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When Bridget Sue Lambert was 5 years old, her grandfather built her a dollhouse. It's a simple wooden structure, white with yellow shutters, a few handmade chairs and dressers scattered through its sparse rooms.
Seven teenagers stand in the courtyard of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, dressed in costumes and surrounded by onlookers. Some of the characters they play are immediately recognizable — Malcolm X, Albert Einstein — and others don't register until they announce their names.
Mas Subramanian wasn't expecting blue. As it turns out, he stumbled upon an undiscovered pigment — the first new blue in over 200 years
After a prolonged exchange of gunfire and a five-hour-long standoff, police made what experts say was an unprecedented decision: to send in a police robot, jury-rigged with a bomb.
Halfway through your walk to school, a wild Charmander appears. Just a few throws of a Pokéball, and it could be yours. Will you stop to catch it? Nintendo is betting you will.
A Post-Gazette interactive investigation on food insecurity in and around the city. I contributed sections on Beechview and Garfield.
There is still lead in Prashant Poudel, but not as much as there once was. He was poisoned by his apartment. Prashant’s parents are Bhutanese refugees, but Prashant was born here, into a home in Carrick ignored by a delinquent landlord.
Will Pokémon Go's popularity last? So far, the news cycle has been enamored with Pokémon-related stories, several of which have stirred up controversy.
It's only been out a week, but Pokémon Go is making more money than a Meowth using Pay Day.
In Allegheny County, residents of public housing are far less likely than private residents to suffer from lead poisoning, and have greater resources available to clear such hazards if found.
WELLSBURG, W.Va. — Pvt. Earl E. Loughner of the 803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion survived the Bataan Death March and three years as a prisoner of war, forced into labor on docks of Kobe, Japan.
It's a hot day in the nuclear post-apocalyptic wasteland, and you've spent all afternoon fighting off mutated zombie creatures. What you probably need right now is a nice, cold soda.
Sometime between 500 B.C. and 200 B.C., residents of the Greek colony of Kamarina in Sicily dug two graves for two bodies. They pinned down each body with large rocks or pottery; if the bodies awoke from the dead, they could not escape.
Reporting that embraces a model of wayfaring, considering the act of traveling as not separate from but intrinsically bound with the act of journalism, disrupts conventional journalistic power dynamics, and can lead to more empathetic and nuanced coverage.
Private First Class Eddie Jackfert became a free man Aug. 15, 1945.
He had been held as a prisoner of war for three years and four months: Captured in the Philippines, brought to Japan in one of their so-called hell ships, and forced into labor for Japanese companies throughout World War II.