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Have you hit the COVID-19 wall? Here are some ways to cope.

How do we press on in the midst of uncertainty and guard our mental health? We spoke to the experts.
Column

Have you hit the COVID-19 wall? Here are some ways to cope.

How do we press on in the midst of uncertainty and guard our mental health? We spoke to the experts.

Opinion

The barge, the rain, the pandemic: Is 2020 real, or a nightmare with no end? | Maria Panaritis

After Isaias struck with biblical vengeance (9 inches of rain in Wynnewood!), it was hard to wake up Wednesday and think, "OK, cool."
Opinion

The barge, the rain, the pandemic: Is 2020 real, or a nightmare with no end? | Maria Panaritis

After Isaias struck with biblical vengeance (9 inches of rain in Wynnewood!), it was hard to wake up Wednesday and think, "OK, cool."

Opinion

Is Trump’s use of question marks deceptively strategic??? A Twitter investigation. | The Angry Grammarian

When the president throws a question mark on the end of a tweet, it’s guaranteed to dominate the news cycle for days.
Opinion

Is Trump’s use of question marks deceptively strategic??? A Twitter investigation. | The Angry Grammarian

When the president throws a question mark on the end of a tweet, it’s guaranteed to dominate the news cycle for days.
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I bought my first gun because I no longer feel safe in America | Solomon Jones

In the first half of 2020, gun purchases by African Americans increased by 58%, including my own.

Opinion

Whether we march or not, don’t think we don’t grieve for Zamar Jones, the latest child gun violence victim | Jenice Armstrong

People ask, "Where's Black Lives Matter?" That's an easy dig to make but one that completely ignores the fact that the BLM movement, which was founded in 2013 in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin, is a national one that largely focuses on issues of racial injustice.

Opinion

50 years on the lam for a Delco ‘60s radical | Will Bunch Newsletter

Leo Burt, the last ‘60s fugitive, is still on the run ... if he’s still alive.

The impact of COVID-19 on our future vanity? Well-being will trump how we look.

“These choices will be based on what we want to do, not what others want us to do.”

Opinion

Time to panic as Pa. teachers defect, and safety concerns threaten reopenings | Maria Panaritis

A Bucks County school district invited me into a behind-the-scenes pandemic planning meeting. It showed an incredibly uphill battle to reopening classroom doors.

Opinion

Trump’s promotion of ‘demon sperm’ doctor bodes ill for any second term | Trudy Rubin

The president's praise for Dr. Stella Immanuel, who promotes fake COVID-19 "cure" and dangers of demon spirits, illustrates a poor grip on reality that would endanger the country and the world if he is re-elected.

Opinion

From 9/11 to Portland, it was inevitable ‘Homeland Security’ would be turned on the American people | Will Bunch

The post-9/11 homeland-security state is a monster that's met refugees and now protesters with military force. It's time to end Homeland Security.

Opinion

How long does it take to finish an investigation into a pathetic Philadelphia detective? Too long. | Helen Ubiñas

Det. John Komorowski, who was busted for DUI and threatening an officer, has been under investigation for an earlier racial incident for more than a year.

Column

It’s Crab Gravy Season in Philly. Here’s where to get some of the best.

There are as many variations of this version of Sunday gravy as there are pots across the region, with seafood stepping in for lighter summer appearance where the meatballs, braciola and sausage usually star.

Column

Who knew our grandmothers’ ways to stay cool in the summer would come in handy now? | Elizabeth Wellington

As I think about how air conditioned restaurants and movie theaters are a no-go this year, I’m reminded how my grandmother kept it cool outdoors.

Opinion

The coronavirus scourge of the under-30 crowd is upon us and it is dangerous | Maria Panaritis

Teenagers and people in their 20s are driving up COVID-19 counts and threatening us all. Maybe it’s time to call off high school?

Opinion

Putin, facing resistance, needs a Trump win more than ever | Trudy Rubin

A Trump win would kill NATO, undermine Western democracies, and help the Kremlin distract from protests at home.

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