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The only important thing to come out of the Thursday night’s 10-0 loss to Carolina was the Steelers injury report.
Mayor Sophie Masloff’s wage-tax cut is still with us, and so are more young workers.
Americans favoring letting the Islamic State and the other malevolent elements fight it out among themselves are, in my view, right.
Reliever Tony Watson stares down the pressure and silences the St. Louis Cardinals at key time in a key game.
Ike Davis and the Pirates converted a major tipping point Tuesday night, but can they do it again and again and again now that they need to?
It’s a corny game, but it makes summer fun.
Some people have dream jobs, some have dream vacations. You would be lucky to have both, but dreams are all about interpretation.
Between the unrest in Ferguson, renewal of American bombing in Iraq and more, it was easy to get lost in a thicket of bad vibes last week.
Pirates starter Francisco Liriano, in another return to his 2013 form, deserved much better than what he got in the loss Monday night.
News of the summer is worth recapping with a quiz.
She has a clear field in the presidential preseason, but the perils of tripping are high.
Events in Ferguson remind us of the G-20 and how a city withholds details of new gadgets and weaponry.
He’s not the first Republican to be victimized by Democratic efforts to criminalize policy differences.
The Steelers looked bad in all aspects Thursday, but the most troublesome signs are on a defense that simply hasn't been good for two years.
Tony Norman wonders what an ideal cop in a not so ideal world would look like.
Never mind a 31-21 loss -- the Steelers had bigger problems off the field, since Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were caught not
Sophie Masloff mastered the art of being underestimated.
Justin Upton drove in five runs and B.J. a sixth while the Braves rolled to a fifth consecutive win and pushed the Pirates toward the plank.
This latest social media fad on behalf of Lou Gehrig’s disease is all wet.
The return of McCutchen and Cole expected to reinvigorate the Pirates pretty quickly ... in fact they will have to for playoff run.
Police antagonism toward innovative gang violence program points to ongoing concern with department’s attitude.
Old World deli finds new lease on life in Polish Hill, where more residents want local produce, vegan and gluten-free fare.
Let me share with you the Tale of the Wrong Number. Perhaps you can rescue a star-crossed couple.
The new tourism slogan is good, but there’s always room for tweaks.
It’s an odd election cycle when the Democrats have one and the Republicans don’t.
The Penguins and Hill District leaders are searching for agreement on developing former Civic Arena property. They’ve got a ways to go.
The president still doesn’t understand the terrorist threat.
Collier: Halfway through this preseason, you might presume the Steelers are halfway toward presenting themselves as a finished product.
Police act like the military in Missouri, to the detriment of peace in the streets.
If only there were a drug to take when watching TV commercials.
Some baseball purveyors say manning first base is easy, others difficult, but it will likely be somewhere in the middle for Pedro Alvarez.
The governor’s special adviser on higher education exits and an excuse mill is shut down.
Why should America fight for the Kurds and Iraqi Shiites?
It was a fitting night to think about shortstops, and by the end of it, it was a great night to be Pirates shorstop Jordy Mercer.
History teaches that war is contagious.
Connecticut judicial candidate’s extremist husband makes her judgment a reasonable question.
Often forgotten and underused, Kite Hill Park in Garfield has a resurgence of interest as the neighborhood draws more young families.
Tensions around the world have escalated to such a violent level that it might dissuade any rational individual from stepping outside.
Injuries to some of the team's offensive stalwarts have the Pirates between a rock and a hard place at the worst possible time.
A Whitehall man has learned how to profit from his own love of pop culture nostalgia. (And he gets to hang out with Eddie Munster.)
As Cold War II threatens to descend on the world, Berlin reminds us what we stand for.
Obama is letting the world get away from us.
Between the advent of replay, new rules and bigger and faster players, good luck to the NFL finding officials who fully embrace the job.
Owners and GMs of pro teams across the country likely cringed when Indiana Pacers star Paul George was hurt scrimmaging with Team USA.
Another production of “Roots” is in the works, due in no small part to TV industry’s laziness.
With Neil Walker and Andrew McCutchen out with injuries, the Pirates starting pitchers have carried them through the series against Miami.
Where Dick LeBeau's defense toiled Wednesday at Steelers camp below the S-A-I-N-T V-I-N-C-E-N-T topiaries, things weren't exactly bucolic.
Most dogs will eat anything, and some will chase trucks, so it’s little wonder they dig treat trucks.
It's refreshing; the hot issues are what to do about the ferry boat and lobster taxes.
With Andrew McCutchen out, the Pirates will have a punchless lineup for the time being, but there is at least one spot they can improve.