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New York, which for weeks was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, is beginning to return to normalcy on its streets, with the reopening of terraces and shops, as phase three of the de-escalation planned...
PHILADELPHIA—An indictment was unsealed today charging three people in an investment scheme, involving a Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania-based company, that defrauded more than 300 investors from around the country. Troy Wragg, 34, a former resident of Philadelphia, PA, Amanda Knorr,...
El Salvador is on guard against the maras. After a wave of killings in the country since last Friday, the government headed by Nayib Bukele has instructed the Directorate of Penal Centres to decree a state of maximum emergency...
People in the United States have hugely exaggerated ideas about how much their home states helped to write the nation’s narrative, research on “collective narcissism” finds. “Our study shows a massive narcissistic bias in the way that people from the...
One year after Mosul was retaken from ISIS, thousands of people are still unable to return home as parts of the city remain severely damaged and lack running water or electricity, Oxfam said today. Thousands more don’t feel safe to...
Four more US states legalized recreational marijuana in November, nearly doubling the number of states to do so. But arguments for and against this trend continue. Arguments that support legalization resonate most strongly with Americans, a new study suggests. More than 60 percent...
Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations warned today. In a joint statement, United Nations Children's Fund...
Though there are significantly fewer reports of violence in some parts of Syria, the consequences of the conflict continue to devastate lives, the top United Nations relief official said today, calling for ending attacks and obstacles that prevent humanitarian...
The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the robbery today of the Citizens Bank branch located at 7248 Rising Sun Avenue. At approximately 9:47 a.m., the subject...
Recently experiencing severe weather events such as floods, storms, and drought can make people more inclined to support policies aimed at adapting to the effects of climate change, but not by much and not for long. “Extreme weather is much...