Massive DNA study reveals the United States’ ancestry

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Since 2006, 23andMe has been selling $99 DNA testing kits — and gathering data volunteered by its customers.

Philadelphia students die-in for fallen 6th grader

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Students from Philadelphia public schools staged a die-in to remember Laporishia Massey, the 6th-grade student who died in 2013 of an asthma attacked while no school nurse was present due to funding cuts.

People gather to remember Philly homeless

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About 100 people gathered in the cold Thursday evening at Dilworth Park in Center City to remember homeless or formerly homeless people who died this past year.

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Philly neighborhoods get their own social networks

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In an effort to improve city-to-resident and neighbor-to-neighbor communications through Philadelphia, city officials announced a new partnership with for-profit social network Nextdoor as a resource to redefine the relationship between city government and the citizens.

Comments create tension between fire and police departments

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A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic and police union leader both made outrageous statements this weeks that created tensions between the two public departments.

Non-Latinos try to identify Latino celebrities...and it is pretty funny

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It is true that the participants of the following video were set up to fail, given the images they were shown. But really...who doesn’t know who Celia Cruz is?

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¿Promoviendo sexualidad positiva u objetificando hombres latinos?

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Un concurso organizado con el fin de promover la sexualidad de una manera positiva, ha sido motivo de controversia luego de que miembros de la comunidad latina LGBT cuestionaran el valor de éste y si objetifica a los hombres latinos gay.

Nutter appoints no Latinos to Land Bank board

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Although councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez spearheaded the bill, there are no Latino appointees by the mayor.

Junta de 'Banco de terrenos' casi se queda sin latinos

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A pesar de que la concejal del Distrito Siete María Quiñones-Sánchez fue quien encabezó el proyecto de ley, el alcalde no eligió a ningún latino para la junta.

La guerra de guerras: "hay jóvenes pagando sentencias absurdas"

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Prisiones sufren de hacinamiento mientras que madres latinas continúan perdiendo a sus hijos

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