Philly DA candidates all say Seth Williams should step down

Philly DA candidates all say Seth Williams should step down

All eight candidates vying to replace Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said on Thursday night that the city's indicted top prosecutor should resign before his term ends.

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U.S. State Department issues permit for Keystone XL pipeline

U.S. State Department issues permit for Keystone XL pipeline

The U.S. State Department has signed and issued a presidential permit to construct the Keystone XL pipeline.

No verdict after first day of jury deliberation in Spanier case

No verdict after first day of jury deliberation in Spanier case

After over six hours of discussion and several questions to the judge, the jury in former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s child endangerment case ended its first day of deliberation without a verdict.

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High noon for the gang that can't shoot straight
National Interest | Dick Polman

High noon for the gang that can't shoot straight

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Derek Walcott's sexual harassment problem, and ours

In 2009, the Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott withdrew his name from consideration for the honorary position of professor of poetry at Oxford University. The professorship went instead to Ruth Padel, who had tipped off reporters to

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I voted for Donald Trump — and I want to keep the ACA

I voted for President Trump. I still support most of what he is doing. But there is one thing on which I'm disagreeing with our president. I regret voting against my own interests concerning health insurance.

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Essay: In the Trump Era, Philadelphia is in crisis control

While previous protest movements such as Occupy Philadelphia and the Movement for Black Lives have built a resurgence of popular action for the past several years, they have effectively coalesced into a

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Corruption probe suggests Philly-style politics has arrived in Allentown

Corruption probe suggests Philly-style politics has arrived in Allentown

Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski's aspirations to serve a fourth term took a hit Wednesday when the city's former managing director pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges that implicate the mayor. NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave

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Sharks aren't just for boys: Gills Club inspires aspiring female biologists

Sharks aren't just for boys: Gills Club inspires aspiring female biologists

It's no secret that there are fewer women than men in a lot of STEM fields. One group is trying to target that problem by inspiring a specific group of young girls — those who are interested in becoming shark biologists.

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