Camden County reports first confirmed monkeypox case

Monkeypox has arrived in Camden County. Officials announced Tuesday that a resident traveling out-of-state contracted the county’s first confirmed case of the virus. The patient is currently isolating at home. Treatment has been made available to close contacts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New Jersey...

Combatting the global energy crisis

Russia’s war in Ukraine and the resulting sanctions have disrupted energy supplies and made energy security a top priority for nations again. Countries all around the world are feeling the shock of rising prices during a time when energy demand is growing and supplies are limited. How can we meet the world’s energy needs without derailing transitions to clean energy and accelerating climate change? Should nuclear energy play a bigger role, and how fast can we ramp up other renewables?

Capitol quiet during 5th day without new Pennsylvania budget

Most Pennsylvania lawmakers were absent from the state Capitol on Tuesday, five days into the new budget year without a state government spending agreement in place. Leaders were hoping negotiations would wrap up over the coming days and the House announced voting sessions were scheduled through Friday. Thursday “might be...

N.J. Gov. Murphy signs sweeping gun control measures into law

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed a gun control package tightening the state’s already stringent gun laws. Flanked by Senate President Nick Scutari, Attorney General Matt Platkin, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, and several more officials, Murphy claimed the new laws, deemed “gun safety package 3.0,” would make the state safer from gun violence.

COVID nursing home deaths claim is campaign trail mainstay

Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania’s Republican nominee for governor, has made a campaign staple out of the allegation that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s policy of readmitting COVID-19 patients from hospitals to nursing homes caused thousands of deaths — a baseless claim for which no investigator or researcher has provided any evidence.

Data privacy concerns make the post-Roe era uncharted territory

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the end of Roe will look vastly different than before Roe — in large part because of the role of data. Since the Supreme Court ruled that abortion access wasn’t a constitutional right, several states states have already enacted bans out of the two dozen states that are expected to ban or restrict the procedure.

For The Love of Music

Local student filmmakers find inspiration in music to tell stories of self-expression, love, and healing.

Brittney Griner sends letter to Biden pleading for his help

Brittney Griner has made an appeal to President Joe Biden in a letter passed to the White House through her representatives saying she feared she might never return home and asking that he not “ forget about me and the other American Detainees.”. Griner’s agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas said...