• July 1, 2015

    Unsanitary, unsafe conditions found in Philadelphia schools

    Periodically, city officials shine a spotlight on the condition of school buildings in the School District of Philadelphia. Not for the first time, wh...
  • July 1, 2015

    Conference in Philadelphia showcases latest in classroom tech

    School's out for summer, but that's not stopping some 14,000 educators from gathering in Philadelphia at this year's annual Internation...
  • July 1, 2015

    SEPTA shows off Positive Train Control at test track [video]

    SEPTA showed members of Congress and the media its new automatic braking system — Positive Train Control. The safety system would most likely have pr...
  • July 1, 2015

    The experiment failed, but please publish anyway

    Not associated. No effect. Evidence against. These are not words that typically make it into the published scientific literature. But increasingly, r...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Viewing Philly's early gay rights demonstrations from the sidelines, but with no less risk

    Marj McCann is a longtime gay rights activist in Philadelphia who, 50 years ago, refused to participate in the first gay right demonstrations in front...
  • June 30, 2015

    Christie makes it official

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie makes it official and announces he's running for president. WNYC's Matt Katz joins us to talk a little ab...
  • June 30, 2015

    Pennsylvania Senate to try again to outlaw LGBT discrimination

    Hoping to ride the momentum following Friday's historic U.S. Supreme Court decision paving the way for gay marriages nationwide, state Sen. Larry...
  • June 30, 2015

    Jerusalem chorus helps Philly singers transcend world of hurt with thoughtful talk, united voices

    In the basement of a church in Chestnut Hill, teenagers huddled in groups to talk about race relations in America — everything from the recent shootin...
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