| Apr 22, 2013
Drawn to imaginative ideas about sound and pitch, musician and composer Dean Drummond found the traditional instruments of European classical music inadequate to perform the seemingly "out of tune" intervals of microtonal music.
So he followed the...
| Jul 7, 2012
Leontine T.C. Kelly, a daughter and wife of ministers who followed her own calling and became the first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination when the United Methodist Church elevated her to the position in 1984, has died. She was 92....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Colorful, crumbling and controversial, Cuba is caught between then and now, between communism and capitalism and the challenge of two currencies.
Thanks to a loosening of travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans by President Barack Obama, Cubans are...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:30 AM
As we have seen over the years, it can sometimes take a lot for the Pittsburgh Steelers to drag quarterback Ben Roethlisberger off the field. But the birth of his of his first child might be one thing that can sideline him.
“I’m not missing...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Geraldo Rivera's semi-nude selfie, which he tweeted in July, has come back to cost him a college speaking engagement. And the Fox News personality isn't pleased about it.
Rivera was expected to participate in a panel discussion about the 50th...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:29 AM
A terminally ill 2-year-old boy died just two days after serving as his parents’ best man at their wedding in western Pennsylvania.
Logan Stevenson, whose inclusion in Saturday's ceremony won his family well-wishers and admirers from across the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Running back Shai McKenzie of Washington, Pa., committed to Virginia Tech over Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette announced.
McKenzie, 5-foot-11 and 210 pounds, is rated the No. 13 running back and No. 233...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The importance of what only a week ago was regarded as a routine game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings has grown exponentially for the Cincinnati Bengals.
After a 30-20 loss Sunday to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Bengals (9-5) are clinging to a one-...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In the early 1980s, I was a (youthful) member of the editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette when the topic turned to the proposal for a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Playing devil’s advocate, I asked whether a King holiday...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:58 PM
A batch of "bad heroin" has killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania over six days, prompting state and local officials to try to combat the spread of the drug.
The heroin is mixed with narcotic Fentanyl, which can be 10 to 100 times more potent than...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The Ravens fell to the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday night, sending them into the bye week with plenty of questions.
Columnist Mike Preston has delivered his grades, and our team of writers has offered its complete breakdown of the 19-16 loss at...