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COVID-19 pill rollout stymied by shortages as omicron rages

Jan. 13, 2022 13:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the omicron wave of infections. The problem, in part, is that production is still being...

Man serving life to get hearing in university student murder

Jan. 04, 2022 15:20 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man serving a life prison term in the 2017 slaying of a University of Pittsburgh student will get a hearing to try to persuade an appeals court that his attorney was ineffective. Allegheny County prosecutors said now-25-year-old Matthew Darby used a claw hammer...

University of Pittsburgh issues inclusive language guide

Oct. 28, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Students and staff at the University of Pittsburgh are being encouraged to share their pronouns and the pronunciation of their names among other recommendations in a new voluntary guide on gender-inclusive language. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...