Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Monday continued her campaign to contest the election results in three battleground states, filing suit in Pennsylvania seeking a statewide recount. Read more

Andy Rose wasn't thinking about the booze tax levied eight decades ago to help the Johnstown area recover from a devastating flood, or the politics of the Liquor Control Board that controls alcohol sales in Pennsylvania. He just wanted some wine. Read more
Philadelphia needs to do a better job of recruiting and retaining teachers, a panel of educators and experts told City Council's education committee on Monday. More than 6,000 Philadelphia students lack a permanent teacher, despite aggressive recruitment efforts, City Councilwoman Helen Gym said. Read more
A New Year's Eve concert at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City that was supposed to be broadcast on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest will not happen. Read more
Neil deGrasse Tyson prefers Neil to Dr. Tyson. Perhaps that's why the astrophysicist/director of the Hayden Planetarium/TV host/Twitter star has attained such massive popularity over the years: He's down to earth, and he makes learning about his passion -- science -- feel not so complicated and unapproachable. Read more