Here are two typical stories from the inside pages of today's paper, documenting the daily toll of gun violence. In Jacksonville, Florida, a Spanish teacher who had been fired that morning, retu... More »
In the wake of Mitt Romney's Super-Tuesday primary victories in six states, the Romney campaign is putting out the word, on background only, that it would take an act of God for anyone other than... More »
Have you been sitting on the sidelines of the exciting Republican presidential nomination campaign wishing you could participate, too? But do you live in a closed primary state like Pennsylvania or N... More »
It was a surprise to most of the Temple community when University President Ann Weaver Hart was announced this month as the only finalist for the presidency of the University of Arizona, just as it wa... More »
Rick Santorum, the defeated former senator from Pennsylvania, was given no chance when he announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Rejected by the Republican establishment ... More »
The belated disclosure of his 2010 tax return by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney confirms the public speculation which forced its disclosure, that Romney and his wife do in fact pay inco... More »
The media is not unfairly picking on Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich for what he has done in the past. We all know no one's perfect, that we are all sinners. We all believe that... More »
Republican presidential frontrunner and multi-multi-millionaire or billionaire Mitt Romney is now saying he might release a tax return for one tax year in April, after the race for the Republican nom... More »
Jan Ting lives in Brandywine Hundred, Del., and works on Broad Street in Philadelphia. He is a law professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he's been on the faculty since 1977. Before that, he was an associate attorney in the tax department at the Pepper Hamilton law firm in Philadelphia. From 1990 to 1993, while on leave from Temple, he served as Assistant Commissioner at the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the U.S. Department of Justice. In 2006, he was the nominee of the Republican Party for the U.S. Senate in the state of Delaware, having defeated Christine O'Donnell in the Republican primary. He lost in the general election to Tom Carper. He majored in history at Oberlin College, received a master's degree in Asian Studies from the East-West Center of the University of Hawaii, and received a law degree from Harvard Law School. He is married with two grown daughters and three grandchildren.
Hundreds of blue-collar municipal workers took to the streets Wednesday afternoon to demand that Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter settle a pair of outstanding union contracts. They intend to resume the protest Thursday.
More and more young athletes start focusing on a single sport too early -- causing an increase in sports injuries. That was the consensus of three professional team doctors at a discussion on the impact More »