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?

Daphne Goggins threatens to sue Philly GOP for reconsidering her mayoral endorsement
Daphne Goggins, the candidate endorsed last week for mayor by the Republican City Committee in Philadelphia, is threatening to sue her party for scheduling a “do-over” meeting to reconsider that decision.

Here’s what we know about Bryce Harper: The Phillies need him, and they are willing to spend
Without Harper, the Phillies have a potent lineup with potentially fatal holes. With Harper, their order could lead the National League.

Aurora shooter’s permit was revoked but gun wasn’t seized
Investigators are still trying to determine what exactly law enforcement agencies did after the permit was revoked. The shooter killed five co-workers Friday.

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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.

Expectations high for Pope Francis’ sex-abuse summit, but some brace for disappointment

The meeting set to begin Thursday marks the first time a pontiff has gathered Catholicism’s top leaders from around the globe to discuss the issue of sexual abuse.

Sizzling Flyers sweep Red Wings as Carter Hart steals show

The rookie goalie made 37 saves and stole the win, while Oskar Lindblom had the first two-goal game of his career.


These Philly-area college students gave up their phones. They discovered an addiction.

A group of St. Joseph's University undergrads ditched their phones for a day. Don't try this at home.

Sixers’ Embiid and Ben Simmons playing in the All-Star Game is proof of The Process at work

The Sixers' "I told you so" moment finally came on Sunday in Charlotte.
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