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Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on
The liberation of Paris was both joyous and chaotic
4 hours ago
A trumpet made of bullets and the kids who inspired it take hope around the country
The Instrument of Hope was inspired by an organization called Shine MSD — which stands for Marjory Stoneman Douglas
6 hours ago
‘We didn’t just sit down and let this happen’: Hundreds in Philly mark 400th anniversary of American slavery
"They're helping to make history. They may not realize it now, but one day they'll be able to look back and say, 'I was there.'"
7 hours ago
All smiles, Philly Naked Bike Ride returns for 11th year
Smiles lit up the faces of pedestrians in Center City Saturday as they stopped in their tracks just after 5:30 p.m.
9 hours ago
Praise, don’t tease, and other tips to help kids with their weight
Here's advice about the best ways to communicate with their children about weight and support their health.
10 hours ago
Flying with the vintage WWII stunt team that just buzzed Atlantic City
Pilots line up to join the Geico Skytypers, despite the possibility of crashes.
12 hours ago
Houses of worship find new life after congregations downsize
As the number of Americans who belong to a house of worship declines, congregations are selling their buildings. Some of those former houses of worship are finding new life.
14 hours ago
Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in 2020 GOP primary
"Somebody needs to step up and there needs to be an alternative" among Republicans, Walsh told ABC's "This Week," adding that "the country is sick of this guy's tantrum."
15 hours ago
Wags and weeds: Invasive plants meet match in detection dogs
The olfactory prowess of detection dogs is becoming an important tool in the fight against invasive plants and insects.
17 hours ago
Philadelphia girls’ soccer champs excited to see national women’s team play here
Philadelphia Soccer Club Coppa Elite’s under-14 girls' team is excited to see the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team at its Victory Tour game.
19 hours ago
After shooting standoff, a sermon of hope and love for community rocked by gun violence
After last week’s shootout in Nicetown-Tioga, the sermons on Saturday were given in a new light — with a focus on hope, unity and healing.
1 day ago
When temperatures rise, so do health problems
Total mortality rose 26% in Philadelphia during 10 scorching days in July 1993, with mortality from cardiovascular disease nearly doubling.
Returning to lady: A reflection on two decades ‘In Search Of Billie Holiday’
Farah Jasmine Griffin's 2001 book on Billie Holiday posed a challenge to biographers and our understanding of Holiday. She reflects on her changing connection to Lady Day.
440 years old and filled with footprints, these aren’t your everyday maps
The maps demonstrate a very different sense of space than maps drawn by Europeans. They're not drawn to scale; instead, they're deeply utilitarian.
Lengthy detention of migrant children may create lasting trauma, say researchers
Detention can be emotionally crushing for kids, leading to long-term mental health problems like PTSD.
2 days ago
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