogue on race relations, so I went to Homewood to find a barista; there wasn’t one there.
One good thing is we should have a pretty good idea of what the conservatives’ worldviews are (if they actually have one beyond the pulpit).
Those who have roundly criticized the 47 Republican senators who signed Sen. Tom Cotton’s letter should read the Constitution.
Both parties drum on their efforts to reduce taxes, but there is always an increase.
More than 1.5 million Arabs living peacefully in Israel today enjoy the right to vote.
There are a number of ways to solve hockey’s growing boredom problem, starting with goalies armed as if they’re going into battle.
A young Japanese woman, Marie Kondo, has achieved rock star status by getting people to throw stuff out and fold their socks with reverence.
The foreign minister dresses in a bad way for a good cause.
They roost on both sides of the aisle, confusing the issues.
I was a member of the Innovations Committee, which helped to explore design alternatives for U.S. Steel’s 600 Grant St. building.
U.S. Steel joins the movement to disclose corporate campaign contributions.
The U.S. should withhold assistance until the Cairo government cleans up its act.
The Pittsburgh Parking Authority is smart to keep adapting to new technology.
The president promised the most transparent administration in history but has given us the least transparent.
The arguments raised at the public hearing are important for legislators to hear.
But do we really want to return to a time when children as young as 8 and 10 worked in factories and mines for up to 12 hours?
I believe that responsible gun ownership goes hand in hand with respect for the Second Amendment and is critical to keeping our communities
Although I disagree with President Barack Obama on almost everything, even he finally said “enough.”
The biggest problems dogging the Penguins in this important month were on full display Tuesday night in an overtime loss to St. Louis.
The Confederate flag is not always a sign of racism. But on a license plate in an American state? Texas authorities are right to say no way.
Obama excoriates Israel, excuses Iran.
First, expel the Israeli ambassador. Then eliminate our $3 billion in annual aid. And in Israel’s next war, refuse to send more arms.
To insure against calamity, he would incentivize the entrepreneurs.
In 2014, 459 school workers were arrested in the United States for sexual misconduct, 26 of them in Pennsylvania.
BNY Mellon obtained the best FX rates for itself, gave its customers the worst or close to the worst rates and kept the difference for
The level of intra-Muslim fighting in Yemen has advanced so far that the U.S. was forced to withdraw its presence from the country.
Additional criteria should be used to qualify as a nonprofit.
All Pennsylvania professional public educators should be held accountable for their classroom performance.
Taxpayer subsidies (i.e., public aid) keep public pensions “magically infinite” after worker contributions run out.
Many in Congress understand they are one step away from poverty and work assiduously to lower their taxes so they can scrape by.
Use the military budget to fix potholes.
NCAA tournament offered action-packed weekend, but emotional moments took centerstage.
“How I Learned What I Learned,” August Wilson’s autobiographical one-man play at PPT, is a guided tour of his morally complex heart.