Kensington High’s cell-phone ban: What readers and the principal had to say after my last column | Ronnie Polaneczky

Readers sound off about the controversial policy, which has some students storing their phones - for a fee - at some corner stores.

To fix staffing crises, hospitals in Pa. and beyond must listen to nurses | Opinion

Hospitals need to start the conversation with nurses to improve staffing, not force patient ratios.

To fix staffing crises, hospitals in Pa. and beyond must listen to nurses | Opinion

Hospitals need to start the conversation with nurses to improve staffing, not force patient ratios.

Pa. senators hold the key to federal prison reform | Opinion

Senators Toomey and Casey should pass the FIRST STEP Act.

Pa. senators hold the key to federal prison reform | Opinion

Senators Toomey and Casey should pass the FIRST STEP Act.

How saving Philly’s historic sacred spaces can make the city stronger | Opinion

A new partnership hopes to create national prototypes that demonstrate the civic value of sacred places.

How saving Philly’s historic sacred spaces can make the city stronger | Opinion

A new partnership hopes to create national prototypes that demonstrate the civic value of sacred places.
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Bipartisan Senate anger over Trump stonewalling on Khashoggi murder reflects dismay at hijacking of U.S. policy by reckless crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Is France showing us what America’s next civil war will look like? | Will Bunch

Paris is burning. Are the French protests a roadmap for an American civil war?

If Marc Lamont Hill wasn’t representing Temple in his U.N. speech, does academic freedom apply? | Opinion

Academic freedom does not exempt Marc Lamont Hill's comments on Israel from critique.

Did the Johnny Bobbitt scam ruin charitable giving for everyone? | Editorial

GoFundMe is a good tool to have in the tooklkit, but there are many other ways to do good and have impact — and many of those opportunities are not far from our own front doors.

Is this the end for ‘almond milk’? | Opinion

The FDA shouldn't waste time questioning the labels on products like 'almond milk.'

How to make your end-of-year donations have impact all year long | Opinion

Use these tips to be sure your donations have the strongest social impact.

To combat anti-Semitism, we need more education | Opinion

Better education can help fight rising anti-Semitism.

Kermit Gosnell movie tells the ignored story of ‘America’s biggest serial killer’ | George Will

As the film is released on DVD, a reminder of the gruesome case.

China tried to strike at Trump — and missed the mark entirely | Marc Thiessen

China has underestimated Trump's leverage in the ongoing trade war.

How many more convictions before things change in Pa.? | Editorial

Ken Smukler's trial will be remembered for being a window into the sleazy way machine politics are too often conducted in Philly.

Scoping out GoFundMe scams is my job. Here’s how you can avoid a Johnny Bobbitt scenario | Opinion

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