• Vaping: It's not just about the smoke - 11/20/2014 02:03 PM EST
    Suit: Black dispatchers told they speak 'ghetto'

    11/20/2014 12:58 PM EST
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three minority women who worked at a county 911 center in Pittsburgh have filed discrimination lawsuits, with one of them saying black dispatchers were made to take calls from inner city residents because they knew how to speak "ghetto. 
    Full Story
    Nike nixes tribute shoe plan after Iverson protest
    11/20/2014 04:35 PM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team colors while he's endorsed by rival Reebok. Full Story

    Winless 76ers headed toward NBA futility mark
    11/20/2014 12:43 PM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres used her monologue on Wednesday's show to speak right to the heart of Philadelphia 76ers fans. Full Story

    Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road
    11/20/2014 10:25 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. Full Story

    Philly area factories growing by most in 21 years
    11/20/2014 11:18 AM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region grew at the fastest pace in nearly 21 years, a sign that factory output may be picking up nationwide. Full Story

  • Mo'ne Davis memoir coming next March - 11/17/2014 08:40 PM EST
  • Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece — a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to crush coconuts. Full Story
    Met Opera ends season with $22 million deficit

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera says it has ended its 2014 fiscal year with a $22 million shortfall in its budget. Full Story