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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.
Thin-skinned Knicks owner’s vitriolic reply to fan’s email makes you appreciate others sports figures who don’t fire off such replies.
The stupider and more narcissistic criminals are, the better — especially if they feel compelled to “confess” their crimes on social media.
A proposed hotel in Oakland enlivens the debate about what we want our city to look like as we grow and change.
Memories can be an ever-splendored thing. An NBC anchor knows that, and I know how he feels...
The lives of characters in ’To Kill a Mockingbird’ must have taken drastic turns.
Jeb starts his engine in Detroit and seeks to set himself apart from his father and brother.
Unemployment’s still high; growth’s still low
Pitt’s win against Syracuse gives Panthers momentum for games at No. 9 Louisville and here Saturday against No. 12 North Carolina.
Fixing Alcosan’s problems is neither easy nor cheap.
Despite what the coaches might tell us -- especially Bill Belichick -- we all have a right to question the Seahawks' head-scratching gaffe.
Announcement of ’To Kill a Mockingbird’ sequel stirs more more controversy than it should.
You won’t lose any sleep poring over old county commission meeting minutes.
Crises flare while the AU dithers and elects the despot Mugabe as its leader.
Jerome Bettis' first call after his selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame was to his mother, who is battling breast cancer.