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Philadelphia: Largest city in Pennsylvania, United States
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.

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Bryce Harper ejected for first time as a Philadelphia Phillie

The outfielder was tossed for the first time in a Phillies uniform for criticizing the umpire from the dugout during Monday's game at the Mets.
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Philadelphia can exclude foster agency that won't work with same-sex couples: court

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

Videos for Philadelphia

Family Family "appalled" at Kate Smith statue removal

Suzie Andron, the niece of local singing legend, Kate Smith and her husband Bob, say they are "appalled" at the removal of her late aunt's statue by the Philadelphia Flyers from outside their arena...

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US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat [Video]US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat

Business Insider reports Democratic mayors across the country are furious over President Donald Trump's threat-by-Tweet to release detained migrants into so-called sanctuary cities. Mayors of major..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

White House To Screen Anti-Abortion Film 'Gosnell' [Video]White House To Screen Anti-Abortion Film 'Gosnell'

Anti-abortion activists found a new way for President Donald Trump to support their cause. The White House will screen “Gosnell,” a film based on the true story of the Philadelphia abortion doctor..

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Majority Of Democratic Voters Don't Think Biden Should Be Disqualified [Video]Majority Of Democratic Voters Don't Think Biden Should Be Disqualified

Business Insider reports Democratic primary voters don't seem to hold former Vice President Joe Biden in contempt after he was accused by multiple women of inappropriately touching them and invading..

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Bryce Harper Gets Booed in His Return to Washington, D.C. [Video]Bryce Harper Gets Booed in His Return to Washington, D.C.

The Phillies' Bryce Harper made his much-anticipated return to Washington, D.C. Tuesday after with signing with Philadelphia this past offseason.

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Will Bryce Harper's Hot Start Last Throughout the Season? [Video]Will Bryce Harper's Hot Start Last Throughout the Season?

Philadelphia outfielder Bryce Harper has been one of baseball's best players after one week of the 2019 regular season. Can he keep up his stellar start? Baseball analyst Ron Darling weighs in.

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 00:53Published

Bryce Harper Booed And Cheered In D.C. Return [Video]Bryce Harper Booed And Cheered In D.C. Return

Click here to view original GIF If there were any questions about how Nationals fans would greet Bryce Harper in his return to Washington, they were answered well before first pitch. A tribute..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Pennsylvania Jury Orders Death For Rapist, Killer Of 14-Year-Old Girl [Video]Pennsylvania Jury Orders Death For Rapist, Killer Of 14-Year-Old Girl

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..

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What Swear Word Did Eli Manning Have To Look Up? [Video]What Swear Word Did Eli Manning Have To Look Up?

Giants QB Eli Manning declared Odell Beckham Jr. to be the most talented player he’s ever played with. This is not “news,” as such, because: no duh. It also wasn’t the most interesting thing..

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Mumps Outbreak Sickens Over 105 People At Temple University [Video]Mumps Outbreak Sickens Over 105 People At Temple University

Philadelphia’s Temple University is urging its students and faculty to get mumps vaccinations amid an outbreak that has likely sickened more than 100 people over two months. As of Tuesday, the..

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Mike Trout gets emotional at event to celebrate his record $430 million deal with the Angels [Video]Mike Trout gets emotional at event to celebrate his record $430 million deal with the Angels

Mike Trout gets emotional speaking at event to celebrate his record 12-year, $430 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels

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Philadelphia's largest cocaine bust in 21 years [Video]Philadelphia's largest cocaine bust in 21 years

Joseph Martella with Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday that federal agents seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia on Tuesday, which is the..

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Could Bryce Harper Lure Mike Trout to Phillies? [Video]Could Bryce Harper Lure Mike Trout to Phillies?

In his introductory press conference with the Phillies, Bryce Harper alluded to the idea of recruiting big-name talent to join him in Philadelphia. Could Harper help bring Mike Trout to the City of..

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 00:41Published

Philadelphia Athletes Welcome Bryce Harper To City [Video]Philadelphia Athletes Welcome Bryce Harper To City

A number of Philadelphia athletes—members of the Phillies, 76ers and Eagles—welcomed Bryce Harper to their city after the news broke of him signing a massive 13-year, $300 million deal with the..

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Mother, daughter charged with family member murders in PA [Video]Mother, daughter charged with family member murders in PA

Pennsylvania officials on Tuesday charged a 45-year-old woman and her daughter with murdering five of their family members whose bodies were discovered Monday in an apartment outside Philadelphia,..

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Mother, daughter accused of killing five relatives [Video]Mother, daughter accused of killing five relatives

A Pennsylvania mother and her teenage daughter are accused of killing five of their relatives inside an apartment in suburban Philadelphia on Monday. Linda So reports.

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Why Haven't the Phillies Signed Bryce Harper Yet? [Video]Why Haven't the Phillies Signed Bryce Harper Yet?

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..

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Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room

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

Philadelphia beats Montreal 3-0 for 4th win in 5 games

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Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

Jimmy Butler, Jared Dudley ejected in 3rd quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after scuffle that spilled into stands
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Burke, Monteiro help Union beat Impact 3-0

Cory Burke and Jamiro Monteiro each scored to help the Philadelphia beat the Montreal Impact 3-0 for the Union's fourth win in their last five games
USATODAY.com - Published

Blackmon's 2-run HR in 12th lifts Rockies past Phillies 4-3

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
USATODAY.com - Published

2026 MLB All-Star Game will be in Philadelphia

Baseball's 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump's battle with sanctuary cities is the next phase of his confrontation with urban America

trump's battle with sanctuary cities is the next phase of his confrontation with urban america
(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

NBA playoffs: Philadelphia looks fine, Boogie Cousins injury does not

SportsPulse: After the debacle and drama of Game 1, the 76ers bounced back with a record-setting night. USA TODAY's AJ Neuharth-Keusch breaks it all down.
USATODAY.com - Published

76ers tie playoff record with 51 points in third quarter of Game 2 rout: Five impressive stats

Philadelphia tied an NBA playoff record with a monster 51-point third quarter on the way to a Game 2 rout of Brooklyn.
USATODAY.com - Published

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