New leader named for citizens' board overseeing Philly police

New leader named for citizens' board overseeing Philly police

Philadelphia's citizen-led board for police oversight has a new leader.

Clouds create a spectacular solar eclipse view in Princeton

Clouds create a spectacular solar eclipse view in Princeton

You would think clouds moving in - would be the worse thing that could happen during a solar eclipse. But in Princeton, New Jersey, it created a dramatic moment for eclipse watchers. On Monday around 2:30 p.m. it was

Delawareans gathered to watch solar eclipse

Delawareans gathered to watch solar eclipse

Delawareans gathered at Brandywine Creek State Park to watch the solar eclipse.

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Essay: Keeping true to an eclipse quest, despite the complications
Speak Easy | Jonathan Berr

Essay: Keeping true to an eclipse quest, despite the complications

John Lennon wasn’t thinking of my family’s trip to see the Great American Eclipse of 2017 when he wrote “Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans,” but the sentiment is apropos nonetheless.

Speak Easy | Rashaan Hornsby

Op-ed: A new beginning for Camden High students

When I mentor Camden teens about making it as an entrepreneur, we talk about the importance of taking risks to achieve bigger goals, and being unsure or uncomfortable, but moving forward anyway. This is how I feel about the

National Interest | Dick Polman

Trump's Sunday flunky: 'He says what is in his heart'

Team Trump (minus Steve Bannon) was so hunkered in its bunker this weekend that when "Meet the Press" and the other Sunday shows tried to book a White House spokesman, the regime went darker than a solar eclipse. Which meant

Speak Easy | Cei Bell

Geremy Jasper's 'Patti Cake$,' a tale of working-class dreams, is pure New Jersey

Speaking after a screening of his latest film, "Patti Cake$," Geremy Jasper seems startled that people are interested in him and his project. Jasper wrote and directed the $2 million dramatic musical comedy about a large,

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Rising to the celestial occasion with tracking balloons

Rising to the celestial occasion with tracking balloons

The coast-to-coast eclipse paid a visit to Russellville, Kentucky, Monday afternoon, greeted by a throng of observers, including a group from Temple University who launched a balloon-mounted camera to capture the event.

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A star-studded trip to witness the 1973 eclipse

A star-studded trip to witness the 1973 eclipse

Retired Pennsylvania science teacher Stephen Berr made plans two years ago to witness this year's solar eclipse in Driggs, Idaho. He reserved a hotel room, and invited family members. Prepared as he was, life had different

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