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Newly commissioned work by Shahzia Sikander installed in the Community College of Philadelphia.
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New research from the United Way shows more New Jersey residents than ever are struggling to afford life’s basic necessities.
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The state is one of the last to move away from a 1970s standard that said someone had to be a “clear and present danger.” But the shift is controversial.
Three candidates, Democrat Susan Wild, Republican Marty Nothstein, and Libertarian Tim Silfies are contending for the open seat.
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CrowdSource Rescue allows people to report someone who is unaccounted for or needs help. It lists them on a map that rescuers can use for deployment purposes.
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As border restrictions have tightened, the journey for migrants has become more expensive and dangerous, increasing incidences of extortion and trafficking.
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President Trump said the U.S. will withdraw from a decades-old treaty with Russia that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons after he accused Russia of violating the treaty.
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Ovarian cancer is the eighth leading cause of cancer in women, according to the World Health Organization.
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Christine Knapp, the city's director of sustainability, says their goal is to work over a short time frame to come up with workable ideas.
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So far, P4ADAction has spent $3.3 million on the NJ senate race, the second most of any super-PAC in the race.
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Now that its parent company has filed for bankruptcy, owners of some of those homes are lamenting the end of the Sears era.
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Conquistadors and missionaries didn't just bring colonialism and Western religion to other parts of the world. They likely brought TB, too.
In a TV debate, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta sparred over health care, climate change and the economy. But they didn’t completely disagree on everything.
The eye of the Category 4 storm cut straight through the base on Wednesday, October 10, causing catastrophic destruction.
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A total of only three ICE detainees remain across the five prisons that once held hundreds of immigrants.
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