Man burnt by exploding e-cigarette battery sues Delaware shop

Man burnt by exploding e-cigarette battery sues Delaware shop

A Delaware man who says he was injured when an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pants has filed a lawsuit against the shop that sold the item.

Headhouse district contends with surge in panhandlers, homeless

Headhouse district contends with surge in panhandlers, homeless

Every Sunday from the spring until the fall, Philadelphia's historic Headhouse Shambles is transformed into a busy farmers market for visitors and residents of the district.

Family and friends hope for the best for missing N.J. sailor

Family and friends hope for the best for missing N.J. sailor

A Cherry Hill, New Jersey, man is among the sailors missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore.  His friends said they are are hoping for the best, but they fear the worst.

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Essay: Whatever happened to penmanship?
Speak Easy | David Woods

Essay: Whatever happened to penmanship?

Have we lost the art of good handwriting, an art that indicates patience, care and self-respect? 

CAMDEN: A SPIRIT INVINCIBLE | April Saul

Essay: An evangelist comes to Camden, offering preaching and prizes

It should surprise no one that in a troubled city where activists find it nearly impossible to bring residents into the streets to condemn violence or save beloved schools, hundreds would show up at Camden's Von Nieda Park this

National Interest | Dick Polman

Donnie and Mitch don't play well together

My advice is that you refrain from staring at this eclipse of the presidency, lest it permanently singe your spirit. Last night's Phoenix rally wasn't Berlin '33, but if you were to translate the mythomaniac's rant into German,

Speak Easy | Aaron Kase

Essay: Philadelphia students get dirt under their nails producing fresh fruit for their neighborhoods

In a city where far too many lack access to fresh fruits and vegetables, opportunities for communities to create their own sources of healthy food are invaluable.

Weekdays at 6 p.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM

Documentary looks at the state of elder care in America

Documentary looks at the state of elder care in America

An overwhelming percentage of Americans want to age at home, but that desire is bumping up against growing pressures and problems in the home care industry. 

Fridays at 9 a.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM
A star-studded trip to witness the 1973 eclipse

A star-studded trip to witness the 1973 eclipse

Retired Pennsylvania science teacher Stephen Berr made plans two years ago to witness this year's solar eclipse in Driggs, Idaho. He reserved a hotel room, and invited family members. Prepared as he was, life had different

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