Special Report

For 21 years, this Philly man dreamed of being exonerated. But coming home from prison was nothing like what he expected.

The eight months since Terrance Lewis was released have been a whirlwind of joy, anxieties, and obligations, opportunities that open and then fall out of reach, plans made and broken.

SEPTA urged to ‘Fix the 15’ and improve communication as historic trolley line gets bus service
"We know that you love the trolleys," said SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards. "I love the trolleys, too." The plan is to bring them back.

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn, back home at the Jersey Shore, says decision about testifying still not his to make
McGahn is an Atlantic City native whose legendary uncle, Paddy McGahn, famously tangled with an old client, then-casino mogul Donald Trump. The nephew's loyalty to their shared client appears to run deeper.

Democrats head into their final day of arguments at Trump impeachment trial
Their focus Friday is expected to be on the second article of impeachment, obstruction of Congress' investigation.

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Philly progressives who won big last year are making moves in City Council

A new Council kicked off its first working meeting with a wave of liberal proposals on issues such as housing, workers’ rights, and gun violence.

The Goat comes to Rittenhouse from the Fergie’s crew

The former Oh! Shea's is being positioned as a middle-of-the-road option that's not a dive or too bougie.

Penn Relays to celebrate 100th anniversary of participation by Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Cheyney, Lincoln,and Howard were the first three HBCU schools to run at the Penn Relays in 1920. More than a dozen schools have won Championship of America relays since then.

Kenney to the Mummers: End blackface, or the parade is over

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is threatening to end the city’s storied Mummers Parade if organizers don’t make significant changes to address inappropriate behavior by participants following another blackface controversy at this year’s event.

Philly ranks 3rd in STD transmissions partly because too many don’t use condoms | Jenice Armstrong

“It’s really a function of poverty,” said Gary J. Bell, executive director of Bebashi: Transition to Hope. “What do people do when they are sad, or depressed, or don’t have enough money? They either get high or they have sex.”

Legendary PBS anchor Jim Lehrer dies at 85

A host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events has died

Opinion

Saudi Arabia murdered a journalist and blackmailed Jeff Bezos. Trump sent them U.S. troops | Will Bunch

Saudi Arabia's ruler ordered a gruesome hit on a Washington Post journalist and hacked the Post's owner, Trump condoned it ... or worse.
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