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  1. How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat Washington, Today

    Amy McGrath’s journey from Marine combat pilot to the Democratic nominee for a House race combines biography, risk taking and the virtues of the digital age.

  2. 4 Teenagers Charged in Killing of Baltimore County Officer With Jeep Express, Yesterday

    The teenagers were all charged with first-degree murder. One of them told detectives that he ran over the officer, Amy Caprio, who was responding to a burglary.

  3. Lanternflies Eat Everything in Sight. The U.S. Is Looking Delicious. Science, May 21

    The invasive insects turned up in Pennsylvania in 2014. Now the state has placed 3,000 square miles under quarantine, and scientists worry the pest will spread.

  4. Young People Keep Marching After Parkland, This Time to Register to Vote Washington, May 20

    Younger voters typically do not cast ballots in midterm elections. But after the Parkland, Fla., shooting, registration among younger voters is accelerating.

  5. A New Policy at Starbucks: People Can Sit Without Buying Anything Business, May 20

    Weeks after two black men were arrested at a cafe in Philadelphia, the company said people can sit down or use the restroom without making a purchase.

  6. These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here’s How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.) Politics, May 19

    Pennsylvania has had an all-male congressional delegation since 2015. After victories by several women this week, that may change in November.

  7. Their Protest Helped End the Draft. 50 Years Later, It’s Still Controversial. Politics, May 19

    Fifty years ago this month, Catholic activists dragged draft files into a Maryland parking lot and incinerated them.

  8. Delaware Has Banned Marriage Under Age 18. Other States Also Consider Limits. National, May 17

    Concerns about sex trafficking and forced marriages are behind moves to raise minimum ages to wed, but they may run up against religious objections.

  9. A Pennsylvania Lawmaker Is Stripped of Key Posts After Sex Accusations National, May 17

    Republican leaders stripped a state House member of committee assignments after finding that he had retaliated against an accuser by sharing explicit pictures of her.

  10. Women Win. Men Take a Powder. Op Ed, May 16

    Riding along that old campaign trail.

  11. He Walked for His Right to Vote. Now He’s Running for Office. Editorial, May 16

    David Sadler, a State Senate candidate in Alabama, wants people with a criminal record — like him and millions of other Americans — to have a voice in American politics.

  12. Philadelphia Man Freed After Serving 11 Years for Murder He Did Not Commit Express, May 16

    Key evidence was withheld during the trial of Dontia Patterson, the district attorney said, in “an egregious example of police and prosecutorial misconduct.”

  13. Primaries 2018: 3 Key Takeaways From Tuesday Night Politics, May 16

    In Pennsylvania, the Democrats rallied around women, and the Republicans went for candidates in the Trump mold.

  14. Pennsylvania Primaries Deliver Strong Wins for Democratic Women Politics, May 15

    Buoyed by a new congressional map and grass-roots anger at President Trump, Democrats are poised to flip several Republican-held districts in a state Mr. Trump narrowly won in 2016.

  15. $800,000 Homes in Missouri, Georgia and Pennsylvania Real Estate, May 16

    A 1916 colonnaded home in Kansas City, a midcentury-modern house in Atlanta and a riverfront home in New Hope.

  16. What You Get for $800,000 Slideshow, May 16

    A 1916 colonnaded home in Kansas City, Mo.; a midcentury-modern house in Atlanta; and a riverfront home in New Hope, Pa.

  17. Pennsylvania Primary Election Results Interactive, May 15

    See full results and maps from the Pennsylvania primaries.

  18. Baltimore Police Commissioner Quits; Third to Go in 3 Years National, May 15

    Darryl De Sousa lasted just four months before being suspended over unfiled tax returns, leaving the city to search anew for a leader to tame its violent crime and policing problems.

  19. A Baltimore Neighborhood Is Revitalized, With Help From Its Residents Business, May 15

    Despite big challenges, the residents of Mount Vernon, a historic area with buildings more than 100 years old, embarked on a determined comeback.

  20. It’s Primary Election Day. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Politics, May 15

    Voters on Tuesday cast ballots for primaries in four states: Idaho, Nebraska, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

  21. Pennsylvania’s Primary: Congressional Races to Watch Politics, May 14

    The state has a brand-new voting map, which analysts predict may help Democrats eventually gain up to six seats in the House of Representatives this fall.

  22. These Women Mostly Ignored Politics. Now, Activism Is Their Job. National, May 10

    In Pizza Huts, Panera Breads, living rooms and libraries, women are plotting political strategy to help Democrats wrest back power.

  23. Bloomberg Expands Arts Grant Program to Seven More Cities Culture, May 10

    The Arts Innovation and Management Program will invest $43 million in Atlanta; Austin, Tex.; Baltimore; Denver; New Orleans; Pittsburgh; and Washington.

  24. As State Lawmaker Claims Abuse, Party Leaders Shield Her Colleague National, May 5

    In Pennsylvania, a female House member has a protective order against a male colleague she accuses of sexual abuse. Party leaders have made no move to expel him.

  25. Facebook Adds A.I. Labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, Pressuring Local Universities Business, May 4

    Salaries for artificial intelligence researchers at big tech companies are skyrocketing, luring many professors.

  26. 2 Black Men Settle With Starbucks and Philadelphia Over Arrest National, May 2

    The city will spend $200,000 on a program that helps high school students who dream of being entrepreneurs. The men will each receive $1. Starbucks also announced a financial settlement.

  27. Why One Woman Testified Against Bill Cosby: ‘I Had the Strength’ Culture, April 28

    Lise-Lotte Lublin was one of several women who spoke in court about their experiences with Mr. Cosby, helping prosecutors convict him of sexual assault.

  28. Pennsylvania Congressman Who Settled Harassment Case Resigns Amid Ethics Inquiry Washington, April 27

    Representative Patrick Meehan, who had already announced he would retire, said he would pay $39,000 to reimburse the cost of a settlement paid with taxpayer funds.

  29. Bill Cosby Shares a Few Words With the Prosecutor in Court Express, April 26

    Mr. Cosby has not said much about the sexual assault allegations against him, but on Thursday he erupted with a vulgarity aimed at the prosecutor.

  30. Bill Cosby Is Found Guilty of Sexual Assault Culture, April 26

    A jury in Pennsylvania voted to convict Mr. Cosby of sexually assaulting a former Temple University staff member who had looked up to him as a mentor.

  31. Bill Cosby Criminal Case: A Timeline From Accusation to Conviction Culture, April 25

    More than 15 years after he met the woman who would accuse him of sexual assault, Mr. Cosby again finds his fate in the hands of a Pennsylvania jury.

  32. 5 Black Women Were Told to Golf Faster. Then the Club Called the Police. Express, April 25

    A confrontation caught on video at a Pennsylvania golf course echoed other recent racially charged incidents involving businesses, black customers and the police.

  33. Meek Mill Is Released From Prison on Bail Culture, April 24

    Prosecutors had said the rapper’s conviction should be vacated because of questions about the credibility of the arresting officer.