| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Detroit emerged Friday from the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy with a life line as it seeks to recover from an ocean of debt and mismanagement that threatened to drown the onetime symbol of U.S. industrial might.
The court approval of the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:29 AM
If a neoconservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality, as journalist Irving Kristol once put it, what do you call a conservative faced with video footage of the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a man the New York City Police Department...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Henry Seidenberg, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, brought more than technical skill to his work at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and the old Michael Reese Hospital, colleagues said.
"He was an incredibly optimistic and generous man,"...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business has fallen out of the top spot on the Bloomberg Businessweek rankings of MBA programs, the publication said Tuesday.
Booth, which fell to No. 3, had been No. 1 for the past four rankings. This is...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:12 AM
If you went to college or are in college as you read this, chances are you've taken at least one course considered a "easy A."
From taking walking to fulfill a physical education requirement to music appreciation to fill an art requirement, most...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced Thursday who will help his Chief of Staff Katie McGinty transition into the governor's mansion.
Some of the new members of Wolf's transition team may look familiar. They served under Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:32 PM
A mom never forgets her child's birthday.
The one that stands out the most to Mary Lynn Gaddis is her son Riley Gaddis' second birthday. There wasn't much to celebrate on that day 16 years ago.
On the day Riley turned 2, Mary Lynn learned her son...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
"We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it ...."
— Then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, March 9, 2010
Words to live by:
Thou shalt not lie. Especially when thou mess with one-sixth of the U.S. economy. And...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:05 AM
A California University of Pennsylvania student on probation for a 2013 harassment case is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her dormitory room.
Cameron Valon Hall, 23, of East McKeesport, Allegheny County, allegedly assaulted the woman around...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing.
Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies
Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:24 PM
In a brief but poignant gesture, students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School made a silent statement of protest Tuesday over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
At noon, more than 60 law students, both black and white,...