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Investigative Journalist Finds America’s Nuclear Missiles In Need Of TLC

The US military still acknowledges having about 4,800 nuclear weapons, but a journalist finds need for improvement in the people, systems and equipment that maintain them.

09/13/2014

(The Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipes and Drums band marches down Second Street, from the Firemen's Hall museum, past Elfreth's Alley, to the Betsy Ross House on Arch Street.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Officials Take Part in 13th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11

The City of Philadelphia held a patriotic ceremony today in Old City today to remember the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks thirteen years ago.

09/11/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist", Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with "partner forces" on the ground in Syria and Iraq.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

President: U.S. Will Strike ISIS “Wherever They Exist,” Including Syria

President Obama on Wednesday announced a comprehensive strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or ISIL) that will broaden the U.S. military role to include airstrikes in Syria but not put any American combat troops on the ground in the region.

09/10/2014

(President Obama meets the with Congressional leaders on September 9, 2014 in the Oval Office.  Shown are Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House speaker John Boehner, R-Oh.  Also in attendance were Senate majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Cal.  Photo by Jim Watson/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Does Obama Need Congress’ OK For Isis Action? It Depends, Says Temple U. Prof

Dr. Sean Yom, who teaches political science at Temple University, says whether or not President Obama needs Congressional approval depends on how he frames the military action.

09/10/2014

(Netflix added a click-through button to its web site on September 10th to illustrate the impact of a proposed FCC change to “net neutrality” rules. Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Internet Sites Stage Slowdown Campaign For Equal Transmission Rules

You might see a few extra hourglasses or spinning wheels while browsing the web today. It’s not a sign the sites are slower — it’s a protest designed to fight for the Internet rule known as “net neutrality.”

09/10/2014

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Home Depot Confirms Breach In US, Canada Stores

If you shopped at any Home Depot at any time since April and paid with plastic, you could be a victim.

09/08/2014

(US Sen. Bob Casey talks about the importance of having enough school nurses.  Credit: CBS3)

Call Widens For More School Nurses

US Senator Bob Casey says he is endorsing a bill that would require one nurse for every 750 students.

09/08/2014

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More Than 30 States File Briefs Asking US Supreme Court To Rule On Same Sex Marriage

A federal court bucked a trend set by 20 other courts this week when it upheld Louisiana’s ban on same sex marriage. It could push the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality sooner than originally thought.

09/06/2014

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Police Arrest Murder Suspect, Child Abductor With Local Ties In Florida

An Amber Alert has police on alert from Florida to Pennsylvania.

09/04/2014

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Joan Rivers Dies At The Age Of 81

At 81, Joan Rivers lived a long life in the public eye making people laugh for more than 50 years.

09/04/2014

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Signs Point To Home Depot Credit Card Breach Affecting Delaware Valley

KYW Newsradio has learned of increasing signs of a massive hack — with possible victims in our area.

09/04/2014

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11 Arrested As Protesters Demanding Better Wages Block Center City Street

Fast food workers demanding a $15-per-hour minimum wage marched down Broad Street, blocking traffic and chanting, eventually converging on a McDonald’s at Broad and Arch.

09/04/2014

Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

VP Biden: We’ll Follow Terrorists To ‘Gates Of Hell’

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said America will follow the terrorists who posted videos showing the beheading of two journalists “to the gates of hell.”

09/03/2014

CVS Store/Pharmacy. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CVS Changes Name, Stops Tobacco Sales Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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