Honoring the fallen, at a rainy Memorial Day cemetery service

Honoring the fallen, at a rainy Memorial Day cemetery service

A small ceremony at Philadelphia's National Cemetery included a wreath ceremony, taps and speeches.

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Frank Deford, NPR's longtime philosopher of sports, dies at 78

Frank Deford, NPR's longtime philosopher of sports, dies at 78

Through nearly four decades, five presidential administrations and seemingly countless Super Bowls and World Series, NPR listeners could depend on at least one thing in the ever-unpredictable world of athletics: Frank

With scientific breakthrough, researchers see AIDS cure on horizon

With scientific breakthrough, researchers see AIDS cure on horizon

In a significant scientific breakthrough, Temple University researchers have successfully removed HIV from human immune cells.

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A Memorial Day hero whom Trump will never honor
National Interest | Dick Polman

A Memorial Day hero whom Trump will never honor

Memorial Day honors the roughly 670,000 American soliders who have died fighting for freedom abroad. But today we need to add one more casualty, a military vet who died fighting for freedom at home.

Speak Easy | David Woods

Op-ed: U.S. incarceration rates too high, too lengthy, too arbitrary

Whether our laws are right or wrong, the fact is that some seven million people in the United States are under some form of criminal justice supervision. This country criminalizes more acts than any other country in the

Speak Easy | Stacia Friedman

Essay: Everyone’s talking. Is anyone listening?

A Jew and two Arabs walk into a room. They play beautiful music together, erasing the cultural, political, and religious boundaries that normally separate them. What is wrong with this picture? According to cellist Ohad "Udi"

Speak Easy | Courtenay Harris Bond

Essay: 'People die of stigma. They don't die from heroin.'

It seemed particularly cruel that Paul Yabor, 55, an activist in the HIV/AIDs and harm reduction communities who suffered from a substance use disorder himself, died last week Tuesday of a drug overdose at an open-air shooting

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Customers say goodbye to Little Pete's, one of the last all-night diners in Center City

Customers say goodbye to Little Pete's, one of the last all-night diners in Center City

For nearly four decades, the old-fashioned diner Little Pete's at 17th and Chancellor Streets has served up round-the-clock reubens and eggs benedict to all walks of life.

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