The past has passed. We cannot go back | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
There are some among us who want to turn back the clock. We must keep marching forward.
For July 4: The Declaration of Independence | Tuesday Morning Coffee
We’re running it as a reminder of the nation’s foundational ideals, and in the hope that it will one day live up to them for every American.
My reflections on the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg | Charles D. Allen
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in.
Ten reasons why Black people shouldn’t celebrate Independence Day | Michael Coard
Some 247 years later, we're still waiting for true freedom and liberation.
The U.S. has a child labor problem. It’s a past we haven’t left behind | Opinion
Photographs from the nation's past reverberate into the present.
Residents of ex-Confederate states more likely to back violent, anti-gov’t protest | Opinion
It is more important than ever to reflect on the Battle of Gettysburg – and the terrible toll wrought by the violence there.
Pardon me? Why Biden should pull a Gerald Ford when it comes to Trump | Bruce Ledewitz
And for the same reason -- for the good of the country and the health of our democracy.
Statue of renowned Nebraska author Willa Cather unveiled in U.S. Capitol
Cather began her writing career in Pittsburgh, where she worked as a journalist and teacher for a decade.
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to dismantle a key part of the Great Society. Here’s how | Opinion
The high court is likely to strike down affirmative action for college admissions, undermining racial equality.
An immigrant’s story: From Cuba to Fla. to Pa. | Mark O’Keefe
'You could see the missiles, and you could tell they were offensive,' Robert Lara said. 'It was a very scary period.'
Memorial Day 2023: A soldier’s extraordinary speech on a somber day | Monday Morning Coffee
In 1945, Lt. Gen. Lucian Truscott Jr. turned his back on his audience and apologized to the dead buried behind him
What is Memorial Day? Why do we celebrate it? The holiday’s history, explained | Opinion
In the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a holiday originated by former Confederates and helped spread it across the entire country.