PHILADELPHIA - Dawn Pittman retired from teaching in 2013 after more than three decades. But Pittman has no plans to give up her passion - even in a pandemic. When Camden resumes in-person learning, possibly in January, she hopes to answer the call as a substitute. "I absolutely love teaching," said Pittman, 58, of Merchantville, New Jersey. Retired Philadelphia teacher Janice Richardson has ...

Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday night, President Donald Trump has largely winnowed a list of dozens of potential replacements down to three front-runners: Appeals court judges Amy Coney Barrett, Barbara Lagoa and Amul Thapar. Barrett, Lagoa and Thapar all appeared on a long list of possible high-court picks that Trump updated earlier this month. And Barrett and Thapar were among ...

Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is expected to play a prominent role in the fight against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, though it's not clear whether she'll tear into the pick in the same way she went after now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh, an appearance that brought her to national prominence. During the Kavanaugh hearing, Harris was just one of 100 senators. Now she's ...

A second Republican senator said she won't support taking up a Supreme Court vacancy so close to the election, leaving Democrats to find two more to potentially put the brakes on President Donald Trump's effort to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced her position in a statement on Sunday, joining Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in saying the election is ...