• April 8, 2014

    Hobey Baker: 'the greatest player ever to put on a pair of skates'

    One hundred years ago, before Babe Ruth, before Joe Louis and before Michael Jordan, the pre-eminent American athlete was a hockey player who hailed f...
  • April 8, 2014

    Philly parents weigh prospect of turning schools over to charter operators

    Renaissance charters are required to serve all kids from the existing neighborhood. They're run by charter organizations that employ non-union st...
  • April 8, 2014

    Snow removal cost Philly more than double compared to usual winter

    A rough winter took its toll on the Streets Department in Philadelphia.
  • April 8, 2014 |  NJ Spotlight

    N.J. submits plan to FEMA ahead of publicly announced comment period

    After coming under fire for a lack of transparency in how he's handled the Sandy recovery, Gov. Chris Christie has gone back to the town-hall cir...
  • April 7, 2014

    Shakespeare army searching for a few good extras

    War may be hell, but in theater it can be pretty fun.
  • April 7, 2014

    Annenberg study: Smoking on TV strongly influences cigarette use

    Cigarette ads were banned from TV in 1971, but there is no network programming prohibition for portraying smoking on the small screen. Now there'...
  • April 7, 2014

    Protest against Delaware judge, courts [video]

    A dozen people turned out on the steps of Delaware's Carvel State Office Building in Wilmington to fight against a judicial system they say is mo...
  • April 4, 2014 |  What are we Thinking

    Americans' reaction to climate change data more 'ho-hum' than 'holy cow!'

    Findings from this week's U.N. report on climate change couldn't be more explicit, stressing that the effects of warming are being felt ever...