In response to a lack of success in the legal sphere, the DOJ has sought out stories of immigrant crime in an attempt to influence sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
The end of the contract comes amid concerns that customs enforcement was using the information to target law-abiding undocumented immigrants.
A recent vote over a proposed tool to predict the risk that a person would pose a threat to public safety in Pennsylvania stirred a debate over its unintended consequences.
Starbucks doesn't need to close its stores for bias trainings. It needs to change its entire design so that it doesn't merely reflect the character of host neighborhoods, especially if that character is racist.
Though the office will no longer charge possession, those who are caught selling or delivering marijuana will still be charged.
In 2016, Philadelphia became the first major city in the U.S. to pass a soda tax.
Philadelphia has the highest opioid-overdose death rate of any American city.
Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and the state of California have already filed similar suits.
A new report finds as many as 26,000 Pennsylvania residents who had submitted voter registration applications on time may have been unable to vote or may have seen their ballot discounted.
Public schools in Philadelphia have suffered a 94 percent drop in the number of full-time librarians between 1991 and 2015.
Inside the former prison-turned-museum and its new exhibit about the perils and inequities of mass incarceration in America.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Mandatory paid sick leave is a government policy position that requires businesses of a certain size to give their employees a certain amount of time off. It has also sparked a fight that's made and broken political careers.