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(Angela Navarro wipes away a tear during a rally and vigil in support of her effort to remain in the United States with her family.   November 2014 file photo by John McDevitt)

Woman Who Sought Sanctuary From Deportation in a Phila. Church Gets Permission to Stay in U.S.

Angela Navarro spent nearly two months living at West Kensington Ministry church to avoid deportation.

01/15/2015

(Charles Plosser speaks to the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce on January 14, 2015.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Head of Philadelphia Fed Urges Return to ‘Normal’ Monetary Policy

Charles Plosser told the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce that US monetary policy should be “returned to a more normal footing,” following preset rules.

01/14/2015

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Facebook To Begin Adding Missing-Child Alerts To Nearby Users’ News Feeds

Starting today, Facebook will deliver “Amber Alerts” to its users news feeds in targeted search areas after a child has been abducted.

01/13/2015

(The Twitter feed of US Central Command was renamed "Cyber Caliphate" by unknown hackers.)

U.S. Military Hacked; Apparent Personal Info of Officers Posted Online

The official Twitter account for the US military’s Central Command was hacked today, and the account was then used to post a number of apparently sensitive files.

01/12/2015

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Local Students React To White House Proposal To Grant 2 Years Of Community College Tuition For Free

At Delaware County Community College, Eyewitness News spoke to students standing in line to register for the spring semester and pay tuition, which per year, can cost as much as 10 times less than a private university.

01/09/2015

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President Obama Proposes Free Community College Program

The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college “free for everybody who is willing to work for it.” But administration officials provided no details about the program’s costs or where the money would come to pay for it.

01/08/2015

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This Year’s Flu Vaccines Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

When working on the influenza vaccine for the following year, researchers make a guess as to which strains will be prevalent.

01/02/2015

(A cook prepares vegan tacos.  File  photo by Jack Guez/ AFP/ Getty Images)

British Web Site Urges Visitors To Try Veganism In First Month of 2015

It’s called Veganuary: going vegan for January.

12/31/2014

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Phila. Protesters Say Gay Men Shouldn’t Be Singled Out When Donating Blood

The group says recent policy changes by the FDA on blood donations from homosexual men doesn’t go far enough.

12/30/2014

An AirAsia plane takes off from Soekarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang near Jakarta on December 28, 2014.  An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board went missing en route from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore early on December 28, 2014, officials and the airline said, in the third major incident to affect a Malaysian carrier this year.       AFP PHOTO / Bima SAKTI        (Photo credit should read BIMA SAKTI/AFP/Getty Images)

AirAsia Flight 8501 Search Suspended In Indonesia

Aircraft searching for AirAsia Flight 8501 called off the effort for the night and will resume at Monday morning, said Achmad Toha of Indonesia’s search and rescue agency. Some ships were continuing the search overnight, he said.

12/28/2014

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 23:  Former President George H.W. Bush attends a game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Former President George H.W. Bush Taken To Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.

12/23/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Sees Camden, NJ as Model For Positive Policing

With tensions rising between minorities and police across the country, New Jersey’s governor suggests the country look to Camden, NJ as a way for both sides to work together.

12/23/2014

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Parent Company of McDonald’s Dragged Into Labor Board’s Retaliation Case

The NLRB move to add the corporate entity to the case means fast-food parent companies that control food quality may have to address worker conditions.

12/22/2014

(US Sen. Chris Coons, of Delaware, uses one of Monrovia's chlorinated-water stations set up to encourage Liberians to wash their hands more often and help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.  Photo provided by office of Sen. Coons)

US Sen. Chris Coons Continues Trip to Ebola-Ravaged Liberia

Sen. Coons, the first member of Congress to visit Liberia since the Ebola outbreak, says he wants to remind Americans that the US investment there is very much needed.

12/22/2014

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