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Supreme Court will hear challenge to EPA’s power-plant rules

By Adam Brandolph
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a challenge brought by 21 states — including Ohio and West Virginia — and other opponents of federal regulations to cut toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants that are set ...

Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

By The Associated Press
FERGUSON, Mo. — Hundreds of additional National Guard troops rolled into Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after protesters looted businesses and set fire to buildings ...

Federal agency checking whether Highmark has enough doctors in Medicare plan

By Alex Nixon
The federal government is reviewing whether Highmark Inc. has enough doctors in its network for Medicare subscribers since the insurer cancelled contracts with 689 UPMC physicians last week. UPMC has said Highmark’s decision would make the doctors out-of-network for the insurer’s ...

FDA rule to require chain restaurants to post calorie counts

By Megan Harris
M. Kaye Kramer glanced at the online menu before a family meal at Uno’s Chicago Grill in Homestead a few weeks ago. She thought she ...

Lower gasoline prices fail to spur consumer spending

By David Conti
The sight of Western Pennsylvania stations selling gasoline for less than $3 a gallon five weeks before Christmas should bring joy to the holiday. For some ...

Fall fly-by: Blue Angels stop in Unity to discuss 2015 show

By Jacob Tierney
Two members of the Navy’s Blue Angels left an airfield outside Detroit in a Boeing F/A-18 Hornet on Tuesday morning and landed about 200 miles ...

Cosby show still planned for Heinz Hall

By Tribune-Review
The Bill Cosby show planned for Feb. 21 at Heinz Hall, Downtown, still is on the calendar. Some of Cosby’s upcoming shows around the country have been canceled in the wake of several allegations of sexual abuse directed at the comedian. ...

City Theatre offers a smart look at a smart actress

By Alice T. Carter
City Theatre’s ‘Smart Blonde’ offers a smart look at a smart actress ...

‘Wizard of Oz’ Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” and the piano from the movie “Casablanca” each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction. They were among Hollywood memorabilia offered ...

‘Frozen’ tops Barbie as top girls’ holiday pick

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Move over Barbie. Elsa, Anna and the rest of the “Frozen” characters are the top toy for girls this holiday season. The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn’t held the No. 1 spot ...

Mexican boy recovering after huge tumor removed

By The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An 11-year-old Mexican boy with a massive tumor who drew international attention when U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico ...