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In what can be the sometimes cutthroat world of athletic competition, Bill Weir always found room for hospitality and compassion.
CMU's CHIMP robot is being fine-tuned for U.S. Department of Defense competition on Dec. 20-21 to develop a robot to help in disaster
His talk will contain proposals to strengthen defense relations with Gulf nations, according to a U.S. defense official.
Many fear sectarian violence after clashes swept through the capital this week, killing nearly 300 people.
Christopher Abruzzo has worked as acting DEP secretary for eight months pending approval by the full Senate.
Edward M. Halluska survived the lax uranium safeguards in the Manhattan Project, two bouts with cancer and one nasty ocean cruise -- offset
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At 90, Frank Regina, a Pearl Harbor veteran, recounts the sinking of his ship on the date which will live in infamy.
North Dakota's in the middle of an oil boom, and workers don't let its frigid winters get in the way.
Neil Alexander, who was diagnosed with ALS in June 2011, is taking steps to prolong his independence and his life.
E. Gordon Gee said that representatives of both Pitt and Penn State approached him about filling their presidential vacancies.
The five adult children of Navy veteran John Ciarolla of North Versailles filed the wrongful death and negligence lawsuit.
More than a dozen accidents have snarled local roadways as cars crashed into houses, barriers, walls and each other.
A federal judge ruled that attorneys representing the FBI have a right to see posts of a woman who is suing the bureau.
Diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, Neil Alexander and his family look to prolong his life and its quality.
The restrictions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days as gas company crews do pavement work.
President Barack Obama called Nelson Mandela's life and legacy a touchstone for him and an example "that all humanity should aspire to.
At least 52 people were killed in a deadly attack Thursday when militants penetrated the headquarters of the nation's Ministry of Defense.
Ronald Thomas Smith II, 33, a chemistry teacher at an English-language school, was slain as he jogged in an affluent Benghazi neighborhood.
The ambush on Muslim neighborhoods of Bangui came as the U.N. voted to send a contingent of French troops to try to stabilize the country.
Dozens of scholars from around the world came to Pitt for a two-day conference, "Afghanistan: A Regional Way Forward.
Amber Meidinger was one of six roommates who held Jennifer Daugherty captive in a squalid apartment for two days while torturing her.
The Corbett administration will begin seeking approval to use federal money to provide private health insurance to the working poor.
The president challenged agencies to get 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by fiscal year 2020.
The technical problem could affect tens of thousands of Medicaid applicants in 36 states.
A cherished old cookbook brings back memories of what it meant to interact more personally decades ago.
The Chinese government has threatened not to issue or renew work visas for journalists from The New York Times, Bloomberg News and other.
"The pope recognizes unions, why won't Duquesne?" asked Joe Fahey, chair of the nonprofit Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice.
The Steel City was Mr. Mandela's third stop in a weeklong tour of the United States in 1991.
An interactive timeline of key dates in the life and career of Nelson Mandela.
Pittsburgh police aided school police at Perry Traditional Academy in Perry North on Perrysville Avenue about 10 a.m.
The move comes after revelations about the National Security Agency and its foreign counterparts siphoning user information.
Help is arriving for longtime coal miners denied compensation benefits.
Ukraine's opposition set up a clash with the ruling party over a proposed Cabinet shakeup.
This comes at a time when there seems to be little progress in talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
Those involved in the heist are at risk of dying from radiation; authorities don't think theft was part of a terrorist plot.
There were many who might have wanted Hassane Laqees dead -- from Israel to Sunni backers of the Assad regime in Syria.
A meeting between Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping apparently made no progress toward defusing the situation.
The funding and services will be used in Pittsburgh to increase post-secondary education among African-American males.
Pittsburghers help others by buying a meal, tending to a fallen woman, returning a purse and more.
President Barack Obama urges young activists to keep promoting his signature insurance law.
Scientists reported that they had retrieved ancient human DNA from a fossil dating back about 400,000 years.
The DEP says the high pollution readings are caused by a stationary front that has controlled weather here for most of the week.
President outlines an agenda that has little chance of becoming a reality.
Students in Pennsylvania have some highest student loan debt obligations in the nation.
The NSA inadvertently gathers the location records of "tens of millions of Americans who travel abroad.
No specifics about the update were made available ahead of the briefing.
A tentative accord seems to have breathed new life into the governor's bid to hire Camelot Global Services to manage the state lottery.
He produced shelves of serious books, a collision with a conglomerate that forced him out to stem losses and a late-in-life comeback.
Richard Lippe, who was on the staff at UPMC Shadyside for 40 years, has died at age 77.