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The safety has not announced his retirement, keeping alive the idea he might play in 2015 — with or without the Steelers.
A big threat to Pennsylvanians’ taxes is already there, from the nonprofit sector.
Neither political party is offering a strong field of candidates
Panthers senior guard Cameron Wright is a standout off the court, too, excelling in the classroom all five years at Pitt.
As some gray-haired readers will recognize, the loneliness of the long-distance grandparent is rooted in a sad fact.
After slumping in February, the power play has scored at least one goal in the past four games, a good harbinger for the playoffs.
Relationships between the police and African-American communities need to go beyond conversations and marches.
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 March. While you have been hibernating, the world has been marching on. Get up to speed, right here:
With another sterling effort in a 5-3 win Sunday against Columbus, Marc-Andre Fleury keeps proving his rank among the NHL’s top goaltenders.
Principled but willing to listen, he returns to a Capitol where rivals no longer are respected.
Liberals don’t know it, but they’re helping him out.
General manager Jim Rutherford's work is done, but that of the Penguins' biggest stars is now just beginning.
The zany spring of 1995 was certainly one to remember in Bradenton, where the Pirates nearly threw a med school student behind the plate.
Awards season is over, so it’s OK to pay attention.
New baseball commissioner’s thinking makes sense, just not the individual thoughts.
Hazardous materials come by train every day through here, too.
Iraqis and Afghans must fight their own battles and determine their own futures.
Penguins coach Mike Johnston is wary of division rival Washington’s psychological edge.
If we didn’t know better, we’d think it was February in Pittsburgh. Fortunately, there’s always good advice to be had at such times.
A lot of good (and questionable) selections are out there, but San Francisco’s Bruce Bochy stands above the rest.
One of the worst things about the modern GOP is that it continues to tolerate and encourage a religious litmus test for the presidency.
Veteran defenseman Kris Letang is having his best NHL season as he logs plenty of ice time for the Penguins, who beat Florida Sunday night.
It’s important to keep in mind American is not at war with Muslims, or even most of them.
Imagining a letter that a smart CMU computer might compose to explain the error that some CMU computer made with 800 “acceptance” letters.
This is not his father’s Republican Party, nor even his brother’s.
Evolution isn’t one of them, but some scientific controversies do bear on public policy.
Nonprofits’ argument to win tax exemptions is questionable.
Avoiding arbitration would have served the Pirates’ long-term interests much better than how the process turned out for them.
Governor rightly acknowledges reality and possibility for heinous error with death penalty moratorium.
Spring training starts with yet another steroids apology.
Never bet against the nonprofit industrial complex in Pennsylvania. The battle over charities could reach voters in the fall.
The U.S. should try to contact even the most brutal leaders of extremist groups.
If the continent of Australia were a work of calligraphy, the southern island state of Tasmania might be its period.
Last week was a sad and crazy one for leading media figures.
Fifteen apartment buildings in Allegheny County are upping their recycling efforts with help from the Pennsylvania Resources Council.
Tonight could be Pitt’s last chance at getting the win it needs most to shore up its NCAA tournament resume.
The only thing more confusing than the pleasure of S&M is the popularity of the books and film celebrating it.
The Republicans face a demographic problem; the Democrats have a weak bench
Obama downplays the threat of radical Islam.
Jamie Dixon’s Pitt team followed one of its most disheartening stretches of the season in its loss to Louisville with a dominating victory.
As football's problems with head injuries come back into focus, it's fair to wonder about the implications for the future of the sport.
There’s no logical rebuttal to gas drilling severance tax.
Tony Dorsett knows that much of his life now will be difficult and nothing like he envisioned it while starring at every level of football.
Alabama judge opposing federal order on gay marriage is wrong on all counts.
The power of incremental building: The demise of top-down development for Downtown has been its greatest boost.
The U.S. has more important priorities at home; leave Ukraine to the Europeans.
Pirates will have been to spring training and back before the hockey postseason gets underway.
My wife and I took the train there for a long weekend and had a fabulous time going to classy restaurants and museums.
Australia has plenty of sentimental pleasures, in addition to bars.