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Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 01:28 PM EDT

'Orphan Train' Picked for One-Book Program in Philly

'Orphan Train' Picked for One-Book Program in Philly

"Orphan Train," the 2013 best-selling novel by Christina Baker Kline, has been selected by the Free Library of Philadelphia for its One Book, One Philadelphia program.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:07 PM EDT

"Modern Family" Actress Dies at 55

"Modern Family" Actress Dies at 55

Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as "Lone Star" and comedic parts in TV shows like "Modern Family," has died. She was 55.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:06 PM EDT

Missing NJ Dog Returned to Owners

Missing NJ Dog Returned to Owners

A New Jersey couple has been reunited with its missing dog after an NBC 4 New York report aired Wednesday.

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 11:10 AM EDT

Historic City Tavern Closes After Fire

Historic City Tavern Closes After Fire

Authorities responded to reports of smoke in a historic Philadelphia restaurant early Friday morning.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 11:36 AM EDT

Fallon: Jason Schwartzman Impersonated Anthony Kiedis

Fallon: Jason Schwartzman Impersonated Anthony Kiedis

Jimmy talks with Jason Schwartzman about his movie "Listen Up Philip" and the time he pretended to be Red Hot Chili Peppers' frontman for a confused fan.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 02:45 PM EDT

$10,000 Coffee Can "Bank" Bad Idea

$10,000 Coffee Can "Bank" Bad Idea

A Pennsylvania man stashed his change away in old coffee containers. That turned out to be quite a find for a burglar.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 11:46 PM EDT

16 Dead at S. Korea K-Pop Concert

16 Dead at S. Korea K-Pop Concert

Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said, The Associated Press reported. Photos...

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 11:06 AM EDT

'Wildwoods' Welcome Sign Getting Makeover

'Wildwoods' Welcome Sign Getting Makeover

Wildwood's iconic 17-foot-tall welcome sign is getting a makeover.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 07:42 AM EDT

Missing Rafter Found Sleeping in Trash Can

Missing Rafter Found Sleeping in Trash Can

Officials looking for a man who disappeared on a rafting trip across the Long Island Sound say they found him sleeping in a garbage can in Connecticut Thursday morning. The man, 33-year-old William Brandon...

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 07:31 PM EDT

10 Questions: Taney's Zion Spearman

10 Questions: Taney's Zion Spearman

Zion Spearman has been a baseball star in the making since age 6 when he started watching games. An outfielder for the Taney Dragons, he proved to be a crucial member of the team during the Little League...

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