Thomas Breth, left, a lawyer for Fulton County, Pa., stands with other county officials and explains that the state Supreme Court had just put their voting machine inspection on hold before it started in McConnellsburg, Pa., Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Court Puts GOP Inspection of Fulton County Voting Machines on Hold

The high court decision came hours after a state judge rejected attempts by the Wolf administration to block the inspection — inspired by former President Donald Trump's baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 election — without certain agreements in place.

The Navient Corporation logo is seen displayed on a smartphone and in the background. (SOPA Images/LightRocket Photo Illustration via Getty Images/Pavlo Gonchar)
Navient to Cancel $67 Million in Pennsylvanians’ Student Debt

The student loan collecting company will also have to advise borrowers of their options and explain repayment plans to them as part of a settlement with 39 state attorneys general.

FILE - The Supreme Court shown Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Washington. The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job. The court's order Thursday during a spike in coronavirus cases deals a blow to the administration's efforts to boost the vaccination rate among Americans.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Rule for US Businesses

The court's conservative majority concluded the Biden administration overstepped its authority by seeking to impose a vaccine-or-test rule on businesses with at least 100 employees.

A health worker shows a negative COVID-19 antigen test result. (AP Photo/Andre Penner0
Insurers to Start Covering Home COVID Tests

Americans will be able to either purchase home testing kits for free under their insurance or submit receipts for the tests for reimbursement.

FILE—Dr. Oz watches play during the women's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, in this file photo from Sept. 11, 2021, in New York. Mehmet Oz is running in the wide-open race for the Pennsylvania seat being vacated by two-term Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. The race has attracted wealthy and well-connected transplants, and homers.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Pennsylvanians Call Out the Carpetbaggers in Senate Race

A wide-open race for the seat being vacated by two-term Republican Sen. Pat Toomey has attracted wealthy and well-connected transplants, and the homers are seizing on it.

President Joe Biden talks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Washington. The Biden administration is increasing federal support for COVID-19 testing for schools in a bid to keep them open amid the omicron surge. The White House said Wednesday the administration is making a dedicated stream of 5 million rapid tests and 5 million lab-based PCR tests available to schools starting this month. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Biden Redoubling Focus on Testing Amid Shortages, Confusion

The White House announced Wednesday that a dedicated stream of 5 million rapid tests and 5 million lab-based PCR tests will be made available to schools starting this month to ease supply shortages and promote the safe reopening of schools.

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2020, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a news conference in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Wolf: Strategy to Fight COVID-19 Is Vaccines, Not Shutdowns

The Health Department is pushing more residents to get vaccinated and taking steps to support hospitals hit by severe staffing shortages and a growing tide of COVID-19 patients.