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Pennsylvania court vacancies allow voters to shape judiciary
There are four state appeals court seats that are up for grabs in the November election.
2 hours ago
Ravi told George, they told the world: The birth of the celebrity benefit concert
George Harrison was one of the biggest rock stars on the planet in 1971 but there was no bravado in his voice as he lent his celebrity to discuss a global crisis.
4 hours ago
Burlington County residents, businesses now eligible for July 12 storm aid
County residents and businesses can now apply for federal disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.
5 hours ago
Tokyo’s new COVID-19 infections hit a record again, topping 4,000 for the first time
Japan's capital has exceeded 4,000 coronavirus infections for the first time — 4,058 cases, to be exact. That's a record high.
6 hours ago
Wolf wants lawmakers to extend opioid emergency declaration
In a letter to the General Assembly, Tom Wolf said he plans an Aug. 5 renewal of the disaster emergency declaration first issued in January 2018.
7 hours ago
Across federal workforce, people with disabilities see need for more representation
Four years ago, the government set a benchmark calling for every agency to commit to having no less than 12% of its employees made up of people with disabilities.
8 hours ago
A research vessel found SpongeBob lookalikes a mile under the ocean’s surface
An ocean expedition exploring more than a mile under the surface of the Atlantic captured a startlingly silly sight this week: a sponge that looked very much like SpongeBob.
10 hours ago
Three decades ago, Philly’s medical examiner sent 26 human brains to a Penn professor without consent
Despite vows to implement new policies, little appears to have been reformed.
11 hours ago
The U.S. men’s fencing team wore pink face masks to protest their own teammate
The American fencing team is not happy to have Alen Hadzic representing the U.S. at the Tokyo Olympics.
12 hours ago
Renewables overtake coal, but natural gas still dominates as the nation’s power generator
Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal sources combined in 2020 to inch out coal and nuclear power for the first time.
13 hours ago
Wearing victims’ names on their shirts, young people play basketball and grieve
The Healing in the Hood basketball tournament will be held at Kingsessing Rec Center Sunday.
15 hours ago
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator celebrates 10 years!
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a five-week event dedicated to the success of its alumni and the program itself.
17 hours ago
MTV is turning 40 — here’s how Beavis, Butt-Head and Daria disrupted cable
From the moment MTV launched on Aug. 1, 1981, it was bound to rattle the nerves of parents and moral crusaders.
1 day ago
Why sweat is a human superpower
Turns out human sweat — our body's air conditioning system — is really pretty tame on the "yuck" scale of animal cooling methods.
Back to the office? Not yet. Companies scramble to adjust to delta variant
For a while there, it seemed like things were finally heading back to normal. Now, not so much.
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