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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dissolved a state news agency dating to the Soviet era.
Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout.
Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines.
Pennsylvania is not among Northeastern states petitioning the EPA for tighter smog rules in Midwest to protect public health.
The Dead Sea has been rapidly disappearing for the past 50 years.
Patricia Jozefczyk, 64, died Friday of complications from acute leukemia.
The Hilltop Alliance is getting results from owners of run-down properties through warning letters and offers of help.
Pennsylvania is competing with at least a dozen other states in an effort to land a Boeing jet assembly plant.
UPMC targeted state Rep. Jim Christiana in mailings over legislation to force it to contract with any willing insurer.
They are controversial, but studies have shown that enforcement cameras at intersections reduce red-light running and crashes.
Lawyers for the former state Supreme Court Justice filed a 100-page appeal, identifying 15 reasons why the trial court erred in her case.
Lane and shoulder closures are possible starting tonight on the Parkway North.
Rally calls for more state support of schools.
Route 28 will be reduced to single-lane traffic overnight this week through Saturday morning in the city and Millvale, PennDOT announced.
Although Monday's vote extends the ban, gun control advocates seem sure to lose an effort to impose additional, tougher restrictions.
HUD sent a letter Friday responding to inquiries about consultants and contracts by U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.
The student, identified in the complaint only as J.P., was part of the school's gifted program and had Asperger's syndrome.
Anthony Grisollo was selected over 11 finalists, among whom were teachers from the Bethel Park, Belle Vernon and Yough school districts.
The leaders will join dozens of other dignitaries and tens of thousands of mourners at the memorial service at a Johannesburg stadium.
Arraignments for the Steubenville schools superintendent and three others charged in the case have been pushed back to this Friday.
Hundreds of fans attended a memorial rally and car cruise for the late actor.
The development comes a week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment.
A fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Morgantown in the eastern part of the state that led to a series of fender-benders.
Republicans and Democrats are abandoning their debt-reduction goals.
Despite last month's Democratic power play, Senate Republicans retain the power to slow -- but not derail -- the president's appointments.
Iraq is experiencing a protracted wave of sectarian violence that has increased since the U.S. military withdrawal in 2011.
By aligning with street protesters, the opposition Democrat Party is threatening to deepen the country's political standoff.
Jang Song Thaek was stripped of all his posts and expelled from the ruling Workers' Party at a meeting of its Politburo.
Nelson Mandela was remembered in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well as former bastions of loyalty to apartheid.
The country's main opposition, the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, won power in all four closely watched states.
Each request to a phone company yielded up to thousands of phone numbers of innocent Americans along with those of potential suspects.
The increased numbers echo a wider trend over recent decades, as more American women have reached their 40s without bearing children.
It takes a village to plan a new administration to run Pittsburgh, evidently.
A Toronto study concluded that "healthy obesity" is a myth, with risks of death and disease rising as people become overweight and obese.
Under a new campus policy, fraternity chapters could be fined if their pledges fail to meet a minimum 2.5 grade-point average.
Emails between the jail staff and Corizon document many medication distribution problems that one jail watcher called "terrifying.
The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday.
Since the 1960s, potato sales have been limited to sacks of particular sizes: 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50, 100 or several hundred pounds.
After decades of talk, the reconfiguration of the Route 51-Route 88 intersection is finally upon us.
The EPA will assess old lead smelting sites in Bloomfield and Hazelwood.
Compared to previous generations, children today are only exposed to tiny amounts of lead. But some experts think this is still too high.
Disney Research in Pittsburgh is using novel technology to add interactivity to the physical world.
The Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources is sponsoring a barbecue sale and a jewelry sale at Monongahela Valley Hospital in Carroll.
Congressional inaction on gun measures since the Sandy Hook massacre stands in relief to the scores of bills approved by state legislatures.
Thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country.
The opposition is organizing a gigantic protest rally for today.
Many are surprised President Barack Obama hasn't visited the agency's headquarters to express his support.
Devoted to her Methodist Church in McKeesport, Janis Myers worked at a Christian bookstore and volunteered at Cornerstone TeleVision.