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Pittsburgh Festival Opera delivers uneven Arabella

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Pittsburgh Festival Opera stages a rare Strauss opera each year. This year’s offering, “Arabella,” has an unfinished libretto. It shows.

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Bush, The Cult and STP all rock hard on Revolution 3

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Jeff Gutt wins over crowd as new frontman for Stone Temple Pilots.

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Man killed in motorcycle crash in South Park

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The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Dayllin Martin, 21, of Rankin.

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'My Year of Rest and Relaxation': Ottessa Moshfegh's novel of mordant humor, grief (and yawns)

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Her latest novel chronicles the misadventures of an unnamed character who sleeps all day and wrestles with the meaning of life.

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Grow the Pittsburgh region’s economy from the inside out

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Chasing big shiny companies like Amazon is not the key to economic growth in southwestern Pennsylvania. Nurture the assets already here.

Job one: We can’t let Fayette County’s travails stand

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The population is so decimated that some companies can’t find enough workers, and some residents are unfit for jobs because of drug abuse.

Academic freedom wins: At Marquette, a professor prevails in speech case

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reasserted the importance of academic freedom at our nation’s institutions of higher learning.

The Highmark-UPMC split didn’t have to happen

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Unfortunately for patients, the state Supreme Court has approved another part of the Highmark-UPMC “divorce” a year from now.

Reducing use of fossil fuels should not be a partisan issue

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I am writing to oppose the rollback of fuel efficiency standards for vehicles, commonly known as the CAFE standards.

Young people, please organize a march for our nation

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The reaction to Donald Trump’s behavior must be strong and clear.

When talks damage our country, they are not better diplomacy

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Whoever authored the July 17 editorial “It Is Better to Talk” is guilty of a severe case of tunnel vision.

Religious freedom means people shouldn't impose their beliefs on others

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Regarding the letter “Why We Back Trump” (July 12) by David Navadeh: I must admit his words frighten me a bit.

Jay Cost: We need to clarify the U.S. role in today's world

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Trump revives latent GOP isolationism in response to challenging times.

David M. Shribman: It’s Trump’s party now

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The most profound legacy of the Trump phenomenon may be his redefinition of ‘Republican.’

Keith C. Burris: Where are the servants?

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Many members of my family performed public service and took pride in serving as dispassionate nonpartisans.

Putin plots his next war; Eastern Europe beware

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Europe must form its own defense force because the U.S. is no longer a reliable ally.

In private, Trump vents his frustration over lack of progress on North Korea

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U.S. negotiators have faced stiff resistance from a North Korean team practiced in the art of delay and obfuscation.

The radical history of the Statue of Liberty

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She bears no traditional nationalist symbols and is a literal monument to U.S.-European cooperation.

National briefs: Research: Diet sodas may fight cancer’s return

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Plus: Grocery store shooting, Boeing spacecraft delay, Former Bush doctor killed, White nationalist charged

Get ready for the welfare wars

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Work requirements for benefits pose knotty issues over which the arguments will fly.

The Next Page: Love, on 'The Flying Tigers'

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Sam Kleiner's book follows the story of the famous shark-faced P-40s during World War II — and of one pilot’s romance with a Pennsylvania nurse.

Cuba moves toward changes to officially recognize private property, foreign investment

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Cuba’s legislators are expected to take a major leap toward adopting changes.

Marking time with Frederick Douglass

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The ‘colored’ women of Pittsburgh celebrated the legacy of the preeminent abolitionist with a gift of hope.

World briefs: Hamas-Israel cease-fire after Gaza fatalities

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Plus: Protests across Australia, Dostum exile set to end, Duterte’s ‘war on drunks’

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Activists: Shut down Pa. immigrant detention center

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Detainees –– some held for nearly two years –– reported widespread medical neglect and abuse.

Survey finds hundreds of illegal dumps in Allegheny County

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Hundreds of illegal dumps in Allegheny County damage the environment, degrade communities and pose public health risks for residents

Obituary: Hayri 'Harry' Ablak / Turkish engineer became titan of Pittsburgh pizza

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The Ablak family’s company took on an Italian name, but never strayed from its Turkish roots.