| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Snow and ice that had been moving their way across the country since last week, finally arrived in the nation’s Mid-Atlantic region, creating power outages and traffic woes up through the Northeast on Monday.
Snowfalls of up to a foot were...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The governor of Pennsylvania compared same-sex marriage to incest, sparking the latest uproar in the state’s ongoing battle over whether to allow gays to wed.
Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican, was interviewed on WHP-TV in Harrisburg, where the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Now that the Barnes Foundation has been in its conventional, museum-like new building in downtown Philadelphia for more than a year, one local critic is having second thoughts about the place.
Philadelphia Inquirer art critic Edward Sozanski recently...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:33 PM
I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini.
But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:01 AM
David Lynch hasn't released a new feature since "Inland Empire" in 2006, but the director has been creating visual art and exhibiting surreal creations in gallery shows.
Lynch held solo exhibitions in Los Angeles in 2009 and 2011, and will be opening...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:27 PM
BOSTON – High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others indefinitely on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year.
Some of the lengthiest delays were at Philadelphia International...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:00 PM
BOSTON — High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and threatened part of a New York Thanksgiving celebration.
Some of the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Before they set foot in kindergarten, some children are armed to the teeth with new words, while others come bearing far smaller verbal arsenals. What factors at home affect how wordy children's brains are in their early years? A new study in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Want to keep your family safe? Then raise your kids in the city.
It may sound counterintuitive, but researchers found people living in densely populated urban areas in the United States are 20% less likely to die from a serious injury than people who...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Consumers frustrated by robo-calls and customer service calls to their cellphones have a potential way out.
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia ruled this week that people can opt out of unsolicited cellphone calls if companies are using auto-...