By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Monday for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine how the 81-year-old comedian will be punished for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman more than 14 years ago.
By Dr. Howard Markel
From July 21 to July 24, 1976, more than 2,000 members of the Pennsylvania chapters of the American Legion attended their annual state convention at a Philadelphia hotel. By Aug. 15, 182 Legionnaires who attended the convention were ill with…
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The top state election officials from throughout the U.S. are gathering this weekend in Philadelphia amid fresh revelations of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, June 23, lawyers and advocates across the country are tracking down migrant children who were separated from their parents at the Mexico border. Later, school safety on campuses in Philadelphia has improved since police reversed…
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
Some school districts are rethinking "zero tolerance" discipline policies, which lead to students being arrested for minor violations and disproportionately affect students of color. In 2014, a Philadelphia deputy police commissioner reversed a longstanding policy of automatic arrests, an approach…
By Associated Press
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Philadelphia in its lawsuit against the federal government for withholding grant funding in response to how the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally.
By Michael Rios
After the arrest of two men in a Philadelphia store last month, here’s what we know about Starbucks' strategy -- and whether unconscious bias trainings are effective.
Starbucks has adopted an open-bathroom policy following the arrest last month of two African American men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia.
Commissioner Richard Ross, who is black, apologized to the two men on Thursday after he previously staunchly defended police for their handling of the incident.
By Errin Haines, Associated Press
Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, black men who became best friends in the fourth grade, were taken in handcuffs from a Starbucks store in Philadelphia, where Robinson has been a customer since he was 15. The video, recorded on a…
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