Chris Christie's first foray into diplomacy has come at an unlikely place: the Jersey Shore boardwalk. The New Jersey governor and rumored 2016 presidential candidate doubled as a tour guide this week as he showed Britain's Prince Harry the damage done by Hurricane Sandy.
Twenty-three schools in Philadelphia, Penn., will close due to struggling finances, city School Reform Commission members voted, on Thursday.
Joe Vornehm of Simpsonville, S.C., pulled out his ruler to count the number of column inches his local newspaper, the Gannett-owned Greenville News, had written about the budget impasse in Washington.
America's criminal justice system is meant to treat everyone as equal before the law. Often it doesn't. Perpetrators of violence, intimidation and extortion get a free pass if they're union activists.
The union representing journalists at Philadelphia's two major newspapers said Thursday that it will bargain a new contract to help prevent the troubled company from being liquidated.
Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill has been barred from touring for a month after a judge found he violated probation restrictions associated with a 2008 drug and gun conviction.
Almost 300 dancers who strutted, shimmied and shook their way down a Soul Train line set a world record earlier this year in Philadelphia.
The D.C. office of the inspector general says a former council member tried to get 10 traffic tickets voided last year by leveraging a law that exempts legislators from parking rules while on official business -- a common political perk that has led to confusion and abuse across the country.
"Jackass" star Bam Margera says he condemns animal abuse and didn't mean any harm by a photo posted online showing him holding his pit bull puppy with a toy gun pointed to its head.