Character actor Richard LeParmentier, who as a young Death Star commander learned the hard way that Darth Vader brooks no disrespect, died Tuesday. He was 66
People tend to think gentrification goes like this: rich, educated white people move into a low-income minority neighborhood and drive out its original residents, who can no longer afford to live there. As it turns out, that’s not typically true
To Marla Martinko, Wednesday felt like a holiday in downtown Pittsburgh. “It’s like Christmas Eve
In what appeared to be the most visible demonstration yet of this week’s G-20 summit, four people attached to a massive banner dangled from a Pittsburgh bridge Wednesday to protest the global economic meeting.
Fights over the economy and health care may be dominating the headlines at home, but President Obama is turning his sights abroad this week.
There are at least a few in every college dorm: students who seem to exist in their own time zone, in bed hours before everyone else and awake again at daybreak, rested and prepared for the morning’s first lecture. Sleep researchers refer to these early risers as larks , and new data presented this week at the annual Associated Professional Sleep Societies suggest that a student’s preferred sleeping schedule has a lot to do with his or her grade-point average in school. In one study, psychologists at Hendrix College in Arkansas found that college freshmen who kept night-owl hours had lower GPAs than early birds.
Three police officers were shot in Pittsburgh on Saturday, as they responded to a domestic call, Allegheny County police said.