A Boy Scout wears an Eagle Scout neckerchief during the annual Boy Scouts Parade and Report to State in the House Chambers at the Texas State Capitol, February 2013, in Austin, Texas. Eric Gay / AP Photo

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy

The group has been exploring the possibility of bankruptcy since at least December 2018, in the face pf some 300 lawsuits from men who say they were sexually abused as scouts.
Laurel Wamsley and Wade Goodwyn/NPR

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Could Pennsylvania’s 43K new citizens make the difference in 2020 election?

“Similar to the national story, [the growth of immigrants in Pa.] is really in suburbs."
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll: Bernie Sanders leads, Bloomberg qualifies for debate

Sanders has 31% support nationally, up 9 points since December, the last time the poll asked about Democratic voters' preferences.
By Domenico Montanaro/NPR

Thanks to this program for teachers, a distinctive Philly diner will live on after its closure

Since its inception, the fund has distributed about 500 grants of $500 or less.
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Pa. museum’s Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

For decades, the Allentown Art Museum displayed an oil-on-oak panel painting called “Portrait of a Young Woman” and credited it to “Studio of Rembrandt.”

By The Associated Press

Getting to know Frances Harper: Pa. activist for civil rights, women’s suffrage

For the next five months, the public is invited to step up and learn about Frances Watkins Harper.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Former midstate mailman says USPS failed to accommodate religious beliefs

Gerald Groff, an evangelical Christian, felt forced to resign his job as a mailman in Lancaster County after he was repeatedly scheduled to work on Sundays.

By Rachel McDevitt

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