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Mark Zuckerberg & Wife Priscilla Welcome Daughter, Pledge To Give 99% Facebook Shares To Charity

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s a girl! Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have welcomed their first child, a daughter named Max.

The Facebook CEO posted about baby Max’s birth on his official page, attaching a letter he and Chan wrote for Max, that’s about, “the world we hope she grows up in.” 167 more words


Cheyney University Fighting To Keep Accreditation

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  The nation’s oldest historically Black institution of higher learning is facing yet another battle– this time for its accreditation.

As KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg tells us, a regional accrediting body has put Cheyney University on probation. 137 more words


Financial Firm Predicts More Atlantic City Casinos Will Close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – A Wall Street firm predicts a new wave of casino expansion in the Northeastern U.S. will lead to more casino closings in Atlantic City. 459 more words


Kobe Bryant Back Home To Play Sixers After Announcing Retirement

PHILADELPHIA (AP/CBS) — Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour begins in the city that loves and hates him.

One of the first places he stopped was Larry’s Steaks- near the St. 718 more words


U.S. general hopes bombing campaign against ISIL finishes by end of 2016

A top U.S. general involved in the bombing war against the Islamic State says he is hoping the campaign will be wrapped up by the end of next year. 600 more words


High stakes for Baltimore as Freddie Gray trials begin

BALTIMORE (AP) — In Baltimore, this year can be divided into two parts: what came before Freddie Gray died and what happened afterward.

Gray, 25, suffered a mysterious injury in the back of a police transport van and died April 19, inspiring thousands to take to the streets to protest what they believed was the mistreatment by police of another young black man. 1,052 more words


Civilian victims in Planned Parenthood shooting identified

One of the victims in the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs Friday was Jennifer Markovsky, originally from Waianae.

The 35-year-old mother was living there with her husband and two children, a young son and daughter. 154 more words