NEW YORK - Stocks overcame an early stumble Tuesday and finished modestly higher as investors shook off concerns about heightened tensions in the Middle East and a drop in consumer confidence.
The body of an unidentified man was discovered Tuesday night behind a Walmart store in South Philadelphia, police said. The body was found in the area of Pier 70 about 7:45 p.m. Police said the body was facedown and in a difficult area to access near the bottom of a rock bed.
Crews building the Rodin Square apartment and shopping complex near the Philadelphia Museum of Art have laid the final beam of the project's frame, a milestone for one of the more prominent developments in an increasingly upscale section of the city.
Donald Trump’s widely discredited claim that Muslims in New Jersey were seen on TV cheering the 9/11 terrorist attacks — and Ben Carson’s initial support of Trump’s remarks — has resulted in even more false claims, as both candidates try to explain their statements:
Kenneth R. Rocks Sr., 65, an Army paratrooper and Philadelphia city patrolman who rose to become a vice president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, died Saturday, Nov. 21, of lung cancer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
With traditional carols, hula hoops and the hum of a propane torch against ice, the Fairmount Park Conservancy started the holiday season Tuesday with Christmas-themed performances at Rittenhouse Square.
Gov. Christie accused President Obama on Tuesday of downplaying threats posed by ISIS and the acceptance of Syrian refugees, ramping up his security-focused campaign message in a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington.