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2:53 PM / Sunday February 5, 2023

Week In Review

Police official on leave amid probe over Ronald Greene death

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Louisiana State Police Lt. Col. Doug Cain, the agency’s second in command, confers with Gail Holland, a Louisiana State Police attorney, while testifying Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Baton Rouge, La., before a legislative panel conducting an “all-levels” probe into the fatal 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene. (AP Photo/Jim Mustian) By…

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America’s homeless ranks graying as more retire on streets

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Lovia Primous, 67, walks across the street from Ozanam Manor temporary housing for people 50 and up, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, in Phoenix. A stroke started 67-year-old Army veteran Primous on his downward spiral, costing him his job and forcing him to sleep in his Honda Accord. He was referred to the transitional…

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Biden aims at ‘ghost gun’ violence with new federal rule

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A 9mm pistol build kit with a commercial slide and barrel with a polymer frame is displayed during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 11, 2022. President Joe Biden announced a final version of its ghost gun rule, which comes with the White House and…

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Brooklyn subway suspect tipped off police to his location

April 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell speaks at a news conference at One Police Plaza in New York, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Police say the gunman in the Brooklyn subway shooting fired at least 33 bullets in the rush-hour train, shooting 10 people. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) By Michael R. Sisak, Michael Balsamo And…

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White House to extend student loan pause through August

April 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona speaks during a visit with first lady Jill Biden to Bergen Community College in Paramus, N.J., Jan. 20, 2022. The Biden administration plans to freeze federal student loan payments through Aug. 31, extending a moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to postpone payments during the coronavirus pandemic….

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House passes $35-a-month insulin cap as Dems seek wider bill

April 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., and Rep. Lucy McBath, Ga., talk about their support for legislation aimed at capping the price of insulin, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 31, 2022. The bill aims to keep consumers’ out-of-pocket costs at no…

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Study finds higher homicide risk in homes with handguns

April 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A sales clerk holds a pistol during an auction in Rochester, Wash., on Oct. 20, 2017. A study published in Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday, April 4, 2022, suggests people who live with handgun owners are murdered at more than twice the rate of people who live in homes without such firearms….

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Holocaust survivors flee from Ukraine to Germany for safety

April 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Ukrainian Holocaust survivors Tatyana Zhuravliova, right, Larisa Dzuenko, left, and Galina Ulyanova pose for a photo during an AP interview in an old people’s home in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) By Kirsten Grieshaber ASSOCIATED PRESS  FRANKFURT, Germany — When the bombs started falling on Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, last…

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Scientists finally finish decoding entire human genome

April 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, announces the successful completion of the human genome project Monday April 14, 2003 in Bethesda, Md. Collins said the next step is to apply this new fundamental knowledge and he forecast revolutions in biology, medicine and in society. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) By Laura…

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Takeaways: Joy, tears, culture wars dominate Jackson hearing

March 25, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) By Lisa Mascaro ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — It’s not just Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson who is being scrutinized. Senators are also being watched at…

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Recent News

Local

Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson releases statement in response to Philadelphia Water Department’s proposed rate increases  

February 3, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Katherine Gilmore Richardson (Photo/PHL City Council) Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson (At-Large) has released the following...

Entertainment

Philly Cultural Beat – February 2023

February 3, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Gregory Porter (Photos courtesy: Philly Cultural Beat) By Steve Bryant February’s designation as Black History...

Go With The-Flo

Priceless will sing in the Roz Live musical tribute “GLADYS” at 54 Below in New York City

February 3, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Priceless Photo courtesy:  Priceless By Flo Anthony Following her $24 million performance on Jan. 21...

Oasis

cj speaks…  Waiting on the Lord

February 3, 2023

No matter what is going on in your life, you rise to the occasion every day, whether...

Health

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February 3, 2023

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Food And Beverage

Gift decadence during this season of love

February 3, 2023

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff