Prison cell
David Madden
July 12, 2019 - 1:17 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is changing the rules for prison inmates to be held in solitary confinement. The Corrections Department made changes under an order from Gov. Phil Murphy, who has now approved a bill that makes those rules the law of the land. "It makes New Jersey a leader...
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Apr 11, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the company's use and protection of user data in Washington.
April 19, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of Facebook over the social network giant's mishandling of users' personal information. Discussions between Facebook and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission officials about...
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U.S. Supreme Court
February 07, 2019 - 10:44 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m. By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) — The Supreme Court Thursday blocked a Louisiana abortion access law from going into effect for now, dealing a victory to opponents of the law who argued it could decimate "safe and legal" abortions in the state. The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, He Jiankui is reflected in a glass panel as he works at a computer at a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province.
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January 21, 2019 - 9:51 pm
(AP) — Chinese authorities appear to have confirmed a scientist's unpublished claim that he helped make the world's first gene-edited babies and that a second pregnancy is underway, and say he could face consequences for his work. China's official Xinhua News Agency said Monday that investigators...
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What are the laws about plane tickets for unaccompanied minors?
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October 25, 2018 - 4:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - What are the laws about plane tickets for unaccompanied minors? Passengers on a Frontier Airlines flight to Orlando in July were diverted to Atlanta due to bad weather. It wasn't until 2:00 a.m. that the airline decided...
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Value-Based Payment is a relatively new concept in medicine
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October 24, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The term is Value-Based Payment. It is a relatively new concept in medicine, where doctors are paid not only on getting patients better and treating illnesses, but by...
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Philly responds to Trump Administration's attempt to redefine gender
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Cherri Gregg
October 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The City of Philadelphia, the LGBTQ community and trans allies are responding strongly in opposition to the Trump administration's attempt to redefine gender. If approved, it would limit gender to an unchangeable condition defined at birth. Transgender woman and...
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FILE- In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at the Express Scripts mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File
October 15, 2018 - 10:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry's main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials,...
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July 16, 2018 - 12:07 am
By: Victoria Cavaliere (CNN Money) -- Microsoft has helped innovate facial recognition software. Now it's urging the US government to enact regulation to control the use of the technology. In a blog post, Microsoft President Brad Smith said new laws are necessary given the technology's "broad...
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Gaming Control Board spokesman Doug Harbach
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Tony Romeo
May 30, 2018 - 1:06 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- After a May 14 U.S. Supreme Court ruling made it possible, state gaming regulators Wednesday took the first steps to bring sports betting to Pennsylvania. The Gaming Control Board has approved initial, temporary regulations under which Pennsylvania casinos may...
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