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Carter had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native’s adopted home.
A year after coming to Children's Hospital in 1957, he performed the first successful open-heart operation using a pump-oxygenator.
No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into resort town of Jackson will give way.
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Pressure mounted on political dissenters and the media in ways that are commonplace in Russia but had not been in Ukraine until now.
Insurgents and anti-government activists reported near-continuous bombardment of the Old City enclaves and the nearby neighborhood of Waer.
Trans-Dniester, also known as Transnistria, is a sliver of territory that runs along the border of Moldova and Ukraine.
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The national education standards have incited intense resistance on the right in the belief that it will lead to a federal takeover of
The company waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints.
Rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration.
Rabbits require as much care as dogs, and they must be litter-box trained and spayed or neutered to be effective house pets.
They still remember Hoffman at the Apple Jack bar in Point Pleasant, where he once shot pool and flirted with women.
The concept -- "it takes a village to raise a child" -- takes hold in Homewood to repair the neighborhood's social fabric.
Peter Leo basks in the afterglow, somewhat, of a visit to the Omni Bedford Springs spa.
The inquiry was conducted as the FDA prepares a package of rules that would place e-cigarettes under federal regulation for the first time.
Yet sometimes it's anglers who introduce invasive and non-native species
Barbecue and country music many be Tennessee’s best-known exports, but its biggest is for-profit hospital administration.
A police chase out of North Fayette resulted in a crash involving about six or seven cars, state police reported.
French President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement that he felt “immense relief” over the release.
Road work is planned for Squirrel Hill Tunnel, Route 51, I-376, I-279, Route 65 and Washington Road area.
Cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.
Thousands of pages of documents from Clinton's White House years appear to be strikingly similar to issues now confronting Obama.
Four people have been hit and killed by freight trains in the Pittsburgh area in the past month.
In a surprise announcement Friday, the State Department said federal agencies will have more time to weigh in on the politically fraught
Gerald E. Hart, who officiated NFL games for 10 years after playing football at Notre Dame and West Point, died of natural causes at age 83.
Both Amy Santus and Paige Widmer died of drowning, according to autopsies by the Lucas County coroner.
"Significant" waste water leak discovered at a Range Resources impoundment in Washington County.
Japan to resume whale hunting, Obama heads for Asia; Syria's chemical weapons; Algerian president reelected; Quake shakes Mexico.
Ignore settlement in Geneva urging restraint in conflict
Fugitive former NSA contractor says he was trying to get Russia's president on the record so his claims can be challenged.
Accounts from survivors suggest that crew members' actions may have exacerbated one of South Korea's worst maritime tragedies.
Local watchmaker Michael Kobold reflects on Sherpa safety in the wake of the recent Mount Everest disaster.
No one can access the mementos of the civil rights pioneer because of a legal squabble.
MIT honors slain officer; Man charged in highway shootings; rules for immigrant asylum seekers toughened; credit/debit cards hacked.
The crash brought to a successful end a six-month, $280 million mission to study the tenuous envelope of gases and dust surrounding the
Economists say the long-term unemployed could become a permanent underclass, left behind by the nation's broader economic recovery.
In a town that has only seen one homicide in more than a decade, Chief Thomas Seefeld says the knife attacks will be remembered for years.
Maintenance and cleaning will close one lane in both directions in the Fort Pitt Tunnels starting Sunday night, PennDOT announced.
Greg Keener, 15, a sophomore, remains in the ICU at Forbes Hospital, and he is in critical condition.
The rate for March fell for the right reasons -- more people working and fewer unemployed.
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two remaining people in the water near South Bass Island in Lake Erie.
The $24 million garage is more than half-empty on a typical weekday.
The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned one of his children is gay.
The new rules propose technology that the groups say is inferior to the equipment at the majority of power plants in the state.
A group of people from the business, medical, governmental, religious and nonprofit communities will take on the opiate overdose epidemic.
Candidates are offering high-powered pistols and rifles as a lure to build up their donor lists and expand their base of support.
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President Barack Obama was skeptical about the agreement that called on activists in eastern Ukraine to stand down.
President Vladimir Putin was on national television, declaring Russia's historical claims over Ukrainian territory.