Mayor of Allentown, Pa. expected to face federal charges

Mayor of Allentown, Pa. expected to face federal charges

Federal prosecutors are expected to unseal a federal corruption indictment against Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski on Wednesday, capping a probe that has resulted in nine guilty pleas since FBI agents raided Allentown City Hall in

President Trump's Boy Scouts speech irks some local scouts

President Trump's Boy Scouts speech irks some local scouts

Thomas Gajewski Jr. spent 16 years in the Boy Scouts, starting as a Tiger Scout before eventually becoming an assistant scout master at age 18. He credits the organization with giving him the leadership skills,

Made in America: Philly’s most iconic exports

Made in America: Philly’s most iconic exports

Last week, the White House celebrated contributions to American greatness, showcasing products from each state as part of Made in America Week. In that spirit we offer this list of some of Philadelphia's most iconic exports

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Op-ed: Can Republicans give Americans with disabilities the health insurance reform they need?
Speak Easy | Aja Beech

Op-ed: Can Republicans give Americans with disabilities the health insurance reform they need?

Insurance coverage for health care in America needs reform, especially for those on Medicaid. With the American Health Care Act (AHCA) dead in its tracks and the threat of all out repeal without a viable replacement, advocates

National Interest | Dick Polman

Democrats finally say they stand for stuff

Democrats say they've finally found a compass that will lead them out of the wilderness — and that the journey starts with a new slogan, "A Better Deal."

The Philadelphia Experiment | Solomon Jones

Florida teens filmed a man's drowning death. Compassion died that day, too

The two-minute video is chilling. Not just because it features five teens standing along the banks of a pond in Cocoa, Florida, laughing as they watch a man drown. It is also chilling because it reveals something about our

Speak Easy | David A. Love

Essay: Will the Republican Party survive Donald Trump?

What will become of the Republican Party? Will they survive, and what will it take for them to clean up their mess? And what must the Democrats do?

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With 20 homicides in 2017, Chester could surpass recent murder record

With 20 homicides in 2017, Chester could surpass recent murder record

Since Friday, two people have been shot and killed in the Chester, Pa.  A third, an 11-year-old boy, was struck by a stray bullet but is in stable condition. Teshon Malloy, 23, and Shaquan Cruz-Chappell, 28, are only the

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