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Del. Man Charged With Physically Assaulting 2-Year-Old Foster ChildDelaware State Police say 30-year-old Jesse Allard's boyfriend contacted police after suspecting he was physically abusing the child.
'It Was Worth The Sin': National Cheesesteak Day Falls On Lent This YearBut this year, the celebration happens to fall on a Friday during Lent, when practicing Catholics abstain from eating meat.
Jerry Sandusky Back In Court For Appeals HearingFormer Penn State assistant football coach and convicted child sex offender Jerry Sandusky was back in a Centre City courthouse Friday for another Post Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) hearing.
Crews Battling Fire At Bucks County Commercial BuildingThe fire is at a business called Railway Specialties Corporation, which specializes in making water-tight doors for aircraft carriers.
Local Students Are Honored For Their Work At Annual Science FairA science fair opened to Philadelphia school students held it's award ceremony for the 38th year.
Positively Philadelphia: Lew KleinThis coming week, Temple University's School of Media and Communication will be renamed to honor a man who is not just part of the tapestry of Philadelphia, but a man who helped weave it. 


'We Came Up Short': House Speaker Paul Ryan Pulls Health Care Bill VoteIn a surprise announcement, the House announced they have postponed the vote on President Donald Trump's health care bill.
Cancer Comes Down To Luck More Often Than Not, Study FindsAccording to a study published in Science Magazine, two-thirds of cancer is completely random.
People Eating Too Many Of Wrong Kinds Of Vegetables Can Lead To Copper ToxicityThere’s a mineral in food and water that when you consume too much can make you miserable.
New Smart Phone Technology Could Help Men With Fertility TroubleNow, instead of repeated visits to doctors offices, men might be able to do some critical testing in the privacy of their homes.
High School Students, Teachers Hospitalized Over Reported Chemical OdorFive students and two teachers were sent to the hospital as a precaution.
Young Boy Meets Dog Suffering From Same Skin DiseaseEight-year-old Carter Blanchard has vitiligo, which is a disease that causes the loss of skin color in blotches.


FCC Moves To Crack Down On Scam RobocallsIf there's one thing Americans can still agree on, it's that robocalls are a nuisance. Now a government agency is taking action.
Alaska Airlines Is Killing Off The Virgin America BrandIt was all but inevitable that the Virgin America brand wouldn't survive its merger with Alaska Airlines.
Survey: Americans Plan To Spend More Than Ever On Easter This YearEaster spending is expected to reach $18.4 billion, which is up 6 percent, the NRF says.
Police Warn Of Scam In Bucks County With Callers Claiming To Be With PECOPolice say they may not be who they say they are, and it could cost you.
Brick-And-Mortar Stores Embracing Technology In Hopes Of Attracting CustomersAs online shopping continues to grow in popularity, traditional stores are losing sales -- That's why some stores are turning to technology in hopes of attracting customers.
Pepsi Pulls 12-Packs, 2-Liters From Shelves Over Beverage TaxPepsi is pulling 2-liter bottles and 12-packs of its products from Philadelphia grocery store shelves over the city's new tax on sweetened drinks.


Movie Review: LifeA six-member crew of scientists and astronauts on an international space station performs the successful capture of a space probe returning from Mars with a sample inside.
Movie Review: 'Song To Song''Song to Song' is just as outrageously awful as his 2015 outing, 'Knight of Cups.'
Movie Review: 'Wilson'When Woody Harrelson is on his game, which is most of the time, he is a proficient actor in big parts and small, as easy to enjoy as he is to believe.
'Gong Show' Creator, Philly Native Chuck Barris Dies At 87Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York, according to publicist Paul Shefrin
Kelsea Ballerini, Tim McGraw And Faith Hill Added To List Of 2017 ACM Performers
ACM Awards Watch: Single, Song And Album Of The Year


FCC Moves To Crack Down On Scam RobocallsIf there's one thing Americans can still agree on, it's that robocalls are a nuisance. Now a government agency is taking action.
Alaska Airlines Is Killing Off The Virgin America BrandIt was all but inevitable that the Virgin America brand wouldn't survive its merger with Alaska Airlines.
Sears Has 'Substantial Doubt' That It Can SurviveSears Holdings, the holding company for the two iconic retail brands, warned investors late Tuesday that it can't promise it will stay in business.
Apple Unveils Special-Edition iPhone 7 In RedA surprise new iPhone is here -- and it's red.
JCPenney Closing 138 Stores, Including 3 LocallyJCPenney said the liquidation process will begin in on April 17 for most stores.
Friendly's Debuting Drive-Thru Service In Mount LaurelStarting Monday, customers can enjoy Friendly's treats without getting out of the car.


