Readers praise her willingness to stand up to Donald Trump. Also: Aiding Afghans; bike helmets; guns in Philadelphia; conspiracy “theories.”
More than 1,400 people have been shot this year in Philadelphia, hundreds of them fatally — a higher toll than in much larger New York or Los Angeles.
Taco Bell may have made the name famous, but this pizza — made with leavened dough and traditional Mexican ingredients — has become a genre all its own.
An artist’s journey to establish her position in the world took her to the shooting range and produced a bold, original show.
Cities from New England to Washington, D.C., could set or tie daily heat records on Thursday.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains of 13 Hessian soldiers killed by American forces in the bloody Battle of Red Bank near Philadelphia.
A fixture of ice cream trucks and convenience stores is no more after Klondike said it would focus on other products.
The nation’s first Black-owned pool club aims to teach hundreds of children to swim this summer, helping to close a dangerous racial gap in the process.
A 27-year veteran of the Fire Department was pronounced dead at the scene, fire officials said.
On a personal episode of “Still Processing,” Wesley Morris revisits a highway that he walked across as a kid. He never knew how deeply it had transformed the neighborhood it ran through.
A Philadelphia police inspector said that officers “observed several active shooters shooting into the crowd” on South Street, an area with many restaurants and bars.
With cases rising again, the superintendent said that as the pandemic evolves, “so too will our response to it.”
His quirky personal and political appeal is different from that of a typical Pennsylvania Democrat.
The first American-born player to crack the world’s Top 10 is taking on Egypt’s dominance of the game.
Edsaul Mendoza, who was fired last month, has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Thomas Siderio, 12, the authorities said.
In Philadelphia, the most comprehensive study in decades found a handful of dealers selling a huge number of guns used illegally. A House panel is uncovering similar patterns elsewhere.
Crime rates on trains and buses are up in some of the nation’s biggest cities, one more barrier for downtowns trying to rebound.
A sharp increase in new infections triggered the return of indoor mask rules a little more than a month after they were lifted.
Chiefs, prosecutors and lawmakers are rethinking the value, and the harm, of minor traffic stops like the one that ended in a man’s death in Grand Rapids.
The $15 billion rapid-delivery start-up decided to do business differently from rivals like Instacart. A changing environment is testing its model.
The move comes a little more than a month after the city lifted it.
As New York City makes a new push to relocate homeless people from the subway, the experiences of Philadelphia, San Francisco and others show the challenges ahead.
Sheila Bridges’s Harlem Toile de Jouy wallpaper and designs are getting even more attention. For this writer, it fills in the visual gaps of Black tradition.
The New York police had released video that it said showed the suspect, Gary Cabana, attacking workers at the Museum of Modern Art on Saturday.
Brandon Bostian was at the controls of the train, which was speeding at more than 100 miles per hour through a curved section when it crashed, the authorities said.
Malcolm Kenyatta, a politician in Pennsylvania, worried Matthew Miller was too good to be true after they connected on social media. He proved even better than expected.
At events in Washington, Chicago, Boston and other cities on Sunday, demonstrators expressed their love for the country, anger at Vladimir Putin and hope for peace.
Building a house in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of Philadelphia was a business opportunity — that’s all. But something changed along the way.
Ime Udoka, the team’s first-year coach, has convinced his players that sharing the ball is the key to a potent offense. Now the Celtics are climbing in the standings.
Honoring all things African-American, with performances, river cruises, exhibitions and more, in Richmond, Va., Portland, Ore., Philadelphia, Cleveland and San Antonio.
She was dominant in both sports over two decades and was in all likelihood the first Black star in women’s sports in the United States.
Barbara Mack hugged Larry Miller after he apologized for killing her brother, Edward David White. But if she were 30 years younger, she told him, “I would have been across that table at you.”
‘There’s more uncertainty than usual,’ one forecaster said.
Investigators determined that a 5-year-old, who told the police he had been playing with a lighter, was the only person in the part of the apartment where the fire began.
The authorities said it was a “miracle” that the injuries were not life-threatening. The helicopter was carrying an infant patient to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
A fire that raged through a public housing unit in Philadelphia left 12 people dead. But families living in cramped conditions have few options, with thousands waiting for subsidized housing.
The city is investigating the possibility that a child playing with a lighter near a Christmas tree sparked the blaze.
Twelve people, including eight children, were killed in the blaze, which swept through a building owned by the federally funded Philadelphia Housing Authority.
It was among the deadliest residential fires in the country in recent years. The mayor called it “one of the most tragic days in our city’s history.”
Five teenagers were arrested in Delaware on Wednesday after they were found in a car that was stolen from Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, who was not harmed, the authorities said.
Federal officials point to the city’s mandate as a success story and a shield against new Covid outbreaks at hospitals and nursing homes.
Prosecutors said he conspired to submit fake data about Temple’s Fox School of Business that helped it climb influential U.S. News & World Report college rankings.
After two teenage boys exchanged gunfire outside a football game in a Philadelphia suburb, the police opened fire and killed an 8-year-old girl. Now the teenagers are charged with a crime.
Larry Miller has written a book revealing that at age 16, in 1965, he murdered someone. The disclosure blindsided the family of the victim, whose name he never mentioned.
The city agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to the family of Mr. Wallace, a Black man with a history of mental illness who was shot by officers last year while holding a knife.
With his ceramics, Roberto Lugo tries to reach out to people who often feel ignored by museums.
The revised agreement eliminates race as a consideration in evaluating dementia claims by former players.
The SEPTA train car near Philadelphia had several passengers aboard but none called 911 while the woman was sexually assaulted, the authorities said.