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More than 1,500 colleges nationwide no longer require prospective students to submit standardized test scores with their applications. Some are abandoning standardized testing altogether.

Sunday is Mother’s Day. How do I know? When I was talking on the phone with my cousin the other day, he said, “If I don’t see you before Sunday, happy Mother’s Day.”

Perhaps blind to the irony, former President Donald Trump took to the newly created news feed on his website Wednesday to blast Facebook, Twitter and Google for muzzling him.

College tuition nationwide has become a proverbial runaway train, with some researchers estimating an average of an 8% increase in tuition costs each year. Bucking that trend is Pennsylvania’s…

In the nine elections between 1980 and 2012, candidates with one of three names — Bush, Cheney and Romney — appeared on the GOP’s national ticket nine times. Yet today, those names are all rev…

It is past time for the feds to take the wheel on an investigation of so-called self-driving vehicles.

Thanks to President Joe Biden and the Democratic Congress, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan was passed to immediately help Pennsylvanians weather the twin crises of the COVID-19 pandemic…

No one should be surprised by President Joe Biden’s announcement last week of the American Families Plan, which would fund vastly expanded government social programs by slapping high earners w…

In the days preceding President Joe Biden’s release of his $1 trillion American Families Plan, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and several of his Democratic colleagues lobbied for it to include a …

For the second time in two years, a federal judge has faulted the FBI for improperly searching for information about Americans amid the emails, texts and other communications collected by a fo…

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, the 14th-century saint, I was surrounded by Dominican friars, priests who have dedicated their lives to God. Remembering her, we sang: …

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, which stocks certain state waterways with millions of trout each year, is experimenting with stocking trout in a portion of Bald Eagle Creek in Centr…

For many families, it’s college time. High school seniors are getting acceptance letters. Juniors are making applications. Parents are filling out financial aid paperwork and taking the family…

Cable news programming suggestion: Instead of filling every broadcast with the latest presumptive police outrage, try covering the latest drive-by killings. Show us more of what’s really happe…

President Joe Biden’s address to Congress focused rather heavily on domestic matters, particularly his $2.3 trillion “infrastructure” package. We didn’t hear much about foreign affairs. That’s…

You are driving down the road. A flash of red and blue light catches your eye up ahead. A police car is stopped behind another vehicle. What do you do?

There are thousands of graves the world over for fallen Americans who died on the battlefield of war, graves that have no headstone denoting the identity of the remains therein.

A president’s first 100 days are an arbitrary benchmark, a point of measurement journalists are fond of because it allows us to draw comparisons between the current officeholder and Franklin D…

On June 14, 2017, a team of Republican lawmakers went to an athletic field in Alexandria, Virginia, to practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. As they worked out, a ma…

There’s believing your own press releases. And then, there’s believing your own delusions of grandeur.

We live in a time when lawn signs tell us that lives matter. The isolation and fear of these pandemic times has led to an increase in suicide. People feel beaten down, worthless. Society in no…

Community colleges often are not appreciated enough for what they contribute to the educational landscape.