Can this Delaware senator save civility in Congress?

With prayer meetings and personal greetings, Sen. Chris Coons has carved out a role trying to soothe the acrimony that has become the defining feature of American politics -- but it's an uphill climb.

Groceries price comparison finds that Whole Foods, Acme are the most expensive in Philly area

Wegmans prices, by contrast, were 3 percent below average while 90 percent of its customers called the store superior.

New Philly commute data shows strong subway and bike use, need for better buses
New census data highlight how Philly's neighborhoods are using the city's roads and public transit.

Sources: Schiano, Jones and Gattis eye Temple football head coach job
Greg Schiano, Alabama co-offensive coordinator Josh Gattis, and former Tennessee coach Butch Jones have expressed interest in the Owls job.

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump
Top House Democrats are raising the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women.

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New Census figures on Philly neighborhoods show inequality, high numbers of whites living in poverty

Released on Thursday, the numbers take a microscope to the city's formidable 26 percent poverty rate, revealing fault lines of distress and hardship.

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The building that Ed Bacon thought was too ugly for Society Hill | Inga Saffron

Once the subject of fierce architectural debates, the Old Pine Community Center now sits with ease among its colonial neighbors.

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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?

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Doing some holiday driving in Pennsylvania? This column won’t brighten your spirits.

Holiday travel is a reminder of Pennsylvania's bad record (and bad policy) when it comes to infrastructure.

Philadelphia police shoot, kill dog after it attacks girl and responding officer

Police said as they tried to help the girl, the dog bit an officer in the thigh. A second officer shot the dog twice — killing it.

(Alternative) giving guide: How to make the most of your charitable spirit this holiday season

Philly's problems aren't solvable through simple acts of charity or kindness, but every little bit helps.

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