Uncertainty Reigns Over Possible End Of 9/11 Health ProgramsAdvocates for responders have been pushing hard for renewal.
Former President Jimmy Carter Says He Has Cancer Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued Wednesday.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
Confederate Flag To Be Removed From Capitol Grounds In South Carolina A historic change will take place in South Carolina Friday.
Facebook Continues Graphical Tweaks, With Nod Toward Gender EqualityFacebook is now updating some of its icons, giving its female silhouettes a slightly more prominent position.
Sen. Toomey Presses For Stricter Background Checks on School EmployeesToday, Toomey held a round table discussion in center city Philadelphia on the topic of sexual abuse of children and how to prevent it.
Conn. Man Brings Walk Against Standardized School Tests Through Delaware ValleyJesse Turner (wearing lime-green shirt in photo) is walking from Connecticut to Washington, DC to gain support for his fight against high-stakes standardized tests in public schools.
Christie's Presidential Announcement Draws a Jersey Ho-HumChris Christie made it official today, confirming what most people had assumed for months: he's running for the GOP nomination for president of the United States.
Archbishop Chaput Releases Statement On Supreme Court Legalizing Same Sex MarriageFollowing today's historic ruling by the Supreme Court legalizing same sex marriage nationwide, Archbishop Charles Chaput released a statement.
Celebration of US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Moves OnlineFacebook added a new feature called "Let's Celebrate Pride," which will automatically put a rainbow-striped tint over your profile picture.
Sen. Casey Presses For Expanded Funding For AmtrakAt a press conference at 30th Street Station, Casey said last month's train disaster in Philadelphia underscored the need to make sure Amtrak has the proper funding to improve safety and infrastructure.
Area Politicians Weigh In on US Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex MarriageFollowing today's decision by the US Supreme Court overturning several states' bans on gay marriage, political figures across the country were staking out various positions on the issue.