Welcome home, Mr. President. Happy Memorial Day weekend, and congratulations on an international trip free of major faux pas.
Army veteran Ricky Best and newly commissioner Army lieutenant Richard Collins III were both casualties in an unconventional war, against hate and intolerance here at home. Remember these two heroes on Memorial Day.
Great stories were produced at the "Tower of Truth" at 400 North Broad - journalism that would make a profound difference in the lives and work of readers, their community, and the nation.
Activist Paul Yabor died of a drug overdose days before Mayor Kenneys opioid task force recommended establishing safe sites for users to inject heroin.
I have been carrying a grudge for decades and seeing this World War II video of a burial at sea brought that quiet rage back to the fore.
New Orleans has rid itself of three statues of Confederate heroes - Gens. Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard and President Jefferson Davis - and an obelisk that honored an 1874 uprising by the Crescent City White League against the Reconstruction-era state government.
For me, it is a day not only to contemplate the numbers of war dead, nor just names on monuments, but to reflect on how fallen service members - like Bartt Owens - were also funny, complex, dreaming, and loving people.
The veterans vividly recalled for the Roman Catholic High School students the Battle of Gettysburg, describing the now-famous incident in which Father William Corby, chaplain of the Irish Brigade, stood on a large boulder to rally the soldiers.
"Here I am leaving all that is dear to me as an individual and facing forth to some awful end far from all that is dear," Pierson wrote aboard a troop transport as he sailed past the Statue of Liberty.
As the nation marks what would have been his 100th birthday on May 29, Philadelphians recall his visits here, his political savvy and charisma, and his call to service that still resonates with people whose lives he touched.
From the 1940s through the 1980s, Dr. Sidney Kochman was a sole practitioner of a family practice in Philadelphia. Middle-of-the-night house calls were only one of the kindnesses he extended.
With 50,000 undocumented immigrants, and a mayor who has promised sanctuary to all who qualify, Philadelphia appears to be a target for heightened deportation efforts.
Shouldn't we be beyond guilt by association?
Trudy Rubin has the day off.
It's kind of like Romeo and Juliet, except no one dies
The shocking assault by a Montana congressional candidate on a journalist is the latest sign that right-wing hatred against the media has boiled over the top. It's time for decent people who want a free press in America to fight back.