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Lee Minora stars in “White Feminist” at Z Below during the Fury Factory Festival of Ensemble and Devised Theater. (Courtesy Kate Raines)

‘White Feminist’ ponders journey of the privileged and oppressed

Pennsylvania actress Lee Minora, who’s bringing her satirical one-woman show “White Feminist”…

 

In his soulful and fun memoir, John Oates details his personal evolution and his ongoing focus on continuing a career in music. (Courtesy Matt Christine Photography)

John Oates has a melody for a memory

John Oates purposely left out the stuff about sex and affairs and…

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves as he walks off the stage after checking out the podium before the start of the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Clinton turns to party’s stars to quiet Democratic firestorm

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton's campaign scrambled to extinguish a political firestorm over…

 

Demonstrators make their way around downtown Monday in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

PHILADELPHIA — Several hundred Bernie Sanders supporters and other demonstrators marched down…

Demonstrators make their way around downtown Monday in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Work continues inside the convention hall before the Democratic National Convention on Saturday in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA — On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton…

Work continues inside the convention hall before the Democratic National Convention on Saturday in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Supporters hope to keep second SF soda tax from going flat

San Francisco soda tax supporters are hoping round two of an effort…

S.F. Examiner file photo
Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Philadelphia becomes first major American city with soda tax

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda…

Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
In this May 13, 2015, file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a Tuesday night derailment in Philadelphia of an Amtrak train headed to New York. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck

WASHINGTON — The Amtrak engineer whose speeding train ran off the rails…

In this May 13, 2015, file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a Tuesday night derailment in Philadelphia of an Amtrak train headed to New York. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Emergency personnel stand by debris from a deadly train crash in Chester, Pa., on Sunday. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Senator: 2 dead in train-backhoe crash were Amtrak workers

CHESTER, Pa. — An Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment…

Emergency personnel stand by debris from a deadly train crash in Chester, Pa., on Sunday. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Tess Jorgensson, 3, helps her father dig their car out of snow  in Alexandria, Va., Sunday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Sunshine and blue skies follow blizzard, but dangers remain

NEW YORK — Brilliant sunshine and gently rising temperatures followed the mammoth…

Tess Jorgensson, 3, helps her father dig their car out of snow  in Alexandria, Va., Sunday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
An unidentified child, who was carried out from the crowd to meet Pope Francis, reaches out to touch the Pontiff's face during a parade on his way to celebrate Sunday Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Sunday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Pope Francis joins hundreds of thousands for Mass

PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis led hundreds of thousands of the faithful Sunday…

An unidentified child, who was carried out from the crowd to meet Pope Francis, reaches out to touch the Pontiff's face during a parade on his way to celebrate Sunday Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Sunday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
A car drives by HitchBOT, a hitchhiking robot. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment say someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its brief American tour. (Stephan Savoia/AP File Photo)

Hitchhiking robot’s cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

PHILADELPHIA — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide…

A car drives by HitchBOT, a hitchhiking robot. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment say someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its brief American tour. (Stephan Savoia/AP File Photo)
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Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to…

AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek
AP Photo/Patrick SemanskyIn this aerial photo taken May 13

Amtrak could pay no more than $200 million to crash victims

For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to…

AP Photo/Patrick SemanskyIn this aerial photo taken May 13
AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek

No video to help Amtrak probe — despite NTSB recommendation

Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video…

AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
AP Photo/Mel EvansAs Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

Investigators look at why Amtrak train sped up before derailment

In the moment the Amtrak train that derailed at a curve this…

AP Photo/Mel EvansAs Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter
AP Photo/Mary AltafferHoward and Susan Zemser

New mystery in train crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

The Amtrak train that derailed along the nation's busiest tracks may have…

AP Photo/Mary AltafferHoward and Susan Zemser
AP Photo/Mel EvansA crane raises the end of a derailed train car as emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck

Amtrak to install system that might have prevented crash

The deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident…

AP Photo/Mel EvansA crane raises the end of a derailed train car as emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck
Huy Richard Mach/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via APAmtrak assistant conductor

Death toll in Amtrak wreck hits 8; all aboard accounted for

The death toll from the Amtrak wreck rose to eight with the…

Huy Richard Mach/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via APAmtrak assistant conductor
AP Photo/Mel EvansEmergency personnel walk near the scene of a deadly train wreck

Officials say train in deadly wreck was going over 100 mph

The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people,…

AP Photo/Mel EvansEmergency personnel walk near the scene of a deadly train wreck