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  • Pa. State Police to fight gender-bias suit

    The head of the Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday that he planned to fight a federal lawsuit seeking to dial down the agency's hiring standards. The Department of Justice contended in a complaint filed Tuesday that the state police physical-...
  • Your Place: After air conditioner runs, a cigarette smell

    Question: Over the last month, after running the air conditioner in my son's room, we noticed that it smelled like an ashtray. There is no hidden source, like a collection of cigarette butts in his room, so the logical thing was to clean the current...
  • Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft

    Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft
    Women's basketball Ex-Terp Thomas goes No. 1 in overseas draft Former Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas was selected first overall in the Women's Korean Basketball League foreigner draft on Tuesday by KEB Hanabank, which plays less than 2...
  • Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

    On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.'s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests. It is not too fanciful to imagine that the...
  • Philly mulls big change for Mummers Parade

    The city is considering a radical change in the route of the Mummers Parade that would take it south from City Hall to Washington Avenue, skipping the event's spiritual heart - South Philadelphia. The new route would reverse the parade's direction....
  • Philly police arrest suspected gunman in toddler's slaying

    PHILADELPHIA — A man suspected of opening fire on a Grays Ferry street Friday night, killing a 3-year-old girl who was getting her hair braided, was arrested Monday night, police said. With the assistance of U.S. marshals, police arrested Brandon...
  • Philadelphia schools to open on schedule despite shortfall

    PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia's cash-strapped public schools will open on schedule in three weeks after $32 million of budget cuts, the school district's superintendent said on Friday, easing fears of closures or a late start to the school year to...
  • Buzz building over Bethlehem distillery

    The wine makers behind an award-winning Slate Belt vineyard are looking to open a craft distillery in south Bethlehem, among the first proposed for the Lehigh Valley. The owners of Franklin Hill Vineyards are seeking a limited-distillery license,...
  • Trudy Rubin: Iraqi students in exchange program ponder their country's future

    As the Gaza conflict drags on, Iraq has faded from the headlines, even though the country is falling to pieces. So it was intriguing to meet a terrific group of Iraqi college students at Temple University on a State Department exchange program that...
  • Trudy Rubin: West must outsmart Putin

    The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster should have been a wake-up call for Vladimir Putin. It wasn't. Instead of decreasing aid for pro-Russian separatists who almost certainly shot the plane down with a Russian missile, Putin is upping the ante. While...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...