Politics

  • July 26, 2014

    Pa. considers expanding DNA testing to suspects

    Pennsylvania is one of a minority of states where law enforcement can take DNA samples only from convicted criminals.
  • July 25, 2014

    Philadelphians welcome unofficial news that Pope Francis will visit next year

    Philadelphia was buzzing Friday after a report said Archbishop Charles Chaput had officially confirmed that Pope Francis would attend next September&#...
  • July 25, 2014

    Corbett, Wolf campaigns spar on taxes

    A blistering new ad (above) from the campaign of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett claims his Democratic rival Tom Wolf proposed a bunch of tax increases an...
  • July 25, 2014

    US plans wide seismic testing of sea floor

    The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar...
  • July 25, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: A quarter of smokers say they'll curb their smoking with higher cigarette taxes

    As Harrisburg ponders a $2-per-pack smoking tax in Philadelphia to help fund the city's schools, new national data give us insights from smokers&...
  • July 25, 2014

    As Haskell nears, N.J. horse racing hoping for boost from sports betting

    One of New Jersey's biggest horse racing events, the $1 millionHaskell Invitational, is this Sunday at Monmouth Park. A bill now on Gov. Chris C...
  • July 25, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Johann Breyer and the sluggish pursuit of justice

    Kicking Nazis out of this country...now there's a government program we can all get with.
  • July 25, 2014

    Groups tell lawmakers to overhaul bail system

    Several advocacy groups are telling New Jersey lawmakers that they should move ahead with a constitutional amendment to eliminate the right to bail fo...
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