On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers -- some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.
PG&E falsified gas pipeline safety records, regulators say
The investigation followed the gas pipeline explosion in 2010 that incinerated a neighborhood in San Bruno, just south of San Francisco.
2 hours ago
After decades, ‘Rolling Thunder’ to make its last big ride through Washington, D.C.
Rolling Thunder, the veterans advocacy group that organizes a massive annual motorcycle ride through D.C., announced that the gathering in 2019 will be its last big rally.
10 hours ago
Facebook says some users’ private photos were accidentally shared with developers
Up to 6.8 million users may have been affected, Facebook says.
12 hours ago
PUC panel sees ‘statewide concern’ with pipeline corrosion after ME1 leak
Investigators propose a ‘remaining life study’ for the aging pipeline.
14 hours ago
Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules
One major sticking point during the talks was how to create a functioning market in carbon credits.
At rejuvenated Logan Library, room for the noisy joy of teenage kicks
On November 10, the newly renovated and reopened library celebrated its centennial with a boisterous birthday bash featuring cake, balloon animals, dancing, music, and poetry
16 hours ago
Pa. mulls more naloxone handouts after strong demand
Pennsylvania is considering holding more naloxone giveaways after finding even more demand than officials had planned for at a recent event.
17 hours ago
Eagles’ Wentz out for Sunday with stress fracture in back
Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams.
18 hours ago
Teen’s asthma frames town’s struggle with dirty air
Though it’s cleaner than in the 1970s, the plant is still one of the biggest sources of air pollution in all of Western Pennsylvania.
19 hours ago
Ryan Zinke is leaving the Interior Department, Trump tweets
Zinke will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the year; his successor is expected to be announced next week.
21 hours ago
Four workers injured at gas plant blast near Pittsburgh
The blast happened shortly after 6 p.m. at MarkWest’s Houston Processing and Fractionation Facility at 800 Western Avenue in Chartiers Township.
Quoting ‘The Lorax,’ court pulls permit for pipeline crossing Appalachian Trail
The judges cited Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: "We trust the United States Forest Service to 'speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.'"
22 hours ago
Viruses can eavesdrop on bacteria, Princeton discovery finds
The discovery opens the door for viruses to become infection fighters, perhaps one day joining antibiotics in the medical arsenal.
23 hours ago
Pa. offering paramedics wrong naloxone dose, health dept says
The Department of Health's policy directs the use of intravenous doses, not the nasal spray.
1 day ago
At deadline health insurance numbers dropping in Delaware, region and nation
Multiple factors, from lifting tax penalty to less money for publicity, could be leading to fewer people enrolling for health coverage under Affordable Care Act.
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