Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware Valley's population of 7.2 million ranks it as the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.
Philadelphia can exclude a Catholic foster care agency from a program for placing children with foster families because it refuses to work with same-sex couples, a federal appeals court ruled on.. Reuters - Published
A jury in suburban Philadelphia has ordered that Jacob Sullivan face death by lethal injection, Reuters reports. Sullivan was sentenced for the rape, murder, and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl who..
Over the weekend there were a number of rumors about Bryce Harper potentially joining the Phillies. But with new reports of the Dodgers being back in the mix, could it be too late for Philadelphia to..
Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff.. USATODAY.com - Published
Charlie Blackmon hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 12th inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-3 in a game that saw two Phillies players leave early due to injuries
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(CNN)President Donald Trump's threats to relocate undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers to "sanctuary cities" capture his determination to constantly press the boundaries of law and morality with.. WorldNews - Published