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Staying warm this winter may cost more for American families

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The cost of staying warm this winter is going to grow for the average American, and it's going to be especially painful for those who rely on heating oil, a federal agency said.

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Quick, before it's gone: An ancient art speaks to the fleeting present

A former Tibetan Buddhist monk, Losang Samten is a master of the mandala, a spiritual sand painting whose creation is part mediation, part art.

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Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who lived in the United States and is now feared dead.

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4 charged in fatal shooting of Millville man at youth football practice

Joseph Jones was shot in the parking lot of Lakeside Middle School in Millville on Aug. 9

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Spark Therapeutics pledges 500 new jobs in move to first project in Schuylkill Yards plan

Spark Therapeutics is seeking a larger facility on Market Street in Drexel University's Schuylkill Yards development project.

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Kanye West, in 'MAGA' hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show

WASHINGTON (AP) - Live from the Oval Office, it's Kanye West with a jaw-dropping performance.

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Another Eagles injury drama: Lane Johnson 'questionable' vs. Giants with high ankle sprain

The banged-up Birds might have to patch and fill along the offensive line when they visit the Giants tonight.

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Sustained relevance matters. This year's Ultimate Dining guide, which comes out Thursday, Oct. 18, showcases the best Philadelphia Classics alongside the current hits of today's Top 25.

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FBI says it didn't find lost Civil War gold, but treasure hunters aren't so sure

Legend has it that a Union shipment of gold bars was ambushed in the summer of 1863.

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If GOP is the anti-labor party, why do Pa. unions still endorse Republicans? | Will Bunch

The GOP has made it clear in recent years that it's the anti-labor party, with particular ire aimed at the teachers' union - even in Harrisburg, where legislative leaders have tugged Republicans to the far right. So why do so powerful unions - the PSEA, AFL-CIO, building trades, etc. - continue to...

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If GOP is the anti-labor party, why do Pa. unions still endorse Republicans? | Will Bunch

The GOP has made it clear in recent years that it's the anti-labor party, with particular ire aimed at the teachers' union - even in Harrisburg, where legislative leaders have tugged Republicans to the far right. So why do so powerful unions - the PSEA, AFL-CIO, building trades, etc. - continue to...

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Flyers goalie Cal Pickard makes good first impression

Pickard didn't remind anyone of Pekka Rinne, but he was solid in winning his Flyers debut Wednesday in Ottawa.

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In Bala Cynwyd since '52, WCAU in final stages of downtown move to new Comcast Center

The countdown has begun: NBC10 and Telemundo62, both owned by Comcast Corp. through NBCUniversal, are relocating to the 12th, 13th and 14th floors of the $1.5-billion new Comcast tower in Philadelphia, leaving their legacy studios in Bala Cynwyd.

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In Bala Cynwyd since '52, WCAU in final stages of downtown move to new Comcast Center

The countdown has begun: NBC10 and Telemundo62, both owned by Comcast Corp. through NBCUniversal, are relocating to the 12th, 13th and 14th floors of the $1.5-billion new Comcast tower in Philadelphia, leaving their legacy studios in Bala Cynwyd.

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South Philly's anti-Italian Columbus Day graffiti was a hate crime | Christine Flowers

Imagine if "terrorist" was sprayed in front of a Mosque, swastikas were painted on a synagogue, a noose was hung from a tree in North Philly.

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At Philadelphia Museum of Art show 'Fabulous Fashion,' there is a party on every dais | Elizabeth Wellington

"Fabulous Fashion" is about the joy and frivolity in fashion. Nothing is restrained. And everything belongs.

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President Trump generally has had his way on immigration, implementing policies to reduce the number of people coming into this country illegally as well as legally.

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Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) - Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that's been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to...

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A dilemma for New Jersey Democrats: an unpopular senator, or Trump's GOP

In a state that hasn't elected a Republican to the Senate since 1972, the cloud over Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez has made for a much tougher race than usual, but Democrats believe President Trump will ultimately bring liberal voters to support the incumbent.

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A dilemma for New Jersey Democrats: an unpopular senator, or Trump's GOP

In a state that hasn't elected a Republican to the Senate since 1972, the cloud over Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez has made for a much tougher race than usual, but Democrats believe President Trump will ultimately bring liberal voters to support the incumbent.

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