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Even with veterans Paul Martin and Rob Scuderi, a Penguins defense corps minus star Kris Letang likely isn’t capable of winning it all.
Responding to any apology — public or private — with cynicism is one of the worst things a person can do to another human being.
A prison-community garden project falls to bureaucratic interpretation of governor’s no-gift order.
Veteran winger Chris Kunitz could be snapping out of his funk at just the right time for the Penguins.
“We shouldn’t discriminate against people because of who they love,” said Hillary Clinton. I agree. But that’s happening to some people.
Nineteen months before the 2016 presidential election, the candidates are fully engaged.
The process, not the picks, should be the concern for any fan of democracy.
It's about time for Democrats to let it go
Whistleblowers may have mixed motives sometimes. But from Eric Snowden to a Penn State frat, they help make the world a more honest place.
There are a number of ways to solve hockey’s growing boredom problem, starting with goalies armed as if they’re going into battle.
First, expel the Israeli ambassador. Then eliminate our $3 billion in annual aid. And in Israel’s next war, refuse to send more arms.
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.
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.
Calling all architects to stand up for inspired -- and inspiring -- design.
The Penguins may very well be earning a dubious reputation as some of the NHL’s worst complainers, which isn’t good entering the playoffs.
Pittsburgh’s having another party we’re not invited to help plan.
Nonprofit community development corporations do the hard work to move vacant, tax-delinquent properties in Pittsburgh.
At the moment, Americans prefer new ideas over experience in their presidential candidates.
Hypocritical Democrats denounce the GOP letter to Iran.
We’ve seen forgery convictions for such trickery, but those showed real effort. Robinson’s nominating petitions are blatant fiction.
The Wildcats were unable to save themselves from themselves Saturday night in the loss to North Carolina State at Consol Energy Center.
Notre Dame coach Mike Brey tries to keep his team loose for today’s NCAA third-round game against Butler.
Villanova did to Lafayette exactly what a No. 1 seed is supposed to do to a No. 16, dashing to leads of 11-2, 34-13, 63-30.
Mock Starbucks all you want, but ‘Race Together’ represents something better than doing nothing.
Upsets happen each year in the NCAA men’s tournament, but fans have never seen the stunner of all shockers — a No. 16 seed beating a No. 1.
“But if you knew anything about white tails, you’d know we’re not evolved enough to get seven of us to agree on anything.”
There are echoes of Vietnam in the rise of murderous groups like the Islamic State.
You can sort of go home again, especially when you have so many.
Kentucky’s coach has the same mission every season ... recruit the best players and get them into the NBA.
Protesters did all the right things in the case of the shooting of Ferguson officers.
Pittsburgh Project organizes a literacy challenge for children city-wide to advance improvements in spelling and usage.
These are strange and troublesome days for capital punishment.
The Penguins didn’t just play poorly Sunday in another loss, they also played foolishly against the Red Wings at Consol Energy Center.
Yes, we need meetings and dialogue. But other cities have made progress with modest gestures of random goodwill that generate attention.
The events that March came on a gale of fury, and with furious speed. The setting could not have been more dramatic.
“The emails are a related but secondary scandal,” a longtime Clinton adviser has said. “Follow the foundation money.”
Playing without Crosby, Malkin and Fleury shows the importance of all three to the Penguins’ success.
It’s high time to rename the shame of Grant Street (which is not named for Gen. Ulysses, by the way).
Racist frat brothers in Oklahoma didn’t get chance to complete their lesson on history and humanity.
It’s a special kind of blessing to have a childhood friend who has stayed a pal for more than 50 years.
The Pennsylvania governor is trying to appeal to schoolkids to get his budget approved.
Brett Keisel’s time with the Steelers comes to an end but he will be remembered as one of the club’s all-time greats.
Selma was 50 years ago, but the march is never over.
Taking aim at highways through the city is a game of imagination now, but when the time is right, we can get rid of them.
His budget is likely to be dismissed out of hand. But the notion of expanded taxes is also likely to live on …
The NCAA tournament celebration is set to begin, but dark clouds of controversy are swirling above.
An emergency session of the Gently Rampaging Deer of Mt. Lebanon Coalition was called over the weekend.
A strong case is made for walking like our forefathers did.