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Pennsylvania authorizes $4 million in funding for the 2020 Census

Pa. state lawmaker apologizes for word choice in describing a miscarriage


Pa. governor’s council recommends sweeping changes to juvenile justice programs

In Philly, Wolf doubles down on vow to veto ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

State attorney general appeals ruling on Marsy’s Law ballot question


David versus Goliath: Pottstown’s American Keg fights Budweiser over imported beer kegs

WTO says China can hit U.S. with $3.6B in sanctions

Hazelwood Green held up as a success story by U.S. Commerce Dept. officials

U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October; unemployment rate ticks up


Rare Revolutionary-era rifle recovered nearly 50 years after brazen theft from Valley Forge

Two staffers at Malvern preschool accused of abusing children


Vote on new four-year contract coming up for faculty from 14 state universities

Pennsylvania and New Jersey reading scores decline on ‘nation’s report card’

‘Fishing expedition’ leads Pitt astrophysicist to discover smallest known black hole

Report offers ‘simple’ fix to special education funding in Pennsylvania

Limited competition in most school board races


Pa. Supreme Court asked to weigh in on last-minute challenge to Marsy’s Law

GOP senators may accept there was Ukraine quid pro quo

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in Philadelphia, says Congress had ‘no choice’ but to pursue impeachment inquiry

A fake Bernie Sanders stars in attack ads targeting Democrats running for Delaware County Council

Lacking magic of Senate run, Beto O’Rourke drops presidential bid

Philly hospital patients were missing elections, so students are helping them cast absentee ballots

Activists fighting to save DACA make stop in Philly en route to SCOTUS in D.C.

Sleepy judicial races still spur $2 million in spending on TV ads

Black judicial candidate says she’s been ‘Willie Horton’ed’ by conservative political group

Outside money fuels Cognetti campaign for Scranton mayor

Commissioner candidates weigh-in during WBVP debate

U.D. Dems cry foul over ‘intentional’ polling place switch


Are abnormal tornado activity, other extreme weather a sign of climate change?

For Bucks families living on bottled water, a frustrating wait for contamination cleanup

At western Pa. climate change summit, one scientist says effects can be managed if emissions are cut

Health Care

Pa. health insurance shoppers will find mild premium increases as Obamacare enrollment begins

As deadly ‘superbugs’ outsmart antibiotics, a Penn scientist uses artificial intelligence to design new ones

Local News

Tornado ravages Delco residents’ homes: ‘We just don’t know what we’re going to do’

Pa. funding will help turn Pittston industrial site into recreational area

Legal filing claims County Council chair not following rules; Solicitor calls filing ‘frivolous’

Wind-whipped fire destroys 117-year-old Pocono Manor resort in Monroe County

Old Forge scrapyard owner will clean up site under DEP agreement

National News

Crews battle last stubborn Southern California wildfire

N.D. governor wants more oversight after pipeline leak

U.S. Steel stakes its future on Arkansas plant, as it reports quarterly loss

Illinois marijuana law aims to undo harm of war on the drug

When do the clocks change back? Three things to know about the end of daylight saving time

Stalking legislation inspired by Buckingham family passes U.S. Senate


Philly Council passes bill to extend labor protections for domestic workers

Philly Puerto Ricans join latest swell of organizing activity for political influence here and on the island

Court rules for VisionQuest in zoning battle over proposed site to house migrant children in Philadelphia

Philadelphia judge finds ‘outrageous government conduct’ in cop’s treatment of arrested man, dismissing charges

Philadelphia City Council could see a seismic shift in the 2019 election. Here’s what you need to know.

Philly voters will consider borrowing $185 million for buildings, streets, and parks in Tuesday’s election

A decade in, are casinos good or bad for Philadelphia?

Council bill would give nonprofits first chance to buy affordable housing dwellings


Diocesan lawyer raises possibility of bankruptcy over abuse payments

Three contested county council races on Tuesday’s ballot

Pittsburgh voters will be asked for tax increase to fund city parks

State News

Close the ICE ‘baby jaiI’ in Berks County | Editorial

‘One of the greatest places to shoot in the world’: M. Night Shyamalan pushes Pa. to boost film tax credit

Editorial: Needed change coming to state elections

Our View: Give Sunday hunting a try in Pa.

World News

Chinese communique leads to fear of Hong Kong ‘police state’

Iraqis take to streets in swell of political protests