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9 Nov
In Centre County in the US state of Pennsylvania, 18 ballots were found inside ballot drop boxes before the start of the voting period on October 25. Many users and far-right news sites are claiming ballot fraud, while local officials confirm that these ballots are valid. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
7 Nov
President Joe Biden told voters in Philadelphia this is a "defining" election for democracy. Donald Trump stumped elsewhere in the southwestern part of the state.
31 Aug
Biden said that there is no need for assault-style weapons "outside of a war zone" and stated his will to "keep dangerous firearms out of dangerous hands."
23 Jan
Researchers in China have cloned two monkeys using the method that produced Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal to be successfully cloned. This potentially brings scientists one step closer to being able to clone humans.
1 Jul 2021
Bill Cosby is released from prison after conviction vacated by Pennsylvania court.
15 Nov 2020
Federal and state courts in Pennsylvania and Michigan have rejected more lawsuits alleging voter fraud in the US election. Joe Biden comfortably won this month's poll, but incumbent Donald Trump has refused to concede.
11 Nov 2020
In rural Pennsylvania, Trump supporters says they won't believe Joe Biden won the election "until it's certified", with some admitting being "upset" at the results and recognising they may just have to "let it go".
8 Nov 2020
The north-eastern US state of Pennsylvania is at the heart of the "Rust Belt". Its economy was historically built around mining, but has suffered greatly from industrial decline since the 1970s. Blue collar workers decide the result here, which can be decisive in the race to the White House. Since 1992, Pennsylvania has voted for the Democratic candidate. But in 2016, Donald Trump narrowly won the Keystone State by wooing disillusioned voters. How will they vote this time? Our team reports from Joe Biden's home state, where the economy remains a key concern.
3 Nov 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden jokes with voters in his childhood home of Scranton, in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, that he can "declare victory right now" after an entire nearby village of just 12 residents voted unanimously for him. The vote and count in Dixville Notch which kicked off Election Day only took a few minutes, with five votes for Biden and none for President Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term.
25 Apr 2018
A Pennsylvania jury of seven men and five women was due to begin deliberations on Wednesday (April 25) to decide whether to convict comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault, attempting to reach a verdict where a previous jury was hopelessly deadlocked.
18 Mar 2018
A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP stronghold.
23 Dec 2017
A Pennsylvania state trooper is wounded and a suspect killed in an exchange of fire on Friday with police in downtown Harrisburg.

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