Cutting-Edge Technology At West Chester University Prepares Students For Real WorldThey have a new building that puts them on par with some of the best colleges in the country.
Meet Bixby, Samsung's Personal Assistant That Doesn't Pretend To Be AlexaBixby will make its debut as Samsung's digital assistant on the Galaxy S8 smartphone, which will be unveiled next week.
Bensalem Police First Department In Country To Have Almost-Instant DNA SystemA forensic tool seen on television, called RapidHIT ID, really exists.
Potential Visitors Can Experience Philadelphia In Virtual RealityVisit Philadelphia is introducing an immersive tour on a virtual reality headset.
Non-Profit Wants More Video Games In Children's HospitalsWhen kids are in hospitals, some of the best medicine could be video games.
Nintendo Lovers Camp Out Ahead Of Switch ReleaseOver 50 people lined up outside the Best Buy in south Philly ahead of the midnight release.

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Republicans pull Obamacare replacement as bill fractures partyThe GOP replacement for Obamacare, due for a House vote Friday, came apart because the Republican conference failed to unite around the bill. Conservatives believed the measure didn't go far enough, while moderates said it went too far in cutting benefits. Chip Reid reports from the Capitol.
John Dickerson on the way forward for GOP's health care effortsReplacing Obamacare, one of President Trump's top priorities, failed on Friday. CBS News political director and host of "Face The Nation" John Dickerson weighs in on how the White House can get on track.
Despite last-ditch efforts, Trump couldn't rally party around health billPresident Trump used all of his persuasion and deal-making skills in an attempt to sway Republican members of Congress to vote for his health care bill. But in defeat, Trump blamed the Democrats for its failure, despite not needing their votes. Margaret Brennan reports.
Bus driver involved in deadly Texas crash hailed as a heroA terrible crash on a Texas highway between a truck, a bus and a car led to two deaths on Thursday evening. But as David Begnaud reports, quick thinking by the bus driver prevented an even bigger tragedy.
Top Dem on House Intel Committee blasts chair for discussing probe with TrumpRep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the warning by the committee's Republican chairman to the White House about foreign surveillance of President Trump's transition was an attempt to divert attention from Mr. Trump's tweets about being wiretapped by his predecessor. Jeff Pegues reports.
"60 Minutes" tackles fake newsFake news online played a key role in the presidential election. In an investigation for "60 Minutes," Scott Pelley looked into how nonsense on one website can break out to become the hottest thing trending on social media.

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Investigators piece together London attacker's storyBritish police made two more significant arrests in connection to the deadly terror attack in London. We are also learning more about the man who carried out the attack, Khalid Masood, 52. Investigators said he was born Adrian Russell Ajao. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
London attacker's unusual background raises questionsKhalid Masood, the man behind Wednesday's London attack, was 52 years old, much older than most terrorists. That and other factors are puzzling authorities as they try to find out why he carried out the attack. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
London attacker's unusual background raises questions for investigatorsKhalid Masood, born in Britain and raised Christian, was 52, much older than most terrorists
Civilian death toll climbs after London terror attackPolice say man dies in hospital as 2 more "significant" arrests made in investigation into attack on Parliament and Westminster Bridge
Naked group stages disruption by notorious Nazi camp gateGroup takes off their clothes, kills sheep, chains themselves together at former Nazi German death camp
Headlines of the week: Terror in London, GOP divided over health billFrom a terror attack in London to Republicans' plan to replace Obamacare, take a look back at the week that was on "CBS This Morning."

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