RT @NPR: Violence Against Journalists Reached 'Unprecedented Levels' In 2018, Report Finds

RT @WHYYNews: Philly DA Krasner wants to personally try cases in 2019

@michaelwoodPA @PRSAPhilly Thanks for attending, Michael!

Celebrating the season at the 22nd annual Senior Holiday Gala health & resource expo at the downtown @Marriott @PhilaParkandRec

"People who are single report being ostracized," says Justin Lehmiller, a researcher at The Kinsey Institute. If you're single, has that been your experience?

Our patience can be tested during the holiday season – we’re dashing to work, to stores, to holiday parties. Overall, have we become a more impatient society? And if so, at what cost?

"Sweet Home Alabama" began as a contradiction: It was written by two guys from Florida and one from California, none of whom ever lived in Alabama.

Rather than turning them over to police, the Catholic Church for years sent Jesuit priests accused of sexual abuse into isolated Native villages in Alaska and reservations in the Northwest.

Mayor Karen Weaver was elected just a month before declaring a state of emergency over high lead levels in Flint, Mich.'s water. When does she expect things to be back to normal?

Over the weekend, delegates from around the world struck a deal on how countries should implement the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement.

RT @NPR: The Afghan Taliban announced today that representatives for the Islamist militant group will meet for talks with U.S. officials in…

Kathleen Hall Jamieson says that foreign disinformation campaigns didn't start with the 2016 US Presidential election. "It has been happening in other countries around the globe. This is the new world order."

“I want games that speak to specific experiences, not just skin color,” says our guest Austin Walker. “To be black in America isn’t simply to have a different skin tone.”

RT @WHYYNews: Ex-Wilmington Trust president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner has garnered a lot of attention since assuming office in January, being deemed the most progressive D.A. in the country. He joins Marty Moss-Coane on Radio Times this Tuesday (12/18).

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The Holiday Gospel Explosion is just getting started at the New Hope Temple Baptist Church! The WHYY street team is here with giveaways and a special contest!

RT @NPR: The U.S. Department of Education is repaying or forgiving the debt of 15,000 former students who took out loans for colleges that…

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