• April 10, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Fewer Americans worried about climate change now than in 1989

    President Barack Obama recently called for major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. New Gallup data show that Americans' worries about globa...
  • April 10, 2015

    Tony award-winning trainer works to bring out canine star's best in show [photos]

    "The hardest thing for a dog to do on stage is nothing," says Bill Berloni, a Tony award-winning dog trainer. Berloni has worked with the b...
  • April 10, 2015

    WHYY Pricecheck: Deconstructing the provider charge for a colonoscopy

    In the Philadelphia region, the price of a colonoscopy appears to be all over the map, ranging anywhere from $800 to $8,000. That's based on sel...
  • April 9, 2015

    In Adam Balkovic's work, there's never a dull moment

    Adam Balkovic's career as a knife maker started on a negative note when a respected friend told him nobody did that sort of thing. "That wa...
  • April 9, 2015

    Facilitating 'courageous conversation' to overcome bias

    Leaders in West Chester will host the "Courageous Conversation Conference" at West Chester University April 18. The idea is to bring togeth...
  • April 9, 2015

    Digital displays destined for Center City as Nutter acquiesces

    Two three-dimensional digital billboards are officially on their way to Center City now that Mayor Michael Nutter has decided not to veto a measure al...
  • April 9, 2015

    Beyond 'failing schools': The difficulty of fairly comparing public schools on uneven playing field

    File this story under "wonky but important." In an era where standardized test scores often determine a school's reputation and, ultim...
  • April 9, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Students waiting for change where the divestment movement was born

    Swarthmore College may be the birthplace of the movement to strip fossil fuel company stocks from university investment portfolios, but students haven...
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