High-stakes lawsuits could shape who votes and how ballots are counted in November
There’s growing attention to how elections are run and how the system can change outcomes. Not to mention the coronavirus pandemic.

Catch ‘Liberty Bell’ on your iPhone today at the Art Museum steps. It’s like Pokémon Go, but arty.
Artist Nancy Baker Cahill’s work, "Liberty Bell," is meant to raise questions about what liberty means, and for whom. It runs for about a minute and a half.

Trump signs extension of COVID-19 relief fund for businesses
President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus. The legislation extends the June 30 deadline for applying for the program to Aug. 8.

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Former Phillies pitcher Tyson Brummett dies in plane crash

The Phillies drafted Brummett in 2007's seventh round and he reached the majors for a day in 2012. He was 35 years old.

The most important Pa. congressional races used to be in the Philly suburbs. Not anymore.

In the wake of a broad political realignment turbocharged by President Donald Trump’s election in 2016, attention has shifted to newly contested regions of the state.

Violent extremist or dedicated activist? Battle rages to define demonstrator charged with torching Philly police cars

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Children’s ‘polio-like’ illness may return in August. But a new treatment will cost millions to test.

A form of childhood paralysis has surged every other year since 2014, though COVID-related social distancing may affect its spread this fall.

A quiet, sweaty start to the July 4th weekend in Philly

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New Jersey is warming faster than other Northeast states, with sea level rise higher too, report finds

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