• November 24, 2014

    Should states limit access to juvenile criminal records?

    More and more employers are using criminal background checks during the hiring process.In Pennsylvania and other states, the criminal records of juven...
  • November 24, 2014

    As temperatures drop, Philly's 'winter initiative' plan to serve homeless unclear

    Last week, Philadelphia had it's first "code blue" of the season, when temperatures hover around or dip below 20 degrees, posing a seri...
  • November 24, 2014

    With federal support flat, science looks to crowdfunding

    Susan Nagel studies endocrine disruptors — chemicals that alter the body's hormonal system. Last year, Susan Nagel, a women's health scienti...
  • November 24, 2014

    From 'Freedom' to 'Knowledge,' Philly-area sculptor's work strikes chords around the world

    One of Philadelphia's most iconic public sculptures, admired by global audiences who have never set foot in the city, is tucked into a obscure co...
  • November 24, 2014

    Food donations rise over holidays, but need in NJ outpaces generosity

    As attention to charities increases during the holiday season, food banks in New Jersey are seeing an uptick in donations. But it won't be enough...
  • November 21, 2014 |  LISTEN

    Sixers' strategy of losing could be damaging its young players

    NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Ian Robertson, Chair of Psychology at Trinity College in Dublin. He's author of the book &q...
  • November 21, 2014 |  LISTEN

    Reporter's Roundtable: immigration reform; Philly's casino #2

    On this week's Reporter's Roundtable, Holly Otterbein brings us local reaction to the president's executive order enacting several immi...
  • November 21, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Americans favor action on immigration but wish Obama had waited for Congress

    Frustrated with Congress' failure to address the issue, President Barack Obama last night acted to extend deportation protections for millions of...
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