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Steve Tawa
April 10, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2018 tax deadline is approaching, so how are Philadelphians feeling about their tax refunds that are due, if any? Sean Dugan at Reading Terminal Market said his tax refund was a bit smaller than last year, so he wasn't thrilled. But it won't affect his sandwich...
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This Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 photo shows Shelley, an adopted cat, at its new home in Philadelphia.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
April 04, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. No surprise to you or most cat owners, right? But Japanese scientists said Thursday that they've provided the first experimental evidence that cats can distinguish between words...
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft publicly broke his silence for the first time since charges of soliciting prostitution were brought against him in Florida.
Carlos Osorio/AP
March 23, 2019 - 3:35 pm
By Nicole Chavez and Kevin Dotson, CNN (CNN) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft publicly broke his silence for the first time since charges of soliciting prostitution were brought against him in Florida. "I am truly sorry," Kraft said in a statement Saturday. "I know I have hurt and...
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An indoor play area and a two-lane drive-thru are among the features at Chick-fil-A in Simi Valley. The restaurant will open on Feb. 21.
Lisa Mckinnon/ The Star via USA Today
March 23, 2019 - 10:54 am
By Kate Gibson Seven years after CEO Dan Cathy voiced support for "the biblical definition of the family unit," Chick-fil-A is again on the defensive against claims the fast-food chain has an anti-LGBTQ agenda. The chicken chain is not being allowed to open up shop in San Antonio International...
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Rose family attorney, S. Lee Merritt, left, and Michelle Kenney, mother of Antwon Rose II.
Nate Smallwood/AP
March 23, 2019 - 10:15 am
By Madeline Holcombe and Lauren del Valle, CNN (CNN) -- With the acquittal of an East Pittsburgh police officer in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II, the teen's family attorney said their fight for justice is far from over. "It will have to be challenged, in the Supreme Court of...
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Protesters hold signs during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
March 22, 2019 - 3:05 pm
UPDATED: 3:40 P.M. PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that he "likes" leader Kim Jong Un and doesn't think they're necessary. It's unclear, however...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate Sydney Aiello does yoga in the photo on her family's GoFundMe page, launched to raise funds for her memorial.
GOFUNDME via CBS News
March 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By Christina Capatides CBS NEWS — On the day a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sydney Aiello escaped with her life. However, the grief of losing 17 of her classmates and teachers, as well as the long-lasting effects of enduring such a traumatic event, weighed heavily on...
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President Donald Trump signs the first veto of his presidency in the Oval Office of the White House.
Evan Vucci/AP
March 15, 2019 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) —Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled 18 months before voters decide whether to grant him...
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A man crosses Crow Creek during a blizzard.
Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP
March 13, 2019 - 5:39 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A window-rattling late winter storm brought blizzards, high winds, rain or floods to more than 25 states Wednesday, stretching from the northern Rocky Mountains to Texas and beyond. "This is a very epic cyclone," said Greg Carbin, chief of forecast operations for the National...
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Colton Welch, a junior at the State University of New York at Morrisville, N.Y., tends hydroponic tomato plants which will provide students with data applicable to cannabis cultivation on Feb. 14, 2019.
Marry Esch/AP Photo
March 04, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By Mary Esch, Associated Press Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she's majoring in marijuana. "My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed," said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry at...
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