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  1. Judge Rescinds $38 Million Award to Family of Maryland Woman Shot by Police U.S., February 16

    The judge overturned a jury decision in favor of the family of Korryn Gaines, a 23-year-old woman who was fatally shot by officers in 2016.

  2. Maryland Rye Whiskey Has Finally Returned. But What Was It in the First Place? Food, February 14

    Distillers say they’ve revived a long-lost favorite, but they face a conundrum: Nobody really knows how the old stuff was made.

  3. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Journalists Say Publisher Threatened Them in a Tirade Business, February 14

    Employees said that John Robinson Block was “totally out of control” when he appeared in the newsroom on Saturday night. Management and workers are in the midst of protracted contract talks.

  4. ‘I Remember the First Time I Saw a Teenager Die’ Opinion, February 14

    Scenes from the trauma bay haunt those of us who work to save the victims of gun violence.

  5. Long-Distance Romance? Get on the Love Bus New York, February 13

    College sweethearts and long-distance lovers are using OurBus, which offers low rates, multiple routes, and millennial-friendly amenities.

  6. Safe Injection Site for Opioid Users Faces Trump Administration Crackdown Health, February 6

    A Philadelphia group was set to open the facility to help prevent overdose deaths. But the Justice Department says it would “normalize” the use of deadly drugs.

  7. Bill Cosby, Isolated No More, Joins Other Inmates in Prison Arts, February 6

    Mr. Cosby had been housed in an administrative segregation unit, but has now joined a wing with other inmates.

  8. ‘It’s the Human Way’: Corruption Scandals Play Out in Big Cities Across U.S. U.S., February 5

    Major federal corruption investigations have brought dark clouds to Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia.

  9. Bob Friend, 88, Mainstay of Pirates Team That Stunned Yanks, Dies Obituaries, February 4

    Mr. Friend was a dependable arm and league standout on losing teams until the 1960 World Series thriller, won by Bill Mazeroski’s walk-off home run.

  10. Victim of Cosby Sexual Assault Settles Suit with Former Prosecutor Arts, February 1

    Andrea Constand had sued the original prosecutor who declined to bring charges, asserting he had depicted her as a liar.

  11. When Is the Surgeon Too Old to Operate? Health, February 1

    A handful of hospitals have instituted mandatory screening procedures for medical professionals over 70. Many have been unenthusiastic about the idea.

  12. What Is the Blood of a Poor Person Worth? Sunday Review, February 1

    Desperate people can make $30 donating plasma, up to 104 times a year, in this $20 billion industry.

  13. Speaking Black Dialect in Courtrooms Can Have Striking Consequences U.S., January 25

    A soon-to-be published study found court reporters in Philadelphia regularly made errors when transcribing sentences spoken in a dialect linguists term African-American English.

  14. Russell Baker, Bard in a Buick Opinion, January 25

    The Times columnist and author was a true American original.

  15. Pittsburgh Embraces a Renegade Filmmaker Travel, January 23

    Steel City already has two famous artistic sons, Andy Warhol and August Wilson, who attract tourists. Will Pittsburgh’s celebration of the horror movie director George A. Romero do the same?

  16. Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs Health, January 22

    Patients receiving new kidneys and livers must take damaging anti-rejection drugs for the rest of their lives. Now researchers hope to train the immune system instead of just tamping it down.

  17. Roe v. Wade Is at Risk. Here’s How to Prepare. Opinion, January 21

    Abortion rights are under threat from the Supreme Court. But states can take critical actions.

  18. Coming Soon to a Police Station Near You: The DNA ‘Magic Box’ Science, January 21

    With Rapid DNA machines, genetic fingerprinting could become as routine as the old-fashioned kind. But forensic experts see a potential for misuse.