Latino cultural center rises in North Philly as a beacon of connections, commerce

Latino cultural center rises in North Philly as a beacon of connections, commerce

A cultural center has taken its place in the North Philadelphia neighborhood of Fairhill, designed to be the inspiration for a financially depressed community. The new building is an expansion Taller Puertorriqueno, a Latino

Senate gives bipartisan tribute to Joe Biden

Senate gives bipartisan tribute to Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden was honored by his former colleagues in the United States Senate Wednesday.  The tribute from Republicans and Democrats remembered how Biden overcame adversity personally as well as shaped national

N.J. may take a chance on delivering lottery tickets by courier

N.J. may take a chance on delivering lottery tickets by courier

New Jersey residents could have a new way to buy lottery tickets.

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Essay: Did economics or bigotry motivate Trump voters? It was both.
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Essay: Did economics or bigotry motivate Trump voters? It was both.

Those who argue that economic concerns are largely responsible for the election result are often accused of trivializing the expressions of racism and other bigotry that accompanied it. Similarly, they feel that their critics

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Op-ed: Will demoralized teachers be more effective as collateral damage or direct targets?

The recent suggestions that Philadelphia’s professional teachers are overpaid and are expecting too many resources are damagingly misinformed.

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Fallout from fake news, election divide triggers tension from Mt. Airy to D.C.

Fallout from fake news, election divide triggers tension from Mt. Airy to D.C.

Ken Weinstein was shocked. Just a few weeks earlier, a fake news story had turned his quiet Mt. Airy diner into a hub for angry, presidential election-fueled phone calls, Facebook posts and emails from across the country.

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Teaching medicine with fake cadavers that bleed, blink and breathe

Teaching medicine with fake cadavers that bleed, blink and breathe

The back of a sprawling warehouse in Tampa, Florida, looks kind of like entering the Matrix, or some sort of science-fiction movie. There are dozens of bodies floating in tubs full of fluid. They've got red and pink muscles,

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