‘Snow moon’ is coming this weekend, and it might be why you’re sleeping less

In the nights leading up to a full moon, study subjects slept up to 46 to 58 minutes less than they did during other nights in the lunar cycle.

‘Snow moon’ is coming this weekend, and it might be why you’re sleeping less

In the nights leading up to a full moon, study subjects slept up to 46 to 58 minutes less than they did during other nights in the lunar cycle.

Penn touts 2.8% tuition hike as lowest percentage increase in more than 50 years

Total cost for tuition, fees, and room and board at the Ivy League institution will exceed $79,000 for the next school year.

Penn touts 2.8% tuition hike as lowest percentage increase in more than 50 years

Total cost for tuition, fees, and room and board at the Ivy League institution will exceed $79,000 for the next school year.

Philly students won’t return Monday, but a reopening decision is days away

For now, all 120,000 city students “will remain virtual until further details are announced,” Superintendent Hite told the school board on Thursday.

Philly students won’t return Monday, but a reopening decision is days away

For now, all 120,000 city students “will remain virtual until further details are announced,” Superintendent Hite told the school board on Thursday.
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Car crash into Cherry Hill Target leaves 3 hurt

The 76-year-old driver experienced an unknown medical emergency, police said.

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Levine questioned on missing Pa. nursing home data in federal confirmation hearing

Former Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s explanation for the issues did not match previous reporting by Spotlight PA.

In questioning Rachel Levine, a trans woman, Rand Paul compares gender affirmation therapy to human rights violation

The Senate is considering Levine's nomination to a post in the Biden administration.

Nightclub owners admit 2018 Old City arson that displaced hundreds and shuttered popular eateries

Brothers Imad Dawara, 32, of Woodlyn, and Bahaa Dawara, 40, of Swarthmore, told a federal judge they set the blaze at 239 Chestnut Street hoping to collect on a $750,000 insurance policy.

A staffer in the Philly DA’s Office shot a sex worker in self-defense but lied to investigators, state prosecutors say

DeVonte Douglass, who had worked with victims of gun violence, was fired this week, after being cleared of the shooting but charged with lying to investigators and two other offenses.

Philly-based group launches $3M initiative to develop Black teachers

The program aims to bring at least 21,000 Black students into the teacher pipeline over 12 years.

Amid lawsuits, Delaware River Basin Commission makes fracking ban permanent

The formal ban came a month after a federal judge set an October trial date to hear a challenge to the drilling moratorium.

Most kids and teens can’t get the COVID-19 vaccine. So why did Pa. send thousands of doses to pediatricians?

Pennsylvania's doctors are frustrated by the state's decisions over who gets vaccine doses, and who doesn't.

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New coronavirus grants for small Pa. businesses aim for inclusivity, but can’t track success

Applications open next month for $145 million in state grants for small hospitality businesses, with a significant change by lawmakers intended to ensure the money is accessible to people of color.

75% of people vaccinated at the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium’s 24-hour site were people of color

People waited for hours at Philadelphia's first walk-up vaccination clinic. The consortium hopes more collaboration will lead to shorter lines at future sites.

A snow record was confirmed for Delaware. It just took 11 years and a federal investigation.

Officially on Feb. 7, 2010, 28 inches of snow was on the ground in central Delaware, a state record for snow depth.

A Delco man stormed the Capitol, feds say, telling his ex only ‘a moron’ would doubt the election was stolen. She turned him in.

Richard Michetti, of Ridley Park, and Raechel Genco, of Levittown, are the latest Philadelphia-area residents charged in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Pa. and N.J. averaging lowest new case numbers since November

More than 1.2 million people have been fully vaccinated in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and both states expect the number of doses arriving to increase.

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