The federal government recycles employee computers every other year. But they don’t just toss the used laptops into landfills — they give them to schools.
Philadelphia has been selected in a national competition as one of seven cities to encourage youth mentorship in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM”).
Nutter has long opposed raising the minimum wage required to be paid by firms with local government contracts, but he said he gradually changed his mind.
The head of a local organization focused on improving campus security is pleased that the issue is getting a spotlight from the vice president of the United States.
The selection as a Promise Zone means that neighborhood will be given preference when applying for a host of other federal grants.
Chris examines the loss healthcare plans under Obamacare, Chris Christie’s appearance on CBS This Morning, and the damage done to the Philadelphia region by calling it the “Delaware Valley.”
New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.
Air Pollution Controls On Coal Burning Power Plants Have Environmentalists Saying They Now Need Water Pollution Controls Too
The public comment period ends next Friday on proposed environmental regulations that could pit your light switch against your water faucet.
The Obama administration and some senators are defending the newly-uncovered but long-active government program to grab our cell phone records – it’s crucial for national security, they say. But privacy advocates are fuming.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
U-S Attorney General Eric Holder was in Philadelphia on Monday to announce some new federal help in the city’s ongoing struggle against violent crime.
The Obama administration today declared that Alzheimer’s disease is one of the country’s biggest health challenges and unveiled the first national Alzheimer’s strategy.
Three days after the death of Moamar Qaddafi, Libyan rebels have declared liberation and say the country will be guided by Islamic principals.
Since Congress has not acted to change the No Child Left Behind Act, in a radical overhaul the Obama administration will alter the requirements of the law.
Michael Tracht of Penn Environment says Philadelphia is the fifth smoggiest big city based on the number of days when the air was unhealthy, both in 2010 and this summer.