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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:56 AM EDT

McIlroy Out of Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns

McIlroy Out of Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling to...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:43 AM EDT

Meet the American Kennel Club's Newest Dog Breed

Meet the American Kennel Club's Newest Dog Breed

A high-energy Hungarian herding dog is the latest new breed headed to the Westminster Kennel Club and many other U.S. dog shows. The American Kennel Club is announcing Wednesday that it is recognizing the pumi,...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 06:26 AM EDT

Dive in! Free Philly Pools Open as Schools Close

Dive in! Free Philly Pools Open as Schools Close

Get ready to jump in because by the end of the month a public pool will be open by you.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:32 AM EDT

Millions Eligible for Free Tickets Through Ticketmaster

Millions Eligible for Free Tickets Through Ticketmaster

If you bought a ticket through Ticketmaster between late 1999 and early 2013, you could be eligible for free tickets to a number of events.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:46 AM EDT

Robert Plant Takes the Stand in 'Stairway' Copyright Trial

Robert Plant Takes the Stand in 'Stairway' Copyright Trial

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant described his memory of encounters 40 years ago as foggy and said he does not remember hanging out with the band Spirit when he took the stand Tuesday in a closely watched...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 12:28 PM EDT

Suit Accusing Starbucks of Under-Filling Lattes Can Proceed

Suit Accusing Starbucks of Under-Filling Lattes Can Proceed

A federal judge is allowing the bulk of a lawsuit accusing Starbucks of systematically under-filling lattes to move forward. Two California residents are suing the Seattle-based coffee chain, claiming...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 01:32 PM EDT

David Bowie's Hair Could Grab $4,000-Plus at Auction

David Bowie's Hair Could Grab $4,000-Plus at Auction

An auction house is expecting a lock of David Bowie's hair to fetch more than $4,000 in Beverly Hills, California, this weekend.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:03 AM EDT

Flock of Geese Create 'Bird-en' for Drivers

Flock of Geese Create 'Bird-en' for Drivers

Drivers were in for a surprise "bird-en" as they tried to get to work Monday morning.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:02 AM EDT

J.J. Abrams Adapting Book on Michael Jackson to TV

J.J. Abrams Adapting Book on Michael Jackson to TV

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams is adapting a new book about Michael Jackson for television with TV and radio host Tavis Smiley, co-author of the book. Smiley's company said Monday that Warner Bros.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:59 AM EDT
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By Brielle Brown

Philly's Upcoming Summer Events

Here are six upcoming fun summer events to look out for in Philadelphia. View gallery

  • Square 1682 Bring Your Own Dog to Brunch
  • Michner Art Museum
  • Science Behind Pixar Exhibit
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