In-depth analysis and commentary on today's biggest news stories as only the BBC can deliver. BBC "Newshour" covers everything from the growth of democracy to the threat of terrorism with a fresh, clear perspective from across the globe.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has selected Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing" for next year's One Book, One Philadelphia reading program.
5 mins ago
Some of the men seemed to be struggling with this stuff. They’d say one thing, then contradict themselves a minute later.
1 hour ago
Pennsylvanians say education is one of the most important issues this election. We talked with people in York County about the education issues that matter to them.
2 hours ago
Pennsylvania leaders are teaming up in an effort to reduce the number of people with mental illness in county jails across the commonweal
8 hours ago
Stricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become law under legislation that has unanimously passed both chambers of the Pennsylvan
11 hours ago
A six-term Democratic state representative from Philadelphia has died of a suspected heart attack.
The daughter of Rep. Mike OR
12 hours ago
The Fellowship aims to groom high school students into viable candidates for teaching jobs. The goal is to have 1,000 black men teaching in Philadelphia schools by 2025.
The situation is especially dire in low-income countries, where mental health care is often unavailable.
13 hours ago
The quicker dredging process will accelerate Gulftainer's development of a secondary port at the former DuPont Edgemoor site north of the existing port.
14 hours ago
Murphy addressed the allegations Monday and said former state Supreme Court justice Peter Verniero will oversee.
15 hours ago
Fitzpatrick’s campaign told the Bucks County Courier Times it fired the man after finding out about the incident from a reporter. I
16 hours ago
Hundreds gathered at Logan Circle in Center City Philadelphia over the weekend to protest the federal government's handling of the hurricane disaster in Puerto Rico.
17 hours ago
18 hours ago
Katie Brennan told The Wall Street Journal she wants to see changes in how such allegations are handled in the state
19 hours ago
Sears — the iconic retailer that has sold everything from clothing and toys to refrigerators and socket wrenches over its more than 125-year history — may have reached the end
Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.