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The SAT's new 'adversity score' is a poor fix for a problematic test

The College Board recently revealed a new "adversity score" that it plans to use as part of the SAT in ...

Pittsburgh's population slides, but no longer falling off a cliff

New Census Bureau estimates report a Pittsburgh city loss of 672 in 2017-18, but actual number wont be counted until ...

Parkland survivor David Hogg tells young Pittsburgh activists- Unite the fight against gun violence

Im not going to stop until I stop breathing, Mr. Hogg, a high school senior when a former student killed ...

Megan McArdle- Did Roe v. Wade backfire on liberals?

Megan McArdle: Did Roe v. Wade backfire on liberals? Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Supporters of abortion rights are fond of saying that ...

Americas Most Affordable Business Schools

Americas Most Affordable Business Schools 24-7 Wall St. Source: skynesher - Getty ImagesWe at Poets&Quants24-7 Wall St. have written plenty ...

This must stop- Reaction to the synagogue shooting Weekend

This must stop: Reaction to the synagogue shooting PBS NewsHour A gunman opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego ...

Andrea becomes the Atlantic seasons first named subtropical storm

Andrea becomes the Atlantic season's first named subtropical storm Pittsburgh Post-Gazette MIAMI Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of ...

As Others See It- Trumps improved, cynical immigration plan

As Others See It: Trump's improved, cynical immigration plan Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Skeptics might see it as calculated posturing ahead of ...

When Clocks Have No Hands - Pittsburgh Quarterly Magazine

When Clocks Have No Hands pittsburghquarterly.com I am a returnee by nature. Over the years I have returned to neighborhoods ...

David French- Americas war in Yemen is unconstitutional

David French: America's war in Yemen is unconstitutional Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Last week, Donald Trump vetoed a bipartisan congressional resolution demanding ...

The House votes to keep the U.S. in the Paris climate pact

The House votes to keep the U.S. in the Paris climate pact Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WASHINGTON The Democratic-controlled House approved a ...

Ampco-Pittsburgh sells Westmoreland County steel plant; 119 workers affected

Ampco-Pittsburgh sells Westmoreland County steel plant; 119 workers affected Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Citing high operating costs that dampened finances for years, ...

Trump demands end to Russia probes, walks out of Dem meeting

Trump demands end to Russia probes, walks out of Dem meeting Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WASHINGTON President Donald Trump abruptly stalked out ...

2019 World Championship- May 22

2019 World Championship: May 22 NHL.com The 2019 World Championship is underway in Slovakia and the Pens have 7 players ...

The end of Hong Kong?- China extradition proposal sparks protests, fear

The end of Hong Kong?: China extradition proposal sparks protests, fear Pittsburgh Post-Gazette China would do well to demonstrate first ...

Gwynne Dyer- Attack Iran? Bad idea

Gwynne Dyer: Attack Iran? Bad idea Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Pentagon has war-gamed a conflict with Iran; it wouldn't end well ...

Pitt Basketball Heavily in the Mix for Josaphat Bilau

Pitt Basketball Heavily in the Mix for Josaphat Bilau Pittsburgh Sports Now With multiple scholarships still on the table, Jeff ...

A rocket lands near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdads Green Zone

A rocket lands near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone Pittsburgh Post-Gazette BAGHDAD - A rocket landed inside Baghdad's ...

Dress Barn to close 650 stores

Dress Barn to close 650 stores Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Another retailer is closing its doors. Dress Barn, the women's clothing chain ...

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announces parish mergers, new shrines

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announces parish mergers, new shrines WTAE Pittsburgh Part of the On Mission For the Church Alive! ...

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India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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