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By Kamala Kelkar
Two people were killed and dozens more were injured after an Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment and derailed south of Philadelphia early this morning.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Four weeks after announcing he wouldn't run for president, Joe Biden returned to the world-renowned cancer center in Texas where doctors had tried to save his son's life.
By Michael D. Regan
A Philadelphia police officer who was shot at point-blank range Thursday night by a gunman who said he did it "in the name of Islam" is recovering as federal investigators try to determine whether the suspect in custody has links…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
The governor's race in Kentucky and a school-funding battle in Mississippi are among the top races Tuesday in what otherwise is a relatively low-key, off-year election cycle.
By PBS NewsHour
On the last day of his first visit to the United States, Pope Francis met privately and apologized on Sunday to survivors of sexual abuse by priests and others in Philadelphia. NewsHour's Stephen Fee, who has been covering the Pope's…
Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. comes at a time when U.S. Catholic church attendance has plummeted, yet since Francis' elevation to the papacy in 2013, there has been an uptick in the number of men becoming priests. Pope Francis…
By Associated Press
By Rachel Zoll and Michael R. Sisak PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis arrived in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday for the final leg of his U.S. visit – a festive weekend devoted to celebrating Catholic…
In Philadelphia, a fourth-generation supermarket owner has gone where others have feared to tread: food deserts, low-income neighborhoods that have no direct access to a real grocery store. The small chain has given these communities a place to get nutritious…
A growing number of states are opting to 'ban the box' that asks about criminal records on job applications. And with evidence that criminal records could be driving people into poverty, a new proposal to seal past offenses is now…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The nation's top railroad regulator said Wednesday she will enforce a Dec. 31 deadline for commuter and freight railroads to install safety technology that experts say could have prevented a deadly Amtrak derailment last month.
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