Democrats press ahead with second impeachment trial; GOP divided on how to defend Trump
Democratic members of Congress are saying there is a “compelling” case for Trump to be convicted of inciting an insurrection.

Lawmakers lobby White House for a more targeted stimulus bill
Could a new round of $1,400 checks be more narrowly targeted to those who need them the most?

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Don’t call Jeffrey Lurie racist after he passed on Eagles assistant Duce Staley
The owner's record as a progressive boss earns him a pass on this hiring cycle and on this coach, even as much of the rest of the league ignores Lurie's hiring practices.

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Sixers’ Joel Embiid listed as questionable for Monday’s game with Pistons

Mike Scott (right knee swelling) and Vincent Poirier (health and safety protocols) remain sidelined. The Pistons will be without Derrick Rose (left knee soreness) and Killian Hayes (right hip strain).

Report alleges racism, hostile work environment at CBS3

The Los Angeles Times said a top CBS executive disparaged Philadelphia CBS3 anchor Ukee Washington as "just a jive guy" and did not make efforts to hire or retain Black talent.

For 11 million undocumented people, including 50,000 in Philly, Biden offers a chance to step from the shadows

A path to citizenship is the opposite of the course set by former President Trump, who based his 2016 campaign and much of his presidency on attacking immigrants

Pa. Democrats call for Rep. Scott Perry to resign after reports he urged Trump to use a Philly-native lawyer against Biden win

Scott Perry has disgraced South Central Pennsylvania, failed his country, and betrayed the trust of anyone who cares about our democracy," said Democratic Party chair Nancy Patton Mills.

Pa. reopens federal benefits for workers still unemployed due to COVID-19

The renewed extension pays an extra $300 a week. The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program had been suspended in December as Congress argued over whether to continue it.

Mike Adams goes from South Jersey men’s league to Phillies after training himself to throw 98 mph

Adams graduated from college in 2016, never played minor-league baseball, and was working as a scout and instructor in South Jersey.

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Democratic, GOP lawmakers lobby White House for a more targeted relief bill

Democratic, GOP lawmakers lobby White House for a more targeted relief bill

Democrats press ahead with second impeachment trial; GOP divided on how to defend Trump
Democrats press ahead with second impeachment trial; GOP divided on how to defend Trump
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Russia welcomes U.S. proposal to extend nuclear treaty

Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial
Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial