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Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue

He didn't think much about it then, but Wyatt Schueler rarely saw a person who was not white during the eight years he attended Catholic ...

Animal Friends of Westmoreland volunteer works for home for 'sweetest dog'

When her best friend, Nino, left for a new home, Gracie became depressed. Sophia saw the sadness at once. And she couldn't understand why no ...

Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in polls

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, ...

Egyptian activists demand answers about slain Italian student

CAIRO — The brutal killing of Italian student Giulio Regeni, 28, has chilled the large expatriate community in Egypt and sparked questions here and abroad ...

Missing Homewood girl found safe

A missing Homewood girl was found safe in Wilkinsburg on Saturday, Pittsburgh police said. Jayla Johnson, 12, did not return home from school Friday afternoon. The Pittsburgh ...

Video shows apparent attack on Penn Hills student with cerebral palsy

Penn Hills School District administrators are investigating an apparent attack on a student with cerebral palsy, video of which has spread on social media. The video ...

Hearing on proposed UPMC hospital in Pleasant Hills postponed

The Pleasant Hills Zoning Hearing Board has postponed a Tuesday hearing about a proposed UPMC hospital at the request of UPMC, board solicitor Russell Lucas ...

Investigators cite contributing factors in Flight 93 memorial fire

A fire that destroyed thousands of artifacts at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville was made worse by flammable materials, the absence of a ...

Pitt police investigating report of sexual assault

University of Pittsburgh police are investigating a report of a sexual assault, the department said. A woman told police that a heavyset black man in his ...

Man killed in car crash in Slippery Rock

A 23-year-old man died early Saturday after a violent car crash in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania State Police said. Andrew Chupka, of Butler, was driving a red ...

Fire reported at Butler County plant

State police are investigating a fire that broke out Saturday morning at a commercial plant in Allegheny Township, in Butler County, officials said. Emergency dispatchers received ...

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, ...

Turnpike wreck in Somerset County injures truck driver

The driver of a tractor trailer headed eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was flown to the hospital Friday night after his truck overturned. State police in ...