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On 19th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, Trump visits Shanksville to remember ‘heroes of Flight...

On a somber day, the president’s arrival to a nearby airport in Johnstown attracted dozens of supporters with Trump-emblazoned shirts and banners, eager to catch a glimpse of his ferrying from Air Force One to the memorial site.

Why do we celebrate Labor Day? When did it become a holiday? | Five...

Happy weekend, everyone! In honor of the long holiday weekend, this week, we're sharing some Labor Day trivia to test your knowledge of the holiday that is often considered the unofficial end of summer and...

A century of population growth in Pa. explained by one map | The Numbers...

The choropleth map shows how the population of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties has changed over the last century, from 1900-2018. 

House passes bill to boost post office funding by $25 billion, block service changes

The Democratic-led chamber passed a bill  257-150 that would infuse $25 billion into the agency as it prepares for a surge in mail-in ballots and bar it from changing operations or service levels in place at the beginning of the year.

Philly schools expand technology support center, unveil registration options for new students

With the Philly school system starting the new school year online, administrators are expanding the hours for the district’s technology support centers.

Free-speech advocate challenges new state anti-bias rule

A federal lawsuit seeks to invalidate an LGBT-inclusive anti-bias rule in Pa. that bars attorneys from manifesting bias or prejudice when practicing law.

It’s August. So it’s Shark Week | Five for Your Weekend

Happy weekend, everyone! Sharks aren't a top concern in landlocked Pennsylvania, but for those visiting East Coast beaches and shores during Shark Week this year, the fear is real.For the last 32 years, Discovery Channel...

Freshman Iowa lawmaker prods Congress to help teachers as worries spread over going back...

Teachers' anxieties have exploded as lawmakers and school leaders debate whether to launch in-person classes this fall. Time is running out.

While others pile on, some Blacks stand by Philly NAACP prez after he shares...

State and local leaders and numerous groups have called for Rodney Muhammad's resignation, saying the post was “vile” and “racist."

Weekend Recharge | Five for your weekend

Happy weekend, everyone! Long week got you down? It's time to recharge!Everyone "recharges" their "battery" a little differently, but for me, nothing beats getting lost in a good book, or peacefully paddling down nearby waterways.Here...