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U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports
The CDC said it was investigating clots in six women in the days after vaccination, in combination with reduced platelet counts.
15 mins ago
After 159 years, the UPenn Glee Club goes co-ed
The all-male singing group is considered an unofficial ambassador of the Ivy League school, even as it excluded women’s voices.
1 hour ago
Marijuana advocates spar with Delaware medicinal facilities over legalization
Recreational marijuana advocates in Delaware are sparring with medical marijuana companies over the best path for achieving cannabis legalization in the state.
2 hours ago
An urban farm in Chester embarks on its second year of feeding public housing residents
The commonwealth may be reopening, but some of Chester's most vulnerable families still struggle with food access. An urban farm in Chester is stepping in to help.
3 hours ago
Pa. man accused of leaving impeachment manager vulgar voicemails
Authorities have charged a man accused of leaving a series of vulgar voicemails at the Pennsylvania district office of U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean.
12 hours ago
N.J.’s new legal weed market faces municipal bans, slow adoption by medical industry
The N.J. Cannabis Regulatory Commission held its first meeting and began writing the rules and regulations necessary before legal weed sales can start.
14 hours ago
Z is for zero: Philly to teach Vision Zero traffic safety curriculum in city schools
Safe Routes Philly includes lessons ranging from a pre-K-friendly song about crossing the street to bike safety lessons for middle and high schoolers.
15 hours ago
Studies confirm racial, ethnic disparities in COVID-19 hospitalizations and visits
Days after declaring racism a serious public health threat, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a pair of studies.
16 hours ago
Philly district opens in-person learning to middle schoolers; most high schoolers will not return
The announcement comes as the district invites students in grades 6-9 back for in-person classes a few days a week starting May 10.
17 hours ago
N.J. coronavirus update: ‘Don’t get choosy’ Murphy warns as vaccine shipment drops
State officials urge residents to get any vaccine available as Johnson & Johnson doses could be scarce. Meanwhile, Camden County has 2,000 unclaimed doses on hand.
18 hours ago
Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to fend off variants
New studies of experimental updates to the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines mark a critical first step toward an alternative if the virus eventually outsmarts today’s shots.
Muslim specialty store celebrates grand opening in King of Prussia
Just in time for Ramadan, Sharrima Sulaiman officially opened “The Ummah Shop” at the King Of Prussia Mall on Saturday, April 10.
19 hours ago
Most Pa. residents eligible for COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday; State to launch mobile unit
Many parts of the state opened Phase 1C Monday, but according to the Department of Health, appointments remain available, prompting the change.
20 hours ago
George Floyd’s brother sheds tears on the stand
Earlier Monday, the judge refused a defense request to immediately sequester the jury, the morning after the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop triggered unrest.
23 hours ago
Black man shot by police, killed during Minnesota traffic stop
Daunte Wright's death sparked protests as Minneapolis was already on edge and midway through Derek Chauvin's murder trial over the killing of George Floyd.
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