5 Years in the Making - Now the Tough Part, Selling Trade Deal to Congress
Negotiations over the complex trade deal took more than five years.
Wolf Proposes Billions in New Taxes to Counter Budget Impasse
The latest push to resolve Pennsylvania's 3 month old budget impasse is going before state lawmakers in the form of a proposal by Governor Tom Wolf to raise billions in new taxes.
Fitzgerald Unveils 2016 Budget Proposal
County Executive Rich Fitzgerald presented County Council with his budget proposals for 2016 in an address last night.
Allegheny County Vehicle Owners Will Pay More for Registration
Starting next year, most vehicle owners in Allegheny County will pay an extra $5 for motor vehicle registrations.
Vehicle Speeds Out Of Control in Verona
An out-of-control vehicle racked up quite a bit of damage yesterday in Verona.
Department of Education Audit Shows "Misguided Leadership''
An audit of Pennsylvania's Department of Education shows its statewide education policy has not been updated for 16 years. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released the audit Tuesday.
D.C. City Council Supports Measure Offering 16 Weeks Family Leave
Washington DC's 16 week family leave plan would be most generous in the country for workers to take time off for family related business under a measure supported by a majority of the...
Bank Overdraft and ATM Fees Hit Record Highs
If you're less than diligent when it comes to monitoring your ATM withdrawals, here's some bad news.
Violent Worker Protests Become Common Place during Economic Downturn
Air France managers fled a meeting on Monday about massive job cuts after angry staff members waving banners and flags stormed the room.
Netanyahu Promises "Strong Hand" In Quelling West Bank Violence
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site in the West Bank where Palestinian gunmen last week killed an Israeli couple in their car as their four children watched from...
Mother Sentenced In Drug Death of Toddler
Pittsburgh (AP) - A Pittsburgh woman has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for the death of her 18 month old daughter, who was found to have opiates in her system.
Pennsylvania's First Breast Milk Bank Coming Soon
The Three Rivers Mother's Milk Bank, Pennsylvania's first breast milk bank, plans to open this November in the Strip District.
Utah GOP Representative Jason Chaffetz has announced his bid to Rep. Dan Webster become the next House speaker, challenging next-in line Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and vowing to "bridge the divide" that has roiled the chamber's GOP caucus. Also seeking the speakership is Florida GOP Rep. Dan Webster.
Do you agree with Ben Bernake that more corporate exec should have gone to jail for their roles in the 2008 financial crisis?