The former Bordentown Township police chief’s own words — captured in dozens of secret recordings by fellow officers — tell you everything you need to know to convict him of a federal hate crime, a prosecutor told jurors during opening arguments in Frank Nucera’s long-anticipated trial on Friday.
When most people think of fashion meccas, cities like London, Paris and Milan are the first to come to mind. Philadelphia is quickly cementing its place as a fashion-forward city.
After months of waiting, Apple's new software update for iPhones is finallyhere.
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — Ashé Cultural Arts Center’s Board of Directors, Efforts of Grace, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes as the new executive director of Ashé. She will take her post Jan. 1, 2020, succeeding founding Executive Director Carol Bebelle…
NEW YORK — Rihanna believes women of all shapes, colors and sizes should be celebrated, and that spirit of inclusion has made her lingerie and beauty lines massive successes.
They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative.
MILAN — Benetton has long made waves off the runway with its provocative advertising campaigns. But the storied family-owned knitwear brand is seeking to make waves inside the world of Italian fashion under the artistic guidance of French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac.
NEW YORK — Colson Whitehead's brutal narrative of a boys' reform school, "The Nickel Boys," and Marlon James' fantasy epic "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" are among the works chosen by judges for the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards.
Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary, is not the only contestant on the new season of “Dancing With the Stars” with a special kind of celebrity wattage.
Despite all the turmoil in her personal life, Wendy Williams staged a triumphant return to TV. How do we know this? Because her self-titled daytime talker has now been renewed for two more years. The high profile media watch on her story has been like nothing The Queen Of All Media has exper…
Their incredible run on “America’s Got Talent” came to a halt in Wednesday night’s final, but Ndlovu Youth Choir succeeded in winning hearts and minds around the world with their soul-stirring performances.
NEW YORK — More than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the color barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry.
NEW YORK — A funny thing happened to Folake Olowofoyeku on the way to a career in law: She became a theater major against her parents' wishes and headed straight into the business after earning her undergraduate degree.
By the time Phillips Brooks arrived at the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1856, the institution was thriving. Founded more than three decades earlier in the Sunday school room of a church in Alexandria, Virginia, the seminary now sat on a 62-acre estate with lush meadows and glorious views…
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — He preached in living rooms, in the woods and in a cotton gin.
“And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us and we beheld his glory.” Those are the words above the entrance to the sanctuary at Faith Immanuel Lutheran Church at 65 Penn Blvd. in East Lansdowne.
I remember growing up in South Philadelphia and hearing the words “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Department of Corrections has agreed to policy changes to accommodate Muslim inmates who wish to practice their religion, settling a lawsuit brought last year.
The Rev. Larry Thompson Sr., died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. He was 75.
Lucille Howell Baker, died on Sept. 11, 2019 at her home in Clinton, Maryland. She was 94.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Emily Clyburn, the wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina who helped raise millions of dollars to help students attend the alma mater they shared, died in Columbia on Thursday morning, according to the congressman’s office. She was 80 years old.
Norman Seay, a longtime civil rights leader, volunteer and advocate for Alzheimer’s disease research, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in St. Louis. He was 87.
Charles H. Reynolds, a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, died on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. He was 83.
Albert Franklin Pierce, a World War II veteran, died on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. He was 98.
With Labor Day marking the unofficial end of summer in the Philadelphia region, schools all around Philadelphia opened their doors for the first day of classes.
The Germantown Fulton Campus Coalition recently held its third community meeting for area residents on the redevelopment of Germantown High School and Fulton Elementary School buildings.
The Trolley Car Diner located on Germantown Avenue will soon be closed.
Sept. 18 – Open House on Addiction Series
The Abington Township community came together on Saturday for the 23rd Unity Day at Crestmont Park in Montgomery County.
Current and former residents came together on Saturday at Clark Park for the annual Woodland Avenue Reunion.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people.
Most children under the age of 5 should avoid plant-based milk, according to new health guidelines about what young children should drink.
NEW YORK — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday.
The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high.
Racial inequities in health care in the weeks before and after birth put African-American women and their babies at greater risk for birth complications and death.
Merck group donates $1M to fight maternal mortality
Pa. State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta held a senior health and wellness breakfast, Thursday at the R.W. Brown Community Center.
UNCF hosted the seventh annual Philadelphia UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball. It is a signature fundraising event providing support to numerous students attending UNCF-member colleges and universities and nearly 1,100 other colleges across America.
- Philly taxpayers spent $75K on Kenyatta Johnson’s lawyer in federal probe
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- Drexel and Tower Health reach deal to buy St. Christopher’s Hospital
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- Tribune honors Most Influential African Americans 2019
- City planners are debating if mega-townhouses threaten Old City’s character
- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is under federal investigation
- Leach calls report on harassment allegations ‘fair’ and ‘thoughtful’
- New Jersey rolls out Real ID driver’s licenses on appointment-only basis
- Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate 2018 synagogue attack
- PUC votes to make utility bills more affordable for low-income Pennsylvanians
- Local activist wrestle with penalty in N.J. wrestling case
- 3 politicians sorry for using, defending anti-Semitic trope
- State pays $225K to settle age bias claims in AG Office
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- New Orleans arts center to get new executive director
- La Salle student athletes welcome Logan Elementary students back to school
- Germantown coalition gives update on school building talks
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- Northwest Community Calendar: Sept. 19
- Amazon Prime to stream Rihanna's next-level lingerie show
- Migrant shooting highlights concern about Libyan coast guard
- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid
- Toppled Tunisian ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dies at 83
- Global oil consortium hurting South Sudan, watchdog says
- Day of mourning declared in Liberia after 27 children die in school fire
- Key Senate panel approves $250 million for election security
- House OKs measure to prevent possible end-of-month shutdown
- U.S. Christian evangelical delegation meets Saudi crown prince
- Officials: 31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during holiday
- Pope says US critics use 'rigid' ideology' to mask failings
- Pope warns of economic 'idols' in visit to Mauritius
- In Africa, Pope Francis comes face to face with the future of the church
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- Climate, post-conflict peace on pope's Africa agenda
- Walgreens, Google affiliate to test drone deliveries
- Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee
- Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages
- For the second day in a row, the New York Fed injected billions of dollars into the market
- Fashion District Philadelphia brings new retail to Center City
- NBC's 'Peacock' to join the streaming fray in April
- General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination
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- Antonio Brown released by New England Patriots
- Imhotep Charter basketball star Elijah Taylor heading to Notre Dame
- Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer returns with new outlook
- Detroit Lions offense to test injury-weakened Eagles
- Sixers get ready for scrimmage
- Philadelphia Legacy Awards to honor Chamberlain, Dunphy
- Pirates closer Vázquez arrested on child sex charges
- Most young children shouldn't drink plant-based milk, new health guidelines say
- US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research
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- Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973
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- They may not have won America's Got Talent, but Ndlovu Youth Choir stirred our souls
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