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Women who rocked 2017

Cardi B is the first rapper in history to place her first three Billboard Hot 100 entries in chart’s Top 10. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Amanda Reed | Contributing Editor

January 8, 2018

This past year challenged woman in the United States. A man who was recorded saying, “grab ‘em by the pussy” was sworn in as the president. Title IX, which helps and protects survivors of sexual assault across college campuses, is in jeopardy after Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a review ...

Cartoon: November 21, 2017

(Cartoon by Daniel Spack | Staff Cartoonist)

By Daniel Spack | Staff Illustrator

November 21, 2017

GOP’s Roy Moore pushed to quit Senate race after accusation he molested 14-year-old girl

By Michael Finnegan | Los Angeles Times (TNS)

November 10, 2017

Republicans' lock on an Alabama seat in the U.S. Senate was thrown into doubt Thursday when the party's religious-right candidate was accused of initiating a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. The explosive allegation, in a Washington Post report, led Senate GOP leader Mitch...

Editorial: Use Election Day as opportunity for progress

Reporters surround Mayor Bill Peduto after his victory in the Democratic primary this May. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 7, 2017

In the aftermath of last fall’s presidential election, many young voters eagerly looked forward to the next chance they’d have to influence their communities through the ballot box. Unfortunately for those of us in Pittsburgh, however, some of today’s most visible municipal elections offer littl...

Interactive crime map: June 14 – June 20

Pitt News File Photo

By The Pitt News Staff

June 27, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 3:39 p.m. 3800 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Pitt police arrested a non-affiliated individual using a warrant. 5:14 p.m. 3700 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  Pitt police issued a citation to a non-affiliated individual for panhandling. 7:41 p.m. 200 Atwood ...

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