August

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We want to take you to Pittsburgh with us

Labor history will be made in Pittsburgh next month. We’re sending a top-notch team of writers, photographers, podcasters and videographers to bring you on-the-spot coverage. You will be able to see, hear and read first-hand accounts of the AFL-CIO, Pride At Work and International Labor Communications Association national conventions.

Immigrant rights leaders welcome Obamas detention plan

Civil rights leaders and immigrant advocacy groups say they welcome President Barack Obama’s new plan to institute badly needed reforms within the country’s broken immigration detention system.

Pa. shooters blog mixed racism, sexism, despair

The gunman who killed three women and then himself at a Pittsburgh-area fitness club yesterday had a blog in which racist and sexist comments mixed with constant talk of his failure to have relationships with women, and of not having control over his life.