Will Philadelphia be able to exclude a Catholic adoption agency from its foster care system because it refuses to work with gay couples?
A Greek Revival-style home in Memphis, a brick townhouse in Philadelphia and a three-bedroom Earthship house near Taos.
In a major interior expansion directed by Frank Gehry, the Philadelphia Museum of Art opens new spaces and invites new artists in.
Larry Krasner, part of a new breed of prosecutors, easily defeated Carlos Vega in Tuesday’s primary in spite of a rise in gun crime.
Larry Krasner, the district attorney who reduced incarceration in Philadelphia, faces a challenger who blames him for a spike in shootings and homicides.
Frantic efforts to vaccinate people in an underserved area of Philadelphia underscore a difficult new stage of the nation’s vaccination campaign, as door-to-door efforts become the norm.
City officials said that remains from the 1985 bombing, which were believed to have been cremated without the family’s permission, had apparently been saved in a box in storage.
The revelation that unidentified remains from at least one of the victims of a 1985 police bombing had been discarded without regard to the family’s wishes touched off fresh waves of pain and anger.
In two North Philadelphia neighborhoods, many hands create homegrown art tributes to local heroes.
The disclosure that anthropologists at two Ivy League universities had kept bones from a victim of the 1985 MOVE bombing infuriated its members as well as city leaders.
The gripping PBS documentary series is a richly detailed look at what happens when an idealist gets actual power.
Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.
Alex Da Corte, known for provocative, brightly colored installations, will showcase the beloved “Sesame Street’” character at the top of the Met this spring — but with a twist.
William Heiser Jr. said his father had told him and his sister that their mother, Marie Heiser, had “just packed up her stuff and left.”
Several people corroborated parts of the account of Tom Garvey, a Vietnam veteran and former stadium employee who described his “secret apartment” in a recent book.
Frustrated with remote learning, parents in the Philadelphia area are running for office, suing, relocating and retreating to private school.
The songwriters and producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff’s Black-owned label Philadelphia International Records turned a city’s aesthetic into a movement that reverberated around the world.
In North Philadelphia, a family gathered for a last day with “The Best Mom Ever.”
They believed as a matter of civic principle that ethical leadership is the glue that holds a constitutional republic together.
He won more than 500 games and six Atlantic 10 tournament championships with Temple, and he took his teams to the N.C.A.A. tournament’s regional finals five times.
The executives, Peter Dunn and David Friend, were placed on leave after a report in The Los Angeles Times in which they were accused of creating a hostile work environment.
Airports across the United States are devoting more space to freight shipments as online shopping surges in the pandemic.
The Newark native has long been lauded for his brilliant abstractions. Lately he’s writing about something more concrete — and producing his most powerful music yet.
A Jamaican couple spent nearly two and a half years inside Philadelphia churches, isolated even further by the pandemic. This month, U.S. immigration officials relented.
When Rob McClure fell for Maggie Lakis, he also fell for her hometown. But don’t get him started on the reliability of Amtrak.
When Donald Trump’s campaign tried to overturn the election results in Pennsylvania, Al Schmidt found himself trapped between his party and his principles.
The Philly radio station WXPN polled its listeners and is revealing their choices in a marathon show. “I treasure the folly of it,” our critic writes.
Emergency pandemic funding to help renters must be distributed by Dec. 30. But getting the money to those who need it is no small task.
Some areas north and west of the Interstate 95 corridor in New Jersey and Pennsylvania may get more than a foot of snow on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
One of the game’s best and most honored players in the 1960s and into the ’70s, he nevertheless felt racism’s sting early in his career in Philadelphia.
At 76, she is the embodiment of success, the personification of warmth and an artist who changed the landscape of American music.
A 1769 townhouse in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia, an 1898 home in Denver and a 1997 postmodern house designed by Michael Graves in Austin.
As they try to somehow reverse Joe Biden’s victory, President Trump and his allies have targeted heavily Black cities, painting them as corrupt and trying to throw out huge numbers of votes.
The claim itself is fraudulent.
California and Michigan moved to shut down indoor dining, and Philadelphia severely limited indoor gatherings. With more than 150,000 virus cases daily, the nation is shutting down again.
Yet Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Detroit have become the targets of G.O.P. allegations of voting shenanigans.
A city that “will long remember slights,” as one area congressman put it, came through for Joe Biden, who benefited from his ties there and President Trump’s affronts to its voters.
The justices have an opportunity to overturn a precedent that has hurt Americans’ First Amendment rights.
The justices considered whether a city may exclude a Catholic social services agency from its foster care system because it refuses to work with gay couples.
It was a long night. Here’s your guide to Day 2.
As President Trump urges supporters to watch for fraud at polling places, people inside the polls already are keeping watch — and usually not finding much.
It’s not hope or change. It’s not making anything great. It’s just about making it through.
Anxious but determined, Americans are pushing through challenges like the pandemic and long lines to cast their ballot. The country is on course to surpass 150 million votes for the first time.
In Pennsylvania and other battlegrounds, both parties are succeeding in coaxing infrequent voters off the sidelines. The all-important question is who does it better.
The fatal shooting of Mr. Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man, set off protests, looting and violent clashes with the police in Pennsylvania, a swing state, days before the presidential election.
Trailing in the polls, President Trump and his campaign are pursuing a three-pronged strategy that would effectively suppress the mail-in vote in the critical state of Pennsylvania.
The shooting and its aftermath were guaranteed to ratchet up tensions in a country already on edge. Debates about how to improve police accountability have been complicated by looting.
Demonstrators gathered in the streets for a second night after Walter Wallace Jr. was killed by two officers.
They show Joe Biden clinching crucial counties. So why does it feel so different on the ground here?