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Ivy League university set to rebury skulls of Black people kept for centuries
University of Pennsylvania houses remains at Penn Museum, where they form a collection once used to justify white supremacy

Ed Pilkington

07, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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My living room is shaking – yes, developers have moved in next door | Arwa Mahdawi
I was feeling smug about fleeing New York for more space in Philadelphia – until I found out about their construction laws, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

02, Aug, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Family sues Sesame Street theme park after racial discrimination allegations
Maryland family says multiple costumed characters ignored their Black daughter and other Black guests

Gloria Oladipo

28, Jul, 2022 @2:58 PM

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Highland Park shooting death toll rises to seven with 46 injured – as it happened
Suspect pre-planned Fourth of July parade attack and wore ‘women’s clothing’, police say

Chris Stein

05, Jul, 2022 @8:59 PM

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Porch pirates have been stealing my online shopping, but now I have a secret weapon | Arwa Mahdawi
The number of packages stolen from doorsteps has soared. Security cameras and video doorbells haven’t helped me, but then I met someone who could, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

05, Jul, 2022 @12:20 PM

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Philadelphia, Tennessee and Michigan shootings leave at least nine dead and 27 wounded
Gunfire erupted Saturday night in Philadelphia’s downtown area and near a Chattanooga nightclub and north-west of Detroit on Sunday morning

Ramon Antonio Vargas and agencies

05, Jun, 2022 @11:57 PM

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Covid cases rise in north-eastern US, driven by the BA.2 subvariant
The subvariant of Omicron that’s more transmissible than BA.1 was responsible for an estimated 86% of new US cases last week

Melody Schreiber

14, Apr, 2022 @12:19 PM

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How Beethoven inspired 50 years of cultural exchange between the US and China
A new book tells how classical music, played to the Chinese by the Philadelphia Orchestra, ushered in decades of valuable interchanges now under threat

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

09, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Bobby Rydell, US pop idol of the early 1960s, dies aged 79
Singer, drummer and actor had five US Top 10 hits, and inspired the Beatles to write She Loves You

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Apr, 2022 @8:52 AM

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Water in dozens of Philadelphia schools contaminated with lead, report finds
Potentially tens of thousands of students exposed to toxins as report’s authors say findings ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

Richard Luscombe

18, Feb, 2022 @2:13 PM

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Baby driver: Philadelphia woman gives birth in front seat of Tesla on autopilot
Yiran Sherry’s waters broke while the family was stuck in traffic, leading to what is believed to be the world’s first ‘Tesla baby’

Richard Luscombe

19, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Philadelphia lab briefly locked down after worker finds ‘smallpox’ vials in freezer
Worker found ‘questionable vials’ while cleaning out freezer, but CDC says no one was exposed to the deadly disease

Alexandra Villarreal

18, Nov, 2021 @3:06 PM

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