Francis makes Philly Giddiest City in U.S.

Francis makes Philly Giddiest City in U.S.

PHILADELPHIA — Greetings from the City of Fatherly Love. Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia today and the papal party has started. Thousands streamed to the blocks around the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul as Pope Francis celebrated Mass inside...
Can’t get there from here

Can’t get there from here

The only way to travel downtown Philadelphia with any ease today is via Popemobile. Since there’s only one of those and most streets are now closed with barricades, police and soldiers, walking is the only option. And walking, walking and more walking. Also,...
Times-Tribune Papal Team in Philly

Times-Tribune Papal Team in Philly

The Ego has landed. Times-Tribune staff writer Brendan Gibbons and photographer Chris Dolan are here, too. We’ll be in Philadelphia all week for Pope Francis‘ historic first visit to the United States, meeting up with Northeast Pennsylvanians making the...
Kane defense goes from unbelievable to absurd

Kane defense goes from unbelievable to absurd

Kathleen Kane is still a lawyer (barely) and state attorney general, but she’s on a path that will likely strip her of both titles. The state Supreme Court voted 5-0 Monday to temporarily suspend Ms. Kane’s law license based on charges that she leaked...
Carly Trumps The Donald

Carly Trumps The Donald

On a stage dominated by an Alpha Male and a gaggle of testosterone-deficient also-rans, the lone woman running for the GOP presidential nomination showed the boys how to handle a bully. Carly Fiorina was far and away the winner of Wednesday’s GOP debate,...