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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

(Guillermo Pernot, whose wife is Cuban, watched Pres. Obama's announcement from the KYW Newsradio newsroom.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Obama’s Decision to Normalize Relations With Cuba is ‘Huge,’ Says Local Man

In anticipation of Obama’s speech on Cuba, we invited chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre restaurant, in Old City, to watch the speech in our newsroom. His wife is Cuban.

12/17/2014

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Cosby Won’t Be Charged Over Molestation Claim

Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her around 1974.

12/16/2014

(Pakistani journalists light candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on a school in Peshawar, in Karachi, on December 16, 2014.  Photo by Asif Hassan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Across US and The World, Condemnation For Militants’ Attack on Pakistan School

The Taliban appears to have targeted two of its chief enemies: education and the military. A Philadelphia expert says no countermeasure should be spared.

12/16/2014

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Pres. Obama Visiting South Jersey Military Base on Monday

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is home to more than 38,000 active duty, reserve, and guard service members.

12/12/2014

The largest white truffle in the world is on display at Sotheby's New York on December 5, 2014.  The truffle was found last week in the Umbrian region of Italy weighing 4.16 pounds or 1.89 kilos. It is nearly twice the size of the existing record holder, which was sold for $417,200 in 2010. Sothebys will offer this truffel on December 6 and with expected to start at $50,000.   AFP PHOTO / Timothy A CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Record 4.16-Pound Truffle Sells For $61,250 In NYC

A record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle has sold for $61,250 at a New York City auction.

12/10/2014

(credit: Handout/Getty Images) Ellen Degeneres arranges a group selfie from the stage of the Academy Award ceremonies.

Twitter Lists Its Most-Tweeted Topics of 2014

During the year, Twitter users sent an average of more than 500 million tweets per day, but only one is recognized as the “Golden Tweet.”

12/10/2014

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Facebook Releases Its Most-Posted Topics of 2014

Facebook analyzed the past year’s conversation on the social network to reveal the most talked-about topics.

12/09/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 09:  U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) arrives at her office December 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The details of a report on CIA's use of torture conducted by the Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to be released today.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Turzanski: Torture Report Release Is “Peak Of Partisan Anger” By Feinstein

Templeton Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and La Salle University professor, Ed Turzanski, spoke with WPHT morning show host Chris Stigall about the report.

12/09/2014

(Jay Bustard poses with some Christmas wreaths from his family's farm.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Montco Tree Farm Again Spearheading Christmas Tree Donations to US Military Families

Jay Bustard grew up growing and chopping down trees. His family has been in the Christmas tree and wreath business in Lansdale, Pa., for 85 years.

12/04/2014

Staten Island Neighborhood Where Eric Garner Was Killed By Police Prepares for Saturday's Protest

Lawyer: No Indictment For Officer In NYC Chokehold Death

The decision in Staten Island not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo threatened to add to the tensions that have simmered in the city since the July 17 death of Eric Garner — a case that sparked outrage and drew comparisons to the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

12/03/2014

(Septa transit police chief Thomas Nestel shows a walkie-talkie handset with an embedded video camera and screen.  File photo by CBS3)

Septa’s Top Cop Eager To Deploy More Body-Worn Cameras For Officers

Septa Transit Police chief Thomas Nestel says the six cameras that were deployed back in July have been netting good results.

12/02/2014

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