Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is a daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after "Morning Edition" and before "All Things Considered."
Pa. coronavirus recovery: Not too late to get a federal stimulus check, DHS says
According to the Campaign for Working Families and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 350,000-450,000 Pennsylvanians have not received payments.
13 mins ago
Trump nursing home plan limits supply of free COVID-19 tests
Nursing home residents and staff represent a tiny share of the U.S. population but account for as many as 4 in 10 coronavirus deaths, according to some estimates.
1 hour ago
Tropical Storm Isaias brings flooding, road closures, power outages to Philly region
The National Weather Service warns for possible flash flooding in Philadelphia, Camden and Montgomery counties until 2:15 p.m.
Prosecutor seeking Trump’s taxes cites probe of his business
A prosecutor told a judge that he was justified in demanding them, citing reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization."
2 hours ago
The first census, a stubborn City Council and tossing the ‘horseshoe’: How Philly invented the common street address system
Ever wondered where those fractional house numbers come from?
Census cuts all counting efforts short by a month
The bureau now has less than two months left to try to reach people of color, immigrants, renters, rural residents and other members of historically undercounted groups.
3 hours ago
Pa. cancels on volunteer coronavirus contact tracers, moves to hire 1,000 paid staff
After decreasing its number of daily coronavirus cases through widespread business closures and stay-at-home orders, Pennsylvania is seeing a resurgence of COVID-19.
4 hours ago
Tornado Warnings as Isaias roars through Delaware Valley
The effects of Tropical Storm Isaias are hitting the Philadelphia region, bringing tornado and flooding threats.
‘The refinery wasn’t something that we loved’: Hilco’s Philly point person is well aware — she grew up in Point Breeze
Jasmine Sessoms’ job: to be liaison with the community, government, businesses and media as her company recreates the property. She welcomes the challenge.
6 hours ago
Activists call on Comcast to expand free internet as Philly virtual school continues
Advocates say Comcast isn’t doing enough to ensure students have needed internet access. But the company claims it has stepped up during the pandemic.
Philly DA files charges against man in fatal shooting of 7-year-old
Zamar Jones, who was playing on his porch, was struck in the head as adults exchanged gunfire. He died Monday, the District Attorney’s Office said.
17 hours ago
Victims advocate demands transparency as Camden Diocese suspends compensation fund
The leader of SNAP N.J. says the diocese should disclose its financials and assets to show why it cannot participate in the statewide victims compensation fund.
‘I was asked if I stole my car’: Black diplomats describe harassment at US borders
Tianna Spears is one of a growing number to speak out recently about the special challenges faced by minority foreign service officers.
18 hours ago
‘I’d be nuts not to be anxious’: Pa. college administrators prepare for unpredictable fall semester
Coronavirus testing, online instruction and the ability to turn on a dime are central to reopening plans.
19 hours ago
Pa. pursuing huge cleaning plan for Capitol Complex after custodial worker tests positive for the coronavirus
Pa. will spend up to $5 million on a new contract to ramp up cleaning in the Capitol Complex after a state custodial worker in Harrisburg tested positive for COVID-19.
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