Less than 42% of the more than 1 million vaccine doses allocated to Pennsylvania have been distributed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Courtesty Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections confirmed the outbreak of cases at the State Correctional Insitution Forest, which is located in Marienville.
By Anne Danahy
There’s a limit on how many doses Emergent BioSolutions can retain, but it’s been redacted from the document.
By Sydney Lupkin/NPR
Robert F. Bukaty
While the new strain is not inherently more deadly, if it indeed causes more infections, some of which become serious, it could ultimately result in more death as well.
President-Elect Joe Biden shared details of how his administration hopes to tackle the country’s public health crisis. It’s an aggressive plan that he needs Congress to fund.
By Pien Huang and Carmel Wroth/NPR
In March, more than 94,000 people statewide were enrolled in the program formally called Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). As of November, the most recent state statistics available, that number stands below 79,000.
Gene J. Puskar
Starting in place of a shaky Tristan Jarry, Casey DeSmith turned aside 20 shots he faced in regulation and overtime then stuffed Washington’s T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin in the shootout as the Penguins picked up their first win of the season with a 4-3 victory on Sunday.
By Will Graves/The Associated Press
The NBA said the Philadelphia at Oklahoma City game, scheduled for Sunday night, could not be played because the 76ers did not “have the league-required eight available players to proceed” because of contact tracing.
By Tim Reynolds/The Associated Press
Konecny scored three goals and had an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers survived losing team MVP Sean Couturier to an injury in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
By Dan Gelston/AP
Commonwealth Media Services
By Sue Gleiter/PennLive
The state Capitol was on high alert after a report indicated armed groups were planning to gather at state capitols.
Sen. Dave Arnold took the oath of office last January to represent the 48th senatorial district, which covers all of Lebanon County and parts of Dauphin and York counties.
Manuel Balce Ceneta
The acting U.S. Attorney for D.C. attributed what he called the “disconnect” to the sprawling and complex nature of the investigation
By Bill Chappell and Merrit Kennedy/NPR
President-elect Biden will be sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts at noon ET on the Capitol’s West Front, as is tradition. It is anticipated there will be roughly 1,000 guests in attendance, the majority of whom will be members of Congress and their guests.
By Barbara Sprunt/NPR
The Constitution says after the House of Representatives votes to impeach a president or any other civil officer, the case is sent to the Senate for a trial, which “shall not extend further than to removal from office, and disqualification” from future office.
By Nina Totenberg/NPR
Twitter screen shot
The FBI says in an arrest warrant that Riley Williams who was part of the mob that penetrated the U.S. Capitol may have stolen a laptop computer or hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office with the intent of funneling the device to Russia’s foreign intelligence agency.
By Scott Neuman/NPR
- Marie Cusick
City’s mayor says he looks forward to collaborating with the Biden administration and its ‘more serious approach’ to climate change.
With solar on the rise in Pa., some worry the panels will be harmful. Scientists say most fears have been disproven
Scientists say the outcomes of studies are not as well known as the initial concerns.
The Penn State professor says President-elect Joe Biden has a mandate to act on the climate crisis.
By Anne Danahy
A coalition of progressive groups say they are organizing a sweeping network to mobilize around climate change, racial and environmental justice, making a new unified push as President-elect Joe Biden is days away from taking office with Democrats set to control both the House and the Senate.
By Juana Summers/NPR
Is there more acknowledgement of discrimination and inequality?
By Scott LaMar
J. Scott Applewhite
U.S. Law enforcement agencies warned by the FBI of the potential for armed protests
- Dan Charles