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The Philadelphia Eagles are off to a dismal 0-2 start following their 37-19 drubbing at the hands of the Los Angeles Rams. The Eagles will try to get into the win column when they face Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Sept. 27 at Lincoln Financial Field. The Bengals like the Eagles have an 0-2 record.

Lifestyles

LONDON — It's the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night parties.

Entertainment

For the gore-adverse Wunmi Mosaku, “Lovecraft Country” might seem a curious choice. But she’d already read most of the pilot script when the monstrous Shoggoths started ripping off appendages, and by then, she was hooked.

Religion

The Rev. William Brownlee Sr., senior pastor at the Emmanuel Christian Center, Inc. is leading a millennial movement aimed to exemplify the love and compassion of Christian beliefs through community restoration and repair, and spiritual guidance to help sustain one’s spirit and natural life.

This has been an incredible year, one that marked the beginning of a new decade and one we have never experienced. The coronavirus that has taken countless lives, George Floyd, along with other African Americans, has been brutally murdered and assaulted. Furthermore, we have a president who …

There is one sure way to get the devil’s attention I’m told and have experienced. Just begin to turn one’s life and attention to Christ. Some of you have a pastor or two refer to a person’s lifestyle as an open invitation for him to gain access to his or her world. Supposedly, as long as you…

JERUSALEM — Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails on the eve of the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus outbreak.

Obituaries

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at her home in Washington. She was 87.

BAMAKO, Mali — Mali’s former president Moussa Traore, who ruled the West Africa nation for more than 22 years, has died at age 83, according to his son Idrissa Traore. He did not give details on the cause of death.

Steve Carter, an award-winning playwright who explored the African American and Caribbean American experiences with incisiveness, humor and a willingness to wrestle with difficult themes, including hatred, revenge and forgiveness, died Tuesday in Tomball, Texas. He was 90.

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Willie James Ferrell Jr., a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and entrepreneur died on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 after a lengthy illness at Phoenixville Hospital. He was 87.