The winter Olympics this year is set against the looming menace posed by one of the world’s most dangerous regimes — North Korea. Whether Pyongyang and the U.S. continue to trade threats of nu…

Despite not being worthy of much sympathy, the five Pennsylvania death row inmates who are suing prison officials over the issue of solitary confinement have, in that federal court action, mad…

In the weeks and months ahead, many — if not most — Pennsylvania telephone customers could be asking “What’s not to like?” about legislation in the state House of Representatives aimed at prot…

One line continues to be repeated during the discussion between the White House and Congress, from both Republican and Democratic sides, over the budget and the partial government shutdown dra…

Count Pennsylvania state government among the high-profile organizations feeling the sting of scrutiny concerning allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct.

President Donald Trump re-emphasized his unwise commitment to fossil fuels at any cost last week, when his administration retracted federal restrictions on oil exploration and drilling along t…

A charity effort in Liverpool, England, inspired the Salvation Army’s first red kettle drive in 1891. In Liverpool, passers-by plunked coins in a large iron pot to help the poor. Salvation Arm…

In almost every developed country, life expectancy at birth has trended predictably and steadily upward for decades, with slight hiccups from time to time, usually lasting just a year and ofte…

By removing itself from the United Nations Global Compact on Migration (GCM), the United States avoids a Turtle Bay entanglement that could snare future U.S. immigration policy at a time when …

Same school district — but different requirements to run for school director.

Enthusiasm for industrial-scale hemp production in Pennsylvania has grown, well, like a weed.

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