Pennsylvania

Jill Biden’s travel shows breadth covered by first lady

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PHOENIX — After wrapping up a hectic, two-day swing through Dallas, Houston and Phoenix to promote COVID-19 vaccinations, Jill Biden didn’t relax on the...

Biden picks UPenn president for Germany ambassador

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday announced he's nominating University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to serve as U.S. ambassador to Germany. ...

Man who infected 46 patients with hepatitis C denied release

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CONCORD, N.H. — A former traveling medical technician who stole drugs and infected more than 40 patients with hepatitis C will remain in prison...

Buttigieg doles out transport grants with eye toward climate

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg doled out $905 million in infrastructure grants Wednesday, including to repair a cracking bridge in Seattle during a crippling heat...

EXPLAINER: Why Bill Cosby’s conviction was overturned

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PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction was thrown out Wednesday by Pennsylvania's highest court in a ruling that swiftly freed the actor from...

Supreme Court won’t sidetrack plans for natural gas pipeline

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sided Tuesday with a pipeline company in a dispute with New Jersey over land the company needs for a...

Facebook message leads to warrant in years-old rape claim

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PHILADELPHIA — Authorities in Pennsylvania on Tuesday filed an arrest warrant in a 2013 campus attack at Gettysburg College, nearly eight years after the...

At landmark US Hindu temple, a timely rite of rejuvenation

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PENN HILLS, Pa. — When throngs gathered to rededicate the oldest major Hindu temple in the United States, there was poignance -- prayers for...

Bruce Springsteen marks the return of live shows on Broadway

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NEW YORK — In another sign of live entertainment's rebirth, Bruce Springsteen returned to Broadway this weekend, strapping on a guitar and reviving a...

Philadelphia schools adopt ‘sanctuary’ immigration policy

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PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia school board unanimously voted to adopt a “welcoming sanctuary schools” resolution, promising more training for staff on how to respond...