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COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu
The COVID-19 crisis is by any measure a colossal tragedy in its own right, especially given the incredible advances in scientific knowledge since 1918.
42 mins ago
Johnson & Johnson says its booster shot provides increased protection from COVID-19
J&J shared data from its Phase 3 trial of the company's booster shot on Tuesday. The data showed a booster shot at six months provided a 12-fold increase in antibodies.
2 hours ago
N.I.C.E Behind the Scenes: Why NW Local still prints for the people
Steve and Carolyn Filmore, publishers of The Local, sit down with WHYY to discuss their involvement in N.I.C.E, their thoughts on objectivity and why print still matters.
3 hours ago
2nd Street Festival presents Northern Liberties Night Market
On Thursday, the new biannual event will include food trucks, shopping vendors, games, live music, and performers.
4 hours ago
Public jobs recovering slower than private sector, straining basic gov’t operations
Effects range from service cuts to an added strain on existing workers, with some municipal operations struggling to function in their basic duties.
5 hours ago
Questions on $16B plan to ease back bay flooding at N.J. shore
The plans would be one of the most ambitious and expensive flood control efforts any U.S. state has yet taken to address back bay flooding.
12 hours ago
‘Squash it, smash it … just get rid of it’: Spotted lanternfly continues to spread in Pa.
The invasive species known as the spotted lanternfly is spreading across Pennsylvania.
13 hours ago
‘We are not going to sit idly by’: Family demands answers after videos show white Chester officer punching Black teen
Videos posted to Facebook show a Chester police officer repeatedly punching 16-year-old Bahir Green. Green’s family is calling for transparency and accountability.
14 hours ago
Groups to share $11.5M in federal funding to clean up, boost access to Delaware Watershed
More than 40 different projects in Pa., Del., N.J., and N.Y. will get a share of $11.5 million in new federal grants for work in the Delaware River Watershed.
15 hours ago
Former Delaware pastor to pay daughter $1.5 million in sexual abuse case
Two years after he was sued for allegedly sexually abusing his daughter, a federal jury ordered former Delaware minister Ronald Cohen to pay $1.5 million in damages.
17 hours ago
The Library Company looks back at its Imperfect History
“Imperfect Histories” revisits visual, racial, and gender bigotry going back hundreds of years, both intended and unintentional.
18 hours ago
At least 6 people shot, 1 man killed in Philadelphia’s Fern Rock neighborhood
At least six people were shot in the Fern Rock section of North Philadelphia near Broad Street and Chew Avenue on Monday afternoon, multiple news outlets report.
Philly DA’s office running out of city funding to help relocate witnesses
Krasner says Philadelphia’s high homicide rate is resulting in big spending for witness and victim relocation.
Pennsylvania appeals court judge candidates to take part in online forum
Eight candidates for four open seats on Pennsylvania's appeals courts are expected to participate in an online forum, six weeks ahead of the November election.
19 hours ago
N.J. coronavirus update: Murphy announces vaccine mandate for child care workers
Gov. Phil Murphy announced a new COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all child care workers and staff at those facilities. Here’s what you need to know.
20 hours ago
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