In an honor bestowed this week on a mucus-covered, wrinkled-skin salamander with a flat body and beady little eyes, Bob McSwaim sees new hope in his campaign for the Slinky. For five years, the ...
Mark Medoff, a provocative playwright whose Children of a Lesser God won Tony and Olivier awards and whose screen adaptation of his play earned an Oscar nomination, has died in Las Cruces, N.M. He was ...
A 10-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after he was hit by a van Wednesday night in the city’s West Oak Lane section, police said. Shortly after 7 p.m., the boy reportedly ran from ...
The Phillies’ late-season slide began in Colorado last year. This weekend, they escaped Denver with one win in four games, and haven’t fared much better in Queens. But is this a cause for concern or a ...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Britain's Prince William laid a wreath at an Anzac Day service Thursday in New Zealand, where he will later visit survivors of last month's mosque attacks. The Duke of ...
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner testified before City Council on Wednesday as part of the city’s annual budget hearings. In addition to asking for funding for the next fiscal year, ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor pledged on Wednesday to lift the U.S. territory from a deep recession by creating more jobs, reversing a migration exodus and implementing a range ...
The first tax filing season under President Donald Trump's new tax law is over and the results show that slightly more Americans received tax refunds but the checks were smaller. The average refund ...
For nearly a century, the Boy Scouts of America has been keeping a list of thousands of suspected leaders who preyed on young boys and were kicked out of scouting, but it will not release their names, ...
The selection criteria for Hot Bits — a queer erotic film festival now in its third year — is hard to put into words. It’s just a feeling. “Does it turn us on? Does it make us feel warm inside?" said ...
A recent uptick in sightings of unidentified flying objects — or, as the military calls them, “unexplained aerial phenomena” — prompted the U.S. Navy to draft formal procedures for pilots to document ...
NEW YORK -- It would be premature to characterize it as Aaron Nola’s “eureka” moment. But if the Phillies ace should happen to string together a bunch of solid starts, remember the sixth inning last ...