Penn, Drexel officers’ presence on 52nd Street renews calls to defund campus police

While both universities say campus police did not use munitions or make arrests that night, their presence at the violent scene has sparked outcry from students, faculty, and staff.

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Birx warns U.S. is in a ‘new phase’ of the coronavirus pandemic as deal on stimulus checks, unemployment benefits stalls

Birx also suggested some people in hot spots across the country should consider wearing masks in their home.

Bankrupt Hertz is still wrongly accusing customers of stealing its cars, lawsuit claims
Rent-a-car customers who use debit cards and extend their contracts have been arrested at gunpoint, charged with grand theft auto, and thrown in jail.

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus
The 52-year-old will continue to coach virtually when able. Duce Staley will be in charge of things at the NovaCare Complex until Pederson’s return.

Philadelphia braces for more recycling pickup delays due to trash crisis
The Streets Department said garbage collection is back on schedule but recycling “continues to be delayed by several days.”

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Philly neighborhood prays for 7-year-old shot in the head on his family’s porch

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Led by fourth line, Flyers restart season by jolting NHL-best Bruins, 4-1, in round-robin opener

Playing their first real game in 145 days, the Flyers rolled as their fourth-liners excelled.

Is the word ‘picnic’ racist? How to deal with questions about language right now.

How do we have these necessary conversations about language without sounding like the language police?

A less costly way to a four-year degree: Go to community college first

Brittany Halbsgut is on target to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in organizational studies from the University of Pennsylvania in December, and she said she’s doing it debt free.

Sixers’ Shake Milton wants focus on racial injustice — not his performance against the Pacers

“I didn’t really come here to talk about" Saturday's game, Milton said after he struggled in the Sixers' restart. "The iron, right now, is hot about what’s going on with this country, the racial injustices that are happening. So keep fighting.

Mail delays are frustrating Philly residents, and a short-staffed Postal Service is struggling to keep up

“It’s just piles of our mail sitting in the post office," one Overbrook Park resident said.

What will sex, dating, and marriage look like on the other side of the pandemic?

Experts say lasting impacts could include dramatic shifts in what American households look like and in how they function day to day.
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