Opinion

His murder 15 years ago remains a cold case, but the memories of George Longshore have not faded

He survived a brutal childhood in Port Richmond to become a happy suburban Philadelphia dad. Then he attended a wedding in Washington near a Catholic monastery. And his Horatio Alger story came to an abrupt end.

Opinion

Hong Kong crisis has become a crucial test of future U.S.-China relations | Trudy Rubin

Whether Beijing resolves Hong Kong pro-democracy protests by force or through compromise will define China's future relationships with United States and other democracies.
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Hong Kong crisis has become a crucial test of future U.S.-China relations | Trudy Rubin

Whether Beijing resolves Hong Kong pro-democracy protests by force or through compromise will define China's future relationships with United States and other democracies.

Opinion

Impeachment’s hidden messages about immigration and what it means to be American | Will Bunch

Impeachment witnesses are a reminder of how immigration renews the American spirit, even with a White House hellbent on crushing it.
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Impeachment’s hidden messages about immigration and what it means to be American | Will Bunch

Impeachment witnesses are a reminder of how immigration renews the American spirit, even with a White House hellbent on crushing it.

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Doctor with Penn, Temple roots is Trump’s choice for FDA top job

Stephen Hahn headed the radiation oncology department at Penn's medical school for nearly a decade. He was also grilled by congress members a decade ago for improper and ineffective care given to veterans at the Philadelphia VA.
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Doctor with Penn, Temple roots is Trump’s choice for FDA top job

Stephen Hahn headed the radiation oncology department at Penn's medical school for nearly a decade. He was also grilled by congress members a decade ago for improper and ineffective care given to veterans at the Philadelphia VA.
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When did Society Hill become a city state unto itself? | Inga Saffron

First, the neighborhood banned flex posts in the bike lanes. Now it wants its own zoning rules.

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Don’t mourn the death of big luxury. Philly entrepreneurs are moving in | Elizabeth Wellington

“Luxury is far from dead. What’s happening is the boundaries of luxury are being repositioned a bit. The world is changing. We are changing with it. ”

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A call went out to black men in response to shootings of kids. Hundreds responded, warming my heart. | Jenice Armstrong

It was a beautiful sight to behold — a room full of African American men dressed in business suits or working man boots and jeans all gathered in the same room to express their collective outrage over a number of recent shootings involving children.

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In a play for peace, Parkway student activists go up against police — in basketball | Helen Ubiñas

I’ve watched these students evolve into passionate activists, calling attention to the gun violence in Philadelphia that’s too often reduced to a mere footnote in the national conversation on the epidemic.

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Why America needs the truth on Trump’s mysterious medical dash to Walter Reed | Will Bunch

The president’s health matters, but what matters more – with impeachment hanging in the balance – is Trump’s war on objective truth.

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An industrial corner of North Philadelphia offers a refreshing taste of Coca-Cola’s architecture | Inga Saffron

Every bottle of Coca-Cola in the tri-state area originates in a handsome 1940s building on Erie Avenue.

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‘We need help!’ Young protesters stand up for Hong Kong democracy against enormous odds | Trudy Rubin

Trudy Rubin reports from Hong Kong: High school students in besieged Polytechnic University explain why they're risking their lives for their ideals.

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Longwood Gardens plans $200 million expansion, biggest so far at this top Pa. tourist attraction

The project calls for a large reworking of key buildings on Longwood’s 1,100 acres.

Opinion

Marie Yovanovitch, impeachment, and America’s last stand for playing by the rules | Will Bunch

America had a moment last week that no one really saw coming. Yovanovitch’s tour de force testimony built upon the momentum from Day One of the impeachment inquiry.

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That embroidered skirt you love? It started with the pioneers of the art-as-fashion movement | Elizabeth Wellington

Unlike many hoity-toity museum shows that feature clothes, Off the Wall isn’t about the couture gowns of heiresses, but rather pieces you might own because someone close to you might have made something similar for you.

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