The special operations soldier, killed in a “combat death,” was advising Kurdish fighters who were battling Islamic State militants.
Amateur history buffs’ research prompts a new look at one of the most iconic moments — and photographs — in American history.
Alcosan cleared rocks and bricks from an overflow gate near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center that caused water to shoot in the air.
Gov. Tom Wolf joined Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in criticizing a $11.3 million fine issued last month.
Carnegie Mellon University alums Leslie Odom Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry and Megan Hilty earn acting nods for the 70th Tony Awards.
The powerful pain reliever, often mixed with heroin, is now among the top three deadly drugs in the county.
The American was three to two to three miles behind that front line, officials said
A win in Indiana would make Donald Trump the overwhelming favorite to clinch it by June 7, the last day of voting for Republicans.
Both sides hope it is the first step toward a future in which thousands of ships a year could cross the Florida Straits.
And new signs were viewed as indicating that front-runner Hillary Clinton’s chief rival, Bernie Sanders, is fading as well.
He began to lift weights while his Japanese American family was held in a detention camp during World War II.
It’s the first time planets have been found around this star type — and it opens up new territory in the search for extraterrestrial life.
The secretary of state said “several proposals” aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria are being discussed.
The moratorium on the payment of $400 million in debt that matured Sunday is the biggest default yet by the island.
Plus: sickout closes schools; high court rejects case; Va. lawmakers to sue; and more.
The actual bomb, sold to James Medina by FBI undercover operators just before the planned terror attack, was a dummy, authorities said.
Twitter users reacted with criticism and confusion after the CIA “live-tweeted” the Osama bin Laden raid five years ago.
The car bomb killed at least 22 people and injured 30 others west of Baghdad.
While the most concerns have been focused on Helmand, the insurgency has also been choking Tirin Kot, the provincial capital of Oruzgan.
Members of the House Education Committee approved a bill that would keep school funds flowing if a budget isn't enacted by Aug. 15.
Both an engineering firm and Michigan previously said they could not find the report after searching their records and it might not exist.
Plus: Man-made mountain eyed; dead fish prompt protests; allegations still unresolved; and more.
Responsibility lies in two far-flung regions of the brain: the cortexes responsible for rapid visual categorizations and recognizing faces.
North Hills native Matt Dieterich produces photo for series of stamps commemorating 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Retired 93-year-old surgeon Dr. Robert Baker of Greenville, Mercer County, finds new passion in sculpting, despite failing eyesight.
The agency charged with monitoring Pittsburgh’s budgeting didn’t reconcile its own accounts or double-sign checks.
Dr. Vonda Wright is the subject of a Q and A for those seniors more motivated toward fitness and outdoor exercise as the weather gets nicer.
Local public health efforts such as Healthy Start aim to reduce the rate of infant deaths and number of low birth weight babies.
Memorial service held for officers that died in 2015 in the line of duty.
An annual report about Pittsburgh’s finances released this morning noted some positive trends.
Pennsylvania has now confirmed 17 Zika cases statewide over the last four months. Results of Zika blood tests are pending for 123 people.
Judge is considering whether to order a hearing where Sandusky's lawyers can question witnesses about defense claims of unfair conviction.
With a review of operations under way, GNC is looking for ways to shore up a stock that’s carrying half the value it had nine months ago.
Montgomery County DA’s office called the filing ”yet another chapter in her wearied feud” with former state investigators.
Grocery chain recalls walnut delight and pecan tassie cookies over undeclared milk allergen
State officials said the increase takes effect starting today along some state roads and 453 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Carnegie Mellon University’s on-campus eatery reopened today after it was closed due to illnesses of 40 customers and employees.
Squirrel Hill executive G. Reynolds “Renny” Clark will reach out to investigators, state agencies to clarify oversight agency’s finances.
A politics neophyte, Trump has had some success with evangelicals in states such as South Carolina. But there have been signs of slippage.
The prospect of drillers cutting back supply has boosting crude oil prices by 70 percent since January.
Also, the Route 28 southbound off-ramp to East Ohio Street is closed as crews conduct ramp reconstruction work. Detours are posted.
Loudspeaker announcements on Sunday evening urged protesters to leave peacefully. Hundreds then calmly packed up and left.
His pitch comes at a point in the race where even he has acknowledged a very narrow patch to winning the nomination.
The announcement came after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory’s spiraling public debt crisis.
Harvard encourages admitted students to defer to travel, pursue a special project or activity, work or spend time in another meaningful way.
“If this material works well, I’m going to use it at Goldman Sachs next year,” Mr. Obama quipped. “Earn me some serious Tubmans.”
The earthquake killed nearly 650 people in the country.
The practice has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists.
And even as his campaign struggles for survival, Trump rival Sen. Ted Cruz dominated weekend delegate selection contests.
Plus: 9/11 inquiry concerns; pepper spray used; train derails in D.C.; and more.