Philadelphia set to OK soda tax despite industry opposition

Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry toRead More

British Labour lawmaker killed in shooting

LONDON (AP) — A British lawmaker was shot and killed Thursday in a daylight attack in the town she represented, police said. Labour legislator JoRead More

Strike averted at Macy’s flagship store with tentative deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Hours after a midnight deadline had passed Macy’s announced a tentative deal with workers, averting what could have become the firstRead More

Cockpit recorder of crashed EgyptAir jet recovered from sea

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt said Thursday it has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the submerged wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, a major breakthrough inRead More

Senate votes to require women to register for the draft

The senate has voted to require women to register for the draft. This is part of a $600 Billion defense bill. The decision comes asRead More

CIA Director: ISIS militants have more attacks planned on the West

CIA Director John Brennan will go before Congress saying ISIS militants are training and attempting to deploy soldiers for more attacks on the West. BrennanRead More

Service to be held for boy dragged and killed by alligator at Disney World

A special service will be held in Nebraska in honor of the 2-year-old boy who died after being pulled into the water by an alligatorRead More

Orlando gunman raged against ‘filthy ways of the west’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts before and during his attack on a gay nightclub, ragingRead More

Orlando gunman raged against ‘filthy ways of the west’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts before and during his attack on a gay nightclub, ragingRead More

Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns wages filibuster

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than 14 hours, Wednesday night’s filibuster to force a vote on gun control has ended. “With deep gratitude… I yield theRead More