| Aug 21, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Frank James More bad news for Sen. Barack Obama's campaign on the polling front. The latest George Washington University-Battleground 2008 Poll done jointly by Republican and Democratic pollsters shows that Sen. John McCain has managed to move...
| Apr 13, 2009
| 11:43 AM
It is with great sorrow that myphl17 reports, Harry Kalas, legendary announcer and voice of the Phillies, has passed away at the age of 73. Mr. Kalas was found unconscious during preparations for the today's game against the Washington Nationals home...
| Jan 4, 2009
Other job experience: Former office staff member for Sen. Jacob Javits of New York; former associate dean of admissions at Rutgers and Catholic University of America; former executive director of ecumenical ministry to homeless and working poor in south...
| Jan 22, 2009
WASHINGTON — In his first full day in the White House, Barack Obama pushed his top military advisers for a plan to withdraw combat troops from Iraq, and in an extraordinary exercise took the oath of office a second time over concern about a miscue...
| Feb 17, 2009
When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position?
According to a...
| May 23, 2010
| 6:54 PM
CAIRO (AP) — A U.S.-born cleric who has encouraged Muslims to kill American soldiers called for the killing of U.S. civilians in his first video released by a Yemeni offshoot of al-Qaida, providing the most overt link yet between the radical...
| Jun 6, 2010
New research suggests that buyers' minds are so taxed after they go through the ordeal of finding a house that they often rush into the next step — applying for a loan — and make poor choices.
Sometimes they opt for the first choice presented...
| Jun 17, 2010
Technology that has made cars far safer is now being used to improve motorcycles, and some of it to greater effect.
Motorcycles are never going to be as safe as cars, said Anne McCartt, senior vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 3:01 PM
As the U.S. grapples with a shortage of primary care physicians, many in health care fear that access will sharply decline as health reform adds millions more Americans to the ranks of the insured.
A new study highlights a trend that could make things...
| Jun 28, 2010
James Lee Witt, America's go-to guy for disaster response, knows how to take an unpopular organization and turn it around. If BP hires the former Federal Emergency Management Agency director to help with community relations, it could further a makeover of...
| Jun 28, 2010
One of Dick Cheney's daughters says the hospitalized former vice president could go home on Monday after receiving medication to treat a fluid buildup related to his aggressive form of heart disease.
The 69-year-old, who has had five heart attacks, was...
| Feb 23, 2010
Glenda Griffen is like a lot of Americans who need to lose some weight - the gym scares her.
"I went a few times," said the 55-year-old Detroiter who wants to lose 70 pounds, "and didn't like it."
In fact, the hair stylist is so gym-averse that she's...