Denounced as hate group, Westboro Baptist Church plans 'peaceful, religious' protest at DNC

Denounced as hate group, Westboro Baptist Church plans 'peaceful, religious' protest at DNC

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church — the Kansas-based church infamous for picketing soldiers’ funerals, stomping American flags, and denouncing gays — plan to come to Philadelphia and demonstrate during the Democratic

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Next Stop: 5th Street/Independence Hall! SEPTA renames 5th Street Station, sorta

Next Stop: 5th Street/Independence Hall! SEPTA renames 5th Street Station, sorta

Good bye, 5th Street Station. To Philadelphians, your name might have made intuitive sense, but to hopelessly lost tourists so desperate to find the Birthplace of American Democracy that they couldn't be bothered to look at a

Understaffed and facing hundreds of retirements, Pa. State Police seek more funding

Understaffed and facing hundreds of retirements, Pa. State Police seek more funding

The Pennsylvania Legislature's proposed budget plan isn't finalized, but it is already drawing the ire of the union representing state troopers.

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Let down, but not panicked: British expats in Philadelphia react to Brexit

Howard Silverstone, an accountant in Haddonfield, New Jersey, advises his countrymen to not panic — "keep calm and carry on," as the old British saw goes. The Philadelphia region is one of Britain's biggest treading partners

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WHYY's health and science show, The Pulse, was recognized with two awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI). The show was voted as the Best News/Public Affairs Program for its episode, The Pulse Goes To

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