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Soccer Fans celebrate the United States win over Ghana in the World Cup opener on June 16, 2014 in Nashville, United States.  (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Not In Top Markets For World Cup Ratings

World Cup rankings are increasing, Philly not among top-markets.

06/19/2014

Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Local Soccer Fans Gather To Watch United States’ Dramatic Win Over Ghana

Hundreds of fans, in their red, white and blue, gathered in Northern Liberties to watch the United States’ dramatic win versus Ghana in the World Cup.

06/16/2014

US defender John Brooks (L) celebrates after scoring during a Group G football match between Ghana and US at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO        (Photo credit JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

US Defeats Ghana, 2-1, In World Cup

After Clint Dempsey’s historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute.

06/16/2014

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US Opens World Cup Play Vs. Ghana

US opens World Cup play vs. Ghana.

06/16/2014

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Video: ‘I Believe’ U.S. World Cup Promo

Watch the ‘I Believe’ U.S. video promo

Sportsradio 94WIP–06/11/2014

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Odds Say USA Eliminated In Group Stage

2014 World Cup odds per Bovada LV.

06/11/2014

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Is ‘Social Surrogacy’ On The Rise?

A piece published in the U.K.’s The Telegraph claims “social surrogacy” – or choosing to have another woman carry a baby that’s genetically yours to term based on personal reasons rather than medical necessity – is on the rise in the U.S.

04/17/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

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Government: Insurance Companies Offering Coverage For Spouses Must Extend It To Same-sex Married Couples

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that insurance companies offering coverage to married heterosexual couples will soon be obligated to offer it to married same-sex couples.

03/14/2014

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It’s The Bill Of Rights, Not The Bill Of Needs

So, why is okay for a state to restrict your right to protect yourself in public?

02/14/2014

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Caffeine Common In Kids And Young Adults, Mostly From Soda

The analysis is the first to examine recent national trends in caffeine intake among children and young adults and comes amid a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-containing foods and drinks, especially for children and teens.

02/10/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

SEPTA riders at the Norristown Transportation Center wait in frigid temperatures for a Regional Rail train. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia’s Public Transit System Ranked Fifth In The Country

From the El to Regional Rail and SEPTA’s more than 100 bus stations, public transit in Philadelphia is nothing to scoff at.

01/30/2014

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Report: NJ One Of The Healthiest States; Pa., Del. Not So Much

The 2013 America’s Health Rankings were just released, and the Garden State made the list of the top 10 healthiest states in the country.

12/13/2013

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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