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Philadelphia police step between two sides, rallying in Center City. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

As Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Escalates, Philadelphians With Family Overseas Left Worried About Loved Ones

As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalates in the Middle East, Philadelphians with family overseas are left worried about their loved ones. Many rallied in Center City on Friday to bring awareness to both sides.

07/11/2014

(Israel supporters rally outside the Israeli consulate in Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Israel Supporters Rally In Philadelphia As Gaza Conflict Boils Over

Yaron Sideman, the counsul general of Israel in Philadelphia, told the crowd at 19th and JFK Boulevard that Hamas has been indiscrimately firing rockets and missiles into Israel.

07/11/2014

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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

Denver (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Travel Guide For Denver, Colorado

This practical guide serves as the perfect introduction to the city affectionately known as the Mile High City.

07/10/2014

Enjoy kayaking on your vacation (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

Family Staycation Ideas

If money is tight but you are still wanting to have an exciting time with the family, consider planning a staycation. A staycation has everything a traditional vacation has to offer, with the exception of having to pay high travel/transportation costs.

07/09/2014

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Ford Recalling 100,610 Vehicles For Safety Issues

The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No injuries, accidents or fires related to any of the defects have been reported, Ford said.

07/08/2014

(An actor protraying Continental Army colonel John Nixon reads the Declaration of Independence to a crowd gathered outside Independence Hall.  Photo by Rachael Grossman)

At Independence Hall, Echoes of a Public Proclamation 238 Years Ago

A reënactor portraying Col. John Nixon read the words of the Declaration of Independence to hundreds assembled in Independence Park, behind Independence Hall.

07/08/2014

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What To Pack For A Romantic Getaway

Here are some tips to help you prepare for your upcoming romantic getaway, including what to pack and how to pack it efficiently.

07/08/2014

(A seamstress works on one of the hand-sewn flags created by the Defense Logistics Agency in Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Continues Centuries-Old Tradition of Hand-Sewn Government Flags

The nation’s presidential and vice presidential flags are all embroidered by hand, and only in Philadelphia.

07/06/2014

(Vice president Joseph Biden, alongside a large-screen projection of himself, speaks during July 4th ceremonies outside Independence Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

VP Biden Helps Philadelphia Celebrate July 4th, Mark Civil Rights Act Anniversary

Vice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation’s birthplace.

07/04/2014

(Thomas Jefferson reënactor Steve Edenbo chats with visitors at the National Constitution Center, on Independence Mall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Controversy Erupts Over Punctuation in Declaration of Independence

In the midst of celebrations in Philadelphia, we caught up with “Thomas Jefferson” (Steve Edenbo, in full character) at the National Constitution Center.

07/04/2014

(Cory Booker, in file photo by Brad Barket/ Getty Images)

Obamacare Birth Control Coverage Advocates Looking Past US Supreme Court Case

“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.

07/01/2014

US Vice President Joe Biden waves at the press in Vina Del Mar, Chile on March 11, 2014 after Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's inauguration.  File photo by Claudio Reyes/ AFP/ Getty Images)

VP Biden Will Take Part in Philadelphia’s July 4th Ceremonies This Year

Biden will join Mayor Nutter and others on Thursday morning in front of Independence Hall for the 2014 edition of the “Celebration of Freedom” ceremony.

07/01/2014

(Aereo's web site, just prior to the US Supreme Court ruling.  Graphic by KYW's Ed Fischer)

US Supreme Court Rules Aereo’s Signal-Lifting Plan is Copyright Infringement

The US Supreme Court has dealt an apparent death blow to a web upstart that aimed to change how we watch TV and how much we pay for it.

06/25/2014