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Philadelphia Zoo in line to vaccinate at-risk animals
The Philadelphia Zoo is awaiting approval from the state to vaccinate some of its animals with a COVID-19 vaccine.
24 mins ago
Food, music, civic engagement planned for Philly’s first Arab Community Day
The inaugural event by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture will offer free food, music, COVID vaccinations, and civic resources.
2 hours ago
Mental health response teams yield better outcomes than police in NYC, data shows
The program dispatches mental health specialists and paramedics instead of police for certain nonviolent emergency calls has resulted in more people accepting assistance.
11 hours ago
Mississippi is trying to get the Supreme Court to reverse Roe
In May, the justices agreed to consider whether state laws that ban abortions before fetal viability are unconstitutional.
13 hours ago
City officials recommend wearing masks indoors, again
As the delta variant causes an increase in new COVID-19 cases, city health officials are urging residents to mask up in indoor public spaces.
14 hours ago
AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots
That means “that there will be more preventable cases, more preventable hospitalizations and more preventable deaths,” said Dr. Amesh Adalja.
Biden to bring infrastructure sales pitch to Pennsylvania
President Joe Biden will head to the Allentown area Wednesday as he fights for passage in the Senate of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure measure.
16 hours ago
Police ID man charged with murder after shooting at Pat’s King of Steaks in Philadelphia
The shooting occurred while the gunman and victim were in line at the famous cheesesteak shop.
17 hours ago
1,000-year storm? In 1982, Northeast Philly saw even more intense rainfall than last week
“Thousand-year” means a weather event has a 0.1% chance of occurring annually — but with climate change, flood frequency is growing.
N.J. Governor Murphy signs bill requiring civic education in middle school
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill requiring civics to be taught in middle schools starting in the 2022-2023 school year.
18 hours ago
Another racist attack in Mt. Laurel goes viral
For the second time this month, a video of a racist attack happening in Mt. Laurel, N.J. has gone viral.
19 hours ago
Cleveland’s MLB team changes its name to Guardians after years of backlash
The team announced the name change on Twitter on Friday morning, posting a two-minute video narrated by actor Tom Hanks.
21 hours ago
Virus’s impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing
The share of employed people working from home shot up from just 22% in 2019 to 42% in 2020, the Labor Department said Thursday.
22 hours ago
How to watch the Tokyo Olympics
Events will air across many NBC properties, including NBC, USA, CNBC and Golf Channel, as well as on Peacock (NBC's streaming platform), the NBC Sports app and on NBCOlympics.
24 hours ago
Often overlooked Delaware Bayshore worth millions to local community, study finds
Just north of Delaware’s popular beach resorts, the Delaware Bayshore’s value economically and environmentally shouldn’t be underestimated, a new report shows.
1 day ago
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