Allentown council amplifies efforts to oust indicted mayor

Allentown council amplifies efforts to oust indicted mayor

The city council in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is taking additional steps to remove its indicted mayor from office.

Pirates and Cardinals bring 'major' action to Little League World Series

Pirates and Cardinals bring 'major' action to Little League World Series

The Little League World Series opening ceremonies kicked off on Thursday in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. For the first time in the series' 71-year history, a Major League Baseball game will be played as part of the annual

Philly Councilwoman Helen Gym unflinching in calls to remove Rizzo statue

Philly Councilwoman Helen Gym unflinching in calls to remove Rizzo statue

Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym doesn't mince words when she describes how she feels about  Frank Rizzo.

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Geremy Jasper's 'Patti Cake$,' a tale of working-class dreams, is pure New Jersey
Speak Easy | Cei Bell

Geremy Jasper's 'Patti Cake$,' a tale of working-class dreams, is pure New Jersey

Speaking after a screening of his latest film, "Patti Cake$," Geremy Jasper seems startled that people are interested in him and his project. Jasper wrote and directed the $2 million dramatic musical comedy about a large,

National Interest | Dick Polman

Corker on Trump: 'He needs to take stock of who he is'

At this moment of moral reckoning for the Republican party, it's still rare to find an elected leader who's willing to expose the emperor's dearth of clothes. But we can put our hands together for Bob Corker.

Fortune.com | James Braxton Peterson

Commentary: Antifa needs a new way to fight the Alt-Right

Antifa and the conservative media attention that it will continue to draw raises questions about the effectiveness of militant tactics in organized efforts to challenge the violence of fascism.

Speak Easy | Zillah Elcin

Essay: Don't just feel guilty about your racism; fight against it

For people like me, who have just graduated or are still in high school, the connection between Americans who look down on people of color and Nazis is an easy one to make.

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Criticisms of American college life split on party lines, Gallup poll shows

Criticisms of American college life split on party lines, Gallup poll shows

NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup's Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.

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A star-studded trip to witness the 1973 eclipse

A star-studded trip to witness the 1973 eclipse

Retired Pennsylvania science teacher Stephen Berr made plans two years ago to witness this year's solar eclipse in Driggs, Idaho. He reserved a hotel room, and invited family members. Prepared as he was, life had different

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