This CNN Hero, a pediatric surgeon, saw how the pandemic devastated communities of color in her hometown of Philadelphia. She..
Largest city in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, colloquially Philly, is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. It is the sixth-most-populous city in the United States and the most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania, with a 2019 estimated population of 1,584,064. It is also the second-most populous city in the Northeastern United States, behind New York City. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most-populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural center of the greater Delaware Valley along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill rivers within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware Valley's 2019 estimated population of 7.21 million makes it the ninth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.
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CNN’s Jessica Schneider and Jeffrey Toobin explain the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to rule Philadelphia violated the..