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840K Cars, Mostly Mercedes, Recalled Over Air Bags

German auto corporation Daimler AG is recalling 840,000 vehicles in the U.S. because they have potentially defective driver's side air bags made by Takata Corp. »

Abandoned Mall Becomes a Winter Wonderland

Popular photographer Seph Lawless, who says he has roots in the Philadelphia-area, took pictures of abandoned and forgotten parts of America as part of his Autopsy of America project. »

Toyota Drops Scion Brand Due to Slumping Sales

Toyota is killing its youth-oriented Scion brand after learning an important lesson: Young buyers simply want Toyotas. Scion was formed in 2003 to court Generation X buyers, who didn't like their parents'... »

What's the Best Irish Pub in Your State?

What's the best watering hole with a tasty menu and some Irish flair in you area? »

GM Recalls Nearly 500K Trucks, SUVs Over Brake Pedals

General Motors is recalling more than 473,000 trucks and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the brake pedals can come loose and fail to work properly. The recall covers certain 2015 and 2016 Chevrolet... »

Temple Among Top Tier of Research Universities

A new classification is strengthening Temple University’s reputation and making the city’s largest public college a more attractive option for the top academic minds around the country. »

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Your Taxes

Since 2014, the "Affordable Care Act" has required individuals to have health insurance that meets the “minimum essential coverage” standards. »


8 Local Restaurants Affected by National Data Breach

Secure credit card information was compromised at 8 restaurant locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey during a massive data breach at Landry's restaurants and Golden Nugget Casinos nationwide. »

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and... »

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Layoffs, Shakeups, Timeline Changes: What's Next for Twitter?

Layoffs, Shakeups, Timeline Changes: What's Next for Twitter?

Layoffs, management shakeups, Kanye West, and an all-time low for the stock price. Nothing is coming easy for Twitter lately; even the company Periscoping its quarterly earning call, a brilliant idea, came off...

NYC Couple Learns of Pregnancy From 'Broken' Fitbit

NYC Couple Learns of Pregnancy From 'Broken' Fitbit

A Brooklyn man learned a surprising bit of data while trying to troubleshoot what he thought was a problem with his wife’s Fitbit: they were going to be pregnant. David Trinidad said he and his wife, Ivonne...

Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from...

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