• 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...
  • April 3, 2014

    As Philly's violent crime drops, mapping the neighborhoods where it doesn't

    For a long time, the Philadelphia Police Department rarely had good news to share. That's changed.
  • April 3, 2014

    Early TV ads still holding sway in race for PA governor

    The Pennsylvania governor's race is heating up, as voters prepare to go to the polls for party primaries on May 20th. A new Franklin and Marshall...
  • April 3, 2014

    Delaware cannabis consumers lobby for marijuana legalization

    Medical marijuana was legalized in Delaware in 2011, and now cannabis consumers want state leaders to consider legalizing the drug for personal use.
  • April 3, 2014

    South Jersey town to vote on rules for medical marijuana dispensaries

    A South Jersey town is slated to vote tonight whether to allow prospective medical marijuana dispensaries to open shop in its community.
  • April 3, 2014

    Blatstein takes second pass at vacant riverfront land in South Philly

    A plot of vacant land in South Philly has a new owner, who's also the old owner. Developer Bart Blatstein recently purchased the site where the ...
  • April 2, 2014 |  Listen

    150 years ago, America's favorite sport was ... walking

    In 1860, two men made a friendly wager over whether Abraham Lincoln would win the upcoming presidential election. The result was a national frenzy ove...
  • April 2, 2014

    Google's free education apps: turning big data into big brother?

    Free software widely used by schools, including many in the Philadelphia region, is raising concerns about the information it collects about students....