Religious polarization is driving voters away from the Republican Party.
To expose Planned Parenthood, the Center for Medical Progress used the same techniques that investigative journalists do. Want to lose that?
Because in the long run, the real Republican — not the fake one — is more damaging to the GOP “brand.”
Rage is all the rage in politics this season. It’s a toxic element, but if its energy could be redirected, imagine the power.
If we cut through the tiresome spinning, what and who would we really find to blame for our budget woes? Everyone, alas.
When the name fits, you must admit: Usain Bolt is a fast runner, Francine Prose a great writer, Amelia Earhart a born airwoman ...
The Christmas season has a reason, though too many Christians get hot and bothered with “war” games. How about a whole lot of love?
Once revered, Democratic President Woodrow Wilson is just the latest victim of modern liberalism’s need to devour its own.
Why are conservatives and libertarians falling into the Trump trap? His nomination means that Hillary Clinton becomes president.
Our fear is not hysterical. It is completely rational. Rhetoric that asserts the contrary is not only illogical, it is bullying.
The national race provokes the vetting. It is absurd to decry its necessity. But who does the “vetting”?
After a long hiatus of charitable giving, I made one donation to a vets group. More appeals followed. Many more. What to do?
If all of us truly stumped by this election cycle could pick our jaws up off the floor and get together, we might be the majority of voters.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy has made mental health care reform his tireless focus since the Sandy Hook shootings. He deserves wide support.
Bernie Sanders cannot wish away Clinton’s conniving. Character, or the lack thereof, is the most important thing revealed by the scandal.
Polarizing political era may not be new, but it sure feels bad.
Pianist Tom Roberts and kids’ author Jonah Winter magically came together over a passion for Jelly Roll Morton. Go see the results.
Why are our society’s polarized disagreements on serious topics the primary concern in both the pope and Boehner news narratives?
Which presidential candidate has the right message and image for this fraught moment?
We shouldn’t be forced to violate our respective beliefs. That’s why Kim Davis should find a better way to recover her constitutional
Outrage is sometimes appropriate and necessary, but this summer it has seemed corrosive. Wearying.
Yet another video on the gruesome practice of organ-harvesting aborted fetuses. We want to avert our gaze, but we cannot.
Justice will be miscarried as long as human beings are administering it.
The citizens who denounce the idea of big digital signs encourage Pittsburghers worried about the decaying Bayer sign on Mount Washington.
Pro-life advocates, don’t falter right now: the video exposing Planned Parenthood’s inhumane procedures is a moment to rally support.
Mr. Kaltenbach’s personal story offers hope.
Ferris wheel was great for a weekend, but why not permanently?
The proposal for a movie theater in the already-crowded Cultural District seems unlikely to answer some key questions.
The very Bible passage the Emanuel AME victims discussed alongside their killer Wednesday night presaged this harsh beauty now unfolding.
A giant train wreck of glorification of rabid individualism and the modern insistence, in some quarters, that “the personal is political.”
Yes, the “Everyone’s a Winner” policy is pernicious. But the Florida case of 27 valedictorians sounds legit: They all earned it.
The Law Enforcement Officers memorial on the North Shore is on its way to including canine officers as well, and with good reason.
From the first time he crossed my path — as a weatherman predicting hail “the size of canned hams” — Letterman has been part of my life.
We shouldn’t be surprised by the ways the legacy of our racial wrongdoing manifests itself in our national life.
It’s a good problem to have: our vibrant city has overlapping festive events. Keeping Pirates fireworks from disrupting PSO can be done.
In the aftermath of an Earth Day neighborhood clean-up: the best of humanity on display.
Here’s something we know from observing human nature: Virtually anything can be a lucrative reality show. ...
From video records of rogue police, to security cams to catch bad folks, eyes on public spaces can help keep us safer and sounder.
I disagree with florists and bakers who won’t supply gay weddings. But in a free society, their religious decisions are not ours to make.
“We shouldn’t discriminate against people because of who they love,” said Hillary Clinton. I agree. But that’s happening to some people.
Nonprofit community development corporations do the hard work to move vacant, tax-delinquent properties in Pittsburgh.
Yes, we need meetings and dialogue. But other cities have made progress with modest gestures of random goodwill that generate attention.
His budget is likely to be dismissed out of hand. But the notion of expanded taxes is also likely to live on …
Last week, I referred to “the lunatic left,” which some interpreted as the entire left-wing, rather than those who persist in angry slander.
It’s important to keep in mind American is not at war with Muslims, or even most of them.
Memories can be an ever-splendored thing. An NBC anchor knows that, and I know how he feels...
A mother realizes the error of her anti-vaccination ways. And Sen. John McCain rebukes “peace activists” with some straight talk.
Polls find more support for abortion restrictions.
“Whatever frailties you have before you become an officer, those don’t go away just because you put on a badge,” says a retired city cop.
Making up stories and distorting legitimate but rare instances of unequal pay into chronic social ills does more harm than good to women.