Mark Whitaker’s “Smoketown” tells the untold story of Pittsburgh’s role as an African-American mecca in the mid-20th century.
The Pennsylvania school closed for a day, underscoring the seriousness with which potential threats are being treated after last week’s school shooting.
For cities fearing an undercount, the 2020 census has already started.
They seemed not to believe that they would be allowed to strive for partisan balance in addressing Republican gerrymandering.
Democrats have grown too passive in taking on the Trump tax cuts.
Requiring candidates for Congress to run statewide could encourage compromise instead of obstruction.
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The city is trying new strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, including planning a supervised site for drug use.
Drexel Square kicks off a 20-year, $3.5 billion development that aims to create a hub for technology and life-sciences companies called Schuylkill Yards.
Nearly a dozen special elections are being held in 2018 to fill vacancies left by lawmakers accused of sexual harassment or misconduct.
Democrats couldn’t have asked for much more from the new map.
The State Supreme Court released new congressional districts on Monday for this year’s midterms, replacing a Republican-drawn map it had found unconstitutional.
Michael Rohana was attending an event at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia when he entered a closed exhibition room and vandalized the 2,000-year-old statue, the authorities say.
Abusive practices in Baltimore highlight why this is so.
New taxes and fees on ride-hailing services have raised millions of dollars for transportation, infrastructure and even public schools.
President Trump and Congress are undoing our hard work.
After a standoff, Korryn Gaines was shot several times by a Baltimore County police officer. Her 5-year-old son, lingering nearby, was struck twice by gunfire.
The authorities said that the guards created a culture of fear inside the Lackawanna County Prison in Scranton, where they operated with impunity.
Officials said that terrorism was ruled out as a motive during preliminary investigations.
Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor worked for the city’s elite Gun Trace Task Force, whose members stole cash and resold looted narcotics. Other officers had pleaded guilty.
Several governors, mostly Republicans, have declined to sign their own states’ plans for implementing a new federal education law intended to devolve control to the states.
It’s not just the partisan gerrymandering. It’s the effort to delegitimize the courts that try to rein it in.
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A far-reaching corruption scandal is the last thing Baltimore’s troubled police department needs. But day after day, the revelations keep coming.
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The Supreme Court, which has been busy with federal cases claiming that voting districts were warped by politics, let stand one from a state court.
Some fans pulled down traffic lights and pushed over planters in rowdy celebrations after the Eagles won their first Super Bowl championship.
A city that for so long has endured cruel blow after cruel blow in major sporting events will wake up Monday with a fair amount of disorientation.
I love the Eagles. I understand the sport’s flaws. I’m watching anyway.
Republicans have dominated state governments for almost a decade, but Democrats are exploiting President Trump’s unpopularity in an effort to make inroads in 2018.
The worst flu season in nearly a decade has filled emergency rooms and strained resources at medical centers. Hospitalization and infection rates are among the highest in two decades.
The school had let the entertainer keep his honorary degree despite sexual misconduct accusations, but changed its mind once it took tributes away from the casino mogul.
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An 8.5-foot-long slab found in Maryland preserved tracks left by prehistoric creatures. The site was almost obliterated before the rock was unearthed.
When Robert Indiana’s “LOVE” sculpture returns in February after a yearlong renovation, it will have a restored color scheme that could come as a surprise.
The experts who draw political maps are finding their work under scrutiny as courts examine partisan gerrymandering.
The discussion came up at a trial for the mayor of Allentown, Pa., who faces fraud, bribery and conspiracy charges.
The bizarre shape of the state’s Seventh Congressional District makes it a headache just to tell who lives there. Few seem to lament a court order to redraw the map.
Mr. Meehan, Republican of Pennsylvania, facing backlash after settling a sexual harassment complaint brought by a former aide, will not seek re-election this year.
He led protests, was called a traitor, persuaded the N.F.L. to spend nearly $100 million on social causes, made the Super Bowl and had another child.
In a hearing on Thursday, the judge seemed unwilling to toss out a lawsuit alleging the president is violating the Constitution by continuing to own his businesses.
Body camera footage appeared to show the officer staging the discovery of a bag of drugs in an alley. He was indicted on Tuesday.