Drag queens and mason jars: What happened when Doc’s Union Pub became Mifflin Tavern

At Mifflin Tavern, the word “Doc’s” etched into the transom and the decidedly Pennsport crowd — all Flyers gear and hoagiemouth — are the last visible vestiges of the bar's legacy.

Philly renames parts of Market and Sixth Streets in honor of founding fathers, black history
The cross streets of Sixth and Market, where the naming ceremony was held, represented not freedom, but enslavement for nine people who worked in George Washington’s household there.

Sammy Davis Jr., Charley Pride follow two different paths to fame in ‘American Masters’ documentaries
Both succeeded in an era where African American performers faced restrictions their white peers didn't.

Suicide bomber kills 2 police by famed Cairo tourist market
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber killed two police officers and wounded three more while he was being pursued near Cairo's famed Khan el-Khalili tourist marketplace

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‘It’s cool and it's annoying’: What happens when dad’s in the band

Boone has taken precocious players under his wing in the past, but this one is special: 12-year-old Mekhi Boone is not only a promising drummer, he’s bassist’s youngest son.

Temple to offer new scholarship to help students graduate

The university announced the $1.5 million program Monday. Some aid will be provided to incoming students and the rest to current students, close to graduation, who need help to complete their degree.

Can you teach students to be happy? Colleges are trying.

Can colleges address mental health problems in students before they begin? Teach students to be more resilient, mentally healthier, maybe even happier?

Young man shot dead after vigil for teen slain on the same street

Hours later, two teen girls were wounded in separate shootings.

Philly narcotics cops turned suspects into off-the-books confidential informants. Now, defense lawyers want to know more.

“There’s strong evidence to show that this is a pattern, and if you shine enough light it would show there’s a bigger problem here.”

Newspaper ads placed by former slaves seeking missing relatives to be read on stage at Villanova

A cast of 75 will bring to life the voices of mothers searching for their children, husbands for their wives, daughters and sons for their parents, siblings for each other.

Why a French firm bought Philly’s Invisible Sentinel and what it means for the world’s food safety

Start-up acquisitions, or exits, are rare in Philadelphia but proof of an innovative support system, says biotech executive Stephen Tang.
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