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Did Rafael Robb Plot the Perfect Murder?

Ten years after he bludgeoned his wife to death, the former Penn prof is a free man.

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Do They Still Make Republicans Like Tom Ridge?

More important: Do they still make Democracies like America?

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The Invisible Man

Luis Cortés has spent the past 30 years breakfasting with American presidents, helping Latinos, and building a new Notre Dame. So why haven’t you heard of him?

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Generational Poverty: Trying to Solve Philly’s Most Enduring Problem

Is there a way out?

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“This Was No Accident”

Seven people dead. Fourteen injured. Families crying for justice. Thanks to a broken city agency, it could all happen again.

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Racial Profiling on the Main Line

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The Curious Case of Nicky Isen

What was the prominent Philly art dealer really selling?

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Why are music superstars like Taylor Swift flocking to a small town in Amish country?

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How a Hero Cop Fell

Of all the trials Richard DeCoatsworth has faced, getting shot was the easiest.

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FBI on Imbo-Petrone: “The Idea Here Is to Start Fresh”

Our reporter who last year wrote about the missing couple revisits the investigation.

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The Edward Snowdens of 1971

Once in hiding, John and Bonnie Raines today are hailed as heroes.

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Tom Wolf: Perfect Stranger

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The Tragedy of Madison Holleran and Suicides at Penn

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Without a Trace

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Penn Dean Reveals Third Student Suicide

News comes as the university’s mental health system is under scrutiny.