Prosecutors have the power to prevent almost all wrongful convictions by seeking the truth, not just a conviction. If the pursuit of justice were the only goal, innocent men and women would not find themselves collateral casualties.
Did you know that 100 Mbps was the original speed touted by Verizon for 4G LTE, starting around 2009? Yet, by 2015, America's average for 4G LTE speed...
A Cosby prosecution rightly tosses the ugly glare back on the wrong public perceptions about rape and sexual abuse and how easily the crime can still be blown off. But it also casts light on two other deeply troubling questions.
In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states. The table was set in other ways that will lead to a healthy serving of marijuana policy reform in 2016.
The biggest moments in youth activism at the United Nations climate negotiations (COP21) were focused on limiting global temperature rise, supporting the efforts of the most vulnerable populations, and bringing domestic issues to the international arena.
Protesters had to be thrown out of the event by security. Veteran Inquirer political reporter Tom Fitzgerald noted that this was not a good image for the GOP. The protest footage was eerily reminiscent of the riots at the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago, a debacle from which took the Democratic Party years to recover.
For years firefighters, nurses, teachers, social workers, roads crews and others across the country have paid a percentage of their salary toward their retirement security. Notably, in Illinois and New Jersey irresponsible politicians did not do the same.
New Yorkers are organizing a rally at noon at the Pulitzer Fountain outside the Plaza. The organizers of the rally say it will focus on people who have been targeted by Trump's hateful rhetoric, including Muslim Americans and immigrants.
Brian and I filed joint taxes as a married couple in 2013. It would have been a nightmare to go back and re-file. Plus, we popped some champagne this past August 10 to celebrate our second anniversary. It is too late to un-pop and un-celebrate now.
Let the world inspire you in 2016. Whether you want to explore the first UNESCO World Heritage City in the Unites States or discover a far-off land th...
The deck is stacked against residents of Pennsylvania who are or will become sick from asbestos disease.
The Ohio ballot measure's victory is a big step in the right direction. It shows the citizens are in favor of fairness over partisanship. Hopefully, in a future election, a successful ballot measure will apply the same system to the U.S. House district lines as well (hopefully, this will happen before 2022).
With next year's presidential campaign underway, we must keep in mind that the person elected as our national leader will have an important role in matters of immigration, health, education, jobs and other issues vital to Latinos.
Sharon Valentine-Thomas, the Republican candidate for register of wills in Pennsylvania's Montgomery County, wants to be the new Kim Davis. "I am opp...
You don't get into teaching for the glory. I don't drive my Ferrari to school and then peel out after the bus to go home and swim in my pool of money. We're here to glorify our students, to show the work that they've done and how much better they are than they were yesterday.
On a summer Wednesday inside a prison in Graterford, Pa., convicted felons must make a tough decision. When they purchase ice cream, should they choose strawberry shortcake, chocolate chip cookie dough, birthday cake, banana daiquiri water ice or a combination of the flavors?