President Joe Biden answers a reporter's question after speaking in the State Dining Room of the White House, Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Alex Brandon / AP

President Biden praises Senate passage of ‘desperately needed’ COVID-19 Relief Bill

By Rachel Treisman

In remarks after a divided Senate approved his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan, President Biden praised lawmakers for securing the additional round of aid and thanked the American people for making it possible through their “overwhelming bipartisan support.”

‘A story of perseverance’: Upper Darby offers a new anti-slavery walking tour

The story of several prominent abolitionist figures unfolds as you go, most notably that of the Garrett family. A family of Quakers, they were opposed to slavery and leveraged the power they had to end the institution and provide refuge to enslaved people.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

A push to teach gamblers in Pa. which sport betting sites are legal

A gambling industry group wants to teach consumers how to tell if a particular sports betting or online casino site is legal or not.

By Wayne Parry/AP


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