Commentary

What is Memorial Day? Why do we celebrate it? The holiday’s forgotten history, explained...

The annual commemoration was born in the former Confederate States in 1866 and adopted by the United States in 1868. It is a holiday in which the nation honors its military dead.

It’s time to mandate asthma screenings for school children | Opinion

Pennsylvania has the second highest percentage of children suffering from asthma in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Why a lack of humility might be what’s really ailing our politics | Opinion

While there has probably never been an excess of intellectual humility in Washington, D.C., it’s rarely been as nakedly apparent as it is today.

Poll: Pa. residents overwhelmingly support path to citizenship for Dreamers, TPS recipients | Thursday...

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Congress and the Trump White House might be deadlocked on immigration reform, but Pennsylvanians have a pretty clear idea of where they want their elected leaders to go, a new...

The SAT’s new ‘adversity score’ is a poor fix for a problematic test |...

The College Board is adding a new 'adversity score' to the SAT to take students' socioeconomic backgrounds into account. Will the move correct long-standing disparities in the college entrance exam?
Sen. Tom Killion, R-Montgomery, rallies in the Capitol for Senate Bill 90, which would create a Red Flag gun control law.

Which big American cities have the highest homicide rates? And how does Pa. stack...

The data for Pennsylvania should be a wake-up call for policymakers.

Advocates score a partial win in Pa’s other important abortion fight | Wednesday Morning...

Crisis pregnancy provider, Real Alternatives, which gets millions in taxpayer dollars, didn't meet the burden of proof to show some of its records are off limits, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

Enough is enough: It’s time to give our public employees OSHA-style protections | Opinion

Many other states have already done so. So far, at least 28 U.S. states or territories, including Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky, have adopted some form of OSHA-approved state plan. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania isn’t one of them.