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Confused by CDC’s latest mask guidance? Here’s what we’ve learned
The CDC shifted its stance this week on the need to wear masks if you're vaccinated. What's that mean for kids? For travel? For work? Experts weigh in.
2 hours ago
Inflation, gas shortage highlight peril that could threaten Biden’s agenda
Americans continue to say they approve of how the president is handling the coronavirus pandemic, but he may be running into speed bumps because of inflation and other issues.
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Should teens get vaccinated? These Philly high schoolers say yes, please
A new student-led vaccine collective called Philly Teen Vaxx is hoping to combat vaccine hesitancy in young people — one clinic at a time.
Racist attacks revive Asian American studies program demand
Ongoing anti-Asian attacks along with the March massage business shootings in Georgia that left six Asian women dead have provoked national conversations about visibility.
5 hours ago
Backed by $1M Facebook gift, Philadelphia Foundation establishes fund for Black-led nonprofits
The tech giant has committed $20 million to 20 organizations around the country as part of an effort to support Black communities.
7 hours ago
Philadelphia pre-Ks could see millions in federal dollars. Parents and providers weigh in on how to spend it.
With three federal relief bills signed and a White House proposal to provide free preschool for 3- and 4-year olds, the child care sector will see a significant boost.
Complaints soar as customers fight airlines for refunds from pandemic cancellations
Airlines got billions in COVID-19 aid over the last year, but consumer advocates and two senators claim they're sitting on nearly $15 billion in refunds owed to customers.
8 hours ago
Israeli strike destroys Gaza building with AP, other media
For 15 years, the AP’s top-floor office and roof terrace were a prime location for covering Israel’s conflicts with Gaza’s Hamas rulers, including wars in 2009 and 2014.
10 hours ago
Philadelphia says it found MOVE victims’ remains top official ordered destroyed
Former Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley had ordered the remains destroyed but the cremation never happened, Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement.
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Drumlines, Frostys, and the song: Why Philly has the best home-court advantage in the NBA
With the best record in the Eastern Conference, the Sixers can take advantage of fans and traditions at the Wells Fargo Center.
13 hours ago
Montco’s housing affordability study has arrived. Here are some of the findings.
It comes after more than two years of collaboration, interviews, and data collection conducted by an inter-departmental coalition of Montco leaders.
16 hours ago
Passing on your password? Streaming services are past it
Many of us were taught to share as kids. Now streaming services ranging from Netflix to Amazon to Disney+ want us to stop.
1 day ago
Biden dissolves controversial Trump orders on race and culture
President Biden has revoked a number of executive actions taken by former President Donald Trump in the last year of his administration.
Just 12 people are behind most vaccine hoaxes on social media, research shows
Researchers have found just 12 people are responsible for the bulk of the misleading claims and outright lies about COVID-19 vaccines that proliferate on social media.
Philly Medical Examiner’s Office found remains of MOVE bombing victims in cardboard box before cremation
The remains of people killed in the city’s 1985 MOVE bombing were found in a storage room by employees cleaning in preparation for a move.
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