U.S. Rep. Robert Brady, the chairman of the Philadelphia Democratic Party, on Wednesday called state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane "asleep at the switch" and said he had no faith in his fellow Democrat as the state's top law enforcement officer.
Adjunct faculty at Temple University want to form a union. They filed authorization cards on Wednesday with the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board seeking to be represented by the United Academics of Philadelphia and the Temple Association of University Professionals, officials said.
Tiffany Manuel, a hostess at Cuba Libre, an Old City restaurant, was working Wednesday when President Obama announced historic steps to normalize relations with Cuba after a half-century of acrimony and isolation.
The 14-year wait for D'Angelo's album Black Messiah (RCA ****) ended the night of Dec. 14, with a Beyoncé-esque surprise release. In light of this album's political vibe, it seems Roots drummer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson was prescient earlier this month, when he called "for musicians and artists alike to push themselves to be a voice of the times that we live in."
BROOKSIDE, N.J. (AP) - Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll discuss his potential 2016 presidential bid with his family over the holidays and make a decision soon after.