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3 reasons Trump’s latest charges could be hard for him to shake

It may be Donald Trump’s fourth criminal indictment in five months, but in a few ways, the charges brought by a Georgia grand jury on Monday are some of the heftiest he’s facing. Legally, they may be trickier for the former president to wiggle out of, and politically, they pose fresh narrative challenges, even for […]

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Pa.’s connection to Georgia’s indictment of Trump

This story originally appeared on WITF. On Monday, former president Donald Trump and 18 others were indicted on charges including the violation of Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as “RICO.” The charges resulted from a two-and-a-half year long grand jury investigation into how Trump and his allies tried to overturn his 2020 election […]

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Body cam footage shows Kensington man shot by police did not ‘lunge’ at officers

New information concerning a fatal shooting by a police officer in Kensington was released on Tuesday, correcting details from the initial police report. The new release describes two officers, identified as Officer 1 and Officer A, observing a car operating erratically at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14. After police had followed the car […]

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Government’s own experts found ‘barbaric’ and ‘negligent’ conditions in ICE detention

In Michigan, a man in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was sent into a jail’s general population unit with an open wound from surgery, no bandages and no follow-up medical appointment scheduled, even though he still had surgical drains in place. A federal inspector found: “The detainee never received even the most […]

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England beats Australia 3-1 to move into Women’s World Cup final against Spain

Lauren Hemp didn’t let the Women’s World Cup semifinal between Australia and England become the Sam Kerr show. Hemp scored to restore England’s lead and then provided a perfect pass for the clincher as the Lionesses moved into their first World Cup championship game with a 3-1 victory Wednesday over Australia. The semifinal outcome ended the Matildas’ captivating run […]

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Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Director & editor of the documentary about the struggles & attitude of the 80’s superstar talk with Patrick Stoner about his surprisingly positive attitude.

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A plan to stop diverting road dollars to Pa. State Police could be a final piece of this year’s budget

For at least 50 years, Pennsylvania has used taxes drivers pay at the pump to fund its State Police force. But lawmakers are hopeful that the main budget bill passed by the divided Pennsylvania General Assembly and recently signed by Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro is the first step to ending those transfers, which have diverted […]

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Philadelphia Zoo selects first woman President and CEO in 164 year history

The Philadelphia Zoo has tapped Dr. Jo-Elle Mogerman as the first woman to serve as President and CEO. Mogerman will be the Zoo’s 15th president in its 164-year history. She has been the Director of the Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park in Missouri since 2019. Previously, she was the Vice President of Learning and Community […]

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Philly health officials report small uptick in COVID-19 cases ahead of viral season

COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia have remained especially low since April, with very few hospitalizations and deaths reported over the last four months. Now, city health officials are seeing a recent uptick in new cases. It’s a small increase, but health providers say it should prompt people to start preparing for more disease transmission and respiratory […]

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‘The process is rolling’: Delaware takes 3rd look at procuring offshore wind power

This story is part of the WHYY News Climate Desk, bringing you news and solutions for our changing region. From the Poconos to the Jersey Shore to the mouth of the Delaware Bay, what do you want to know about climate change? What would you like us to cover? Get in touch. Delaware is taking […]

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