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Philadelphia celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A performance on a Japanese taiko drum was part of the opening ceremony for Immigrant Heritage Month in front of City Hall. ( Photo/Bill Z.Foster)  Every June, Philadelphia joins cities and states across the country to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM), now in its eighth year as a national effort and the fifth…

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Wolf Administration outlines guidance for children not yet eligible for vaccine and their families

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Please Touch museum in Philadelphia (Photo: pleasetouchmuseum.org) Philadelphia— Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead, Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson, and Acting Commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Dr. Cheryl Bettigole visited the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia last week to outline guidance to keep children and their…

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Pure business at Biden-Putin summit: No hugs, no brickbats

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at the ‘Villa la Grange’, in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) By Jonathan Lemire, Vladimir Isachenkov And Aamer Madhani ASSOCIATED PRESS  GENEVA  — President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded their summit on Wednesday with an agreement to…

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Southern Baptists meet amid controversy over leaked letters

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Pastor Fred Luter Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Convention, speaks in Houston. The Southern Baptist Convention will chose a new president from among at least three candidates on Tuesday at their convention in Baltimore in June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Bob Levey, File) By Travis Loller and Peter Smith ASSOCIATED PRESS  NASHVILLE, Tenn. …

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‘Obamacare’ survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge

June 18, 2021

By Mark Sherman ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court preserved insurance coverage for millions of Americans Thursday, rejecting the third major challenge to the national health care law known as “Obamacare.” The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire Affordable Care Act intact in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals…

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Senate approves bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: This updated handout photo provided by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 shows a signed copy of Emancipation Proclamation. The Library, in Springfield, Ill., will mark Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, by displaying the rare signed copy of the Emancipation…

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Teen who recorded Floyd’s arrest, death wins Pulitzer nod

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: FILE – A police body camera shows bystanders including Darnella Frazier, third from right filming, as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was recorded pressing his knee on George Floyd’s neck for several minutes in Minneapolis. Frazier, the teenager who pulled out her cellphone and recorded the police restraint and death of Floyd…

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In Tigray, food is often a weapon of war as famine looms

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Abeba Gebru, 37, from the village of Getskimilesley, sits with her malnourished daughter, Tigsti Mahderekal, 20 days old, in the treatment tent of a medical clinic in the town of Abi Adi, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. For every mother like Abeba who makes it out,…

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ABOVE PHOTO: Marla Gibbs (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Following her divorce from Kevin...

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Wolf Administration outlines guidance for children not yet eligible for vaccine and their families

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Please Touch museum in Philadelphia (Photo: pleasetouchmuseum.org) Philadelphia— Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary...

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