Demonstrators gather in the council chamber to protest at Philadelphia City Hall on June 20th, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The city of Philadelphia has launched a pilot program that provides legal services for low-income tenants in housing court—and it's already seeing results.
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.
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.
Philadelphia is forcing property owners to fix up abandoned buildings to fight crime, and it's actually working.
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.