UNIVERSITY PARK — A grant of more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation will support a researcher in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences in a study of mechanisms that induce sterility in social insects.

HARRISBURG — After months of taking action to carry the voices of Pennsylvanians concerning the governor’s response to COVID-19, on Tuesday the House voted to give the people of Pennsylvania the opportunity to decide for themselves how they wish to be governed during times of emergency.

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Four playoffs highlighted a busy slate of golf at the Pennhills Club for the second week of the Penn-York Junior Golf League on Monday.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

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THE MOMENTS THAT SHAPED THEM: She usually kept her head down during races. When Natasha Kaiser looked up with 100 meters left in this one, she didn’t like what she saw.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will impose travel bans on employees of the Chinese technology giant Huawei and other Chinese companies the U.S. determines are assisting authoritarian governments in cracking down on human rights, including in China's western Xinj…

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Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday as investors were encouraged by news that an experimental COVID-19 vaccine under development by Moderna and the U.S. National Institutes of Health revved up people’s immune systems just as desired.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Facing a worsening economic crisis and with little chance of Western or oil-rich Arab countries providing assistance without substantial reforms, Lebanon’s cash-strapped government is looking east, hoping to secure investments from China that could bring relief.

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Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.

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The question of how much liquid to consume daily basis has no simple answer. Several studies have shown differing recommendations. However, specific fluid needs depend on several factors, which include overall health, location and even level of activeness. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, but knowing more about the body’s need for liquids can help in estimating how much ought to be sipped up.

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Independence Day is around the corner. Families are likely prepping to watch or set off fireworks and sparklers. However, the Fourth of July celebration might turn a fun-filled day into a painful memory if caution isn’t properly exercised. Even the most innocent-looking fire displays can lead to injuries or an actual fire. Consider these safety tips to enjoy the holiday without going to the emergency room.

BEIRUT (AP) — Facing a worsening economic crisis and with little chance of Western or oil-rich Arab countries providing assistance without substantial reforms, Lebanon’s cash-strapped government is looking east, hoping to secure investments from China that could bring relief.

I am the older sister of a 45 year-old man with intellectual disabilities and autism. He’s well-known and much beloved in the community because he’s just a happy, social guy. His name is Charlie.

Your summer vacation this year is probably not shaping up as planned. While there’s always been health issues and risks associated with traveling, this summer, one of the biggest risks of is acquiring or transmitting COVID-19.