The City of Brotherly Love has a rich history of unique songwriters and musicians that many experts rank among the best American rock, soul and hip-hop.
Built in 1894, the Divine Lorraine Hotel is one of Philadelphia's most prominent examples of blight. But a developer is trying to bring the historic building back to life.
According to the International Labor Organization, nearly half of the 335,000 workplace fatalities around the world every year take place in agriculture settings.
Hayden, an author, activist and former California lawmaker, was one of the organizers of the anti-war protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.
For three years in the late 1960s, Suzanne Salomon and Hillary Clinton were suitemates at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.
Voters have been meeting in caucuses all week to discuss a range of topics, from the rural economy to women’s rights.
New development may bring in more revenue to previously neglected parts of the city. But it's also changing the makeup of those neighborhoods.
Abdul-Jabbar, a retired NBA legend and author, is one of many celebrities attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Hillary Clinton has said her experience at the all-women's college was life-changing.
Schakowsky took office in 1999, during then-President Bill Clinton's second term in the White House.
We talk with protesters focusing on racial issues.
The Garces Group doesn't want to see a mandated $15 minimum wage.
Anita Colon's brother, Robert Holbrook, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in 1990, at the age of 16.
With both presidential candidates promising more for veterans, we visit an organization in Philadelphia that's helping them right now.
Things are changing in a state that's usually voted Democrat.
The 2016 Democratic Party platform includes strong pro-abortion rights language. In contrast, the Republican platform called for repealing Roe vs. Wade.
Pam Livengood from Keene, New Hampshire will speak at the DNC tonight about how opioid addiction has touched her family.
Donald Trump ended his speech at the RNC last night with the phrase, which has become the central one of his campaign.
It's been a big week for Cleveland with the Republican National Convention, but the city is used to royalty — rock royalty.
NPR’s Sarah McCammon talks with host Robin Young about Trump's speech and about what to expect from next week's Democratic National Convention.