The hardest change to immigration policy post-Trump? Ending the mind-set that immigrants are criminals
Today many people believe that a harsh, enforcement-driven approach is the only and best way to run the immigration system.

‘It’s a great feeling’: Philadelphia restaurants reopen for limited indoor dining
"Even at 25 percent capacity, it's a great sign of hope," restaurant owner Stephen Starr says about a return to indoor dining for patrons.

Fact-checking a top Pa. Republican who said false election claims didn’t play ‘any role’ in the Capitol attack
A false but deeply held belief that the election was rigged and stolen from Trump led thousands of his supporters to gather in Washington and later storm the Capitol.

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Arrests made in Brewerytown fatal shooting of 25-year-old man who was walking his dog

The victim was killed about a block from his house. Names of the suspects have not yet been released.

From ‘Soul’ to ‘Lovers Rock’ to ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ celebrating the new Black music movies

There's been a welcome explosion this winter of dramatic films that put vintage Black music front and center.

Opinion

Three Amish-country pols have dumped the GOP with a courage lacking in Congress | Maria Panaritis

After the Capitol riot, three officials including Lancaster County's onetime Republican Party leader said good-bye. They say reform must come from beyond their badly broken ranks.

What constitutes ‘normal’ weather in Philly and elsewhere is surprisingly complicated, and always changing

The nation is about to get a new set of climate "normals," but in weather, normal is decidedly abnormal.

We talked to a half-dozen health experts on the real risks behind riding SEPTA

“There’s pretty good confidence that mass transit is not going to be a major source of spread when people take the proper precautions.”

A decade after wrongful arrests by rogue Philly police, fight for compensation drags on

“Eleven years later, I’m still trying to snap out of it and get back to reality. Every day I have to relive this is a nightmare.”
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