Philadelphia

‘White Feminist’ ponders journey of the privileged and oppressed

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

 

John Oates has a melody for a memory

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

 

Clinton turns to party’s stars to quiet Democratic firestorm

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

 

Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

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

Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention

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

Supporters hope to keep second SF soda tax from going flat

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

Philadelphia becomes first major American city with soda tax

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

Distracted engineer blamed in deadly Amtrak wreck

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

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

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

Sunshine and blue skies follow blizzard, but dangers remain

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

Pope Francis joins hundreds of thousands for Mass

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

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

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

Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

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

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

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

No video to help Amtrak probe — despite NTSB recommendation

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

Investigators look at why Amtrak train sped up before derailment

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

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…

Amtrak to install system that might have prevented crash

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

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

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

Officials say train in deadly wreck was going over 100 mph

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