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Catholic bishops’ agenda: immigrants, gun deaths, sex abuse
US Catholic bishops received a challenging to-do list Monday as they opened their national assembly
5 hours ago
Ahead of DACA hearing, ‘Dreamers’ set to rally in D.C.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if the Obama-era immigration decision — which affects 4,700 Pennsylvanians — was an executive overreach.
6 hours ago
Pennsylvania schools struggling with bus driver shortage
A decline in the number of licensed school bus drivers statewide has some districts scrambling to get students to and from school.
7 hours ago
Can this charismatic pastor rally Philly around its most intractable problem?
Inside Bill Golderer’s big, bold — and, dare we say, revolutionary — idea for tackling poverty in Philadelphia.
8 hours ago
High risk dams pose upstream danger for many Pennsylvanians
A group of 145 dams are rated, in data supplied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as both high-hazard and in either poor or unsatisfactory condition.
10 hours ago
The excruciating challenge of being a high school athlete without enough to eat
Food insecurity causes drastic and unhealthy coping solutions for many high school athletes in and around Philly. But many have overcome its consequences.
11 hours ago
Experts worry active shooter drills in schools could be traumatic for students
A regular drumbeat of mass shootings in the U.S. has ramped up pressure on education and law enforcement officials to do all they can to prevent the next attack.
15 hours ago
While NYC cracks down on fare evasion, Philly’s decrim is working well
Since SEPTA implemented its new system, just 13 people got the harshest penalty — and still avoided jail.
Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants
The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation.
17 hours ago
Dean bill aims to curb aggressive debt collection tactics targeting military service members
Pa. Congresswoman Madeleine Dean wants to address a growing complaint among service members about aggressive debt collectors.
18 hours ago
To combat suicides, VA secretary calls for modern approach to mental health, starting in service
Secretary Robert Wilkie, on a recent visit to Philly, said it’s important to recognize signs of mental illness while service members are on active duty.
‘Forbidden Art’ from concentration camps opens at National Liberty Museum
Ahead of the 75th anniversary of liberating the German concentration camps, the Philly museum displays art created in secret by prisoners.
19 hours ago
On the changing Schuylkill riverfront, real-world ‘Concrete Cowboys’ find a new home
Philadelphia’s real-world Concrete Cowboys are moving to a home on the edge of Bartram’s Garden, along a new Schuylkill River trail.
20 hours ago
Instagram will test hiding ‘Likes’ on some U.S. accounts starting next week
Like seriously, if you post something to the 'gram and not one of your followers hits "like," is it even worth sharing?
1 day ago
Hundreds march in reenactment of a historic, but long forgotten slave rebellion
More than 200 years ago, in 1811, a group of enslaved people on a plantation on the outskirts of New Orleans rose up, armed themselves and began a march towards the city.
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