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[OP-ED]: Prevarications On Pot: Nonsense Clouds Common Sense

 04/21/2017 - 12:33
Marijuana legalization activists Mike Whiter, N.A. Poe and Chris Goldstein, philly.com marijuana columnist and co-instructor of Temple's Marijuana And The News class. LBWPhoto
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Two days after another Trump Administration official made another astoundingly inaccurate assertion about the dangers of marijuana, Ricardo Rivera gave a group of Temple University students a poignant account about the powers of pot.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Marijuana legalization activists Mike Whiter, N.A. Poe and Chris Goldstein, philly.com marijuana columnist and co-instructor of Temple's Marijuana And The News class. LBWPhoto

Eduardo “Lalo” Sánchez: the mask maker without borders

 04/19/2017 - 11:27
To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez
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The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.

 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
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To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez

[OP-ED]: Are living standards truly stagnant?

 04/13/2017 - 08:14
A causa del aumento de la desigualdad, muchos norteamericanos “se sienten peor ... incluso cuando su consumo material de bienes esté aumentando.” O quizás sea la decepción. La gente obtuvo menos de lo que esperaba, y el ritmo del cambio fue tan lento que pareció un estancamiento.
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It may turn out that the widespread belief that most Americans’ incomes have stagnated for years is, well, false or at least overstated.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00am
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The rise in inequality may make Americans “feel worse ... even if their material goods consumption is rising.” Or maybe it’s just disappointment. People got less than they expected, and the pace of change was so slow that it seemed like stagnation.

Tillerson Visits Moscow as Tensions over Syria Erupt

 04/12/2017 - 03:06
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US embassy in Moscow, on Tuesday evening. Photo: Serguéi Lavrov/EFE
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Russian president claims Assad’s opponents intend to carry out false-flag chemical attacks to justify more US strikes

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:45am
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US embassy in Moscow, on Tuesday evening. Photo: Serguéi Lavrov/EFE

Want to Save a Life? Push a Few Buttons

 04/11/2017 - 12:19
Hundreds of people live in begging in Philadelphia. Donafy is a mobile application that helps direct donations to better serve these people. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.
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As Nikki Johnson-Huston was click-clacking her heels to get to her office on 15th and Market, she suddenly craved a steaming cup of Wawa coffee to get her through the 9-to-5 grind.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Hundreds of people live in begging in Philadelphia. Donafy is a mobile application that helps direct donations to better serve these people. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

[OP-ED]: On sanctuary cities, conservatives are driven to distortion

 04/10/2017 - 08:33
Thousands of undocumented students covered by the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) claim during Dallas' "Megamarch 2017" more security for themselves and their families, who feel "continually threatened" By the strong immigration rhetoric of the president of the United States, Republican Donald Trump. EFE
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 Retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz would tell his students the oft-repeated secret to good lawyering. 

“When the law is on your side,” Dershowitz would say, “pound the law into the table. When the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the table. And when neither the law nor the facts are on your side, just pound the table.”

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:15am
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Thousands of undocumented students covered by the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) claim during Dallas' "Megamarch 2017" more security for themselves and their families, who feel "continually threatened" By the strong immigration rhetoric of the president of the United States, Republican Donald Trump. EFE

US carrier’s Korea mission: a message to the world

 04/10/2017 - 04:27
South Korea said Monday that the United States" deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula reflects Washington"s concerns over provocations by Pyongyang. EPA/MCS 3RD CLASS MATT BROWN / US NAVY/
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Experts divided over effectiveness of US tactics against Pyongyang’s nuclear threat.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:15am
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South Korea said Monday that the United States" deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula reflects Washington"s concerns over provocations by Pyongyang. EPA/MCS 3RD CLASS MATT BROWN / US NAVY/

Trump's Plan for Syria: Wait for Global Response

 04/10/2017 - 03:39
State Rex Tillerson said Sunday in an interview that last week"s chemical attack in Syria was due to Russia"s "failure" to guarantee the destruction of the chemical arsenal controlled by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.  EFE/Virginia Mayo/Pool
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The U.S.-led forces battling the Islamic State in Syria have sharply reduced airstrikes as they await a possible response from Russian and Syrian government forces to President Trump’s missile strike on a Syrian base last week.

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State Rex Tillerson said Sunday in an interview that last week"s chemical attack in Syria was due to Russia"s "failure" to guarantee the destruction of the chemical arsenal controlled by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.  EFE/Virginia Mayo/Pool

Teaching the art of Public Service at LEAP Academy

 03/31/2017 - 10:18
N.J. State Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez speaks about public service to middle school girls at the LEAP Academy in Camden, NJ as part of Women's Heritage Month. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Starting small projects in public service can go a long way in a person's political career

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
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N.J. State Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez speaks about public service to middle school girls at the LEAP Academy in Camden, NJ as part of Women's History Month.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Hispanics are 8% of Philly's firefighters

 03/30/2017 - 14:59
Adam Thiel es el Comisionado del Departamento de Bomberos de Filadelfia. Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Adam K. Thiel, Philadelphia's Fire Department Commissioner Photo: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

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