• August 12, 2014 |  That's History

    50 years later the legacy of 1964 riots lingers

    On August 28, 1964, African-Americans began three nights of rioting in Philadelphia. It was exactly a year to the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. is...
  • August 11, 2014

    Princeton research team works on painless glucose monitor

    Researchers at Princeton University are working to engineer an "ouch-less" alternative for people who need to check their blood sugar severa...
  • August 11, 2014 |  Listen

    A decade after dramatic declaration, McGreevey talks of quiet life as 'gay American'

    It's been 10 years since New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey announced his resignation and proclaimed to the world, "I am a gay American." A...
  • August 8, 2014

    Sandy Hook parents promote mental health measure amid federal impasse

    Dylan Hockley was just 6 when he and 25 others were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. His mother, Nicole Hockley, says Dylan w...
  • August 8, 2014

    Philly parents anxiously await school funding -- or dire decision by district

    On Friday, at the district's annual E! Day:Back to School Expo, held at the High School of the Future in West Philly, many parents said theywere ...
  • August 8, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Economic news looking up, state health insurance exchanges driving drop in number of uninsured

    There's good new on the economic front this week that suggests potentially rising incomes, increased hiring activity, and confidence that the eco...
  • August 8, 2014 |  Get Out of Town: Shore edition

    10 fool-proof solutions to a rainy day at the Jersey shore

    Getting rained out of your weekend at the Jersey shore? Here’s a very subjective list of the top 10 things to do when fun in the sun is not an option....
  • August 7, 2014

    A million-dollar program to help control Philadelphia's cat population

    Individually, a playful kitten or a purring cat is adorable, but at Philadelphia's Animal Care and Control Team, 20,000 of them pass through thei...
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