The natural gas industry uses millions of gallons of fresh water for its hydraulic fracturing process, water that becomes contaminated with a witches brew of assorted toxins, carcinogens and low-level radioactive materials.
As natural gas wells spring up like noxious neighbors across the U.S., rural residents and public officials are increasingly worried about emerging health threats in their communities.
Much is known of the Montgomery bus boycott that Martin Luther King led in the 1950s. But rarely do we hear about his position against capital punishment.
I'm sitting in a warm, sweet-smelling bakery, ogling a fig danish in the glass case while slurping down homemade cream of tomato soup.
You could say that Rick Santorum is just another politician. But that would be giving him too much credit.
We deserve a good faith effort on behalf of the banks to make their victims, the American people, whole again. As it stands, the proposed settlement does none of these things.
In case you've forgotten, I have been waiting patiently for the superintendent of schools in my district to respond to my email explaining the parent ...
Pennsylvania's recent enactment of the "Amazon Tax" may be seen as a deft political move by Governor Corbett to close a budget gap, but viewed from afar the action is a cause for alarm over the state of politics in Pennsylvania today.
Recently, Governor Corbett has endorsed legislation which would require every Pennsylvanian to present photo ID each time they voted -- regardless of how long they had been voting at their poll.
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The news that a 13-year-old-boy has been banned from attending a school in Pennsylvania because he is HIV-positive brought back a flood of memories from an earlier and darker time in the history of the AIDS pandemic.
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Though I have photographed the area many times, I still get a deep-in-the-gut sadness when pulling into Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Parents are the only ones with the power to stop high stakes testing and take our schools back from the corporate reformers.
Come on, Jerry Sandusky -- do the right thing. Admit what you've done over all these years and spare your victims gut-wrenching trials. Let's put the focus where it belongs now -- on the victims.