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Friday, May 26, 2017 at 04:47 PM EDT

New 'Blue Lives Matter' Laws Raise Concerns Among Activists

New 'Blue Lives Matter' Laws Raise Concerns Among Activists

Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:09 PM EDT

Disabled Activists Stage 'Die-In' at Toomey's Philly Office

Disabled Activists Stage 'Die-In' at Toomey's Philly Office

About 25 disabled people and advocates for independent living didn't get a chance to speak with Sen. Pat Toomey when they showed up Friday at his office in Center City.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 03:19 PM EDT

Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address

Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address

Hillary Clinton's commencement address at Wellesley College included remarks about President Trump's proposed budget, life after the election and a comparison between President Trump and President Nixon.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

Governor Signs Real ID Compliance Bill

Governor Signs Real ID Compliance Bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed legislation designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 04:02 PM EDT

Trump Criticizes German Trade Surplus, Again

Trump Criticizes German Trade Surplus, Again

President Donald Trump has criticized Germany's trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point. As the...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12:21 PM EDT

Hard Rock Wants to De-Trumpify President's Former Casino

Hard Rock Wants to De-Trumpify President's Former Casino

When the casino opens in summer 2018, it will bear the signature Hard Rock logo and its ubiquitous guitars, and the dozens of domes, minarets and other Trump-style flourishes will be long gone.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:37 PM EDT

What Is Coptic Christianity?

What Is Coptic Christianity?

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is the largest Christian church in Egypt, Northeast Africa and the Middle East, yet many outside the region are unfamiliar with this community. Check out this primer...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 08:37 AM EDT

Ben & Jerry's Bans Same-Flavored Scoops in Australia

Ben & Jerry's Bans Same-Flavored Scoops in Australia

Vermont- based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's is banning same-flavored scoops in Australian until the country legalizes same-sex marriage.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 05:33 PM EDT

Cyclist Faces Deportation After Truck Hit Him in Florida

Cyclist Faces Deportation After Truck Hit Him in Florida

A cyclist hit by a pickup truck at a crosswalk in Florida and cited for the accident was turned over to immigration officials to face deportation, authorities said Thursday. Marcos Huete Hernandez, a 31-year-o...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 08:06 AM EDT

Happy Birthday, Update Your License: Lawmakers OK Change

Happy Birthday, Update Your License: Lawmakers OK Change

Birthdays might mean a trip to the Motor Vehicle Commission for some New Jersey drivers under legislation that is headed to Gov. Chris Christie's desk.

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