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(The Union League's commemorative parade moves down Chestnut Street, near Juniper.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia’s Union League Commemorates Lincoln’s Birthday, 206 Years On

Despite the frigid weather conditions, about 75 people, led by Union cavalry reënactors, marched from Broad Street to Independence Hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

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Head Of Muslim Group: ‘If North Carolina Killer Describes Himself As An Atheist, Are We To Demand All Atheists Apologize For Him Like Muslims Have Had To Do?’

Three American-Muslim students were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Tuesday evening. The killings inspired uproar over night with the Twitter campaign of #MuslimLivesMatter by those that felt that they were killed because of their religion.

02/12/2015

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New Facebook Feature Lets Users Determine What Happens To Their Account After They Die

The feature is called “legacy contact,” and it appears in Facebook’s security settings menu.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Dr. Eugene Richardson speaks to students at William Penn Charter School.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Visiting a Philadelphia School, a Tuskegee Airman Tells World War II Unit’s Story of Triumph

Dr. Eugene Richardson shared his story with students and faculty at Penn Charter, describing how he first became interested in flying when he was just five years old.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

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Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Algorithm Draws Attention From Privacy Experts

According to Science magazine, Facebook’s facial-recognition technology is now “as accurate as a human being at a few constrained facial recognition tasks.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

Regina Moran  during White House tour. (credit: Regina Moran)

Philadelphia Woman, Who Says Health Care Reform Changed Her Life, Invited To White House

A Philadelphia woman’s letter to the President landed her an invitation to the White House last Tuesday and she told him that the Affordable Care Act had changed her life.

02/07/2015

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he holds his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on March 19, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of St. Joseph by saying the saint is a model for all fathers and educators.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Address Joint Meeting Of Congress In September

House Speaker John Boehner made the announcement and expressed gratitude that the Pope accepted his invitation.

02/05/2015

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Facebook To Feed Users Location-Specific Tips As They Visit Certain Spots

The company says it is rolling out a new feature that uses your phone’s location services to provide more information about the places you visit.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Pres. Obama, VP Biden Coming to Philadelphia This Week

The nation’s Democratic legislative leaders are in town this week, working on their policy agenda for the 114th Congress.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background. File photo by Randall E. Scott)

2016 Democratic Convention Will Be Late July, But in Philadelphia or Elsewhere?

The “when” is settled. Still unknown is the “where.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

(Demonstrators hold signs on Broad Street in support of the US Supreme Court's 1973 decision that legalized abortion under certain circumstances.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

42nd Anniversary of ‘Roe v. Wade’ Marked by Philadelphia Pro-Choice and Anti-Abortion Groups

At lunchtime today on South Broad Street in center city Philadelphia, abortion rights activists rallied on the median.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

President Obama Declares Turning Point For The Nation In His State Of The Union

President Obama declared, “Tonight, we turn the page,” arguing in his sixth State of the Union address that the nation is now ready to move past the wars and recession of the last 15 years and should embrace his economic and foreign policy initiatives moving forward.

01/20/2015

(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