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12:00 AM / Sunday September 22, 2019

Week In Review

Obama holds 1st summit on community colleges at White House

October 11, 2010

President Barack Obama is turning the education spotlight on community colleges, enlisting career teacher Jill Biden to preside over the first White House summit on the system of schools he’s counting on to help produce an additional 8 million graduates by 2020.

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Second suspect in Seton Hall shooting arrested in Pa.

October 1, 2010

A man charged with shooting five people, killing one, at an off-campus party near Seton Hall University over the weekend pleaded not guilty during his first court appearance on Wednesday, hours before authorities in Pennsylvania arrested a second man accused of providing him with a gun.

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Racist messages pose quandary for mainstream sites

October 1, 2010

Although you rarely hear racial insults on Main Street these days, there’s a place where unashamed bigotry is all too easy to find: tossed off in the comments sections of some of the Internet’s most popular websites, today’s virtual Main Street.

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Study: 75 percent of Americans will be overweight by 2020

September 26, 2010

Three out of four Americans will be overweight or obese by 2020, and disease rates and health care spending will balloon, unless governments, individuals and industry cooperate on a comprehensive strategy to combat the epidemic, the study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.

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New report: more grandparents raising grandkids

September 20, 2010

These grandparents often give themselves high marks as caregivers, but many face distinctive stresses as they confront unanticipated financial burdens and culture shock that come with the responsibilities of child-raising.

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Little Rock Nine member Jefferson Thomas dies

September 20, 2010

Jefferson Thomas, who as a teenager was among nine black students to integrate a Little Rock high school in the nation’s first major battle over school segregation, has died. He was 67. Thomas died in Ohio of pancreatic cancer.

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Fla. minister determined to hold 9/11 Quran burn

September 20, 2010

A top general, the Secretary of State, the White House and political and religious leaders from around the world have decried a plan by the leader of a small Florida church to burn copies of Islam’s holiest text to mark the 9/11 attacks. The Rev. Terry Jones is not backing down.

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HUD auditing Philly housing agency amid sex claims

September 4, 2010

The director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority was placed on leave last week amid revelations the agency quietly agreed to pay nearly $900,000 to settle four sexual-harassment complaints filed against him, and U.S housing officials pledged an immediate audit.

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

“The Wendy Williams Show” kicked off its 11th season and it has been renewed for another two seasons by Fox

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Wendy Williams (Photo: FashionStock.com / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony “The Wendy Williams Show” kicked off...

Commentary

NFL’s Depression-era ban on Black players lingers on in the owner’s box

September 20, 2019

By Jesse Jackson Sr. TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The National Football League season opened last week with a full slate...

Color Of Money

Are you a Maverick? A Dreamer? Find your financial personality

September 20, 2019

BPT When it comes to managing your finances, are you more likely to be spontaneous and optimistic...

Health

Maternal morbidity and mortality: Your guide to healthy pregnancy

September 20, 2019

BPT Every year in the United States, approximately 700 women die as a result of pregnancy or...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Sept. 22

September 20, 2019

All Signs: The Sun goes through all 12 signs in a year. (By comparison, the Moon goes...

Travel

The Two Brown Crayons Tour continues

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Arches National Park in Moab, Utah.   (Photo: shutterstock) By Andrea Lawful Sanders On Friday, September...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff