Prosecution rests, defense begins for former Penn State president

Prosecution rests, defense begins for former Penn State president

In the Dauphin County Courthouse, the child endangerment case against former Penn State President Graham Spanier is entering its second phase. The prosecution has rested, and now it's the defense's turn.

'Hamilton' star training CAPA students for museum grand opening

'Hamilton' star training CAPA students for museum grand opening

Next month, the new Museum of the American Revolution will open in Philadelphia, with the help of Joe Biden, Cokie Roberts, and "Hamilton."

Fact check: ICE report inconsistent with local jurisdictions in Pennsylvania

Fact check: ICE report inconsistent with local jurisdictions in Pennsylvania

A federal report’s data on Pennsylvania appears to be riddled with errors and ambiguities.

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Derek Walcott's sexual harassment problem, and ours
Speak Easy | Jonathan Zimmerman

Derek Walcott's sexual harassment problem, and ours

In 2009, the Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott withdrew his name from consideration for the honorary position of professor of poetry at Oxford University. The professorship went instead to Ruth Padel, who had tipped off reporters to

Speak Easy | Chuck Harford

I voted for Donald Trump — and I want to keep the ACA

I voted for President Trump. I still support most of what he is doing. But there is one thing on which I'm disagreeing with our president. I regret voting against my own interests concerning health insurance.

National Interest | Dick Polman

Adam Schiff frames the stakes: 'authoritarianism versus democracy'

In case you haven't noticed, the Democrats have been starved for leaders. But they got one this week, at the House Intelligence hearing, when Adam Schiff detailed the Trump-Russia connection with his characteristic low-key

Speak Easy | Bessam Idani

Essay: In the Trump Era, Philadelphia is in crisis control

While previous protest movements such as Occupy Philadelphia and the Movement for Black Lives have built a resurgence of popular action for the past several years, they have effectively coalesced into a

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Area U.S. lawmakers weigh in on Trump 'sanctuary city' sanctions

Area U.S. lawmakers weigh in on Trump 'sanctuary city' sanctions

One of President Donald Trump's first official acts was signing an executive order to block funding to cities and counties that are accused of harboring undocumented workers.

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