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Times tough in Philadelphia for fans of Eagles, 76ers, Phillies, Flyers
PHILADELPHIA -- Let's go to Ryan in Mayfair. "I'm fired up, man," the caller told Mike Missanelli on 97.5 The Fanatic last week, less than 24 hours after Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie fired Chip Kelly . "The wicked witch is dead, Mike. This is the greatest thing to happen in Philadelphia." The Eagles
Ex-Gov. Rendell Apologizes for 'Ugly Women' Comment
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has apologized for saying "there are probably more ugly women in America than attractive women."
Southern California hires Lynn Swann to be new AD
The University of Southern California has hired former wide receiver Lynn Swann to be its next athletic director, the school announced Wednesday. Swann, 64, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, will succeed Pat Haden, who will step down effective June 30 . "This new role as AD fits with my life focus
The Note: Christie vs. Cruz
NOTABLES --CHRIS CHRISTIE REBUTTED RIVAL TED CRUZ'S CLAIM THAT THE MAJORITY OF CRIMINALS ARE DEMOCRATS in an interview on "Good Morning America" today, according to ABC's JORDYN PHELPS. "I have not noticed that in my background and experience," the Republican presidential candidate and former
Bill Richardson: Donald Trump's Immigration Positions Are 'Racist'
The former governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson , slammed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump in an interview with ABC News, calling his positions on immigration “racist” and “ludicrous.” Richardson, who has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, also weighed in on the 2016 race, saying he
Top DHS Official Denies Political Favoritism in '$500,000 Visa' Program
The former head of a controversial U.S. immigration program that provides wealthy foreigners an easy -- but expensive -- path to an American Green Card for the first time publicly defended himself before Congress Thursday against allegations of political favoritism. Alejandro Mayorkas, who is now
Lawmakers Told Top DHS Official Played Politics, Appeared to Violate Ethics
The Homeland Security Inspector General told Congress today that the federal agency's second in command violated his own ethics policy at least three times by giving special access -- or the appearance of favorable treatment -- to powerful political insiders seeking help with immigration matters.
Herb Magee earns 1,000th career win
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia University coach Herb Magee has become the second NCAA men's basketball coach to win 1,000 games. Magee hit the milestone with the Rams' 80-60 win over Post on Saturday. He has won all 1,000 games over 48 seasons at the 3,600-student private Division II university in
8 Democrats Not Afraid to Be Seen With President Obama
Vulnerable Democrats running for Congress this year seem to want President Obama to steer clear of their campaigns, and a new ABC News/Washington Post poll provided fresh evidence of why: Only 40 percent of Americans approve of how Obama is handling his job, the lowest such rating of his