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Torn-apart families aren‘t limited to the border | Editorial

Torn-apart families aren‘t limited to the border | Editorial

The level of national outrage that pressured President Trump to end his policy of separating children from their parents at the border would suggest a society that values children and puts a premium on preserving families at any cost. The sad truth is that the United States has multiple policies — particularly related to the criminal justice system and child […]

FACT CHECK: Trump, Illegal Immigration And Crime

FACT CHECK: Trump, Illegal Immigration And Crime

updated at 8:30 pm ET After days of damaging news stories about an administration policy that separated immigrant families at the Southern border, President Trump tried to change the narrative Friday. He spoke up for grieving family members who have lost loved ones at the hands of people in the country illegally. Trump has frequently pointed to sympathetic crime victims […]

How much value does the Sixers‘ newly acquired first-round draft pick have? More than you might think | David Murphy

How much value does the Sixers‘ newly acquired first-round draft pick have? More than you might think | David Murphy

To illustrate the potential value that the Sixers acquired on Thursday night in the form of the Miami Heat’s unprotected first-round pick in 2021, consider the following question: If you were an NBA general manager and your goal was to qualify for the playoffs in 2021, which current Eastern Conference roster would you less like to have than Miami’s? The […]

Philly unleashed: 8 ways the city‘s canines spent Take Your Dog to Work Day

Philly unleashed: 8 ways the city‘s canines spent Take Your Dog to Work Day

Canines and humans around the world are giving the “dog days of summer” a new meaning. The 20th-annual National Take Your Dog to Work Day, established by , took place Friday with pups throughout Philadelphia accompanying their owners to work. Here’s a look at how some them spent their day. These fetching pups at  ad agency brought infectious energy to the workplace. […]

NYC developer planning $2 million townhouses on South Broad and Fitzwater Streets

NYC developer planning $2 million townhouses on South Broad and Fitzwater Streets

Brooklyn-based Heights Capital Partners is planning to break ground this fall on a 10-townhouse community at the southwest corner of South Broad and Fitzwater Streets, filling a lot that has long sat vacant. Advertisment of Gallery: The town houses, which are expected to range from 4,000 to 5,000 square feet in size and go for around $2 million per unit, […]

School‘s out, but these foster kids don‘t want to leave | Ronnie Polaneczky

School‘s out, but these foster kids don‘t want to leave | Ronnie Polaneczky

Now that the school year has ended, don’t expect Siyanna Torres to sing that old ditty about “No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks.” Advertisment of Gallery: She loves so much that she doesn’t want to leave for the summer. “At my old school, no one even knew my name,” says Siyanna, 18. “Here, they know […]

Trump‘s ‘grand bargain‘ with Russia is an illusion | Opinion

Trump‘s ‘grand bargain‘ with Russia is an illusion | Opinion

President Trump is again . Trump still seems to believe there’s a grand bargain to be forged with Russia, if he can just get in the room with its  president. The grand bargain is a grand illusion. We all would like to halt the downward spiral in U.S. relations with Moscow. But wishing for a better relationship won’t make it […]