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Attendees take a break at the 2015 International CES at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show Abuzz With Connected ‘Everything’

The week-long gadget frenzy continues in Las Vegas, and just about everything on display looks to take advantage of your Internet connection.

01/08/2015

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As Tax Season Nears, Those Insured Through Obamacare Have Extra Figuring To Do

People who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace last year face extra steps on their 2014 tax returns, and maybe extra taxes too.

01/08/2015

(A traffic signal in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Cold Weather Slows Down Many Things…Including Traffic Lights

There are about 3,000 traffic signals in Philadelphia, and some are more susceptible to cold than others.

01/08/2015

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NJ Officials Look To Revise Regulations Governing Gun Dealers

New Jersey law enforcement officials are proposing some changes to tighten the rules for gun retailers.

01/08/2015

With just a swab inside your nose, it can now be determined if you have the flu. (Credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Quick And Easy Flu Test

The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a faster, more accurate test that can be used in your local doctor’s office.

01/08/2015

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Social Media Today: Most Popular Brands on Twitter, New Book Club, New Acquisition

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

01/06/2015

A new definition has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary for employees who eat lunch 'al desko.'  (Credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Al Desko’ Added To Oxford Dictionary, But How Familiar Of A Word Is It?

The word centers on workers who toil at their desks, and grab a bite while others go out to lunch.

01/05/2015

(Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky speaks to Forbes' "Under 30 Summit" in Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Melony Roy)

Nutter Thrilled Forbes’ ‘Under 30 Summit’ Makes Philly Long-Term Home

Forbes Magazine says the annual summit — which debuted in Philadelphia — will make the City of Brotherly Love its home for the foreseeable future.

01/05/2015

Mayor Nutter speaking at a City Hall news conference. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Praises Police, Local Groups For Drop In Violent Crime In Philadelphia

Nutter attributes the lower numbers not just to good policing, but also to cooperation from community groups that represent the city’s minority residents.

01/05/2015

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Distracted Pedestrians A Factor As NJ Car Crash Deaths Rise

Year-end figures in New Jersey show an uptick in traffic deaths over 2013, with pedestrian fatalities responsible for the increase.

01/05/2015

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Trial Begins For Former Philly Sportscaster Tollefson After Rejected Plea Deal

There was a lot of intrigue and back room negotiations, but in the end, former television sportscaster Don Tollefson rejected a plea deal.

01/05/2015

Pope Francis addresses on January 4, 2015 the crowd from the window of his library during Sunday Angelus prayer on St.-Peter's square at the Vatican. The pontiff announced that on February 14 he would name 20 new cardinals, 15 from 14 countries, aged less than 80 years and therefore voters in case of new conclave.  AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO  (Credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Vatican Watcher Says Latest Class Of Appointed Cardinals Sends A Message

A veteran Vatican watcher based in our area says people shouldn’t be surprised by the 20 men Pope Francis picked over the weekend to be elevated next month.

01/05/2015

File photo. (A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  credit: CBS-3)

Trial Begins To Determine If Former Philadelphia Ironworkers Union Boss Ruled With Iron Fist

A federal prosecutor tells a jury the former Ironworkers Local 401 boss ruled with an iron fist. But the defense denies he ordered the acts of violence committed by others.

01/05/2015

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philly Taxicab Riders Still Seeing Fuel Surcharge Despite Low Gas Prices…Why?

Gas is as cheap as it’s been in years, leaving many Philadelphia taxicab riders to wonder why cabs are still adding a fuel surcharge to each ride.

01/05/2015

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Atlantic County Freeholders Worried Efforts To Save Atlantic City Could Cost Taxpayers

As New Jersey wrestles with how to bring Atlantic City back from the brink of financial collapse, freeholders in Atlantic County want a seat at the table.

01/04/2015

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