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Attack underway at American University in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — The American University of Afghanistan came under militant attack on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at ...

Hempfield woman's makeshift kitchen at Westmoreland Fair fuels 4-H members

The llamas were still resting in their pens Tuesday when Brenda McGill fired up the home fries. About 7 a.m., she turned on a two-burner electric ...

Italy earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubble

AMATRICE, Italy — A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 73 people and ...

Clock ticking on making extra cash as an Uber ride-share service driver

Property taxes were coming due, and Erik Lingren was looking to make extra money. He cleaned out his Toyota Tacoma pickup last week, expecting to earn ...

St. Clair Hospital announces partnership with Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic will provide medical opinions, training and other support for St. Clair Hospital through a partnership announced Wednesday. The Mount Lebanon-based hospital is the ...

Cyber charter's former CEO strikes tentative plea deal in criminal case

Nick Trombetta, the disgraced former CEO of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School based in Midland, has tentatively agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy. Trombetta ...

Italy earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubble

AMATRICE, Italy — A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 73 people and ...

2 wounded in separate Pittsburgh shootings

Two people were wounded in separate shooting incidents in Pittsburgh's eastern neighborhoods early Wednesday morning, according to police. The first happened about 1 a.m. when a ...

Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 6.8 shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of ...

Pedestrian critically injured in Bridgeville

A vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian Tuesday in Bridgeville. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. on Bower Hill Road, Allegheny County spokeswoman Amie Downs ...

NLRB decision may boost efforts to organize private university grad assistants

A National Labor Relations Board ruling that says graduate assistants at private universities have the right to unionize could fuel organizing drives at private universities ...

PWSA wants to pick interim director soon

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is planning to name an interim executive director next week, an authority official said. Alex Thomson, who chairs the PWSA ...

Money to expand rail service between Pittsburgh, Harrisburg not yet available

Just about everyone wants better passenger rail service from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg and beyond, but no one knows how to pay for it. That was the ...