WASHINGTON — Civil and human rights groups on Wednesday criticized the White House’s immigration policies for inflicting “cruelty on Black, Brown and Indigenous immigrant communities,” according to a letter sent by...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration on Wednesday issued a climate plan for 2021 that notes the state’s average temperature has risen nearly 2 degrees since 1900 — most of it in the past 20 years — and is ...Read more
WASHINGTON — David L. Cohen, a decades-long fixture in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s political, civic and business circles, won bipartisan praise Wednesday during a Senate committee hearing on his nomination to ...Read more
WASHINGTON — As Democrats consider legislation to respond to a new Texas state ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy, they have lost the support of one of the few remaining Republicans who support abortion ...Read more
The National Hurricane Center is expecting to see the 18th tropical depression of the year by as early as Wednesday afternoon, it said in the 2 p.m. EDT update.
Meanwhile, tropical depressions Peter and Rose seemed to ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The effort to find a compromise on police overhaul legislation officially ran out of steam Wednesday, after months of negotiations failed to reach a version that could overcome Republican opposition to pass ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders for weeks have denied they would potentially dust off the budget reconciliation process once again as a last resort to lift the statutory debt ceiling with a simple majority vote if they ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Twin blazes continued to threaten California’s towering sequoia trees and create new miseries for nearby residents, spewing smoke and worsening air quality across central California on Wednesday.
From ...Read more
Everyone's favorite Springfield family has broken into song many times over the past three decades, but there's never been an all-musical episode. That changes with this season premiere in which the gang ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The United States will double the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses it is donating to the global inoculation effort, President Joe Biden announced Wednesday.
The commitment will bring to more than 1 billion ...Read more
Cryptocurrency firms are fighting for lobbyists and fielding subpoenas in what could be an existential fight over how the multitrillion-dollar industry should be regulated.
In the past month, lobbyists have been ...Read more
Ford Motor Co. is partnering with and investing $50 million into a battery recycling startup led by a Tesla co-founder as the Dearborn automaker works to shore up its battery supply chain for a forthcoming wave of electric...Read more
The top leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday ordered mandatory use of face masks in its temples around the globe to fight COVID-19 and again called for members to get vaccinated, ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The lone eyewitness to the murders that landed Kevin Strickland in prison tried to publicly recant her identification of him twice to The Call, Kansas City’s Black newspaper, its publisher said.
Stars of "Sex and the City" paid loving tribute Tuesday to their castmate Willie Garson, who died Tuesday at age 57.
Original cast members of the seminal series Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis and Kim Cattrall all mourned ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Gary Marsh, who spent three decades helping to shape the Burbank entertainment giant's children's television empire, is leaving his job to take on a producing role.
Few Disney executives have had the kind ...Read more
Daniel Craig doesn’t want his James Bond successor to be a woman. He wants the best choice to have a role that’s even better.
The 007 star, who is hanging up his spy gear after the upcoming “No Time To Die,” doesn...Read more
NEW YORK — An irate McDonald’s customer stabbed a rival in Midtown Manhattan following a dispute over the amount of sweetener in his morning coffee, police said Wednesday.
The 57-year-old victim was eating inside the ...Read more
CHICAGO — Two more Illinois residents have been charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 after FBI agents identified them on social media and security images, according to court records made public Tuesday.
Dawn ...Read more
Al Harrington, the Hawaiian actor known best for playing Detective Ben Kokua on the original “Hawaii Five-0,” died Tuesday.
He was 85.
Harrington suffered a stroke last week and had been hospitalized, according to ...Read more
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